Security Guard (Sharp) , Afghanistan

Employer: AECOM
Location: Bagrām, Afghanistan

Job Summary 
AECOM has an exciting opportunity in Afghanistan on the MOSC-A contract for a Security Guard (Sharp). Responsible for providing observation security and force protection support IAW the PWS. Enters billeting areas and latrines to ensure a safe and worry free work and living environment depending on gender requirements of the facility. Responds and reports alarms, suspicious activities, and violators in accordance with established procedures and policy. Remains vigilant and takes all reasonable measures to protect life and property and reports all information in a timely manner. Reports any loss, damage or destruction of Government or Company property to the Security Operations Supervisor. Alerts supervisors of apparent security violations. Maintains logs and journals. Controls access of vehicles and pedestrians. Ensures all vehicles entering AMC compounds are in safety compliance, i.e. ground guides, hard hats, safety glasses, and seatbelts being worn when applicable. Checks identifications and authorizations granting entrance to persons and vehicles with proper authority and denying entrance to those unauthorized. Provides directions and other information to visitors and maintains records of entrances and departures of visitors. Guards a broad range of highly sensitive items applying stringent security measures and procedures. Protects items from fire, theft, sabotage, loss, damage and destruction. Inspects cargo on arriving commercial vehicles and ensures visitors have required escorts. Checks buildings and gates to ensure they are secured. Reports fire, accidents, and hazards to supervisors and renders first aid when appropriate. Directs personnel to leave areas of fires and other dangers. Uses necessary force for personal and employee defense. Performs roving guard duties to ensure buildings are secure and light sets and lighting is adequate. Special attention in providing security is mandatory when patrolling around billeting and female latrine areas. Ensure strict compliance to safety practices and support the AC FIRST Safety Policies and Procedures. Instills a safety first mentality within respective work areas and a culture that achieves low accident rates and minimal lost-time injuries. Adhere to ISO Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions in support of the AC FIRST Quality Management System. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent required.

Work experience may be substituted for educational requirements and/or educational achievements may be substituted for years of experience. Example Two (2) years of experience is equivalent to (2) years of college and vice versa.

2-3 years of civilian or military security or law enforcement experience required.

Work experience may be substituted for educational requirements and/or educational achievements may be substituted for years of experience. Example Two (2) years of experience is equivalent to (2) years of college and vice versa.

Must be able successfully complete the security guard training.

Must have strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to work and communicate with others effectively.

Must have the ability to speak and write effectively English and to evaluate written and oral reports.

Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other officials and general public.

Must have the ability to work in multicultural, international environment.

Must be able to enter and patrol female billeting areas unaccompanied.

Must be able to handle confidential company information with complete discretion.

Must be a collaborative work style, fostering cooperation and team work (required).

Driver’s license may be required.

Preferred Qualifications

Associates Degree preferred.

What We Offer AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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