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Executive Protection Specialist

The Company:  Aflac Columbus
The Location: 

Columbus, GA, US, 31999

The Division:  Corporate Services
Job Id:  2560

Job Summary

Provide protective escort and accompany designated executives on all movements and provide body cover to mitigate risk


Principal Duties & Responsibilities

• Participates in providing protective service programs as directed for the executive and other high-risk staff and their families


• Initiate emergency-response actions in the event of crises, emergencies or threats to designated executives and provide first responder level medical support as circumstances dictate and takes proactive measures to prevent such incidents


• Conduct security threat assessments while reviewing the daily schedule and projected travel itinerary of the executives to identify potential security and safety related issues.


• Ensure reconnaissance of locations on the travel itinerary for designated executives are conducted to identify potential risks and countermeasures to mitigate the risk


• Perform logistical support for the executive’s movements by coordinating with hosts, staff, drivers and others to ensure a seamless and consistent application of protective security measures


• Gives tips and precautions on how to prevent security-threatening situations


• Attends specialized training in tactical driving, self-defense, certification in First Aid/CPR, defibrillator usage and first responder medicine.


• Provides other duties as assigned.


Education & Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Four years of law enforcement or protective services experience needed
  • CPR/First Aid certified
  • May be scheduled to work any shift
  • On-call, after-hours and weekend support are required.
  • Travel is equal to/greater than 50%

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience


Education & Experience Required

  • Successful completion of the International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) and Certified in Security Supervisor Management (CSSM) course
  • Former Executive Security experience


Job Knowledge & Skills

• An ability to assess, understand and mitigate threats to the company and people


• Strong experience with: executive protection, intelligence analysis and risk assessments


• Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to operate a motor vehicle


• Ability to interact effectively with Senior Management and Executive staff


• Demonstrated knowledge of public/private security and protection principles and practices


• Knowledge of Aflac’s organizational and functional operating structure, products, administrative procedures, policy data, benefit plans, and terminology


• Strong communication skills



  • Acting with Integrity
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Pursuing Self-Development
  • Serving Customers
  • Supporting Change
  • Supporting Organizational Goals
  • Working with Diverse Populations

Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA