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Mobile Armed Security Officer


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The Mobile Security Officer is a fulltime position that involves performing mobile patrol and counter surveillance activities in support of a safe and secure environment for our McLean, VA based client. This individual will work with a highly skilled team to ensure compliance with the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Criminal Justice Services’ (DCJS) regulations.

Primary Duties:

•Conducting counter surveillance activities in the vicinity of the client site and along
•Identifying and reporting, verbally and in writing, any anomalies and/or suspicious
•Providing vehicular escort services to the client and family members;
•Serving as a backup to Static Officers as the mission dictates;
•Acting as an on-duty liaison to local law enforcement, emergency medical and fire
•Complying with all security rules and regulations; and
• Performing other duties as assigned.

Requirements Include:

• High School Diploma;
• At least one year of mobile armed security guard experience, preferably in a diplomatic residence;
• Valid Driver’s License;
• Ability to acquire and maintain certification as an Armed Security Officer in accordance with Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) and the Maryland Armed Security Guard Permit;
• Have the legal right to work in the United States;
• Fluent in English;
• Ability to pass a background check, physical endurance and agility test, psychological exam, and other assessments as required;
• Ability to effectively communicate security-related concepts/concerns to all levels of personnel;
• General knowledge of physical security, information security, access control systems, and security-related technology including, but not limited to, cameras, recording devices, motion detection systems, etc.;
• General knowledge of relevant laws and regulations that govern the protection of information security and physical assets;
• Proven ability to apply sound judgment and use discretion when dealing with sensitive information;
• Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and communication (both written and oral) skills; Ability to travel as required;
• Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel and familiarity with the Apple/Mac Operating System;
• Certified hazardous material response training experience preferred; and
• Ability to meet the established physical demands required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Physical Demands and Environment:

Environment: Ability to be exposed to outside weather conditions including cold temperatures below 32 degrees for more than one hour at a time and extreme hot temperatures above 100 degrees for more than one hour at a time; ability to sit and drive in all types of weather and lighting conditions.

Physical abilities: Ability to sit in and operate a motor vehicle for extended period of time and in all types of weather and lighting conditions; standing for extended periods of time, picking up and carrying objects of up to 20 to 50 pounds, stooping and kneeling, descending ladders and stairs, and walking extended distances when performing foot patrols or other job requirements.

The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.


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