Guard Force Commander (GFC) (G) High Threat Dignitary Protection
Sikat Group LLC
 Lorton, VA
NOTE:  All employment discussions, processing, and offers for this position are fully contingent upon our Client being awarded the work by the U.S. Government and the Candidate meeting all contract-required qualifications and completing contract-required training.

Our confidential Client is currently accepting applications to perform work on a High Threat Dignitary Protection Contract.  Various locations throughout MENA and other austere theaters of operation.

POSITION TITLE:  Guard Force Commander (GFC) (G)

  • Provide designated defensive marksman services as assigned.

  • Manages and directs guard operations on a day-to-day basis under direction from DS/RSO.

  • Plans, manages, and evaluates guard force operations.

  • Ensures that all guard personnel are aware of and abide by all Post and general orders.

  • Coordinates with PRS leadership.


In order to be eligible to work under this contract, US Citizen Contractor personnel shall:

  • Be at least 21 years of age at the time of hiring.

  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license issued from a state within the US.

  • Possess and maintain a valid passport granted by the Department of State.

  • In the case of military service, any separation must have been under honorable conditions, if applicable.

  • In the case of specific human intelligence threat Posts, the person must meet the minimum requirements as identified in the task order.

  • Obtain and maintain a personnel security clearance/public trust certification, as required by the task order.

  • Meet or exceed all applicable position/labor category requirements as detailed in Section 2 of this Attachment and the applicable TO.  The Contractor shall not consider armed guard/protective security experience earned prior to 18 years of age for the purposes of meeting position/labor category experience requirements.

  • Prior to beginning training, shall submit to and receive a negative result on drug and steroid testing

  • Successfully complete the training qualification and re-qualification proficiency requirements with the weapon(s) required by their respective position/labor category.  Any accommodations (e.g., glasses, hearing aids, prostheses, etc.) required to successfully complete training must be used in the performance of duties for the duration of employment on the contract.



Listed below are the minimum qualifications and experience required in order for the Candidate to be considered for this position

  • US citizen/TCN/LN, as specified in the task order.

  • Level three (3) English language proficiency.

  • Level three (3) language proficiency of the TCN guard force is preferred.

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (  This requirement may be substituted with an additional four (4) years of experience as stipulated below.

  • Must possess a minimum of twelve (12) years of experience as a military officer or non-commissioned officer (NCO) (at US E-6 or above or equivalent), or equivalent law enforcement/armed commercial guard force supervisory experience.

  • 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.

  • Experience may be gained in the employ of any federal, state, provincial, local, or commercial entities providing armed high threat protective services that require skills similar to those identified in the guard training course as outlined in SOW – Attachment 2, Training.

Upon initial Client approval, and before beginning work on the contract, the (GFC) shall:

  • Attend and successfully complete the applicable guard training course, as required.

  • Attend and successfully complete the supervisor training course, as required

  • 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.

  • LN must satisfactorily pass the RSO security and suitability investigation.