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Public Figure Protection / Executive Protection Team Leader - Santa Barbara, CA

Company: Gavin de Becker & Associates (GDBA)
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Gavin de Becker & Associates (GDBA)
GDBA protects the world's most influential and at-risk public figures. Founded in 1978 by 3-time Presidential appointee, Gavin de Becker, our firm's Protectors, Analysts, and Investigators are committed to our mission of protecting human life through the assessment, prediction, and management of violence.
Team Leaders lead and train protector teams, harness GDBA's mission essential resources, and protect clients in a variety of challenging circumstances.
Mission: The Safety, Privacy and Wellbeing of our Clients

  • Provide protection and logistical support at clients' homes and when they travel
  • Detect and defeat adversaries
  • Create and maintain readiness to meet any threat
  • Survey and prepare locations prior to arrival of the protected person
  • Coordinate and execute plans for security and medical emergencies

    Interested candidates should expect the following:

    • Industry-Leading Compensation
    • International/Domestic Travel
    • Highest Standard of Quality and Resources in the Industry
    • 12-Day Introductory Training Academy, plus continual training and qualifications
    • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
    • 401k and Life Insurance
    • See more information on our Earnings & Benefits Page ()

      Successful Candidates will have these attributes:

      • At least 5 Years of Protection experience at the highest level of performance and client expectation
      • Wish to be of service and protect others
      • Excellent health and fitness, able to pass physical readiness test
      • Excellent communication ability
      • Drug and nicotine-free
      • Can pass a pre-employment background investigation
      • Commitment to maintaining high level of attentiveness and energy

        Valuable Qualifications (though not required):

        • Military background
        • Law enforcement background
        • If Private Security background, experience in Close Protection
        • Assigned to Military Protective Security Operations Units; specifically, Air Force OSI, Army CID, Marine Corps CID, or Navy NCIS
        • Assigned to Law Enforcement Protection Units (for example, close protection of Mayors, Governors, Federal Government Officials)
        • LEOSA/HR218 Firearm Qualification
        • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)/Paramedic

          Note: We are also hiring for an Entry Level Protector position, view available positions here: .
          **First year earnings range from $65k-$90k based on a 40-hour work week. Additional overtime opportunities, bonuses, and travel pay are also available. Visit our new Earnings & Benefit Page to learn more**

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