Gavin De Becker

  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

PROTECTING AT-RISK INDIVIDUALS & FAMILIES

GDBA protects several thousand clients, including the 90 most prominent families in the world, and eight of the ten private-sector Americans considered most at risk. We provide consultation on security programs, and protective coverage at home, during travel, and at public appearances. GDBA investigates and assesses threats, and manages cases of inappropriate pursuit. GDBA provides all services related to safety and privacy, including travel logistics and safety, background screening of clients’ prospective employees, and training of clients’ staffs in security awareness.

PROTECTING CLIENTS AT RESIDENTIAL ESTATES

GDBA designs and staffs residential protective security programs. Highly trained, highly screened protectors monitor detection systems, manage access control, deter intrusion, and respond to emergencies.

PROTECTING EXECUTIVES & CORPORATIONS

GDBA designs and staffs Global Operation Centers (GOCs) at corporate sites. Our security professionals provide physical security at the GOC location, monitor remote sites, and manage access control at multiple corporate locations. Our protectors also lead protection details for high-level executives. GDBA conducts surveillance countermeasure inspections (“bug sweeps”), network and cyber security audits, and due diligence and pre-employment background investigations..

PROTECTING GOVERNMENT & LAW ENFORCEMENT

GDBA is a National Security services provider whose clients have included the CIA, FBI, Defense Intelligence Agency, U.S. Supreme Court Police, U.S. Marshals Service, and police agencies throughout the Nation. GDBA designed MOSAIC Threat Assessment Systems used by many agencies, by the Top 25 Universities, and by State Police agencies protecting 14 Governors.

PROTECTING UNIVERSITIES & SCHOOLS

GDBA designs and staffs Global Operation Centers (GOCs) on and off campus. Our security professionals provide physical security at the GOC location, monitor remote sites, and manage access control at multiple remote locations. We provide consultation and training to schools and universities on advanced concepts of threat assessment.

SPECIAL SITUATIONS

Our firm provides a variety of non-security services, including Personal Logistical Aides who assist clients during travel. These professionals are fully screened, licensed and insured, honorable, reliable, experienced, and committed by contract to Confidentiality. GDBA also provides Estate Managers supported by the resources of our firm, Medical and Emergency Support professionals trained as first-responders and investigators who conduct the screening and training of household staffs.

ADVANCED TRAINING SERVICES

Advanced Threat Assessment Academy assembles the best and brightest threat assessment practitioners for the nation’s highest level of training in Threat Assessment and Management.

Active Shooter Prevention Training assists schools, universities, businesses and other organizations in developing practices, policies, and procedures that reduce the likelihood and harms of active shooter situations.

Academy for Protectors offers full immersion training at our 112-acre facility, where students learn GDBA's pioneering techniques in close protection, behavioral awareness, and surveillance detection, and much more.

 

