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Cleared American Guard (CAG) - Brasilia, Brazil

20500000434 Requisition #

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.


We are actively seeking experience CAG's to support the U.S. Department of State’s development, implementation, and execution of Construction Security Monitoring Programs at select overseas diplomatic facilities. Personnel selected will provide Site Security at these facilities as a Cleared American Guard (CAG) in Brasilia, Brazil. All selected personnel will be subject to a Suitability Review prior to deployment. Positions are located overseas. 

CAG duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Provide access control to the project site, provide control of secure documents and materials, detect unauthorized access to internal controlled areas, deter the introduction of unauthorized materials, surveilling the activities of un-cleared construction workers to prevent the implantation of clandestine surveillance devices or systems, and to monitor and escort secure cargo while in transit. 


  • U.S. Citizen
  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age
  • Have and maintain a Top-Secret U.S. Government Security Clearance
  • In good physical health and meet medical requirements for the position
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Preferably three (3) years of military experience as a Military Policeman or Marine Security Guard or three (3) years of experience as a security watch stander. 
  • Experienced in the use of alarm systems, metal detectors, x-ray device, and closed-circuit television systems.
  • Capable of reading and speaking English, and be able to write legible, concise reports in English.

 Applicants are expected to provide a resume that clearly supports each of the requirements for this position. 

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 470 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees — 22,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Explore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/careers. Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:

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Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please no phone calls or agencies.



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