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Security Specialist - Menlo Park, CA

Company: Gavin de Becker & Associates (GDBA)
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: May 16, 2023

Job Description:

Gavin de Becker & Associates (GDBA)protects the worlds 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.
Learn more about our organization on our or our .
**** First year earnings range from $70k-$85k based on a 40 hour work week. A sign-on bonus, training scholarship, and company housing are also available (see details below). Base earnings and sign-on bonus will be commensurate with experience. Visit our Earnings and Benefits Page to learn more about additional overtime opportunities, bonuses, travel pay, and more: **
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

    Who You Are
    Military, law enforcement, or security background is meaningful, though not a requirement.We're less interested in what you are thanwho you are. Our most successful protectors come from a variety of backgrounds and have succeeded because they are physically fit, willing to learn, tell the truth, work together and prove to be trustworthy. Our promotion system is merit-based. Performance matters most, not seniority.
    Interested candidates should expect the following:

    • $3k-$10k sign-on bonus (commensurate with experience and training academy performance)
    • GDBA-provided Housing

      • This position is based in Menlo Park, CA - GDBA has available housing for suitable candidates who do not already live within a feasible commuting distance of the job site. This housing is to be used when you're traveling into the area for work. Family members are not allowed to stay in the provided housing.

      • Industry-Leading Compensation
      • International/Domestic Travel when required
      • 12-Day Introductory Training Academy, plus continual training and qualifications

        • Training Academy travel costs included in initial training scholarship

        • Highest Standard of Quality and Resources in the Industry
        • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, 401k.
        • Gym, Massage, Ammunition and Cellphone Reimbursements.

          Successful Candidates will have these attributes:

          • Wish to be of service and protect others
          • Excellent communication ability
          • Commitment to maintaining a high level of attentiveness and energy
          • Excellent health and fitness, able to pass
          • Drug and nicotine free
          • Can pass a pre-employment background investigation

            Note: We are also hiring for an Executive Protection Team Leader, view our complete list of job postings at .
            Additional Benefits

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