Gavin De Becker San Diego, CA, USA
Apr 06, 2020
Full time
Gavin de Becker & Associates  is a dynamic security firm innovating threat assessment and public figure protection.  Our mission aims to protect and enhance the lives of those we serve. From media figures and transnational corporations to universities and women’s shelters, GDBA stands on the front line of the assessment, prediction, and management of violence. Gavin de Becker & Associates is an equal opportunity employer. Required Qualifications Demonstrated exceptional results in a client-service role; professional and positive communication style. Ability to work independently and to adapt to various work-paces while always maintaining a high-level of attentiveness and energy. Exercises sound operational judgment, as well as flexibility to shifting priorities and challenges. Drug and nicotine-free; associates are required to participate in ongoing drug and nicotine screenings for the duration of their employment at GDBA. Physically fit; candidates must at least meet minimum physical requirements to be considered for this opening.   Must be able to pass our pre-employment background investigation. Live within a 30 mile radius of the specified location. Desired Qualifications Prior experience in the military, specifically conducting PSD operations with government officials and VIPs.  Veterans who held military occupational specialties, including Marine Security Guard, Military Police Officer, FAST, and Infantry, are strongly desired.   Working knowledge of basic IT troubleshooting. Previous estate security experience, including remote monitoring, access control, physical security, emergency response, as well as security protocol implementation. Prior training in Emergency Medicine, defensive tactics and arresting techniques, and tactical firearms. Possesses a LEOSA/HR218 Firearm Qualification.   Responsibilities & Expectations PSD Agents advise at-risk public figure clients and protect them where they’re needed most – at their homes, offices, and during travel.  Agents manage the security operations from a dispatch command center to create a localized point for analyzing security challenges and disseminating information. Agents are responsible for enhancing safety and security by remaining alert at all times.  They also play a crucial role in adding comfort and convenience to the lives of those they serve.  Residential Security Serve as primary center point for disseminating information regarding security-related incidents on the property, as well as in the field. Coordinate contingency plans and emergency medical response for security incidents at the residence and in the field. Implement security and access control procedures to ensure safety on the property. Systemically monitor early-warning detection systems, security alarms, and cameras to identify and resolve security risks. Control access to the properties by maintaining entry logs, as well as granting admittance to on-site guests. Conduct security and threat assessment audits of the property and make recommendations for improvement security measures on-site. Assist clients with low- to mid-level concerns, including but not limited to scheduling and property management to add convenience and bolster privacy. Executive Protection & Protective Services Provide executive protection and logistics support, as needed, when the client travels both domestically and abroad. Securely transport assets and people, when needed. Physical Readiness As a function of the mobile security unit, must be able to maintain physical readiness to respond to an attack or hazard at all times. Maintain physicality to stand on your feet for several hours without a break, provide protective coverage during physically taxing activities including running, as well as maintain long schedules in the field. Employee Benefits & Compensation PSD Agents can expect to earn a base earnings range of $45,000 to $50,000 in their first year. Contracts are typically based on a 48-hour work week. Base earnings are determined by qualifications and performance at the Training Academy. Employee benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, 401-K retirement plan, air evacuation coverage, flex schedule, merit-based raises and bonuses. Bruce Riley
Gavin De Becker Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Apr 06, 2020
Full time
Gavin de Becker & Associates  is a dynamic security firm innovating threat assessment and public figure protection.  Our mission aims to protect and enhance the lives of those we serve. From media figures and transnational corporations to universities and women’s shelters, GDBA stands on the front line of the assessment, prediction, and management of violence. Gavin de Becker & Associates is an equal opportunity employer. Required Qualifications Demonstrated exceptional results in a client-service role; professional and positive communication style. Ability to work independently and to adapt to various work-paces while always maintaining a high-level of attentiveness and energy. Exercises sound operational judgment, as well as flexibility to shifting priorities and challenges. Drug and nicotine-free; associates are required to participate in ongoing drug and nicotine screenings for the duration of their employment at GDBA. Physically fit; candidates must at least meet minimum physical requirements to be considered for this opening.   Must be able to pass our pre-employment background investigation. Live within a 30 mile radius of the specified location. Desired Qualifications Prior experience in the military, specifically conducting PSD operations with government officials and VIPs.  Veterans who held military occupational specialties, including Marine Security Guard, Military Police Officer, FAST, and Infantry, are strongly desired.   Working knowledge of basic IT troubleshooting. Previous estate security experience, including remote monitoring, access control, physical security, emergency response, as well as security protocol implementation. Prior training in Emergency Medicine, defensive tactics and arresting techniques, and tactical firearms. Possesses a LEOSA/HR218 Firearm Qualification.   Responsibilities & Expectations PSD Agents advise at-risk public figure clients and protect them where they’re needed most – at their homes, offices, and during travel.  Agents manage the security operations from a dispatch command center to create a localized point for analyzing security challenges and disseminating information. Agents are responsible for enhancing safety and security by remaining alert at all times.  They also play a crucial role in adding comfort and convenience to the lives of those they serve.  Residential Security Serve as primary center point for disseminating information regarding security-related incidents on the property, as well as in the field. Coordinate contingency plans and emergency medical response for security incidents at the residence and in the field. Implement security and access control procedures to ensure safety on the property. Systemically monitor early-warning detection systems, security alarms, and cameras to identify and resolve security risks. Control access to the properties by maintaining entry logs, as well as granting admittance to on-site guests. Conduct security and threat assessment audits of the property and make recommendations for improvement security measures on-site. Assist clients with low- to mid-level concerns, including but not limited to scheduling and property management to add convenience and bolster privacy. Executive Protection & Protective Services Provide executive protection and logistics support, as needed, when the client travels both domestically and abroad. Securely transport assets and people, when needed. Physical Readiness As a function of the mobile security unit, must be able to maintain physical readiness to respond to an attack or hazard at all times. Maintain physicality to stand on your feet for several hours without a break, provide protective coverage during physically taxing activities including running, as well as maintain long schedules in the field. Employee Benefits & Compensation PSD Agents can expect to earn a base earnings range of $45,000 to $50,000 in their first year. Contracts are typically based on a 48-hour work week. Base earnings are determined by qualifications and performance at the Training Academy. Employee benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, 401-K retirement plan, air evacuation coverage, flex schedule, merit-based raises and bonuses. Bruce Riley
