Executive Chauffeur/ Protection Officer

Employer: Universal Services of America 
Location: Boston, MA, US

Job description

Universal Protection Service is proudly celebrating 50 years of being in business and is the largest privately owned security organization in the U.S.

We attribute our growth and success to our exceptional employees. If you like being part of a winning team and providing exceptional customer service, we may have an opportunity for you!

We proudly support the 100,000 Jobs Mission, a group of leading U.S. companies whose goal is to collectively hire 100,000 transitioning service members and military veterans by 2020.

Universal Protection Service seeks passionate applicants who love working with people. This is a great opportunity to join Universal Protection Service, a dynamic high-powered security team focused on securing clients and their properties while delivering exceptional customer service. Apply today to join a company that cares for and recognizes its people.

The Executive Chauffeur/Protection Officer (Protection Officer) is primarily responsible for the safe and secure transportation of the corporation’s executives on a daily basis. The Protection Officer is also responsible for performing security advances of all business and event locations to be visited by the executive to ensure the personal protection and safety of the executive. In addition, the Protection Officer performs document courier services, office administrative functions and assists the principal as directed.

• Minimum 7 years of related experience required with extensive knowledge of the Boston area. • Valid MA driver's license. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • 5 years prior law enforcement and/or corporate security experience. • 5 years executive chauffeur experience. • Executive Protection experience (preferred). • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule and weekends. • Highly organized, professional and punctual with the ability to work independently. • Ability to work independently and under pressure while providing a high level of customer service. • Strict confidentiality and situational sensitivity a must. • Proficient technical skills utilizing MS Office Suite, GPS and Blackberry.

Associates or Bachelor's degree in Business or Communications preferred, Master’s degree is a plus or minimum of 60 College credits required or military experience or technical/trade school certification. .

Qualified applicants for the Professional Security Officer position will meet the minimum requirements, as described below:

High school diploma or equivalent required.
At least 18 years of age.
Must be able to obtain a valid Guard License as required in the state for which you are applying.
As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test.
As a condition of continued employment, employee must maintain current active status of all required License at all times, and must carry the license at all times while on duty.
Must display exceptional customer service and communication skills.
Intermediate computer skills to utilize innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites.

Essential Physical And Mental Functions
Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)
Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift
Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties
Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds
Run as needed
Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks
Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination
Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones
Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat;
Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments
Must possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines
Must be able to frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting; may require computer skills
Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions
Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment)

Universal Protection Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.