Gavin de Becker & Associates

Industry: Hospitality

About Gavin de Becker & Associates

GDBA is a dynamic security firm innovating threat assessment and public figure protection. Our mission aims to protect and enhance the lives of our clients. From media figures and transnational corporations to universities and women's shelters, GDBA stands on the front line of the assessment, prediction, and management of violence.

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Why Work at the Company?

GDBA finds that veterans make ideal candidates for positions with the firm as they tend to already embody the desired traits and qualities we seek: our candidates must be fit, honest, trustworthy, curious, passionate, service oriented, and able to perform under pressure in a variety of situations. GDBA has a merit-based promotion system-- we reward our associates' performance, innovation, and creativity. Additionally, while we hire candidates from a range of background and experience levels, more senior level starting positions are available for candidates who have served as a Commissioned Officer, Senior Non-Commissioned Officer (E-6+), or who are LEOSA eligible.

Top Jobs

Concierge and Guest Services


Assist patrons at hotel, apartment or office building with personal services. May take messages, arrange or give advice on transportation, business services or entertainment, or monitor guest requests for housekeeping and maintenance.

Top Degrees

Criminal Justice/Police Science

A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of police and public security officers, including patrol and investigative activities, traffic control, crowd control and public relations, witness interviewing, evidence collection and management, basic crime prevention methods, weapon and equipment operation and maintenance, report preparation and other routine law enforcement responsibilities.