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PSI is always looking to enhance its staff with professional, talented individuals. If you are interested in applying to any open positions please click 'Apply Now' under one of the positions below to fill an Request For Employment Form. All interested person(s) are also considered for future employment opportunities. If one of the current positions below does not interest you, but you would still like to be considered for future employment opportunities, fill out the General Request For Employment Form.

Current Positions

Position TitleLocationAgency/Contract
AdjudicatorOak Ridge, TN
Antiterrorism/Force Protection Analyst Washington, DC
Chief of Protective ServicesTullahoma, TNArnold Air Force Base
Lead Security Force OfficersTullahoma, TNArnold Air Force Base
Physical Security AnalystWashington, DC
Physical Security Consultant Knoxville, TN
Security Force OfficersTullahoma, TNArnold Air Force Base

Adjudicator
Oak Ridge, TN,
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Job Description

Provide administrative and clerical support necessary to assist our client with their daily operations. 

 

Duration Part-Time as needed
Requirements
  • Punctual.
  • Discrete.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and accept directives.
  • Professional appearance.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Work can be done after hours or during the wekeend.
Responsibilities
  • Screen, review and evaluate completed "issue" and "non-issue" reports of investigation to include: National Agency Checks with Inquiries(NACIs), Access Nationals Agency Checks with Inquiries (ANACI's), Limited Background Investigations(LBI's), Minimum Background Checks (MBI's) and Single Scope Background Investigations (SSBI's).
  • Identify and analyze derogatory and mitigating information for suitability (5 CFR731 E.O. 10450) and for national security (E.O. 12968).
  • Request support documentation from applicant related to financial, criminal, or other matters as required.
  • Prepare detailed adjudicative analytical summaries recommending further course of action for processing with supporting rationale.
  • Manage and prepare for government signature requests for additional information and Letter of Interrogatory (LOI's).
  • Manage caseload with appropriate follow-up based on government timelines.
  • Review appeals and reconsideration requests and prepare a summary of recommended findings.
Education & Work Experience
  • Background Investigation (BI) - Public Trust Position (Level 6).
  • Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and related experience in personnel security.
  • Two years of experience adjudicating suitability and security background investigations.
  • Successful completion of an accredited Basic and Advanced Suitability Adjudication Course (subject to waiver under certain circumstances).
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications and knowledge of processing e-QIP.
Security Clearance

Must have TS or Q clearance.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Protection Strategies Incorporated takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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3-5 min. to complete (est.)



Antiterrorism/Force Protection Analyst
Washington, DC,
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Job Description

We are seeking a Antiterrorism/Force Protection Analyst  to join our team in support of our work with a federal threat management customer. This position supports the client in maintaining and enhancing the legality, credibility, and legitimacy of its physical security services through the analysis of physical protection systems.

Duration Contingent upon contract award.
Requirements
  • Active shooter Training experience.
  • Military or industry-based security background in the identified responsibilities.
  • One year or more of AT/FP experience within the Department of Defense, or associated industry company implementing and/or leading an Antiterrorism/Force Protection program (company or installation level).
Responsibilities

As the Antiterrorism/Force Protection Analyst you will be responsible for the following duties:


  • Assist with routine planning and assessment of the client Antiterrorist (AT) program, which includes developing, maintaining and updating threat plans and training materials.
  • Assist with the development, coordination, execution, and documenting of Threat Working Group, Antiterrorism Working Group, and Antiterrorism Executive Committee meetings.
  • Update and maintain action items electronically.
  • Maintain records of all business transacted at these meetings.
  • Assist with the conduct of special event vulnerability assessments.
  • Assist with implementing and executing the required TWG, ATWG, and ATEC inclusive of coordinating, distributing, and compilation of results which will be transmitted in the format of formal meeting minutes.
  • Update, maintain, and assist in executing the Insider Threat training awareness program for the Newcomer’s Orientation Program.  Provide briefings/materials for training.  Upgrade briefing materials based on feedback from training sessions.
  • Conduct monthly and comprehensive annual reviews.
  • Assist in the execution of Risk Assessment process.  Participate in Theater, higher headquarters, Agency, and/or host installation/facility annual AT criticality and vulnerability assessments when facilities and assets are being assessed.
  • Prepare AT criticality and vulnerability assessment inputs and packages for coordination, and submit inputs for final documents for approval.
  • Assist in the performance of assessments of facilities and assets to ensure compliance for minimum antiterrorism standards for building.
  • Conduct special event vulnerability assessments and draft the associated special event vulnerability assessment reports for events where 300 or more DoD personnel will be present.
  • Develop, deploy, maintain and assist in executing the Active Shooter Awareness Program, inclusive of initial orientation training, on-going updates, and continuous and interactive media presentations. Prepare training videos, briefings and media presentations.
  • Develop and incorporate active shooter based exercises at all levels.
  • Prepare monthly training reports to provide complete Active Shooter training status and metrics.
  • Assist in coordinating all exercise activities with the customer Emergency Management and Continuity of Operations Division and prepare Master Scenario Events List and After-Action Reports. Prepare minutes of hot wash activities, working papers and final After Action Reports.
Education & Work Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 1 or more year experience, Associate’s Degree with 3 to 5 years’ experience, or no degree with 6 or more years in advanced Anti-terrorism/Force Protection.
Security Clearance
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen. 
  • Must be able to attaining a DoD TS clearance within 180 days.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Protection Strategies Incorporated takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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3-5 min. to complete (est.)



Chief of Protective Services
Tullahoma, TN, Arnold Air Force Base
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Job Description

Protection Strategies Incorporated(PSI), provides support services at the  Air Force's Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, TN.

AEDC is the nation's largest complex of flight simulation test facilities. This $11 billion complex includes 58 aerospace test facilities with the ability to simulate flight from subsonic to hypersonic speed at altitudes from sea-level to space.  Twenty-seven of the complex's facilities are unique in the United States; fourteen are unique in the world.

As a Chief of Protective Services, you will be responsible for the professional operation, administration, profitability, and quality assurance of uniformed services for a client's site. In this role, you will:

  • Oversee that all aspects of the security function on-stie is perfromed in a diligent manner (staffing, scheduling, and on-site training all personnel assigned to his/her site).
  • Ensure that contract-required training and screening elements for security personnel have been met.
  • Maintain overtime to a preset requirement designated by PSI.
  • Ensure quality of service and contract compliance by regularly inspecting security personnel assigned to his/her site.
  • Perform other operations related functions (e.g., payroll, revew and maintain incident reports, issue uniforms, coordinate fleet vehicles, assist in preparation of security surveys and post orders).
  • Make recommendations for positive and negative personnel actions for those under his/her direct supervision.
  • Respond to client requests.
Duration Contract
Requirements
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English well enough to understand, give and take directions.
  • Possess a valid state driver’s license. Current Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification is desired.
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment fitness test and annual fitness test thereafter, consisting of: cardiovascular endurance, anaerobic power, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility training.

The fitness test consists of:

  1. Sit-ups in 1 minute: 15 repetitions
  2. Push-ups: 21 repetitions
  3. 300-Meter Run: < = 87.0 seconds
  4. 1.5-Mile Run/Walk: < = 18 minutes

Physical Requirements: 

  1. May be required to work in areas of high noise levels.   20%
  2. Occasional lifting (10-30 lbs)   25%
  3. Occasional carrying (10-30-lbs)  25%
  4. Reaching above shoulders - daily 10%
  5. Use of fingers  100%
  6. Both hands required  100%
  7. Both legs required   100%
  8. Ability to distinguish basic colors  100%
  9. Hearing required  100%
  10. Vision (Corrected) 100%
  11. Walking 35%
  12. Standing 85%
Required Skills
  • The work environment requires the ability to cooperate, work in teams and work well with individuals at all levels of the company, the client, and outside users.
  • The nature of the work requires the ability to communicate clearly.  100%
  • Multiple work station assignments (office, test control room, test cell, shops, fields, etc.) 100%
  • Use of personal transportation for travel within the AEDC area and company-provided transportation to other users’ facilities.  45%
  • May be required to stand for extended periods of time.  85%

Equipment and Machines:

  • Must have the ability to use PC and associated equipment on a  daily basis.    40%
  • Use of the telephone is required.    40%
  • Use of other general office equipment.   10%
  • Must be able to maintain qualification and authorization to carry the required weapons. (Security Force personnel)

Attendance:

  • Regular attendance is essential to the efficient operation of PSI and is a necessary condition of employment.  Each employee will be expected to adhere to the work schedule established by his/her supervisor and comply with the company’s attendance policy.  Employees are expected to report to work at the scheduled time, return from breaks promptly, and depart work not earlier than the end of the scheduled day. Compliance with safety rules and safe work practices is an essential function of the job.