$65,000 - $80,000 yearly
Gavin De Becker Los Angeles, CA, USA
Apr 06, 2020
Full time
Gavin de Becker & Associates  (GDBA) is dynamic security firm innovating threat assessment and public figure protection. Standing on the front line of assessing, predicting, and managing risk, GDBA is currently seeking Corporate Security Agents to fulfill our mission to protect and serve the corporate environment.  Due to the continuous rise of threats and traumatic events, the need for professional security has increased dramatically.  Supporting GDBA’s mission, our CSAs are responsible for monitoring the well-being of personnel across various corporate sites. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Access control First responder for emergencies Maintaining connectivity across multiple sites Identifying threats and suspicious activity via a wide network of security technology systems Personal security and escort services for executives and at risk individuals Perform security and threat assessment audits Incident Management and Reporting Cultivating positive relationships with local law enforcement Prepare and disseminate standardized and routine reports Required Qualifications: Prior experience in a client-facing and client-servicing role Basic computer comprehension skills Drug and nicotine-free Ability to meet minimum physical readiness requirements prior to and during the duration of an associates’ employment Optional Qualifications: Prior military or law enforcement experience is preferred but not required Experience designing and implementing high-level security procedures, including familiarity with threat assessment methodologies Working knowledge of basic IT troubleshooting Bruce Riley
$65,000 - $80,000 yearly
Gavin De Becker San Francisco, CA, USA
Apr 06, 2020
Full time
Gavin de Becker & Associates  is a dynamic security firm innovating threat assessment and public figure protection.  Our mission aims to protect and enhance the lives of those we serve. From media figures and transnational corporations to universities and women’s shelters, GDBA stands on the front line of the assessment, prediction, and management of violence. Gavin de Becker & Associates is an equal opportunity employer. Required Qualifications Demonstrated exceptional results in a client-service role; professional and positive communication style. Ability to work independently and to adapt to various work-paces while always maintaining a high-level of attentiveness and energy. Exercises sound operational judgment, as well as flexibility to shifting priorities and challenges. Drug and nicotine-free; associates are required to participate in ongoing drug and nicotine screenings for the duration of their employment at GDBA. Physically fit; candidates must at least meet minimum physical requirements to be considered for this opening.   Must be able to pass our pre-employment background investigation. Live within a 30 mile radius of the specified location. Desired Qualifications Prior experience in the military, specifically conducting PSD operations with government officials and VIPs.  Veterans who held military occupational specialties, including Marine Security Guard, Military Police Officer, FAST, and Infantry, are strongly desired.   Working knowledge of basic IT troubleshooting. Previous estate security experience, including remote monitoring, access control, physical security, emergency response, as well as security protocol implementation. Prior training in Emergency Medicine, defensive tactics and arresting techniques, and tactical firearms. Possesses a LEOSA/HR218 Firearm Qualification.   Responsibilities & Expectations PSD Agents advise at-risk public figure clients and protect them where they’re needed most – at their homes, offices, and during travel.  Agents manage the security operations from a dispatch command center to create a localized point for analyzing security challenges and disseminating information. Agents are responsible for enhancing safety and security by remaining alert at all times.  They also play a crucial role in adding comfort and convenience to the lives of those they serve.  Residential Security Serve as primary center point for disseminating information regarding security-related incidents on the property, as well as in the field. Coordinate contingency plans and emergency medical response for security incidents at the residence and in the field. Implement security and access control procedures to ensure safety on the property. Systemically monitor early-warning detection systems, security alarms, and cameras to identify and resolve security risks. Control access to the properties by maintaining entry logs, as well as granting admittance to on-site guests. Conduct security and threat assessment audits of the property and make recommendations for improvement security measures on-site. Assist clients with low- to mid-level concerns, including but not limited to scheduling and property management to add convenience and bolster privacy. Executive Protection & Protective Services Provide executive protection and logistics support, as needed, when the client travels both domestically and abroad. Securely transport assets and people, when needed. Physical Readiness As a function of the mobile security unit, must be able to maintain physical readiness to respond to an attack or hazard at all times. Maintain physicality to stand on your feet for several hours without a break, provide protective coverage during physically taxing activities including running, as well as maintain long schedules in the field. Employee Benefits & Compensation PSD Agents can expect to earn a base earnings range of $45,000 to $50,000 in their first year. Contracts are typically based on a 48-hour work week. Base earnings are determined by qualifications and performance at the Training Academy. Employee benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, 401-K retirement plan, air evacuation coverage, flex schedule, merit-based raises and bonuses. Bruce Riley
$65,000 - $80,000 yearly
Gavin De Becker Los Angeles, CA, USA
Apr 06, 2020
Full time
