Protective Security Specialist/Designated Defensive Marksman

Employer: Aegis/GardaWorld
Location:  Kabul, Afghanistan

FLSA Status: Full Time

Position Summary: The Protective Security Specialist/Designated Defensive Marksman (DDM) performs protective services as part of Protective Services Detail (PRS Detail). DDM's must possess the highest quality of professionalism, attention to detail and leadership skill which requires minimum to no supervision. They must be highly motivated and be able to work extremely well under stress and react effectively and efficiently to emergency situations. The DDM provides necessary overwatch and support in the execution of the PRS mission.

Essential Functions:
Perform as long-range defensive marksman
Provide services as assigned

Non-Essential Functions:
Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned according to the needs of the customer/client

Travel: Yes

Job Requirements
Crucial Requirements and Abilities:

The contract requires you to be a U.S. Citizen - must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Level Security Clearance
Completed or served at least three (3) years in military, law enforcement, or executive commercial protection
One (1) year of experience shall have been obtained in personal protection security or emergency services assignments with demonstrated skills
Experience can be gained in the employ of any national, State/Provincial Local or commercial entities providing high threat protective services
Minimum M4 Qualification of 95% (285 out of 300) or better on the DS qualification course of fire
Obtain and maintain weapons qualifications
Completion from an accredited Sniper School
Graduate of a U.S. Military Sniper School (and subsequent MOS designation notated on
DD214) or certified Law Enforcement Sniper School
English language proficiency (minimum Level III)
Must successfully pass all required courses specified by the client

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated effective communications skills including strong written and oral presentation skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment
Ability and willingness to work in hostile and conflict environment
Exercise sound judgment in all areas of responsibility
Ability to maintain effective communications with individuals and agencies from diverse cultures and backgrounds including U.S. Government, host nation government and law enforcement
Maintain effective professional relationships with employees and outside individuals and agencies
Ability to understand and successfully handle various operational issues

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed below, though not fully inclusive, must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to remain in a stationary position for a long period of time. The employee is frequently required to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.


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