Oct 13, 2015

PSD/Bodyguards (3 posts)

Employer: U.S. Department of State 

Location: Kuala Lumpur, MY
(3 positions)

The Embassy of the United States of America is inviting applications for the post of Bodyguard (3 positions). The incumbent serves as the Protective Security Specialist responsible for the planning, management, and execution of protective security operations for the U.S. Ambassador/ Chief of Mission, Deputy Chief of Mission when acting in the capacity of the Charge, and other designated or visiting U.S. government officials as directed. Directs the operations of the Protective Security Detail including (PSS/Bodyguards) to include staffing, scheduling and performance management.

Qualifications Required
All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

High school diploma and three (3) years of previous military or police or guard related experience is required. Two years performing protective security function with firearm also required.

Must have initiative and resourcefulness in accomplishing tasks. Must be able to deal effectively with people of other cultures to obtain cooperation and reach common goals. Possesses good leadership and interpersonal skills.Must have valid driver license. Incumbent is required to employ advanced defensive driving techniques. Good working computer skills is required. Must have firearm knowledge. Must be able to work variable shifts, 24 hour on-call schedule, and able to travel outside capital city on an as needed basis.

A thorough knowledge of defense measures to be used in the event of a terrorist attack, such as that learned in the military or law enforcement training. Knowledge in medical, fire, hostile attack, defensive and emergency driving procedures.Must be familiar with Malaysian national police, military, security and other government offices to ensure effective liaison and to facilitate effective protective operations including advance and motorcade operations.

Language (speaking & reading): 
Good working knowledge (level III) in English and in Bahasa Malaysia is required. Benefits include: two-month bonus, SOCSO, health & life insurance, annual, sick and maternity leave and a higher EPF contribution rate.

How To Apply:
Please submit applications by October 16, 2015 to :   xxxxxxxxx@state.gov (preferred method) . Application must include a valid e-mail address, phone number, and expected salary, but do not include photo.

Only short listed candidates will be notified by email.