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Armed Executive Protection Agent

Menlo Park, California

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We are North America’s leading security services provider with more than 300,000 phenomenal employees. At Allied Universal, we pride ourselves on fostering a promote from within culture. There are countless examples of individuals who began their career as Professional Security Officers and today hold positions on our senior leadership team. We offer Paid New Hire Orientation, Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K for Full time positions.

  • Full Time
  • JOB LEVEL: Mid-Level
  • Travel: No
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Armed Executive Protection Agent Position Type Full Time Req ID 2021-605430

At Allied Universal®, we continue to build an inclusive, Be Phenomenal® culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse workplace. It fuels our innovation and connects us closer to our customers and the communities in which we serve. Allied Universal offers so much more than just a job. We offer careers. We take great pride in our promote-from-within culture. There are countless examples of individuals who began their career as Executive Protection and today hold positions on our senior leadership team. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for all full-time positions! Start your phenomenal career with Allied Universal® today!

The Armed Executive Protection Agent is responsible for the safety and welfare of the assigned principal(s). Agents are expected to competently respond to any situation that may arise while supporting the client. We are looking for professionals with a high level of emotional intelligence and the ability to work days, nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.


  • Keeping the principal(s) safe by providing close protection
  • Working in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment.
  • Multi-tasking, prioritizing and completing tasks in an organized, efficient and effective manner.
  • Safeguarding and maintaining highly sensitive and confidential information of Allied Universal® Executive Protection and Intelligence Services, the client and/or principal.
  • Safeguarding individuals and property from all forms of security and safety hazards.
  • Transporting the principal(s) in designated vehicles in a safe, professional and efficient manner.
  • Traveling (domestically and internationally) in support of protective operations.
  • Responding to alarms/fire/panic calls immediately and promptly securing the safety and security of human life and physical property.
  • The ability to work irregular or extended hours with an ever-changing schedule. Typical schedules include overtime, nights, holidays and weekends on a regular basis.
  • Conducting thorough investigations and preparing written documentation regarding non-routine incidents with reports, pictures and witness statements.


  • Minimum of 3 years of full-time executive protection experience in a dynamic program (embedded program experience preferred)
  • Relevant security and/or close protection experience to include government, law enforcement, military and/or private security.
  • Law enforcement (Task Force, SWAT, SRT), military Special Operations, and/or High Threat Security operations is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • California Guard Card, CPR certification and the ability to obtain additional licenses/certifications as needed.
  • CA CCW and Exposed Firearm permit is required.
  • Advanced medical training is preferred.


Pay is $50 to $60 per hour and is based on experience and training.

Benefits are offered to full-time employees:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision coverage
  • Free employee life insurance
  • Paid employee training and development
  • 401K
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Paid holidays and flexible PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Great company culture and work/life balance

No phone calls. Please allow 7-10 business days for applicant feedback.

Allied Universal® provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to people and businesses within our local communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information:

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Career Path

Allied Universal offers many career paths to support your immediate and future success.

  • Regional President

  • Regional Vice President

  • General Manager

  • Branch Manager

  • Director of Operations

  • Client Manager

  • Operations Manager

  • Field Supervisor

  • Shift Supervisor

  • Professional Security Officer

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"We do exciting and fulfilling work that protects people and assets, and that feels good"


From the time our Professional Security Guards are hired, Generally, excluding some clients and unions, employees are eligible for health and welfare benefits 1st of month following 60 days of employment. For 401(k) eligibility employees are eligible after 6 months of service.”


  • Healthcare (Medical/Dental/Vision)

  • Service Anniversary Bonus

  • 401k Retirement Plan

  • Company-Paid Life Insurance

  • Recognition & Rewards Programs

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Tuition Discount Program

  • Training & Career Development Programs