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CCW/LEOSA Security Specialist

Company: Gavin de Becker & Associates
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 26, 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 are committed to our mission of protecting human life through the assessment, prediction, and management of violence.

Armed Security Agents must possess a valid California Concealed Carry Permit or valid Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA) permit. Assuming the role of "Protector", these individuals advise at-risk public figure clients and provide protective coverage for them where they're needed most - at their homes, offices and during travel.

**First year earnings start at a minimum of $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 at **

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 location 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 then who 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.

Successful Candidates will have these attributes:
Valid California Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) Permit
Experience in field Public Figure Protection or Executive Protection
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

Additional Benefits:

Eligible veterans and dependents at GDBA can now utilize their GI Bill - for additional income, i.e. drawing upon the Basic Allowance Housing (or BAH) offered by the GI Bill - without adding any further responsibilities (e.g. college coursework) outside of their normal GDBA duties. **CA-based employees only
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 (

Keywords: Gavin de Becker & Associates, San Jose , CCW/LEOSA Security Specialist, Other , San Jose, California

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