Close Protection Shift Leader / Team Leader

Employer: Aegis Defense Services LLC
Job Code: A00041
# of Openings: 10

Position: Shift Leader / Team Leader
Position Description Summary: The Shift Leader/Team Leader is responsible for the planning, execution and supervision of daily protective security operations in support of the designated Director of Security Agent in Charge (DS AIC) at Embassy of Department of State sites as specified by the specific task order. The Shift Leader/Team Leader reports directly to the PRS Detail Leader and/or the Project Manager.
 Essential Duties and Responsibilities
· Manage and direct protective security operations on a day to day basis
· Supervise protective security specialists and ensure that all posts and detail positions are properly covered and that the detail is operation smoothly in accordance with the schedule and present plans
· Directs and controls response actions, if required, through radio communications
· Expertise in the planning, execution and evaluation of mobile security and security at venues in service of the Department of State, Federal Law Enforcement or Department of Defense
· Strong leadership, project management and personnel management skills
· mission analysis, route planning, threat and risk assessment, identification of safe havens, site and route surveys, immediate action planning and evacuation
· Ability to support not only the AIC, but also the diplomatic personnel associated with the Embassy in a manner complimentary to the DOS mission and American core values
· Ability to establish and enforce high standards of performance and conduct
· Capability to plan and execute individual and team training for assigned PSS
Minimum Qualifications
· Five (5) years experience in protective security assignments of which two (2) of these years shall have been in a supervisory or in-charge-capacity)
· Six (6) months of protective security experience working under WPS, WPPS II, WPPS contract, or similar program
· Combat Life Saver or Combat Medic Qualified preferred but not required
· English language proficiency (minimum Level III)
· Foreign language proficiency desirable

Upon hiring the SL will be required to:
· Attend the PSS Training Course
· Obtain and maintain qualification with Glock, M4, Shotgun, M240, M249, M203 and  
familiarization for the AK 47

Benefits: Aegis Defense Services, LLC currently offers: health & dental insurance.
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

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