Protective Security Specialist/Translator/Interpreter


Employer: Aegis
Location: Kabul Afghanistan
Job Code: K10-154
# of Openings: 3


Position Summary: 
The Protective Security Specialist/Translator/Interpreter performs duties in conjunction with personnel protective detail assignments. These PRS Details support the movement and protection at venues of members of the client. 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, able to work extremely well under stress, react effectively, efficiently to emergency situations, and translate/interpret Pashto or Dari language.

Essential Functions:
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

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

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

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
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
Obtain and maintain weapons qualifications
Level 3 proficiency in Pashto or Dari language
Level 3 proficiency in English language
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
Highly motivated and able to work extremely well under stress and react effectively and efficiently to emergency situations

Aegis Corporation and family of companies is an EOE

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