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Executive Protective Agent

Posted by dev on June 22, 2021

Full Job Description

Executive Protective Agents are part of a team that provides 24/7/365 armed protection for Intelligence Community leaders world-wide.Full-Time
$61,700 -$113,362*

  • Higher starting salary possible depending on experience level

Bachelor’s or master’s degree
Opportunities for domestic and foreign travel are required

About the Job

As an Executive Protective Agent for the Central Intelligence Agency, you will be part of a team that provides 24/7/365 armed protection for Intelligence Community leaders world-wide. You will serve on teams at foreign and domestic sites, liaise with foreign security officials, operate armored security vehicles, analyze threats in order to modify protective profiles, and utilize issued weapons and equipment.

Executive Protective Agents are required to work weekends, holidays, evenings and overtime under ever-changing conditions. Frequent travel, both domestic and overseas, is required. Agents must be alert and mindful of the implications of their performance and actions in continuously changing and potentially high-risk environments.

Because of the strenuous demands of this assignment, applicants must be in good overall physical, emotional, and mental condition, have a proven track record of excellent judgment and the ability to work well in a team. Flexibility and adaptability is paramount. Candidates must have the ability to handle competing priorities, short deadlines, and constantly changing requirements.

All Executive Protective Agents must successfully complete a physical fitness test for selection and on an annual basis thereafter, to include meeting the following minimum requirements:

Push-ups: minimum of 18 in one minute
Sit-ups: minimum of 27 in one minute
1.5 mile run: 15 min 20 sec or less
300 meter dash: 1 min 08 sec or less
180lb Dummy Drag: 2 minutes or less

Your career at CIA as an Executive Protective Agent begins with a three-year tour of duty primarily located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. You must be willing and able to successfully complete CIA’s Executive Protection Courses, most of which is located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. As an Executive Protective Agent, you will earn overtime and premium pay benefits in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act that will positively impact your overall compensation. After your initial three year tour, you may seek new skills through other opportunities in the Office of Security.

Who You’ll Work With

At the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), we recognize our Nation’s strength comes from the diversity of its people. People from a broad range of backgrounds and viewpoints work at CIA, and our diverse teams are the reason we can keep our country safe.

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What You’ll Get

Our benefits support every aspect of a working professional’s life, including health and wellness, time off, family, finances, and continuing education. Our programs include highly sought-after government health benefits, flexible schedules, sick leave, and childcare. In some cases, we also offer sign-on incentives and cover moving expenses if you relocate.

As a CIA employee, you’ll also get the satisfaction of knowing your work is part of something bigger than yourself. Our work is driven by one mission: to keep our Nation safe. Every day is an opportunity to enhance U.S. national security.

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Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s or advanced degree; there is no preferred major or program of study
GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale is preferred, but exceptions may be made for extenuating circumstances.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent analytic skills
High levels of trustworthiness, integrity and loyalty to the United States
Excellent teamwork and decision making skills
Proven ability as an innovative, dedicated, and professional officer
Superior leadership, interpersonal, communication, representational, and organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to tactfully negotiate difficult situations
Proven sound judgement and attention to detail
Flexible and committed to learning and utilizing new skills
Must possess a valid driver’s license
Must be able to work overtime, night shifts, holidays and weekends, as well as frequently travel domestically and overseas
Must be able to obtain medical clearance for unrestricted overseas travel
Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA, including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation
Desired Qualifications
Military, security, or law enforcement experience
Professional experience in physical security, personnel security, and cyber protection disciplines
What You’ll Need to Apply
Unofficial transcripts for all degrees
Copies of any professional certifications
Cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for this position. Please address why you want to work in this role and what differentiates you from other applicants.

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$61,700 – $113,362 a year

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