Career Opportunities

Working At Thompson Lehman

Thompson Lehman is a premier Security, Training, and Risk Management company headquartered out of Dallas, TX. We operate both domestically and internationally (CONUS/OCONUS), performing a wide range of security/defense contracts. Founded by Maurice Lehman, a former Special Operations Soldier, we only hire candidates that display qualities of excellence. While a career at Thompson Lehman is both physically and mentally demanding, we compensate according to ability, skill, and tenure. Thompson Lehman offers a complete suite of company benefits to those who qualify.

Employment Requirements

Must Be Able To:

  • Pass polygraph test, background check. Including no felonies, misdemeanors, or outstanding warrants.
  • Pass drug screen.
  • Pass psychological exam.
  • Complete satisfactory credit check, including no payment problems.
  • Work flexible shifts such as nights, weekends, Sunday's, and holidays. No exceptions.
  • Work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.
  • Use excellent written and oral communication skills.​
  • Possess a professional appearance and demeanor expected from a security operator.
  • Must be physically fit and meet height/weight requirements that are dependent upon age.
  • Be extremely customer service oriented.
  • Continuously pass company firearms safety and range testing.
  • Provide proof of honorable military discharge (if applicable).
  • Provide proof of a minimum of 8 years' experience in the security industry. Prior law enforcement or military is an acceptable alternative.​

Please do not waste your time and ours in applying for employment positions if you do not meet these minimum requirements.

Employee Benefits

You Will Have Access To:

  • Competitive salary/wage.
  • Company firing/tactical range.
  • Annual ammunition stipend.
  • Company workout facility
  • Assignment transfer ability (depending on performance).
  • Life insurance
  • Room for advancement (we promote from within).
  • Annual Christmas bonus.
  • Professional development.
  • Pre-deployment training from prior Special Operations & SWAT personnel.
  • Long and short term disability

Thompson Lehman expects a great deal of initiative and maturity from its employees. We are not your average micro-managing security/contracting company.

Hiring Process

Step One: Application

We are selective with who we choose to hire. Strict criteria must be met as many of our contracts and assignment require independent skills, ability, and critical thinking. Send a tailored cover letter, resume, and a minimum of three verifiable references to info@thompsonlehman.com in PDF format. Alternatively, you may use the helpful Application Portal, also located further down the page to submit all your forms and required information. Following submission of the correct forms, our human resources manager will respond promptly if the basic requirements are met. All forms must be tailored to the  individual position you are applying for.

Step Two: Preliminary Interview 

 You will be invited to participate in a virtual interview or phone call.

Step Three: Structured Interview/Tentative Selection

If you passed the initial phone call or virtual interview, a face to face invitation to interview will be made. Upon completion of background screening and security clearance review, a tentative offer of employment will be made.

Step Five: Wage/Salary Negotiation

You will be asked to provide your best offer to the human resources manager for review. An amount will be negotiated and settled upon.

Step Six: Offer of Employment

After all phases of the employment hire process have been completed, a conditional offer of employment will be made. An employment start date, contract start date, or deployment start date will be specified. Welcome to the Thompson Lehman Team.

Current Openings

Thompson Lehman Security & Protection is always looking to fill vacant positions. Join our team today to start an exciting career, the Thompson Lehman Way. We are a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business. If you are a Veteran, please apply.

Brief Job Description For Personal Protection Officer:

  • We are seeking experienced Personal Protection Officers for a current contract. 
  • These positions will provide support for low profile, armed transport services throughout north Texas. 
  • The ideal candidate will have a current PPO certification (Level Four).
  • All company employment qualifications must be met. A small budget for a working suit jacket will be provided. You must have access to business and business casual attire.
  • This position is part-time and fluctuates in demand due to the industry and season. Do not expect to work full time, or have a set number of hours.

Brief Job Description For Personal Protection Officer:

  • These positions will provide support for low profile, armed transport services throughout north Texas. 
  • The ideal candidate will have a current PPO certification (Level Four).
  • All company employment qualifications must be met. A small budget for a working suit jacket will be provided. You must have access to business and business casual attire.
  • This position is part-time and fluctuates in demand due to the industry and season. Do not expect to work full time, or have a set number of hours.

