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Experienced Drivers - Afghanistan - Australian Nationals - Start TBC

Business Unit:  International Security Services
Career Area:  International

Kabul, Afghanistan, AF

GardaWorld International Protective Services is the international security division of GardaWorld Security Corporation, the world's largest privately owned security company. Our services include static security, consulting, threat monitoring and reporting, crisis response, logistical support, mobile security, close protection, training and risk management.


Our corporate vision is to be the recognized global leader in providing comprehensive security, crisis response and risk management services in high-risk and complex environments delivered at a world-class level by the best quality personnel in the industry. Our mission is to protect and support our clients, securing their place in a complex world by consistently delivering quality services and value, while growing our business.


We are seeking suitably qualified, experienced Australian candidates to be considered for addition to our Standby List for future driver opportunities as they arise. If you would like to be considered for future opportunities, please click the Apply button to register your interest.


AEGIS Job specification: DRIVER – Australian Embassy, Kabul Subject to successful  completion of all documentation and medical checks /confirmation



Job Type



Kabul, Afghanistan


Start Date


TBC - Subject to further confirmation/interview/successul induction etc







Daily Rate



AEGIS offers a competitive daily rate to all personnel. (Contractor will only be paid for days spent on-duty)

* 7% Afghan withholding tax will be deducted from the above daily rate

*A 9.5% superannuation premium will be paid over and above daily rate. This must be paid into your nominated superannuation fund.





8 weeks on, 4 weeks off subject to operational requirements - Leave will only be granted subject to operational requirements


Duration of Task


Open ended - subject to further confirmation  





Travel Pay



Travel pay none is offered. The first day of pay is the day of your arrival in Theatre. Your last day of pay is the day of your departure from Theatre. No Domestic Transit allowance applicable





Aegis will provide the Independent Contractor with housing, food and transportation while you are in Theatre along with insurances




Flight Package


The Hub Airport designated by the Company.  Aegis Worldwide (Australia) PTY Ltd will provide economy class flights (subject to availability) to and from the Consultant’s designated International Hub Airport for each leave rotation.






Hiring Criteria




  • Security Clearance – CPP Team Leaders, Team Member 2i/c and Team Member/Driver – must hold or be eligible to obtain and be in the process of obtaining an Australian national Security clearance and at the min level of Secret (NV1) in accordance with the SOP clause 4.21 – individuals who fail to obtain or retain will be subject to removal. Notwithstanding the above, each CPP team must contact at least one member that holds Secret (NV) national security clearance unless a waiver is obtained
  •   To hold one of the following qualifications (in-date): HLTAID005 Provide First Aid In Remote Situations, FPOS-I, MIRA or PHTLS-TFR.
  •   To have attended and passed an accredited CP course.
  •   Sound knowledge and relevant skill set regarding the planning and conduct of CPP operations in a high risk environment
  •   Ability to communicate in Pashto/Dari is an advantage
  •   Relevant CPP or other qualifications obtained either in police or military roles and/or relevant CPP or other qualifications or accreditation obtained through a recognized private sector registered training organization
  •   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 dishonourably discharged from any employment
  •   Previous in-country experience in a similar capacity would be an advantage

Job Duties


  • Operate as a driver in a B6 armoured vehicle as part of a mobile protection team.
  • Operate as a vehicle commander as part of a mobile protection team.
  • Act as a PPO to Diplomatic clients as part of a mobile protection team.
  • Act as PPO to Diplomatic clients whilst they conduct their daily duties.
  • Must be able to work alone and as part of a team with both expats and host country nationals.


For further information about GardaWorld please follow link: www.garda.com/gw


Please note: any Information provided shall be used by AEGIS to evaluate your qualifications for engaging as a contractor.


Presentation of falsified credentials or false statements can lead to termination of any engagement (or future engagement) with the company.


 * Part of the GardaWorld group of companies

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.