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Security Specialist – Veterans Preferred – GDBA

Job title: Security Specialist – Veterans Preferred

Company: GDBA

Job description: Gavin de Becker & Associates (GDBA) protects the world’s most influential and at-risk public figures. Founded in 1978 by 3-time Presidential appointee, Gavin de Becker, our firm’s Protectors, Analysts, and Investigators are committed to our mission of protecting human life through the assessment, prediction, and management of violence.GDBA’s Mission: The Safety, Privacy, and Wellbeing of our ClientsA newly hired Protector in Atlanta will earn no less than $50k in their first year with GDBA. Atlanta-based Protectors could earn up to $60k in first year earnings when accounting for prior relevant experience, GDBA Training Academy performance, and promotion opportunities.This is a full-time position with benefits, including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and 401(k).Your Role as a Protector:

  • Monitor property while utilizing the tools and technology of a GDBA Command Center
  • Screen visitors and vendors; control all access to protected site
  • Coordinate and execute security plans and respond to medical emergencies
  • Provide physical protection and logistical support at clients’ homes and when they travel
  • Provide secure transportation as needed
  • Survey and prepare (advance) locations prior to arrival of client
  • Prepare detailed documentation of suspicious activity
  • Create and maintain readiness to meet any threat

Who You Are:Veterans represent over 60% of GDBA’s workforce – Military-experienced candidates are encouraged to apply. Active National Guard or Reservists: GDBA is willing and able to accommodate your drill schedules and activations. Active-duty service members are encouraged to apply within 90 days (about 3 months) of your ETS date and can attend our Essential Protector Skills Academy (EPS) while on Terminal Leave.Our most successful Protectors come from a variety of backgrounds and have succeeded because they communicate effectively, are physically fit, willing to learn, tell the truth, and enjoy working in a team environment. Our promotion system is merit-based. Performance matters most, not seniority.Interested Candidates Should Expect the Following:

  • 12-Day Introductory Essential Protector Skills (EPS) Training Academy
  • Professional Leadership Track (PLT) – 2-year on-the-job executive protection training curriculum that prepares Protectors for future leadership positions at GDBA:
  • 500 hours of training, mentoring, instructing, and certification
  • 4 additional advanced executive protection/leadership training academies
  • Be able to pass

(Pull-ups, Push-ups, Sit-ups, 800m run) * Protectors must be drug and nicotine free

  • Able to pass a pre-employment background investigation
  • Must be able to swim

Additional Compensation and Benefits:

  • $1k-$3k sign-on bonus
  • Gym, massage, ammunition, and cellphone reimbursements
  • $1,100 Health Savings Account (HSA) Contribution
  • Family benefits including family outing fund, active kids fund, and school supplies fund
  • Free vacations each year for 200 qualified Protectors
  • Up to $2,500 stipend for CCW Licenses
  • Up to $1,000 stipend for Special Certifications (EMT, Lifeguard, NRA, Pilot, Maritime)

Visit our Earnings and Benefits Page to learn more about benefits, stipends, additional overtime opportunities, bonuses, travel pay, and more:Learn more about our organization by visiting our following GDBA on social media, or connecting with us on LinkedIn.Apply for this Job

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First Name *Last Name *Email *Phone *Resume/CV *Drop files hereAttach or enter manually(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)What city do you currently live in? *Check all of the items that describe you. *Junior Enlisted Military (E-1 to E-4)Non-Commissioned Officer (E-4 to E-6)Senior Non-Commissioned Officer/Commissioned Officer/Warrant Officer (E-7 to E-9, O-1 to O-10, CW-1 to CW-5)Law Enforcement Experience (Federal, State, County, Municipality, Military Police/Security Forces)Qualified or Possess a Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA/HR-218) PermitPrior Armed Security/Correctional Officer ExperiencePrior Public Figure (Executive) Protection Experience (Residential and/or Corporate)Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or ParamedicPossess a California Concealed Carry PermitNone of the AboveRight before applying, how did you hear about us? *If you heard about us from a GDBA Employee, Former GDBA Employee, or a Friend/Colleague, please let us know their name.

Expected salary: $60000 per year

Location: Atlanta, GA

Job date: Sun, 31 Mar 2024 05:46:50 GMT

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