Mission & Service: Protecting the World's Most At-Risk Public Figures Gavin de Becker & Associates  is a dynamic security firm innovating threat assessment and public figure protection.  Our mission aims to protect and enhance the lives of those we serve. From media figures and transnational corporations to universities and women’s shelters, GDBA stands on the front line of the assessment, prediction, and management of violence. Gavin de Becker & Associates is an equal opportunity employer. Required Qualifications Demonstrated exceptional results in a client-service role; professional and positive communication style. Ability to work independently and to adapt to various work-paces while always maintaining a high-level of attentiveness and energy. Exercises sound operational judgment, as well as flexibility to shifting priorities and challenges. Drug and nicotine-free; associates are required to participate in ongoing drug and nicotine screenings for the duration of their employment at GDBA. Physically fit; candidates must at least meet minimum physical requirements to be considered for this opening.   Must be able to pass our pre-employment background investigation. Desired Qualifications Prior experience in the military, specifically conducting PSD operations with government officials and VIPs.  Veterans who held military occupational specialties, including Marine Security Guard, Military Police Officer, FAST, and Infantry, are strongly desired.   Working knowledge of basic IT troubleshooting. Previous estate security experience, including remote monitoring, access control, physical security, emergency response, as well as security protocol implementation. Prior training in Emergency Medicine, defensive tactics and arresting techniques, and tactical firearms. Possesses a LEOSA/HR218 Firearm Qualification.   Responsibilities & Expectations PSD Agents advise at-risk public figure clients and protect them where they’re needed most – at their homes, offices, and during travel.  Agents manage the security operations from a dispatch command center to create a localized point for analyzing security challenges and disseminating information. Agents are responsible for enhancing safety and security by remaining alert at all times.  They also play a crucial role in adding comfort and convenience to the lives of those they serve.  Residential Security Serve as primary center point for disseminating information regarding security-related incidents on the property, as well as in the field. Coordinate contingency plans and emergency medical response for security incidents at the residence and in the field. Implement security and access control procedures to ensure safety on the property. Systemically monitor early-warning detection systems, security alarms, and cameras to identify and resolve security risks. Control access to the properties by maintaining entry logs, as well as granting admittance to on-site guests. Conduct security and threat assessment audits of the property and make recommendations for improvement security measures on-site. Assist clients with low- to mid-level concerns, including but not limited to scheduling and property management to add convenience and bolster privacy. Executive Protection & Protective Services Provide executive protection and logistics support, as needed, when the client travels both domestically and abroad. Securely transport assets and people, when needed. Physical Readiness As a function of the mobile security unit, must be able to maintain physical readiness to respond to an attack or hazard at all times. Maintain physicality to stand on your feet for several hours without a break, provide protective coverage during physically taxing activities including running, as well as maintain long schedules in the field. Employee Benefits  Employee benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, 401-K retirement plan, flex schedule, merit-based raises and bonuses. Bruce Riley
$40,000 yearly
Gavin De Becker Los Angeles, CA, USA
Mar 23, 2020
Full time
Gavin de Becker & Associates is a dynamic consulting firm innovating in threat assessment and public figure protection. Our mission is to protect and enhance the lives of those we serve.  From media figures and transnational corporations to universities and women’s shelters, GDBA stands on the front line of the assessment, prediction, prevention, and management of violence. GDBA’s Training & Tactics team provides world-class protection training to its associates and Protectors stationed around the world. We are seeking an entry-level administrative assistant to support our dynamic team, ensuring our associates remain the best-trained Protectors on the planet. Required Solutions-oriented: understanding the importance of completing tasks well, and unafraid to make recommendations for improvements, or to share new ideas. Highly efficient and able to multitask, ability to reprioritize as additional tasks arise Process-oriented: able to take complex requirements and turn them into a work flow Excellent writing and communications skills; able to communicate in a professional tone with proper spelling and grammar Skilled with standard office software and processes, specifically Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point;  Google Drive, Docs, and Spreadsheets; Faxing, filing, data entry Punctual, responsible, reliable, sense of humor Positive attitude; and can perform optimally in a team setting You are able to pass our background check and drug/nicotine screenings.   Preferred Prior experience with a Learning Management System (LMS), preferably as an administrator. Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and InDesign Responsibilities & Expectations Assist in managing our digital Learning Management System (LMS), including course content, QA testing, troubleshooting, and system upgrades. Work with training managers and directors to deploy new courses and maintain current curriculum. Launch new associates in training courses, provide end user support, respond to and track user communications and requirements, troubleshoot and resolve user issues. Assist where needed for our in-person training events, including but not limited to: setup, placing food orders, proctoring paperwork completion, breakdown Suite maintenance—supplies, shipping, scheduling GDBA Benefits Long-Term Opportunities . We encourage our associates to develop and deploy their strengths.  At GDBA, ideas matter: we reward those who are innovative. Benefits .  Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance, and a 401-K Retirement Plan. Company Perks . GDBA offers its associates gym and massage allowances, as well as discount corporate memberships. Nicotine-Free . GDBA is proud to be a nicotine-free workforce. Salary:  $40,000   Bruce Riley
Gavin De Becker Malibu, CA, USA
Mar 23, 2020
Full time
Gavin de Becker & Associates  is a dynamic security firm innovating threat assessment and public figure protection.  Our mission aims to protect and enhance the lives of those we serve. From media figures and transnational corporations to universities and women’s shelters, GDBA stands on the front line of the assessment, prediction, and management of violence. Gavin de Becker & Associates is an equal opportunity employer. Required Qualifications Demonstrated exceptional results in a client-service role; professional and positive communication style. Ability to work independently and to adapt to various work-paces while always maintaining a high-level of attentiveness and energy. Exercises sound operational judgment, as well as flexibility to shifting priorities and challenges. Drug and nicotine-free; associates are required to participate in ongoing drug and nicotine screenings for the duration of their employment at GDBA. Physically fit; candidates must at least meet minimum physical requirements to be considered for this opening.   Must be able to pass our pre-employment background investigation. Live within a 30 mile radius of the specified location. Desired Qualifications Prior experience in the military, specifically conducting PSD operations with government officials and VIPs.  Veterans who held military occupational specialties, including Marine Security Guard, Military Police Officer, FAST, and Infantry, are strongly desired.   Working knowledge of basic IT troubleshooting. Previous estate security experience, including remote monitoring, access control, physical security, emergency response, as well as security protocol implementation. Prior training in Emergency Medicine, defensive tactics and arresting techniques, and tactical firearms. Possesses a LEOSA/HR218 Firearm Qualification.   