Job Title: Bodyguard
Company: U.S. Embassy in Uganda
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Industry: Embassy

Deadline: 24/05/2024

Job Description:
The U.S. Mission in Uganda, a branch of the U.S. Embassy, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Bodyguard. The incumbent will serve as a Bodyguard (BG) to protect the U.S. Ambassador/Chief of Mission (COM) and other designated or visiting U.S. government officials as directed.


  • Execute protective security operations for designated officials.
  • Protect officials from harm under the supervision of the BG Supervisor and managed by the Regional Security Officer (RSO) to U.S. Kampala.
  • Be proficient in defense measures during personal or terrorist attacks, medical and fire procedures, and defensive and emergency driving.
  • Liaise effectively with Kampala’s Police Services, military, security, and other government offices.
  • Work full-time, 40 hours per week, with variable shifts, 24-hour on-call schedule, and occasional travel outside the capital city.


  • Completion of high/secondary school.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in private sector, government, police, or military security roles.
  • Thorough knowledge of defense measures and emergency procedures.
  • Proficiency in English (Level II) and Luganda or Swahili (Level II).
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to operate up to a Sport Utility Vehicle.
  • Initiative, resourcefulness, leadership, interpersonal skills, and good judgment.
  • Ability to use firearms and endure frequent travel, long working hours, and a stressful environment.
  • Must pass medical and security certifications.

How to Apply:

  • All candidates must obtain and hold a Local Security Certification or Public Trust clearance.
  • Apply online through
  • Submit required documents including diploma, transcripts, proof of citizenship, and others as specified.
  • Applicants invited for tests or interviews will be contacted via email.

Contact Information:
For further assistance, call 0414-306001.
For more details, visit the embassy website: US Embassy – Jobs in Uganda


  • Applicants must accurately describe their status for hiring preference.
  • Deadline for application: 24/05/2024.
  • Further details available on the embassy website.



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