Guard Force Commander (GFC) (Notional Opportunity)

3 years ago
# of Openings

Primary Function

Responsible for coordination of protective operations in support of a US Government Facility.  Manages and directs guard force operations on a day-to-day basis under direction from the Operations Manager, project leadership team members and the US Government representative on site. Actively support and uphold the Company’s stated vision, mission and values.

Essential Functions

  • Plans, manages and evaluates guard force operations
  • Ensure that all guard personnel are aware of and abide by all Post and General Orders
  • Coordinates with PRS leadership

Job Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. This requirement may be substituted with an additional four (4) years of experience as stipulated below.
  • Must possess a minimum of twelve (12) years of experience as a military officer or non-commissioned officer (NCO) (at U.S. E-6 or above or equivalent), or equivalent law enforcement/armed commercial guard force supervisory experience
  • Experience must include physical security, access control, and force protection, and must be similar in complexity and scope to the specific requirements of the task order
  • Experience may be gained in the employ of any federal, state, provincial, local, or commercial entities providing armed high threat protective services
  • Basic or Advanced Certification as a Security Guard is preferred
  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of hiring
  • Must have a valid US Passport
  • Must have a current US driver's license
  • Must be able to pass a physical fitness agility test and maintain that fitness level for the duration of his/her service on the task order
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening; position is also subject to random drug screening throughout the course of employment
  • If prior US Military, must have an honorable discharge
  • Must be able to pass a detailed background investigation and possess the criteria to be awarded and maintain the necessary US-issued security clearance
  • Must be able to pass a medical physical approving candidate for overseas work
  • Possess no impediments to traveling overseas to and within countries that are considered dangerous or unhealthy in general, or to the country or countries assigned in the applicable task order
  • Attend and successfully complete the applicable guard training course
  • Attend and successfully complete the required supervisor training course
  • Qualify with the Glock-19, M4, M240, M249, and Remington 870 shotgun, re-qualifying as reuqired by the task order

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Proven ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously
  • Strong initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines


Janus is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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