Responsibilities & Expectations PSD Agents advise at-risk public figure clients and protect them where they’re needed most – at their homes, offices, and during travel.  Agents manage the security operations from a dispatch command center to create a localized point for analyzing security challenges and disseminating information. Agents are responsible for enhancing safety and security by remaining alert at all times.  They also play a crucial role in adding comfort and convenience to the lives of those they serve.  Residential Security Serve as primary center point for disseminating information regarding security-related incidents on the property, as well as in the field. Coordinate contingency plans and emergency medical response for security incidents at the residence and in the field. Implement security and access control procedures to ensure safety on the property. Systemically monitor early-warning detection systems, security alarms, and cameras to identify and resolve security risks. Control access to the properties by maintaining entry logs, as well as granting admittance to on-site guests. Conduct security and threat assessment audits of the property and make recommendations for improvement security measures on-site. Assist clients with low- to mid-level concerns, including but not limited to scheduling and property management to add convenience and bolster privacy. Executive Protection & Protective Services Provide executive protection and logistics support, as needed, when the client travels both domestically and abroad. Securely transport assets and people, when needed. Physical Readiness As a function of the mobile security unit, must be able to maintain physical readiness to respond to an attack or hazard at all times. Maintain physicality to stand on your feet for several hours without a break, provide protective coverage during physically taxing activities including running, as well as maintain long schedules in the field. Employee Benefits & Compensation PSD Agents can expect to earn a base earnings range of $45,000 to $50,000 in their first year. Contracts are typically based on a 48-hour work week. Base earnings are determined by qualifications and performance at the Training Academy. Employee benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, 401-K retirement plan, air evacuation coverage, flex schedule, merit-based raises and bonuses. Bruce Riley
Gavin De Becker Menlo Park, CA, USA
Mar 23, 2020
Full time
Required Qualifications LEOSA qualified and/or in possession of an active California Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) Permit. Professional and positive communication style. Ability to work independently and to adapt to various work-paces while always maintaining a high-level of attentiveness and energy. Exercises sound operational judgment, as well as flexibility to shifting priorities and challenges. Drug and nicotine-free; associates are required to participate in ongoing drug and nicotine screenings for the duration of their employment at GDBA. Physically fit; candidates must at least meet minimum physical requirements to be considered for this opening. Must be able to pass our pre-employment background investigation. Responsibilities & Expectations Protective Security Specialists  who have their LEOSA certification and/or California Concealed Carry Permit (CCW) are eligible for high-risk mobile security team assignments.  They advise at-risk public figure clients and protect them where they’re needed most – at their homes, offices, and during travel. Specialists manage the security operations from a dispatch command center to create a localized point for analyzing security challenges and disseminating information. Specialists are responsible for enhancing safety and security by remaining alert at all times. They also play a crucial role in adding comfort and convenience to the lives of those they serve. Serve as primary center point for disseminating information regarding security-related incidents on the property, as well as in the field. Coordinate contingency plans and emergency medical response for security incidents at the residence and in the field. Implement security and access control procedures to ensure safety on the property. Systemically monitor early-warning detection systems, security alarms, and cameras to identify and resolve security risks. Control access to the properties by maintaining entry logs, as well as granting admittance to on-site guests. Conduct security and threat assessment audits of the property and make recommendations for improvement security measures on-site. Assist clients with low- to mid-level concerns, including but not limited to scheduling and property management to add convenience and bolster privacy. Provide executive protection and logistics support, as needed, when the client travels both domestically and abroad. Must be able to maintain physical readiness to respond to an attack or hazard at all times. Maintain physical fitness to stand on your feet for several hours without a break, provide protective coverage during physically taxing activities including running, as well as maintain long schedules in the field. Employee Benefits  Employee benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, 401-K retirement plan, air evacuation coverage, flex schedule, merit-based raises and bonuses. Bruce Riley
Gavin De Becker Malibu, CA, USA
Mar 23, 2020
Full time
Required Qualifications LEOSA qualified and/or in possession of an active California Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) Permit. Professional and positive communication style. Ability to work independently and to adapt to various work-paces while always maintaining a high-level of attentiveness and energy. Exercises sound operational judgment, as well as flexibility to shifting priorities and challenges. Drug and nicotine-free; associates are required to participate in ongoing drug and nicotine screenings for the duration of their employment at GDBA. Physically fit; candidates must at least meet minimum physical requirements to be considered for this opening. Must be able to pass our pre-employment background investigation. Responsibilities & Expectations Protective Security Specialists  who have their LEOSA certification and/or California Concealed Carry Permit (CCW) are eligible for high-risk mobile security team assignments.  They advise at-risk public figure clients and protect them where they’re needed most – at their homes, offices, and during travel. Specialists manage the security operations from a dispatch command center to create a localized point for analyzing security challenges and disseminating information. Specialists are responsible for enhancing safety and security by remaining alert at all times. They also play a crucial role in adding comfort and convenience to the lives of those they serve. Serve as primary center point for disseminating information regarding security-related incidents on the property, as well as in the field. Coordinate contingency plans and emergency medical response for security incidents at the residence and in the field. Implement security and access control procedures to ensure safety on the property. Systemically monitor early-warning detection systems, security alarms, and cameras to identify and resolve security risks. Control access to the properties by maintaining entry logs, as well as granting admittance to on-site guests. Conduct security and threat assessment audits of the property and make recommendations for improvement security measures on-site. Assist clients with low- to mid-level concerns, including but not limited to scheduling and property management to add convenience and bolster privacy. Provide executive protection and logistics support, as needed, when the client travels both domestically and abroad. Must be able to maintain physical readiness to respond to an attack or hazard at all times. Maintain physical fitness to stand on your feet for several hours without a break, provide protective coverage during physically taxing activities including running, as well as maintain long schedules in the field. Employee Benefits  Employee benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, 401-K retirement plan, air evacuation coverage, flex schedule, merit-based raises and bonuses.   Bruce Riley
