Job Title

Armed Guard Commander

  • Position:
  • Salary: $350 - $400 / day
  • Location: Iraq or Afghanistan
  • Job ID: 05017
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Job Description

JOB LOCATION:  Iraq or Afghanistan
PAY: $350-$400 per day
Rotation:  60-days-on / 30-days-off


Job Duties:

– Manages and directs guard operations on a day-to-day basis under direction from DS/RSO
– Plans, manages, and evaluates guard force operations
– Ensures that all guard personnel are aware of and abide by all Post and general orders

Job Requirements:

– Must have a mid- to high level of fluency in Dari, Pashto, or Arabic (reading, writing, speaking and comprehension)
– Must be able to obtain and maintain a personnel security clearance/public trust certification
– Must be a US Citizen
– US Passport and US State Driver’s License required
Must possess a minimum of twelve (12) years of experience as a military officer or non-commissioned officer (NCO) (at US E-6 or above or equivalent), or equivalent law enforcement/armed commercial guard force supervisory experience
– Must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (an additional 4 years of military experience to the above may be substituted in lieu of a degree) 
– Military discharge must be Honorable
– Experience must include physical security, access control, and force protection
– Experience may be gained in the employ of any federal, state, provincial, local, or commercial entities providing armed high threat protective services that require skills similar to those identified in the guard training course

Additional Requirements:

– Attend and successfully complete the applicable guard training course
– Attend and successfully complete the supervisor training course
– Qualify with the Glock-19, M4, M240, M249, and Remington 870 shotgun, re-qualifying as required
– Complete a Physical Readiness Test at the 65% performance level, and maintain that fitness level for the duration of his/her service
– Possess no impediments to traveling overseas to and within countries that are considered dangerous or unhealthy in general, or to the country or countries to which assigned

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