Other Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.
  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.
  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.
Education & Work Experience
  • Must possess High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Two years of military police or security forces experience and/or two years of professional police experience in a civilian law enforcement agency.
  • Must be a graduate of a civilian police academy or a recognized military police/Security Forces academy with the capability to complete a civilian police academy within 6 months.
  • Must be able to maintain qualification and authority to carry firearms. 
Security Clearance
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a required Secret Security Clearance and meet all requirements under Tennessee Code Annotated (TCA) 38-8-118.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Protection Strategies Incorporated takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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3-5 min. to complete (est.)



Lead Security Force Officers
Tullahoma, TN, Arnold Air Force Base
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Job Description

Protection Strategies Incorporated(PSI), provides support services at the  Air Force's Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, TN.

AEDC is the nation's largest complex of flight simulation test facilities. This $11 billion complex includes 58 aerospace test facilities with the ability to simulate flight from subsonic to hypersonic speed at altitudes from sea-level to space.  Twenty-seven of the complex's facilities are unique in the United States; fourteen are unique in the world.

  • In managing this on-site security force, the Lead Officer provides the leadership, direction, guidelines, and procedural framework within which the staff will operate.
  • Under general supervision, performs responsibilities related to physical security and law enforcement functions and activities.
  • Security requirements include manning of fixed posts, mobile and foot patrol, escorts, and completion of required forms and reports.
  • Law enforcement duties include mobile patrol, traffic control, use of radar, issuing traffic citations, arrests, crowd control during disturbances and special events, traffic accident investigation, response to major accidents or incidents, initial investigation of incidents and serious violations, and crime prevention.
  • Each Security Force Officer is required to maintain a professional appearance and execute all duties and responsibilities in a professional, tactful, and courteous manner.
  • It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (personal protective equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

**Due to Air Force Security requirements U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at AEDC.

**PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Duration Contract
Requirements
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English well enough to understand, give and take directions.
  • Possess a valid state driver’s license. Current Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification is desired.
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment fitness test and annual fitness test thereafter, consisting of: cardiovascular endurance, anaerobic power, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility training.

The fitness test consists of:

  1. Sit-ups in 1 minute: 15 repetitions
  2. Push-ups: 21 repetitions
  3. 300-Meter Run: < = 87.0 seconds
  4. 1.5-Mile Run/Walk: < = 18 minutes

Physical Requirements: 

  1. May be required to work in areas of high noise levels.   20%
  2. Occasional lifting (10-30 lbs)   25%
  3. Occasional carrying (10-30-lbs)  25%
  4. Reaching above shoulders - daily 10%
  5. Use of fingers  100%
  6. Both hands required  100%
  7. Both legs required   100%
  8. Ability to distinguish basic colors  100%
  9. Hearing required  100%
  10. Vision (Corrected) 100%
  11. Walking 35%
  12. Standing 85%
Required Skills
  • Must have management, supervisory, communicative and interpersonal skills, and must be able to be flexible and operate on an "emergency/on-call basis".
  • The work environment requires the ability to cooperate, work in teams and work well with individuals at all levels of the company, the client, and outside users.
  • The nature of the work requires the ability to communicate clearly.  100%
  • Multiple work station assignments (office, test control room, test cell, shops, fields, etc.) 100%
  • Use of personal transportation for travel within the AEDC area and company-provided transportation to other users’ facilities.  45%
  • May be required to stand for extended periods of time.  85%

Equipment and Machines:

  • Must have the ability to use PC and associated equipment on a  daily basis.    40%
  • Use of the telephone is required.    40%
  • Use of other general office equipment.   10%
  • Must be able to maintain qualification and authorization to carry the required weapons. (Security Force personnel)

Attendance:

  • Regular attendance is essential to the efficient operation of PSI and is a necessary condition of employment.  Each employee will be expected to adhere to the work schedule established by his/her supervisor and comply with the company’s attendance policy.  Employees are expected to report to work at the scheduled time, return from breaks promptly, and depart work not earlier than the end of the scheduled day. Compliance with safety rules and safe work practices is an essential function of the job.

Other Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.
  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.
  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.
Education & Work Experience
  • Must possess High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Two years of military police or security forces experience and/or two years of professional police experience in a civilian law enforcement agency. 
  • Must be a graduate of a civilian police academy or a recognized military police/Security Forces academy with the capability to complete a civilian police academy within 6 months. 
  • Must be able to maintain qualification and authority to carry firearms. 
Security Clearance
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a required Secret Security Clearance and meet all requirements under Tennessee Code Annotated (TCA) 38-8-118.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Protection Strategies Incorporated takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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3-5 min. to complete (est.)



Physical Security Analyst
Washington, DC,
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Job Description

We are seeking for a Physical Security Analyst to join our team in support of our work with a federal threat management customer. This position will support our client in maintaining and enhancing the legality, credibility, and legitimacy of its physical security services through the analysis of physical protection systems.

Duration Contingent upon contract award
Requirements
  • Knowledge of physical protection regulations and industry standards.
  • Knowledge of physical and electronic security systems, including video surveillance, intrusion detection, duress, fire/smoke detection, access control, system automation and integration.
  • Intermediate to advanced experience using MS Excel, Access, and Word; 3+ years of experience using SharePoint.
  • Knowledge of Risk/Vulnerability Analysis.
Responsibilities
  • Provide detailed analytics to the client on a daily basis.
  • Understand how support is provided during crisis action.
  • Conduct peer-reviews of results from joint assessments, tracking and monitoring of taskings associated with the Integrated Analysis Task Force – Homeland Infrastructure Threat and Risk Analysis Center (IATF-HITRAC) effort, as well as addressing actions when designated.
  • Conduct various types of analyses to support critical infrastructure threat assessment (e.g., adversary sequence diagramming, path analysis, scenario analysis, etc.)
  • Apply modeling and simulation technology to evaluate the effectiveness of physical security countermeasures against a variety of threat scenarios.
  • Conduct evaluations to determine effectiveness of physical protection systems.
  • Provide red team analysis in a critical infrastructure protection environment.
  • Provide Emergency Management evaluation, gap analysis, and support.
Education & Work Experience
  • Bachelors' degree is required.
  • 5-8+ years in industrial security and/or law enforcement and 10+ years of total professional experience.
Security Clearance
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Protection Strategies Incorporated takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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3-5 min. to complete (est.)



Physical Security Consultant
Knoxville, TN,
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Job Description

 

This position has the responsibility for providing consultation to clients on Physical Security needs according to North American Electric Reliability Corporation guidelines.

 

Duration Contingent upon contract award
Requirements
  • Ability to lead junior staff conducting security assessments, writing assessment reports and assisting the client prepare evidence for the regulatory authority. 
  • Candidate must have 2 or more years experience with NERC CIP standards.
  • Experience with preparing and/or presenting evidence during a NERC audit. 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and communicate effectively with senior management, company subject matter experts, and executives.     
  • Certified Protection Professional (CPP) or Physical Security Professional (PSP) certifications are strongly desired, or
  • Electrical industry physical security experience as an employee or contractor or experience as an auditor for a NERC regional entity
  • Documented experience in threat vulnerability assessments and/or development of NERC security plans in the electrical industry.
  • Must be willing to travel. 
  • Position will require successful completion of background investigations up to and/or including National Security clearances
Required Skills
  • Demonstrated experience with physical security systems within the law enforcement, government or military sectors. This experience must include experience with security systems that protect city, county, state or federal facilities to include Canadian agencies and all global military branches.
  • Conducting and/or evaluating threat and vulnerability analysis of a physical attack.
  • Developing and/or implementing mitigation recommendations related to identified threats
  • Designing and/or evaluating physical security plans
  • Designing, implementing or evaluating asset protection plans, specifically those related to facilities with special emphasis on industrial complexes.
  • Other experience with physical security risk mitigation activities that may include compliance related activities associated with Nuclear Regulatory Commission Standards, Interagency Security Committee Standards, Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards, Alberta Counterterrorism Crisis Management Plans or Alberta Reliability Standards.
Education & Work Experience

Advanced degree in Information Systems, Engineering or toehre lated fields is preferred or B.S. degree with 5-10 years of experience.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Protection Strategies Incorporated takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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3-5 min. to complete (est.)