$65,000 - $90,000 yearly
Gavin De Becker San Francisco, CA, USA
Mar 23, 2020
Full time
Mission & Service Gavin de Becker & Associates  is a dynamic security firm innovating threat assessment and public figure protection.  Our mission aims to protect and enhance the lives of those we serve. From media figures and transnational corporations to universities and women’s shelters, GDBA stands on the front line of the assessment, prediction, and management of violence. Gavin de Becker & Associates is an equal opportunity employer. Required Qualifications Demonstrated exceptional results in a client-service role; professional and positive communication style. Ability to work independently and to adapt to various work-paces while always maintaining a high-level of attentiveness and energy. Exercises sound operational judgment, as well as flexibility to shifting priorities and challenges. Drug and nicotine-free; associates are required to participate in ongoing drug and nicotine screenings for the duration of their employment at GDBA. Physically fit; candidates must at least meet minimum physical requirements to be considered for this opening.   Must be able to pass our pre-employment background investigation. Desired Qualifications Working knowledge of basic IT troubleshooting. Previous estate security experience, including remote monitoring, access control, physical security, emergency response, as well as security protocol implementation. Prior training in Emergency Medicine, defensive tactics and arresting techniques, and tactical firearms. Possesses a LEOSA/HR218 Firearm Qualification.   Responsibilities & Expectations Security and Protection Agents advise at-risk public figure clients and protect them where they’re needed most – at their homes, offices, and during travel.  Agents manage the security operations from a dispatch command center to create a localized point for analyzing security challenges and disseminating information. Agents are responsible for enhancing safety and security by remaining alert at all times.  They also play a crucial role in adding comfort and convenience to the lives of those they serve.   Residential Protective Coverage Serve as primary center point for disseminating information regarding security-related incidents on the property, as well as in the field. Coordinate contingency plans and emergency medical response for security incidents at the residence and in the field. Implement security and access control procedures to ensure safety on the property. Systemically monitor early-warning detection systems, security alarms, and cameras to identify and resolve security risks. Control access to the properties by maintaining entry logs, as well as granting admittance to on-site guests. Conduct security and threat assessment audits of the property and make recommendations for improvement security measures on-site. Assist clients with low- to mid-level concerns, including but not limited to scheduling and property management to add convenience and bolster privacy. Executive Protection & Field Coverage Provide executive protection and logistics support, as needed, when the client travels both domestically and abroad. Physical Readiness As a function of an executive protection unit, must be able to maintain physical readiness to respond to an attack or hazard at all times. Maintain physical fitness to stand on your feet for several hours without a break, provide protective coverage during physically taxing activities including running, as well as maintain long schedules in the field.   Bruce Riley
Gavin De Becker Los Angeles, CA, USA
Mar 23, 2020
Full time
Mission & Service: Protecting the World's At-Risk Public Figures For more than 40 years,  Gavin de Becker & Associates   (GDBA) has developed pioneering strategies and resources to provide seamless security and logistical services to the world’s most influential people and enterprises, and we are currently seeking a  Software Engineer  to join our Information Security Division. This role will be based in the Greater Los Angeles Area.  Description: The Software Engineer will be responsible for working with GDBA leadership and internal stakeholders to develop applications and information systems that are secure and intuitive to use.  The Software Engineer needs to be highly analytical and possess the ability to communicate effectively with Executives, IT professionals and end-users. This position requires effective communication skills and the ability to conduct investigations and troubleshooting of complex problems. Requirements: Hands on experience in designing interactive and responsive applications. This person regularly uses Windows and Linux operating systems 4+ years of work experience in software engineering and/or application development Knowledge and understanding of the Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SSDLC) Ability to develop software in modern languages such as PHP, JavaScript, C# Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies Experience in developing web applications using web framework such as Laravel Experience with agile development Mastery in software engineering tools Ability to document requirements and specifications Deep understanding of software development methodology and release processes Knowledge and understanding of the OWASP Top 10 Responsible for data integrity across the systems that are being developed and/or integrated --- Gavin de Becker & Associates (GDBA) is an equal opportunity employer.  GDBA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GDBA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. GDBA expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.   Bruce Riley
Gavin De Becker San Francisco, CA, USA
Mar 23, 2020
Full time
Mission & Service: Protecting the World's Most At-Risk Public Figures Gavin de Becker & Associates  is a dynamic security firm innovating threat assessment and public figure protection. Our mission aims to protect and enhance the lives of those we serve. From media figures and transnational corporations to universities and women’s shelters, GDBA stands on the front line of the assessment, prediction, and management of violence. Gavin de Becker & Associates is an equal opportunity employer. Required Qualifications Previously worked in a client-service and/or security management role. Must be fluent in Japanese.  Professional, friendly, and positive communication style. Comfortable in a high-tech work environment; the ideal candidate can keep pace with an environment where there’s constant learning of new mechanisms, applications, and tools. Demonstrated interest in physical security, opsec, and strategic corporate security. Aptitude for clear and effective written and verbal directions and clarifying information under time-sensitive conditions. Ability to establish priorities, multi-task, work independently, and complete objectives in a fast-paced and demanding work environment. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint. Must maintain a high degree of confidentiality. Desired Qualifications Previous experience working in a Global Security Operations center in the San Francisco Bay Area. Previous experience reading/writing/speaking Japanese in a business environment.  