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Personal Security Driver/Chauffeur – Austin, TX

Personal Security Driver/Chauffeur – Austin, TX

Pre-screening candidates in order to fulfill a direct hire opportunity for a Austin, TX client seeking a personal security driver/chauffeur. 

JOB SUMMARY: Personal Security Driver/Chauffeur, Austin, TX, Full time/On-Call

LaSorsa & Associates is pre-screening candidates for a Personal Security Driver/Chauffeur position (Personal Protection) who will ensure the safety and protection of the client, client’s family, other designated individuals and assets in accordance with all local, state and federal laws. The position is located in Austin, Texas. 

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CORE COMPETENCIES:
-Operate motor vehicles in a safe and legal manner.
-Coordinate transportation and logistics to support the client’s itinerary.

-Build and maintain route options for known and potential destinations.
-Be able to provide effective unarmed and armed personal protection.
-Develop emergency procedures and incident response procedures.

-Maintain and safeguard highly sensitive and confidential information.
-Conduct preliminary assessments and advance planning operations.
-Coordinate protective support elements, agents and service providers.
-Follow Company, Contractor and Client SOP’s and directed orders.
-Maintain a high level of physical fitness and professional personal appearance.
-Domestic and overseas travel on short notice, approximately 10-25% of the time.
-Design, setup and execute basic security functions as assigned by the Principal and executive management. (i.e. perimeter and access control, command post operations, secure assets/property as directed and execute post standing duties, etc.)
-Maintain relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement and other related
government agencies as required/anticipated.

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REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
-ILR Level 4+ (Full professional proficiency) in English
-Must have a high school diploma or GED.

-Must be at least 21 years of age.
-Must possess and maintain a valid U.S. driver’s license.
-Must possess a U.S. passport and be able to travel approximately 10-25% of the time, both domestically and overseas.
-Must have a reliable means of communication (i.e. smart phone w/ internet, email, etc.)
-Must have a reliable means of private transportation.
-No felony conviction; no misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude.
-Must maintain 100% compliance with all local laws and state licensing requirements.
-Must have the legal right to work in the United States and fluently speak, read, and write English.
-Proficient in advance operations & protective intelligence.
-Basic knowledge of physical security guidelines and assessments.
-Basic knowledge of various security platforms including but not limited to recording devices, video management, surveillance systems and cameras, alarm systems, access control systems, etc.
-Able to multitask, problem solve and respond effectively in dynamic situations.
-Able to work effectively in a team as well as independently with little or no supervision.
-Computer skills including Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
-Operational understanding of today’s technology across all platforms.
-Professional appearance with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-Customer service oriented with strong communication and interpersonal skills.

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PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
-HNW personal protection/security driver/chauffeur experience.

-Reputable executive protection training course completion.
-Reputable defensive / evasive driving course completion.
-CPR/First Aid/AED certification for Adult/Pediatric. (American Red Cross, AHA, etc.)
-Advanced medical certifications and training (EMT, Paramedic, etc.)

-Foreign language skills
-Law enforcement/military/EMS background.

-4 year College degree or above.
-ASIS CPP, PSP, PCI certifications.

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WORKING CONDITIONS:
-Working with or without reasonable accommodations.
-Requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively in all essential functions under stress.
-Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff, and the public occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
-Frequent sitting, standing and walking, which may be required for long periods of time, and may involve climbing stairs and walking up inclines and on uneven terrain.
-Operating a vehicle for several hours continuously with minimal break times.

-Occasional walking and reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling.
-Occasional lifting and moving approximately 10 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.
-Requires effective close and distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
-Computer usage and operating electronics.
-Rapid and effective decision-making during unusual or emergency situations.
-On occasion, may be required to perform stressful and physical activity.
-Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays of up to 12 hours.
-Maintain flexible schedule and on-call hours as needed.

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TERMS:
-Full time / Direct hire with the client.
-Applicant must be willing to participate in a pre-employment screening process, including drug screening, background investigation, psychological evaluation, reference checks and signing of non-disclosure/confidentiality agreements.
-Relocation assistance/allowance may be considered for preferred candidates.
-Salary Range: TBA
-Position will be closing on 5/18/2017 

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HOW TO APPLY:
-ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS may email application form OR resume’ / CV with all applicable licenses/certifications and a full photo in professional attire to
jml@Lasorsa.com addressed in reference to this posting.

Application Form – Non-Disclosure Agreement

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LaSorsa & Associates is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring, promotion or enforcement of its policies and procedures on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, age, marital status or national origin and complies with all pertinent laws, executive orders and regulations.

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