• Balad Air Base, Iraq
  • Required Clearance - None
  • USN
  • Security


Balad, Iraq


FLSA status:

Full Time, Exempt


Clearance level:

U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain U.S. Secret clearance


Summary of essential job functions:

The Entry Control Point (ECP) Supervisor provides daily post level leadership for the Flight Line Security Department that is in line with and fully supports the Performance of Work Statement (PWS). Key Responsibility is to supervise and account for trained personnel who will protect strategic assets within flight line as directed by Senior Security Managers. Comply with and implement relevant sections of ISO 18788 'Management Systems for Private Security Operations'.


Roles and responsibilities:

  • In a supervisory role provides deterrence against the commission of wrongful and unsafe acts, unauthorized and/illegal activities, including potentially life-threatening activities, protection of information, programs, and company or program facilities and property.
  • Provides a safeguard to restricted area assets, including intellectual property. Recommends appropriate standards and associated risk controls as needed to higher management.
  • Works with host country forces junior leadership to mentor and provide guidance on all aspects of priority level resource protection.
  • Consistently demonstrates weapon proficiency and maintains weapons qualifications for all assigned weapons.
  • Ensures compliance with policies, procedures, and practices set forth by senior leadership.
  • Augments and posts security assignments as needed. Performs other reasonable duties with the broad scope of the job as assigned.
  • Must be able to consistently display behavior of the highest professional and ethical standards that would preclude any negative perceptions of the company or the host nation. Furthermore, must be able to project/or enforce these standards on those they are leading.
  • Applies sound judgment in executing operational requirements of the Base Defense Plan (BDP) and the Performance Work Statement (PWS).


Desired knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Must possess an elevated understanding of priority level resource, flight line security, and restricted/controlled area security.
  • Must possess the ability to exercise discretion and good judgement to make logical and effective decisions.
  • Knowledge of weaponry, laws, directives programs, policy and procedures governing Security Forces activities.
  • Good people skills, with the ability to communicate company policies to nonmanagerial groups in person and in writing
  • Ability to create and maintain positive working relationships.
  • Possess strong analytical skills with ability to persuade /advise senior decision-makers on technical matters.
  • Highly developed administrative and IT skills, including maintenance of records (digital and paper).
  • Willing to be flexible regarding hours and respond quickly to time-sensitive or urgent requirements.
  • Excellent eye for detail and strict adherence to approved processes and procedures.
  • Consistently demonstrate integrity, trustworthiness loyalty and commitment.
  • Understanding of cultural factors and sensitivities when working with Iraqi Military and Iraqi civilian co-workers.


Minimum qualifications and education requirements:

  • Must possess a minimum of five (5) years' experience in a military or law enforcement background. USAF Security Forces experience is preferred.
  • Must possess two (2) years' verifiable leadership experience in either the military or civilian career fields.
  • Must possess verifiable one (1) year minimum operational experience in a high threat environment. Middle east experience is preferred.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain final SECRET security clearance to work with classified information and material, IAW DOD 5220.22 and NISPOM.


Preferred qualifications:

  • Prefer six (6) years military experience, ideally obtaining the rank E5 and above.
  • An in-depth knowledge of security concepts and standards such as Balad Air Base Performance of Work Statement (PWS) is desired.


Physical requirements and working conditions:

  • Ability to remain stationary for long periods of time.
  • Ability to continuously walk, stand and move about.
  • Frequently lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighting up to 50 lbs.
  • Frequently bends, kneels and crouches.
  • Must be able to don and wear protective equipment for up to 12 hours a day.
  • Must be able to perform perimeter and vehicle patrols.
  • Ability to work in harsh, outdoor climatic conditions including potential exposure to adverse weather, fumes, dust, extreme temperatures, noise and other environmental hazards.
  • Able to work under austere living conditions with the potential for an element of danger.


Sallyport is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


About us:

Sallyport is a global provider of a full spectrum of security and mission support solutions tailored to enable global security and stability operations.  With over 2,500 employees, Sallyport offers a comprehensive range of global protective, security and mission support solutions to US Government, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of private and commercial clients. 

Sallyport's mission is to consistently deliver high quality services with full integrity and focus on performance excellence to every client on every mission.


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