Protective Security Specialist/Emergency Medical Technician - Advanced

GardaWorld Federal Services (


  full-time   employee


Position: Protective Security Specialist Emergency Medical Technician - Advanced

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan

FLSA Status: Full Time

Position Summary: The Protective Security Specialist Emergency Medical Technician - Advanced will provide medical support and assistance in the event of an incident while on mission supporting the client's mission. They will act as a Protective Security Specialist when necessary. They will also work closely with the Medical Officer and Physician Assistant to ensure that all equipment and medical needs are provided for.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide medical support to personnel in the field
  • Respond to emergency medical situations
  • Act as a Protective Security Specialist when necessary

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned according to the needs of the customer/client


Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Teleworking: No

Travel: Yes

GardaWorld and family of companies is an EOE
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program


Crucial Requirements and Abilities:


  • The contract requires you to be a U.S. Citizen - must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Level Security Clearance
  • Must possess current National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians certification as an AEMT. (Registration must be valid prior to deployment, and remain valid throughout the period of deployment.)
  • Must possess current approved CPR professional rescuer, ACLS, and advanced trauma training credentials (i.e., Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) or Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)).
  • Must possess experience/knowledge in current TCCC guidelines. 
  • Must possess a minimum of three (3) years of emergency medical services experience and one (1) year of protective security experience.  This experience may be gained in the employ of any national, state, provincial, local, or commercial entities providing armed high threat protective services. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to respond to an emergency efficiently and promptly
  • Proven ability to administer basic and advanced life support to patients at scene, in-route to the hospital, and in a pre-hospital setting
  • Effective communication
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Demonstrated professionalism
  • Ability to work in a hostile and austere environment
  • Ability to operate in a conflict environment
  • Proven decision making abilities in a hostile environment


Physical Demands: The physical demands listed below, though not fully inclusive, must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to remain in a stationary position for a long period of time. The employee is frequently required to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.