Employer: Minimal Risk
Location: West Bank and Gaza
Start date: Requirement for deployment on or around 14 August 2020
Armed Close Protection Officer (CPO) to work as a Close Protection Operative and Security Driver within a team of armed EU national personnel charged with the protection of the EU representative to the West Bank & Gaza Strip, located within Tel Aviv.
Profile and specific requirements
The CPO must have a strong track record as a Close Protection Officer;
Proven experience in international volatile environment of at least 4 years;
He/she must be experienced in Close Protection Services;
The CPO must have proven experience in the field of Close Protection Services in an international or foreign environment, diplomatic mission or representations of international organizations attested by reference letters from current and/or former employers;
The CPO must have proven experience in working in a Close Protection Team of minimum 15 persons;
5 years of military or police experience;
Proven knowledge of radio equipment and radio operational procedures;
Weapons qualifications and proven knowledge of weapons and related equipment (pistols & assault rifles) as well as operational procedures for weapons;
Proven knowledge of Rules of Engagement, Standard Operating Procedures, and Specific Operating Procedures linked to the use of weapons;
English language level according to, at least, level C2 as defined in the standards available at http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/resources/european-language-levelscefr;
IT-literate in Word and Excel;
Valid clean criminal record certificate;
Valid clear medical and psychological test;
Valid driving license category C1 or C; and Civilian Armoured Vehicle Driving Course certificate;
Knowledge of Arabic will be an asset;
Knowledge of Hebrew will be an asset;
Knowledge of the country's security environment will be an asset;
Valid Certificate in First Aid, Basic Life Support Level;
Knowledge in fire-fighting will be an asset;
Skills in unarmed combat will be an asset;
Skills in tactical medical care will be an asset.
Applicants would be welcome from across the European Union member states.
Accommodation is provided.
Interviews with potential candidates will be by video and successful candidates will be contacted by Minimal Risk.
The following documents MUST be uploaded onto your account in order to be considered:
EU Driving License (Must have category C or C1 and be in date);
Certificate to show training/certification of driving civilian armored vehicles (B6);
Close Protection Certificate showing dates of course undertaken;
SIA License (if you have one);
Medical qualification certificate (must be in date);
Weapons qualification/certificate (within last 12 months);
Military Service record;
Criminal Record Check (within 6 months);
Most recent employer work references.
These certificates are required by the EU vetting process.
Please also make sure that you have an up to date CV on your account before applying.
SIA CP License (UK Applicants) or equivalent Qualifications/Experience;
CP course completed (Certificate from course provider must be made available for verification);
Previous Military experience of least 5 years—essential;
Commercial PSD experience;
Must have a recent weapons competency certificate/qualification—essential;
Full EU national driving license with Category C/C1 qualifications;
Armored Vehicles (B6) driving competency/training certificate;
European Union member state citizen.