Executive Protection Driver- San Francisco, CA

$55,000 - $70,000 yearly
  • Gavin De Becker
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Aug 06, 2019
Full time Skilled Labor Training Transportation Physical Security Personal Security Investigative Law Enforcement

Job Description

Executive Protection Driver 


The Executive Protection Driver is tasked with conducting close protection for a prominent business leader in San Francisco, CA. This role will be responsible for providing efficient and high-quality support directly to the client and staff, as well as safeguarding client assets. Protectors must work independently on projects, from conception to completion, work under pressure to handle a wide variety of activities, competently respond to any situation that may arise while supporting the client, and actively support the organization’s mission.

Responsibilities & Expectations

  • Provide safe and secure vehicle transportation, to and from designated destinations
  • Advise the Executive passengers of potential delays due to traffic or construction; adjust route (when possible) to meet arrival time
  • Operates motor vehicles in a safe and legal manner
  • Maintain vehicle record, maintenance logs, and daily activity reports
  • Provide proximate coverage for CEO while in the office and throughout daily activities
  • Frequent up to 30% Domestic/International travel
  • Safeguards and maintain highly sensitive and confidential information
  • Conducts ongoing threat, risk, and vulnerability assessments
  • Conducts protective advance operations (routes selection, venue advance, surveillance detection, etc.)
  • Adhere to Executive Protection Program SOPs
  • Experience drafting SOPs, advance reports, operational orders, field detail logs, etc.
  • Will maintain a high level of physical fitness and personal appearance
  • Maintain global situational awareness of potential and developing risks potentially impacting executive staff and prepare related intelligence briefings
  • Candidates must be able to thrive in a very diverse environment
  • 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
  • Available for morning and evening coverage; shift duration is 8 and 16 hours
  • 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


Required Qualifications

  • Executive Protection and/or security driving experience in the San Francisco Bay area 
  • Valid CA DL required (with clean driving record)
  • Valid US Passport required
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours (e.g. nights, weekends, and holidays)
  • Maintain composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff, and the public occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, including the ability to conduct briefings that present clear, concise, logic-based conclusions to support and inform the executive decision-making process
  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment and help implement new ideas to help drive the EP program forward
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as required
  • Maintain composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff, and the public occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations
  • Must have the ability to fluently speak, read, and write in English
  • Strong IT skills with knowledge of MS Office products
  • Excellent attention to detail & observational skills
  • Strong verbal and written skills

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution preferred
  • Bilingual language skills
  • Advanced medical training (EMT-B or Paramedic)
  • Experience working with families and children in a high net worth environment
  • Experience working in the specified area of operations and familiarity with FBO’s

Salary: Commensurate With Experience

Bruce Riley


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