Location West Africa
Full / Part Time Full Time – Back-to-Back (6 weeks on / 6 weeks off)
The Maritime Security Operator is to be part of a team whose role is to mitigate foreseeable risk with the aim of providing security to an off shore instillation in West Africa. It is a position which requires the highest standards of maritime security professionalism and is an integral part of a small armed security team.
Maintenance of maritime security within a specific water-space working within assigned Rules of Engagement and under the control of a senior management structure.
Daily security management of the operation, installation and surrounding area through both static posturing and maritime patrolling.
Provide 24hr security cover for the operation using a fleet of patrol craft and working in shift rotations as required.
Board and search of vessels prior to entry within allocated water-space.
To provide a high-visibility mobile armed presence for the protection of off-shore assets.
Daily maritime patrolling including; offensive, defensive, interdiction, deterrent, escorting and stop and search operations.
Security quality assurance through Standard Operation Procedures (SOP).
Languages: English – fluent, essential / French – desirable
Knowledge and Expertise
Weapon handling and skill at arms experience on a variety of weapon systems; small arms, MMG, HMG.
Proven experience as an off shore security operator and the ability to work in small teams on a variety of patrol craft.
Proven knowledge of tactical maritime security including stop and search operations.
Working knowledge of a variety of communications devices; HF, VHF, Sat-phone.
Qualifications and Experience
Minimum 4 years military experience, preferably maritime.
Armed maritime security experience.
Training in the appropriate and legal use of force.
Certification to include:
Criminal Records Check
Yellow fever certificate
VHF radio operator certificate
Small arms weapon-handling certificate
Desirable Experience Commercial armed maritime operations.
First aid and preferably trauma training.
Ability to teach/mentor other crew members in relevant skills and techniques.
Previous experience of working and living in Africa.
How To Apply:
Submit your CV and covering letter please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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