Executive Protection Team Leader

EP Team Leader
Location: Houston, TX USA
Salary: $80k - 85k DOE
We're identifying candidates for a TL position looking after a professional athlete around the Houston market. For those that have worked EP in the past (particularly for these sort of details), you know it's a grind. Potential perks to include having time off during the off-season, TL is required to attend all games (sitting in close proximity to the team) and traveling with the team on the road. This is primarily managed as a single team member assignment but ancillary agents are used when necessary.

Essential Job Functions
• Provide protective escort and accompany principal on all movements and provide body cover to mitigate risk
• Manage all ongoing EP operations, to include personnel management, logistical support, operational planning and budget oversight
• Identify and write EP policies and procedures as they relate to current, new and growing operations
• Initiate emergency-response actions in the event of crises, emergencies or threats to designated principals and provide first responder level medical support as circumstances dictate. Takes proactive measures to prevent such incidents and performs reactively
• Conduct security threat assessments while reviewing the daily schedule and projected travel itinerary of the principal to identify potential security and safety related issues. Contribute to maintaining personal profiles and conducting risk assessments of all personnel under protective service and determine travel support needs including coordination of flight operations
• Ensure reconnaissance of locations on the travel itinerary for designated principals are conducted to identify potential risks and countermeasures to mitigate the risk
• Perform logistical support for the principal's movements by coordinating with hosts, staff, drivers and others to ensure a seamless and consistent application of protective security measures while maintaining communication with the client Security Operations, support personnel and key stakeholders
• Maintain a wide range of internal and external coordination to include liaison with federal, state, and local law enforcement officials, host-country government officials and site hosts to accomplish protective security objectives such as intelligence collection, analysis and threat monitoring
• Participate in physical security programs to include corporate facilities, residence and hotels, charter aircraft, special events, ground and air transportation and special projects

Additional Job Functions
• Perform other related duties as required

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements
• Minimum 5 years of experience with military, law enforcement, intelligence, pubic or private security organization with a minimum 1 year of experience serving as a EP detail lead
• Bachelor’s degree or international education equivalent preferred
• Successful completion of an accredited or international recognized Executive Protection course or school
• Current or the ability to become current on all basic life support skills such as CPR, First Aid, AED
• Experience with conducting Threat, Vulnerability, and Risk Assessments (TVRA) related to executive and personal security
• Working knowledge of PC/MAC based software applications such MS Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
• Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
• Must have a solid understanding of obtaining open source information for Protective Intelligence to plan and staff operations appropriately
• Proven track record of planning, organizing and executing all levels of EP
• Must be able and willing to be available 24/7 as needed
• Must be able and willing to travel as required

What we can offer
• Competitive annual salary: $80k - 85k DOE
• Health, Dental and Vision benefits, plus access to dependent coverage and a variety of other benefits
• Eligibility to contribute to a 401k Plan after the first year of employment
• 2 weeks paid vacation
• A dynamic and challenging work environment.

How To Apply:
Those interested should email xxxxxxx@xxxx.com and title the subject of your email "Protective Strategies - Houston TL".