Executive Protection Officer

Employer: US Security Associates
Locations: Downtown Houston
ID: 1270
Job Summary
Assist the Manager of Security Operations and Protective Services to protect all bank property such as buildings, equipment and premises.  Assist as necessary with site security surveys and officer audits for corporate facilities.  Assists as necessary, with the protection of bank employees and assets during events and executive protection.  A good
candidate will have executive protection experience strong interpersonal and customer service skills as well as some business experience.

Physical Security:
  • Assist Security Operations Manager with corporate security special projects as necessary.  Conduct and assist with annual corporate building risk surveys and officers audits.  Develop corrective actions to upgrade the physical posture of the location surveyed and provide these corrective actions to Security Operations Manager.
Protective Services:      

Provide for the safety and personal security of the BBVA Compass executives located in our Houston Tower offices.
  • Travel with executives as needed on short notice.
  • Be able to provide emergency first aid/CPR/AED if needed.
  • Mitigate threats and vulnerabilities via investigation, proactive means, site visits, and pre planning security at events.
  • Perform vehicle transportation functions as necessary and maintain the executive transportation vehicle to include the mandatory equipment (road emergency kit, medical/trauma kit, defibrillator, etc.)
  • Maintain proficiency in relevant protective services training, as required by Executive Director Protective Services.
  • Maintain proficiency in defense tactics and physical fitness
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodical, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups, managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays
  • Maintain flexible schedule and on-call hours as needed.
  • Performs all other job related duties as assigned.
  • Help the security department foster good relationships and promote corporate responsibility among all lines of business during special events.  Must be able to articulate in a competent & professional manner with various lines of businesses regarding security related matters.
Assist Security Operations Manager with the BBVA Compass Executive Protection Program. Reporting
  • Prepare reports as requested by Security Operations Manager.
  • Cursory knowledge of UCC and Bank Financial Regulations including the Bank Protection Act
  • Basic knowledge of Physical Security guidelines and the ability to implement those guidelines as directed by Management across the Physical Security footprint
  • Basic knowledge of various security platforms including but not limited to recording devices, video management, analog and digital cameras, alarm systems, access control systems, etc…
  • Skilled in a variety of PC software applications (word, excel, power point)
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Speak, read, and write English competently
  • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus
  • Military experience is preferred but not required
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Good visual acuity
  • Be able to communicate in an effective manner with various lines of business to include Executives of the company
  • Ability to accomplish tasks in a timely manner meeting assigned deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Bachelors degree in security or related field is preferred
Previous Executive Protection training and/or work experience
2-4 years experience in corporate security or related security field including law enforcement and or military High school diploma required

Corporate Responsibility
Adhere to the Company’s strict Corporate Responsibility and Reputation standards
Conduct all operations in a cognizant and professional manner
Adhere to and enforce the Bank’s Code of Conduct and ensure others are aware its significance
Places all managerial requests first
Be able and willing to take on additional responsibilities or challenges directed by Department Management.

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