Executive Protection Officer, Senior Specialist

Employer:New York Life Insurance Co
Location: New York, NY, US

Position Description

Provide for the safety and personal security of the Principal (executives and others, as assigned).
Mitigate threats and vuilnerabilities via various means.
Act as Advance Team lead when the Principal travels.
Independently preplan at event sites. Investigate, review and assess security arrangements and intelligence gathering. Coordinate with local law enforcement and private sector resources.
Independently investigate, review and analyze potential security risks at locations while Principal is present.
Act as NYL's point person with local law enforcement and venue management/security to assess potential risks and recommend and/or implement risk mitigating measures.
Determine composition and extent of local security resources. Direct deployment of local resources.
Recommend and/or direct the Principal in matters relating to Security.
Travel with short notice, including extended worldwide travel.
Follow operation plans and handle trip requirements as directed by Corporate Security Managers.
Be able to provide emergency first aid/CPR if needed, and have certification in each.
Mitigate threats and vulnerabilities via proactive means, site visits, and pre-planning security of 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.


At least ten years of law enforcement experience, preferably in a supervisory capacity.
Able to legally possess a firearm in NY State.
Certification in AED/First Aid/CPR.
Prior executive driving experience & training is preferred (either in the public or private sector).
Ability to work long hours including weekends.
A competent knowledge of local roadways.
Ability to travel with the executive and maintain a current passport.
Capable of independent thinking and able to communicate with all levels of guests and employees.
Ability to be discreet and maintain a high level of confidence.
Performs all other job related duties as required.


New York Life Insurance Company (“New York Life” or “the company”) is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States*. Founded in 1845, New York Life is headquartered in New York City, maintains offices in all fifty states, and owns Seguros Monterey New York Life in Mexico.
New York Life is one of the most financially strong and highly capitalized insurers in the business. The company reported 2015 operating earnings of $1.875 billion. Total assets under management at year end 2015, with affiliates, totaled $528 billion. New York Life holds the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major ratings agencies: A.M. Best, A++; Fitch AAA; Moody’s Aaa; Standard & Poor’s AA+. (Source: Individual Third Party Ratings Report as of 8/11/15).

Financial strength, integrity and humanity—the values upon which New York Life was founded—have guided the company’s decisions and actions for over 170 years.