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Close Personal Protection (CPP) Driver - Australian Embassy Kabul

Business Unit:  International Security Services
Career Area:  International

Kabul, Afghanistan, AF

NationalityOnly FVEY National Candidates (AUS, NZ, USA, UK, CAN, US) will be considered for this role


Role Requirements

  • Security Clearance –  must hold or be eligible to obtain and be in the process of obtaining Security Clearance or an Australian national Security clearance and at the min level of Secret (NV1) 
  • All Close Personal Protection (CPP) personnel to have previous military or law enforcement experience of not less than five (5) years with an excellent record of conduct. Must not have a criminal record and must not have been dishonourably discharged from service or convicted under the Defence Force Disciplinary Act (1982) (or equivalent) or terminated from their employment
  • All CPP or other qualifications obtained in policing or military roles, and/or relevant CPP or other qualifications or accreditation obtained through a recognized private sector registered training organization
  • To hold one of the following qualifications (in-date as a minimum): HLTAID005 Provide First Aid In Remote Situations, Qualsafe’s FREC  3, MIRA or PHTLS-TFR
  • All CPP personnel must have served as a member of a personal security detail or a close personal protection team for at least one (1) year in a high-threat environment
  • Sound knowledge and relevant skill set regarding the planning and conduct of CPP operations in a high-risk environment
  • Experience with Electronic Countermeasures Equipment
  • Drivers licence to operate an armoured vehicle
  • Excellent communication skills, with experience in multiple levels of communication.



Services provided by the Contractor shall be those typically expected for someone in the Position and include, but not be limited to the provision of armed mobile security services to ensure the safety and security of all client staff and other personnel who come under duty of care of Australian Embassy, Kabul. Services the Contractor can expect to carry out, would include: 

  • Operating as a driver of a B6 armoured vehicle as part of a mobile protection team.
  • Operating as a vehicle commander as part of a mobile protection team.
  • Acting as a PPO to Diplomatic clients as part of a mobile protection team.
  • Being able to work alone and as part of a team with both expats and host country nationals.
  • Undertaking any other direction or reasonable request given by appropriate GardaWorld Management team in accordance with GW Standard Operating Procedures and Guidelines



GardaWorld: Make the world a safer place

GardaWorld is a global leader in the security industry, offering a wealth of opportunity to individuals looking to gain experience and develop professionally in a growing industry. We offer flexible schedules, diverse work assignments spanning multiple industries, and training and career advancement opportunities. We embrace diversity and welcome newcomers, women, students, retirees, reservists, veterans, and more to join our team, as we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, we will communicate only with the selected candidates.

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