Bodyguard Coordinator at Embassy of The United States

The Embassy of the United States of America to Kenya, located in Nairobi, is home to the diplomatic mission of the United States to the Republic of Kenya. The embassy opened in central Nairobi on 2 March 1964, when the United States established diplomatic relations with Kenya.


EXPERIENCE:  A minimum four (4) years as a commercial bodyguard, civilian or host government police or military including up to six month as a supervisor.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Thorough knowledge  of defense measures to be used in the event of a terrorist attack such as that learned in military or law enforcement training. Knowledge of medical, fire, hostile attack, defensive and emergency driving procedure. Must be familiar with Kenya Police services, military, security and other government offices to ensure effective liaison and to facilitate effective protective operations including advance motorcade operations.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School



Level IV English (fluent, reading/writing/speaking) is required (this may be tested) and Level IV Kiswahili (good working knowledge reading/writing/speaking) is required.


Able leadership and interpersonal relationship, to work on a computer, work on variable shifts, 24 hours on-call schedule, travel out of capital city on an as need basis, administer emergency first aid and be qualified ABS/CPR, communicate effectively orally and in writing, operate a team, use firearm, maintain physical fitness, endure frequent travel, long working hours in a stressful work environment.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.


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