Guard Force Coordiantor

Full Time
EXPIRES 25 Dec, 2019

Job Location

Kingston, Geoegtown


The Local Guard Coordinator (LGC) is a Locally Employed (LE) staff member who is responsible for the first-line oversight of the local guard contract, personnel and resources.  As directed by the Regional Security Officer (RSO) and/or designated Assistant Regional Security Officer (ARSO), the LGC is responsible for contract administration, oversight of the local guard (LG) components of the facility defense and reaction plans for all US Government facilities under Chief of Mission Authority . 





EXPERIENCE:  A minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in the commercial security guard business, civilian or government police, military, or experience in the contract, budget or fiscal process is required. 




Must have strong knowledge in physical security protection, contract administration, standard security practices and procedures, developing and deploying of community style policing (mobile patrol) models, creation of defensive security plans, and good working knowledge of standard security equipment and digital cameras. 


Must have working knowledge of budget formulation and tracking, a thorough knowledge of host country operational environment, language, law and security entities; and historic criminal and terrorist threats and operational tendencies. 


Must have Working knowledge of local labor law.

Education Requirements:

High/Secondary School Diploma is required.


LANGUAGE:  Level IV (Fluent) English, in reading/writing/speaking is required. (This may be tested)




Must possess strong skills in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint to create professional reports and memorandum, spreadsheets and presentations, and be able to communicate clearly through email. (This may be tested)


Must possess a valid drivers’ license for car and van, and at least five years driving experience. (Driving test will be administered)


The incumbent will assist the RSO and/ or designated ARSO with resource management of local guard budget; coordinating security planning and drills for facilities and residences with host-nation security forces; and assisting in the development of logistical and financial plans. 

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