Security Force Officers
Tullahoma, TN, Arnold Air Force Base
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Job Description

Protection Strategies Incorporated(PSI), provides support services at the  Air Force's Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, TN.

AEDC is the nation's largest complex of flight simulation test facilities. This $11 billion complex includes 58 aerospace test facilities with the ability to simulate flight from subsonic to hypersonic speed at altitudes from sea-level to space.  Twenty-seven of the complex's facilities are unique in the United States; fourteen are unique in the world.

  • Under general supervision, performs responsibilities related to physical security and law enforcement functions and activities.
  • Security requirements include manning of fixed posts, mobile and foot patrol, escorts, and completion of required forms and reports.
  • Law enforcement duties include mobile patrol, traffic control, use of radar, issuing traffic citations, arrests, crowd control during disturbances and special events, traffic accident investigation, response to major accidents or incidents, initial investigation of incidents and serious violations, and crime prevention.
  • Each Security Force Officer is required to maintain a professional appearance and execute all duties and responsibilities in a professional, tactful, and courteous manner.
  • It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (personal protective equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

**Due to Air Force Security requirements U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at AEDC.

**PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Duration Contract
Requirements
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English well enough to understand, give and take directions.
  • Possess a valid state driver’s license. Current Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification is desired.
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment fitness test and annual fitness test thereafter, consisting of: cardiovascular endurance, anaerobic power, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility training.

The fitness test consists of:

  1. Sit-ups in 1 minute: 15 repetitions
  2. Push-ups: 21 repetitions
  3. 300-Meter Run: < = 87.0 seconds
  4. 1.5-Mile Run/Walk: < = 18 minutes

Physical Requirements: 

  1. May be required to work in areas of high noise levels.   20%
  2. Occasional lifting (10-30 lbs)   25%
  3. Occasional carrying (10-30-lbs)  25%
  4. Reaching above shoulders - daily 10%
  5. Use of fingers  100%
  6. Both hands required  100%
  7. Both legs required   100%
  8. Ability to distinguish basic colors  100%
  9. Hearing required  100%
  10. Vision (Corrected) 100%
  11. Walking 35%
  12. Standing 85%
Required Skills
  • The work environment requires the ability to cooperate, work in teams and work well with individuals at all levels of the company, the client, and outside users.
  • The nature of the work requires the ability to communicate clearly.  100%
  • Multiple work station assignments (office, test control room, test cell, shops, fields, etc.) 100%
  • Use of personal transportation for travel within the AEDC area and company-provided transportation to other users’ facilities.  45%
  • May be required to stand for extended periods of time.  85%

Equipment and Machines:

  • Must have the ability to use PC and associated equipment on a  daily basis.    40%
  • Use of the telephone is required.    40%
  • Use of other general office equipment.   10%
  • Must be able to maintain qualification and authorization to carry the required weapons. (Security Force personnel)

Attendance:

  • Regular attendance is essential to the efficient operation of PSI and is a necessary condition of employment.  Each employee will be expected to adhere to the work schedule established by his/her supervisor and comply with the company’s attendance policy.  Employees are expected to report to work at the scheduled time, return from breaks promptly, and depart work not earlier than the end of the scheduled day. Compliance with safety rules and safe work practices is an essential function of the job.

Other Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.
  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.
  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.
Education & Work Experience
  • Must possess High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Two years of military police or security forces experience and/or two years of professional police experience in a civilian law enforcement agency. 

  • Must be a graduate of a civilian police academy or a recognized military police/Security Forces academy with the capability to complete a civilian police academy within 6 months. 

  • Must be able to maintain qualification and authority to carry firearms. 

Security Clearance
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a required Secret Security Clearance and meet all requirements under Tennessee Code Annotated (TCA) 38-8-118.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Protection Strategies Incorporated takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Apply Now
3-5 min. to complete (est.)