Guard Shift Supervisor (GSS) (G)

Location Other-Worldwide
Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Operations - All Open Positions
Regular Full-Time


SOC is a trusted global provider of mission solutions with a history of assuring safe and effective operations for U.S. Government and commercial customers. SOC provides a guarantee of discrete and effective service so that customers can do their best work. We employ over 5,000 professionals engaged in the delivery of mission critical safeguards and security, facility management and operations, engineering, explosive ordnance storage and disposal, and international logistics and life support services. Our customers include the U.S. Departments of State, Energy, and Defense, Fortune 500 companies, and non-governmental organizations.


  • On-site supervision of large groups of guards or specific sectors or functions of the guard program.
  • Assists the GFC in managing and directing guard operations on a day-to-day basis under direction from DS/RSO.
  • Assists the GFC to plan, manage, and evaluate guard force operations.
  • Ensures that all guard personnel are aware of and abide by all Post and general orders
  • A bio approved GSS is authorized to permanently fill the position / labor category of the Complex Supervisor (CS) in case of shortages with the approval of the CO or COR.


  • US citizenship required
  • US Passport and US State Driver's License required
  • Must possess a minimum of ten (10) years of experience as a military officer or NCO (at US E-6 or above or equivalent), or equivalent law enforcement/armed commercial guard force supervisory experience.
  • Military discharge must be Honorable
  • Experience must include physical security, access control, and force protection, and must be similar in complexity and scope to the specific requirements of the task order.


Upon approval, and before beginning work on the contract, the GFC shall:

  • Attend and successfully complete the applicable guard training course
  • Attend and successfully complete the supervisor training course
  • US citizen and TCN guard personnel shall qualify with the Glock-19, M4, M240, M249, and Remington 870 shotgun, re-qualifying as required by the task order. LN guard personnel shall obtain firearms qualification on those firearms specified in the task order.
  • Obtain and maintain a personnel security clearance/public trust certification as identified in the task order.
  • Complete the WPS Physical Readiness Test at the 65% performance level, and maintain that fitness level for the duration of his/her service on the task order. 
  • Possess no impediments to traveling overseas to and within countries that are considered dangerous or unhealthy in general, or to the country or countries assigned in the applicable task order in specific.


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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