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Executive Protection Assistant Team Lead

Wichita, Kansas Position Type Full Time Req ID: 2023-952885

Allied Universal® Executive Protection and Intelligence Services, North America’s leading specialized protection company, provides rewarding careers that give you a sense of purpose. While working in a dynamic, diverse and inclusive workplace, you will be part of a team that fuels a culture that will reflect in our communities and customers we serve.

The Executive Protection Agent is tasked with conducting close protection for a client located in Wichita, KS. 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 live locally. Shifts are 12-hour shift and must beflexibleto work days, nights, weekends and holidays. 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.

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.

  • Remain available or on-call for 24/7 operations
  • Act as Executive Protection Agent, advance agent, or support agent for security operations
  • Ensure the smooth operation of all services provided by the Executive Protection Unit
  • Develop and implement operational policies and procedures
  • Define, develop, implement and continually refine security and safety programs to provide reasonable protection of designated members of the Executive staff and Board of Directors from random or premeditated threats.
  • Manage and supervise projects, programs and operations
  • Contribute to the organizational goals of the Team
  • Evaluate the present and future security environment to better understand requirements, course of action development and mitigation strategies
  • Communicate with stakeholders regarding services and requirements of the organization
  • Coordinate with stakeholders regarding projects and services to help mitigate risk and/or impact to security operations
  • Initiate and maintain critical relationships inside and outside the organization to support security operations
  • Safeguard and maintain sensitive information regarding Allied Universal Executive Protection and Intelligence Services and the client
  • Analyze and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Observe, report, and/or intervene as appropriate regarding any situation that may compromise the safety and security of the client’s people, assets and/or reputation
  • Participate in emergency response actions to facilitate the protection of the client’s people, assets and reputation. This includes verbal deescalation, use of non-lethal force, deadly force and appropriate medical treatment
  • Contacting persons of interest and conducting field interviews
  • Management of multiple assigned programs and projects
  • Prioritize workload to meet all security service requirements
  • Routine problem solving and tasking
  • Participate in training activities as required
  • Participate in Team meetings as required
  • Adhere to the client’s and Allied Universal Executive Protection and Intelligence Services policies and procedures
  • Effectively work with/communicate with others
  • Ability to legally possess a firearm
  • Possess a valid concealed pistol license
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Possess a valid Passport
  • Maintain reliable transportation
  • Maintain good credit standing
  • Ability to obtain a valid first aid/CPR/AED certificate
  • Maintain an appropriate level of physical fitness

Job Requirements:

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree; 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 3-5 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
  • Previous leadership experience is required
  • Experience and understanding of corporate culture
  • Extensive medial experience (EMT, First Responder, 18D, Paramedic, Navy Corpsman) desired
  • Experience with after action report writing
  • Kansas PI License with firearms attachment is required
  • Working knowledge of physical security systems, alarm/CCTV equipment and monitoring, computerized security hardware/software, and technical security countermeasures
  • Experience working with C-Suite level executives or equivalent 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
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as required
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and passport

Compensation & Benefits:

$109,000 to $117,000 annually
we offer industry leading benefits, which are available to all full-time employee:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Paid employee training and development
  • 401K
  • Paid holidays and flexible PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • 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

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