PSS/Designated Defensive Marksman


Employer: Aegis
Location: - Afghanistan
FLSA Status: Full Time

Position Summary:
The Protective Security Specialist/Designated Defensive Marksman (DDM) performs protective services as part of Protective Services Detail (PRS Detail). DDM’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. The DDM provides necessary overwatch and support in the execution of the PRS mission.

Essential Functions:
•Perform as long-range defensive marksman
•Provide services as assigned

Non-Essential Functions:
•Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned according to the needs of the customer/client

Crucial Requirements and Abilities:
•The contract requires you to be a U.S. Citizen - must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Level Security Clearance

•Completed or served at least three (3) years in military, law enforcement, or executive commercial protection
•One (1) year of experience shall have been obtained in personal protection security or emergency services assignments with demonstrated skills
•Experience can be gained in the employ of any national, State/Provincial Local or commercial entities providing high threat protective services
•Minimum M4 Qualification of 95% (285 out of 300) or better on the DS qualification course of fire
•Obtain and maintain weapons qualifications
•Completion from an accredited Sniper School
•Graduate of a U.S. Military Sniper School (and subsequent MOS designation notated on DD214) or certified Law Enforcement Sniper School
•English language proficiency (minimum Level III)
•Must successfully pass all required courses specified by the client

Teleworking: No

Travel: Yes

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed below, though not fully inclusive, must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

•Must be able to remain in a stationary position for a long period of time
•The employee is frequently required to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds


Work Environment: 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
•During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•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



How To Apply:
http://goo.gl/IyEYOW