20 July 2016

PSS/Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate (EMT-I) - Iraq

Employer: SOC 
Location: Baghdad, Iraq

*Must have an active EMT - I (Intermediate) or above certification
Must have an active CPR/AED certification
Medic support to principal and PRS detail members.

The EMT-I is designated as a protective security specialist (P). The EMT-I is required to attend and pass the Basic PSS training course, as outlined in this contract. The EMT-I is required to maintain weapons qualification, as outlined in this contract, with the Glock, M4, Shotgun, M240, M249 and M203 and familiarization fire for the AK47. The EMT-I vetted personnel are authorized to permanently fill the Labor Categories of EMT-I and the PSS in case of shortages with the approval of HTP
Conduct protective security operations and provide medic support as required.
Must be a U.S. Citizen

Three (3) years of experience:

One (1) year of the three, shall include experience in protective security assignments.

Experience can be gained in the employ of any national, State/Provincial, Local or commercial entities providing high threat protective services that require skills similar to those of this contract:

MUST possess a State or National Registry certification of an EMT-Intermediate/85, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), or Paramedic license, (written and practical examinations) trained and certified to current, U.S. - recognized standards.

Experience working as an EMT, with a majority of the experience being within an emergency room and/or in direct support of military operations. Have experience/knowledge in current TCCC guidelines.

The EMT-I shall successfully complete the PSS training requirements CONUS and shall receive extensive ON JOB TRAINING (OJT).
Must have valid, current U.S. driver’s license and U.S. tourist passport.
Submission of current approved CPR credentials for Professional Rescuer/Health CareProviders.
Registration Certification must be valid for the period of deployment.
Must have a personal and, if appropriate, military discharge under honorable conditions.
Must be able to pass an in-depth medical screening in order to meet the requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Personnel Security clearance.
Meet minimum firearms proficiency pre-requisites, including formal training on: Familiarity with weapons safety concerns and procedures.
Must be able to pass an in-depth background check.

Physical and Mental requirements:
Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
Must be able to regularly walk, run, bend, and crawl, while wearing full protective gear.
Possess binocular vision, correctable to 20/30 (Snellen) and shall not be color blind.
Be capable of satisfying the physical efficiency battery scores used by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC). These standards can be found on the internet at

documents/physical-efficiency-battery/peb.html. Seventy (70%) is the minimum passing standard in each category.
Capacity to think, concentrate and focus over long periods of time
Capacity to reason and make sound decisions
Capacity to express thoughts orally (e.g., accurately and quickly)