Broad geopolitical awareness, knowledge of global events, and cultural sensitivity. Familiarity with news reporting sources, social media channels, as well as other channels for real-time monitoring of current events. Working knowledge of basic IT troubleshooting. Responsibilities & Expectations As geopolitical events can shape the travel, security, and daily operations of our individual and corporate clients, our Global Security Operation Centers (GSOC) provide clients with up to date emergency and logistical information in order to better execute contingency plans for any threat or crisis. They leverage advance technology and remote security systems to provide the highest level of service. Security Analysts interact daily with clients and have connectivity with onsite Intelligence Analysts and the guard force. Though their primary security function is focused on strategic security management and corporate security, they are cross-trained in Physical Security functions. Incident Management & Reporting Systemically monitor online open sources and media channels for potential and known threats. Maintain comprehensive records of security-related incidents; analyze information and establish actionable deliverables. Implement security and access control procedures to ensure safety at corporate sites. Serve as primary center point for disseminating information regarding security-related incidents. Conduct security and threat assessment audits of the corporate campus and make recommendations for improving security measures on-site. Emergency Response Respond to incoming security concerns and local incidents, as well as track outcomes of the requests. Serve as a dispatch center for overseas security incidents, including coordinating contingency plans, real-time monitoring, and personnel tracking. Corporate & Physical Security Actively monitor a wide network of security alarms and cameras to identify and resolve threats globally. Provide physical protection and logistics support, as needed. Supplement the guard force, when needed, to provide continuity in escort services to clients. Employee Benefits  Employee benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, 401-K retirement plan, gym reimbursements, flex schedule, merit-based raises and bonuses. Bruce Riley
Gavin De Becker San Francisco, CA, USA
Mar 23, 2020
Full time
Mission & Service: Protecting the World's Most At-Risk Public Figures Gavin de Becker & Associates  is a dynamic security firm innovating threat assessment and public figure protection. Our mission aims to protect and enhance the lives of those we serve. From media figures and transnational corporations to universities and women’s shelters, GDBA stands on the front line of the assessment, prediction, and management of violence. Gavin de Becker & Associates is an equal opportunity employer. Required Qualifications Previously worked in a client-service and/or security management role. Professional, friendly, and positive communication style. Comfortable in a high-tech work environment; the ideal candidate can keep pace with an environment where there’s constant learning of new mechanisms, applications, and tools. Demonstrated interest in physical security, opsec, and strategic corporate security. Aptitude for clear and effective written and verbal directions and clarifying information under time-sensitive conditions. Ability to establish priorities, multi-task, work independently, and complete objectives in a fast-paced and demanding work environment. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint. Must maintain a high degree of confidentiality. Desired Qualifications Bachelor's Degree. Previous experience working in a Global Security Operations center in the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior experience or familiarity with Threat Assessment, Investigations, or Protective Intelligence. Broad geopolitical awareness, knowledge of global events, and cultural sensitivity. Familiarity with news reporting sources, social media channels, as well as other channels for real-time monitoring of current events. Working knowledge of basic IT troubleshooting. Responsibilities & Expectations As geopolitical events can shape the travel, security, and daily operations of our individual and corporate clients, our Global Security Operation Centers (GSOC) provide clients with up to date emergency and logistical information in order to better execute contingency plans for any threat or crisis. They leverage advance technology and remote security systems to provide the highest level of service. Security Analysts interact daily with clients and have connectivity with onsite Intelligence Analysts and the guard force. Though their primary security function is focused on strategic security management and corporate security, they are cross-trained in Physical Security functions. Incident Management & Reporting Systemically monitor online open sources and media channels for potential and known threats. Maintain comprehensive records of security-related incidents; analyze information and establish actionable deliverables. Implement security and access control procedures to ensure safety at corporate sites. Serve as primary center point for disseminating information regarding security-related incidents. Conduct security and threat assessment audits of the corporate campus and make recommendations for improving security measures on-site. Emergency Response Respond to incoming security concerns and local incidents, as well as track outcomes of the requests. Serve as a dispatch center for overseas security incidents, including coordinating contingency plans, real-time monitoring, and personnel tracking. Corporate & Physical Security Actively monitor a wide network of security alarms and cameras to identify and resolve threats globally. Supplement the guard force, when needed, to provide continuity in escort services to clients. Employee Benefits  Employee benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, 401-K retirement plan, air evacuation coverage, flex schedule, merit-based raises and bonuses. Bruce Riley
Gavin De Becker Menlo Park, CA, USA
Mar 23, 2020
Full time
Mission & Service: Protecting the World's Most At-Risk Public Figures Gavin de Becker & Associates  is a dynamic security firm innovating threat assessment and public figure protection. Our mission aims to protect and enhance the lives of those we serve. From media figures and transnational corporations to universities and women’s shelters, GDBA stands on the front line of the assessment, prediction, and management of violence. Gavin de Becker & Associates is an equal opportunity employer. Required Qualifications Previously worked in a client-service and/or security management role. Professional, friendly, and positive communication style. Comfortable in a high-tech work environment; the ideal candidate can keep pace with an environment where there’s constant learning of new mechanisms, applications, and tools. Demonstrated interest in physical security, opsec, and strategic corporate security. Aptitude for clear and effective written and verbal directions and clarifying information under time-sensitive conditions. Ability to establish priorities, multi-task, work independently, and complete objectives in a fast-paced and demanding work environment. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint. Must maintain a high degree of confidentiality. Desired Qualifications Bachelor's Degree. Previous experience working in a Global Security Operations center in the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior experience or familiarity with Threat Assessment, Investigations, or Protective Intelligence. Broad geopolitical awareness, knowledge of global events, and cultural sensitivity. Familiarity with news reporting sources, social media channels, as well as other channels for real-time monitoring of current events. Working knowledge of basic IT troubleshooting. Responsibilities & Expectations As geopolitical events can shape the travel, security, and daily operations of our individual and corporate clients, our Global Security Operation Centers (GSOC) provide clients with up to date emergency and logistical information in order to better execute contingency plans for any threat or crisis. They leverage advance technology and remote security systems to provide the highest level of service. Security Analysts interact daily with clients and have connectivity with onsite Intelligence Analysts and the guard force. Though their primary security function is focused on strategic security management and corporate security, they are cross-trained in Physical Security functions. Incident Management & Reporting Systemically monitor online open sources and media channels for potential and known threats. Maintain comprehensive records of security-related incidents; analyze information and establish actionable deliverables. Implement security and access control procedures to ensure safety at corporate sites. Serve as primary center point for disseminating information regarding security-related incidents. Conduct security and threat assessment audits of the corporate campus and make recommendations for improving security measures on-site. Emergency Response Respond to incoming security concerns and local incidents, as well as track outcomes of the requests. Serve as a dispatch center for overseas security incidents, including coordinating contingency plans, real-time monitoring, and personnel tracking. Corporate & Physical Security Actively monitor a wide network of security alarms and cameras to identify and resolve threats globally. Supplement the guard force, when needed, to provide continuity in escort services to clients. Employee Benefits  Employee benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, 401-K retirement plan, air evacuation coverage, flex schedule, merit-based raises and bonuses. Bruce Riley
Gavin De Becker Los Angeles, CA, USA
Mar 23, 2020
Full time
Mission & Service: Protecting the World's At-Risk Public Figures For more than 40 years,  Gavin de Becker & Associates   (GDBA) has developed pioneering strategies and resources to provide seamless security and logistical services to the world’s most influential people and enterprises, and we are currently seeking an entry-level  Accounts Receivable Coordinator  to assist our Finance division with billing, client communications and internal auditing. This role will be based in the Greater Los Angeles Area.  Responsibilities Manage full-cycle Accounts Receivable services Work with multiple entries in accounting software Reconcile accounts receivables to payroll entries Accurate posting of entries to ensure period closing is completed on time Communicate with client representatives to address inquiries and provide process guidance Participate in strategic planning for accounting activities Identify areas of improvement and create new mechanisms to promote efficiency, organization, and accuracy. Qualifications & Skills Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including Excel Demonstrates a strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills Ability to multi-task and work effectively with our Accounting team Preferred with billing software, such as SAGE 100/MAS 90 and Great Plains Preferred experience with Expense Report systems, like Certify and Concur Must pass a pre-employment background investigation, and drug and nicotine screening Benefits Long-Term Opportunities. We encourage our associates to develop and deploy their strengths. At GDBA, ideas matter. Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off, and a 401-K Retirement Plan. Company Perks. GDBA offers its associates gym and massage allowances, as well as corporate discount memberships. Nicotine-Free. GDBA is proud to be a nicotine-free workforce. --- Gavin de Becker & Associates (GDBA) is an equal opportunity employer.  GDBA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GDBA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. GDBA expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.   Bruce Riley
$55,000 - $60,000 yearly
Gavin De Becker Los Angeles, CA, USA
Mar 22, 2020
Full time
Required Qualifications Professional, friendly, and positive communication style. Demonstrated strong operational judgment and exceptional results in a client service role.   Relevant experience providing physical security, surveillance, emergency response, access control, and incident management.    Aptitude for clear and effective written and verbal directions and clarifying information under time-sensitive conditions. Ability to work with people from various backgrounds. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint. Must maintain a high degree of confidentiality. Desired Qualifications Previous experience providing security at a Fortune 500 company. Previous experience designing and implementing high-level security procedures, including familiarity with threat assessment methodologies, bridging operational and logistical gaps, as well as establishing actionable security deliverables and meeting them.   Working knowledge of basic IT troubleshooting.   Responsibilities & Expectations Corporate Security Officers are centered at the nucleus of an at-risk organization's operations.  Our officers work closely with corporations, studios and agencies, and university systems to address the wide-range of security and safety challenges they face.  Their service extends beyond just physical security; they foster a secure environment that's keenly aware of potential risks, systematically improves safety procedures, gains the confidence of its clients and patrons, as well as mitigates and responds to any security-related incidents on the property.  Their intellectual prowess and influencing ability enable them to provide the highest level of security and support to an at-risk organization.   Physical Security & Access Control Manage daily operations and logistics support at the commercial office. Maintain connectivity with Client sites in different cities, as needed. Secure and protect all assets, including people, facilities, and property. Provide close protection services and event coverage, as needed. Actively monitor a wide network of security alarms and cameras to identify and resolve threats. Control access by monitoring security systems, maintaining logs, and managing access authorization lists. Detect, investigate, and deny access to unauthorized individuals. Perform regular security and threat assessment audits and escalate findings to Client management. Assist clients with low- to mid-level concerns, including but not limited to security escorts and general building assistance. Incident Management & Reporting Interact with a variety of people on a regular basis.  Verbally deescalate confrontations and situations, as necessary. Recognize safety hazards and security vulnerabilities; escalate findings to Client management. Service as primary center point for disseminating information regarding security-related incidents. Actively monitor local incidents and security concerns to develop preventative measures. Manage audits, incident reports, and paperwork, as needed. Emergency Response Respond to on-site medical incidents, as necessary.   Serve as dispatch center for security and medical incidents, including coordinating response , contingency plans, monitoring, and tracking.   Physical Readiness Must be able to maintain physical readiness to respond to an attack or hazard at all times. Maintain physical fitness to stand on your feet for several hours without a break, maintain long schedules, conduct perimeter checks, etc. Bruce Riley