Location: World Wide
Job Code: A00028
# of Openings: 10


Position:  Protective Security Specialist (PSS)


LocationKabul Afghanistan

Rotation – 105/35


Position Description Summary:


The Protective Security Specialist (PSS) performs protective services as part of Protective Services Detail (PRS Detail). These PRS Details support the movement and protection at venues of members of the Department of State as designated by the supported Regional Security Office. Protective Security Specialist’s must possess the highest quality of professionalism, attention to detail and leadership skill which requires minimum to no supervision. They must be highly motivated and be able to work extremely well under stress and react effectively and efficiently to emergency situations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • The Protective Security Specialist Reports directly to the Detail Leader or Shift Leader
  • He/she is responsible for the day to day protective security functions as specified in the daily post and detail orders
  • Responsible for driving the lead vehicle or follow vehicle or act as the response agent during operations or advanced security preparations
  • Maintains protective formation position during the Principal’s walking movements and provides security at the Principal’s residence or Command Post as required
  • Performs task as either an individual PPS or as part of a PRS team
  • Execute day-to-day protective service for designated clients during movement, at venues and at residences
  • Operate lead, client or follow-on vehicles within convoys




  • Demonstrated effective communications skills including strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability and willingness to work in hostile and conflict environment
  • Exercise sound judgment in all areas of responsibility
  • Ability to maintain effective communications with individuals and agencies from diverse cultures and backgrounds including U.S. Government, host nation government and law enforcement
  • Maintain effective professional relationships with employees and outside individuals and agencies
  • Ability to understand and successfully handle various operational issues


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years of experience in which One (1) year, of the three, shall include experience in protective security assignments. Experience can be gained in the employ of any national. State/Province, Local or commercial entities that provide high threat protective services
  • Combat Life Saver or Combat Medic Qualified preferred
  • English language proficiency (minimum Level III)
  • Foreign language proficiency desirable
  • Upon hiring the PSS will be required to:
  • Attend the PSS Training Course
  • Obtain and maintain qualification with Glock, M4, Shotgun, M240, M249, M203 and familiarization for the AK 47


Benefits: Aegis Defense Services, LLC currently offers health and dental insurance.


Aegis Defense Services LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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