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Travel Executive Protection Agent

Position Type Full Time Req ID: 2021-646752

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 Professionals 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!

Duties & Qualifications:

The Travel Executive Protection Agent is tasked with conducting close protection for the client located in Palo Alto, CA. This position is available to applicants nationwide. The Travel Executive Protection Agent will work a minimum of 15 days per month with 2 travel days, in/out of the client location in Palo Alto, CA. This position does not require relocation, applicants may live anywhere in the US; all travel expenses are covered by the client. This role will be responsible for providing efficient and high-quality support directly to the client and staff, as well as safeguarding client assets. Agents must work independently on projects, from conception to completion. Executive Protection Agents are expected to competently respond to any situation that may arise while supporting the client. We are looking for protection professionals with a high level of emotional intelligence.

Protective Agents are often directed to work overtime (OT), nights, holidays and weekends and often travel domestically and overseas. Applicants should be in good overall physical, mental and emotional condition, have a reputation as a team player and be willing to work long hours with ever-changing schedules.

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to tactfully negotiate conflict and remain flexible is a must. Protective Agents must possess the ability to interact with all levels of corporation management, liaison internally and externally with a multitude of other departments and personnel. Strong oral communication and representational skills. Candidates must be able to brief, defend, persuade and instruct others on security requirements and policies. Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and organizational skills and the ability to write in a clear and precise manner are also required.

  • Provide covert and overt executive protection to the designated principal(s)
  • Frequent (30-50%) Domestic/International travel
  • Work within a cross-functional team
  • Report to the executive protection management team
  • Safeguard and maintain highly sensitive and confidential information
  • Conduct all facets of protective duties
  • Follow and enhance the directed SOP
  • Conducts ongoing threat, risk and vulnerability assessments
  • Conducts protective advance operations
  • Operates motor vehicles in a safe and legal manner

Job Requirements:

Advanced degree preferred. Be physically fit and possess a valid driver's license. Extensive military, corporate security or law enforcement experience, preferably in a military special operations branch, protective operations with a minimum of 5 years combined experience. Applicant should possess excellent oral and written communication and analytical skills, have high levels of integrity, and trustworthiness.

  • A graduate of a reputable executive protection training school desired
  • California Guard Card
  • Experience and understanding of corporate culture
  • Extensive medial experience (EMT, First Responder, 18D, Paramedic, Navy Corpsman) desired
  • Experience with after action report writing
  • Leadership and management experience desired
  • Experience working with C-Suite level executives or equivalent
  • Strong base knowledge in all facets of protective operations
  • Advanced understanding of technology-based protective applications
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Will maintain a high level of physical fitness and personal appearance
  • Must successfully pass a Physical Fitness Test
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as required
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Compensation & Benefits:

$37.75 per hour: 15 work days per month
we offer industry leading benefits, which are available to all full-time employee:

  • Free employee medical and vision coverage
  • Free employee life insurance
  • Paid employee training and development
  • 401K
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Paid holidays and flexible PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Daily meal allowance
  • Domestic & international travel
  • Career advancement & relocation opportunities
  • Great company culture and work/life balance

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

CA PPO# 17384; CA PI# 28245; Office: 11674 Central Avenue, Suite C, Chino, CA 91710

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: www.AUS.com.

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