We don’t hire employees.
We hire leaders.

PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP TRACK (PLT)

GDBA’s Professional Leadership Track (PLT) is a 2-year on-the-job training curriculum that prepares protectors for future leadership positions at GDBA or in their next career.

CAREER PROGRESSION

GDBA’s promotional system is merit-based. Performance matters most, not seniority.

TRAINING

GDBA offers hundreds of training courses, exercises, and certifications. Each step throughout the 2-year PLT and beyond is measured and evaluated by the Training Division to ensure every associate continually gains proficiency, experience, and confidence.

QUALIFICATIONS

We care about one thing: Performance.

CULTURE

Our culture is embodied by three aspects of our work:
1) merit-based, 2) bureaucracy-free, and 3) opportunity-driven.

MISSION

Many associates protect our clients at their residences, while others are assigned to corporate Global Operations Centers or other business locations that demand close protection. Most protectors are assigned to a multitude of details within their first year.

FAQs

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Join GDBA

The first two years at GDBA:

  • 5,000 hours protecting some of the world’s most at-risk individuals and enterprises
  • 500 hours of training, mentoring, instructing, and certification
  • Letters of recommendation from senior leaders
  • 4 academies completed at the Gavin de Becker Institute
  • Eligible for three promotions laddering to position of Security Staff Leader
  • GDBA Professional Portfolio documenting it all

Training Our Protectors

Upcoming Recruitment Events

29 Palms
Mini Education Career Fair
Friday, August 18th, 2017 from 8:00AM — 10:00AM.
1530, 202/203, Lifelong Learning Center

 

Ventura County Military Collaborative- Camarillo Community Center
Military and Veteran Expo
Saturday, August 26th 2017 from 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM

 

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