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PSS / Paramedic (PSS/PARA) | WPSIII

Career Area: Disaster & Emergency Services
City: Baghdad, Iraq
Country: Iraq
Job Description


Provide mobile armed personal protection and emergency response security services in high-risk areas for the Department of State in Baghdad, Iraq. Employees rotate in and out of country throughout the duration of their contract.



This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Provide advanced emergency medical care to Contractor personnel, COM personnel, and others at the direction of DS/RSO, including invasive and pharmacological interventions within the Contractor’s Scope of Practice and in alignment with the National Emergency Medical Services Scope of Practice and Clinical Protocol Guidance
  • Perform day-to-day personal protective security functions.
  • Drive the lead vehicle, principal’s vehicle, follow-vehicle, and/or act as response agent whenever required in motorcade or similar operations.
  • Maintain assigned protective formation position during principal’s walking movements.
  • Participate in advance security preparations.
  • Staffs the security post at the principal’s residence, or man the command post or other static post as required.


  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must currently possess a valid U.S. driver’s license and a valid U.S. tourist passport to be considered
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of verifiable pre-hospital emergency medical services experience at the AEMT or paramedic level. Experience must be a full-time primary duty. Work experience in a hospital or clinic setting does not satisfy this requirement.
  • Must possess current and active National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians certification as a paramedic as well as the following CAPCE approved course certifications:
  1. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Professional Rescuer certification or American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)
  2. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  3. Advanced Trauma Training credentials [i.e., International Life Support (ILS) or Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or equivalent]
  4. Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) course, or an equivalent tactical trauma course of at least 16 hours duration, within the last ninety (90) days.
  • Obtain and maintain a personnel security clearance as identified in the contract (DOS Secret level). Clearance can be obtained during the application process.



Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Employee Assistance
  • Program Performance Reviews & Advancement Opportunities
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program



  • Must attend and successfully complete required training
  • Qualify with the Glock-19, M4, M240, M249, and requalifying as required by the task order (TO)
  • Complete the Physical Readiness Test (PRT) at the 65% performance level and maintain that fitness level for the duration of the contract
  • Must possess no impediments to travel 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