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Close Protection Officer/HCPC Registered Paramedic

Business Unit:  International Security Services
Career Area:  International

Kabul, Afghanistan, AF Baghdad, Iraq, IQ Erbil, Iraq, IQ

Role Requirements

  • Candidates must hold a current Diploma in Paramedical Science and be a Nationaly Registered Paramedic (HCPC, AHPRA, ANT, HPCSA, etc.), registered nurse, or doctor,
  • To have attended and passed an accredited CP course.
  • Possess a sound knowledge and relevant skill set regarding the planning and conducting of Close Protection operations in a high-risk environment
  • All CPP personnel must have served as a personal security detail or a close personal protection team for a min period of one year in a high-risk environment.
  • Should preferably be ex-military or an ex law enforcement police officer with excellent record of conduct
  • Must not have a criminal record and must not have been dishonorably discharged from any employment


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 and first line medical response services to ensure the safety and security of all GardaWorld client staff and other personnel who come under respective duty of care. Services the Contractor can expect to carry out, would include: 

  • Providing advanced medical support for remote locations and regional tasks in high risk environments
  • Providing direct support to and deploying with Close Protection teams in the field as required and as directed
  • Providing high risk medical mission planning
  • Medical facility assessments and report writing
  • Assisting Registered Nurse with day to day clinical duties as required and as directed



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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