Contracted Protection Agent   

This is a contract position for commercial freelance security professionals and not those seeking government contracts! Contracts are only awarded upon approval including a background investigation, insurance confirmation and interview with the CEO.

Morton Security is a protective security company, focused on creating unique solutions for commercial and non-profit organizations to operate efficiently and safe.

Based near Charleston, SC, Morton Security seeks outside consulting support to deliver critical decision-making information to our diverse set of clients, which range from Fortune 500 companies to Humanitarian Organizations.

Ideal candidates must have strong business acumen, an entrepreneurial background or desire, protective security management training/experience, ability to solve problems and use technology to do so, and knowledge/experience in Global Security Operations in order to provide protective security, secure transportation and security project management to high profile clients located around the world.

Detailed Description

Working as an independent contractor, the candidate will provide protective services to Morton Security clients operating locally, regionally and globally. Duties will typically include providing close protection services, assessing daily intelligence reports, planning and assessing individual and group itineraries, identifying current and emerging threats to the client and their organization, coordinating with local security vendors, conducting risk assessments, conducting business related executive services, inspecting vehicles and equipment for reliability and function.


  • Able to lead, work independently, or as part of a team.

  • Ability to use technology in security operations in order to ensure quality control.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Fluency in multiple languages.

  • Easy to talk to, detail oriented, tactful and candid.

  • Good listener with the ability to read people and the flexibility to interact differently with clients at all levels within the organization.

  • Excellent business acumen, understands intelligence analysis for businesses and government agencies.

  • Intellectually quick, with the ability to easily grasp global security concepts.

  • Strong work ethic with a sense of urgency to get things done.

Preferred Experience


B.S. or M.S degree and a minimum of 8 years of global security experience.

Established consulting firm or business with professional liability insurance coverage.

Intermediate level proficiency with MS Office tools, including MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Publisher, and MS PowerPoint.

Candidates with distinguished academic achievement, a high level of personal integrity, a strong interest in Global Security, a high level of energy and a strong desire to learn are welcomed.

Required Experience

8 years experience as a protective security professional (government and/or commercial).

Legal right and authorization to work as an independent contractor.

Security related Associate's Degree or Technical Certification from an accredited school/college/university or Certification from a reputable Protective Security School/Training Facility.

Job Types: Temporary, Contract

Our online platform is designed to connect security providers with customers. 

We provide a system that allows customers to search for protective security professionals that fit their needs, putting them in control and reducing guesswork.


The system not only provides the connection, but also allows for quality control, ops management, finance management, passive tracking and secure communications.  

  • Receive orders

  • Detailed itinerary input

  • Links to advance work

  • Customer profile information

  • Automatic notifications

  • Passive tracking

  • Agent check in feature

  • Invoicing

  • Credit card payment

  • Searchable agent bio and resume

  • Access to liability coverage

  • Access to operations management personnel

  • Transparent fees

We operate globally and are looking for specialists like you!

Quality Controlled On-boarding

Because almost all of our people are contracted, we can be extremely picky about who we use and we are. All our vendors must pass an intensive background check and contract process. 

Reference Verification
Background Check
Insurance Verification
Company Compliance
Direct Deposit