Brief Job Description For Personal Protection Officer:

  • We are seeking experienced Personal Protection Officers for a current contract. 
  • These positions will provide support for low profile, armed transport services throughout north Texas. 
  • The ideal candidate will have a current PPO certification (Level Four).
  • All company employment qualifications must be met. A small budget for a working suit jacket will be provided. You must have access to business and business casual attire.
  • This position is part-time and fluctuates in demand due to the industry and season. Do not expect to work full time, or have a set number of hours.

Brief Job Description For Personal Protection Officer:

  • We are seeking experienced Personal Protection Officers for a current contract. 
  • These positions will provide support for low profile, armed transport services throughout north Texas. 
  • The ideal candidate will have a current PPO certification (Level Four).
  • All company employment qualifications must be met. A small budget for a working suit jacket will be provided. You must have access to business and business casual attire.
  • This position is part-time and fluctuates in demand due to the industry and season. Do not expect to work full time, or have a set number of hours.

Brief Job Description For Personal Protection Officer:

  • We are seeking experienced Personal Protection Officers for a current contract. 
  • These positions will provide support for low profile, armed transport services throughout north Texas. 
  • The ideal candidate will have a current PPO certification (Level Four).
  • All company employment qualifications must be met. A small budget for a working suit jacket will be provided. You must have access to business and business casual attire.
  • This position is part-time and fluctuates in demand due to the industry and season. Do not expect to work full time, or have a set number of hours.

Brief Job Description For Personal Protection Officer:

  • We are seeking experienced Personal Protection Officers for a current contract. 
  • These positions will provide support for low profile, armed transport services throughout north Texas. 
  • The ideal candidate will have a current PPO certification (Level Four).
  • All company employment qualifications must be met. A small budget for a working suit jacket will be provided. You must have access to business and business casual attire.
  • This position is full-time.

Brief Job Description For OCONUS Security Operator:

We are seeking exceptional US Military combat veterans who come from a combat MOS to serve as Static Security Specialists. This position is for contract employment in a High Threat Environment for a prestigious and highly-selective US Government customer. Selected candidates will be expected to provide low-profile security solutions for assignments in sensitive, dynamic and high-threat OCONUS locations. All candidates MUST pass pre-deployment medical screening to include a mandatory Physical Fitness Readiness test and weapons qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (do NOT apply if you do not meet all of the qualifications listed below):

– You must possess at least 8 years of Active Duty Military Experience in a Combat Arms MOS (MOS must be verifiable by your DD-214)
– You must have at least one (1) year of operational experience in a combat zone while in the military (Contracted time will not count towards deployment experience for this job requisition)
– You must possess an active DoD TS/SCI Security Clearance
– You must have an Honorable Discharge from the military (must be verified by your DD-214)
– You must be physically fit and be able to pass a physical fitness test
– You must possess developed shooting skills and the ability to pass advanced marksmanship evaluations with an array of weapons systems to include primary, secondary and crew-served platforms
– You do not have any Felonies or Domestic Violence convictions (past or pending)
– You must be a US Citizen
– You must possess a US Passport
– You must possess a valid Driver’s License

 

Brief Job Description For OCONUS Security Operator:

We are seeking exceptional US Military combat veterans who come from a combat MOS to serve as Static Security Specialists. This position is for contract employment in a High Threat Environment for a prestigious and highly-selective US Government customer. Selected candidates will be expected to provide low-profile security solutions for assignments in sensitive, dynamic and high-threat OCONUS locations. All candidates MUST pass pre-deployment medical screening to include a mandatory Physical Fitness Readiness test and weapons qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (do NOT apply if you do not meet all of the qualifications listed below):

– You must possess at least 8 years of Active Duty Military Experience in a Combat Arms MOS (MOS must be verifiable by your DD-214)
– You must have at least one (1) year of operational experience in a combat zone while in the military (Contracted time will not count towards deployment experience for this job requisition)
– You must possess an active DoD TS/SCI Security Clearance
– You must have an Honorable Discharge from the military (must be verified by your DD-214)
– You must be physically fit and be able to pass a physical fitness test
– You must possess developed shooting skills and the ability to pass advanced marksmanship evaluations with an array of weapons systems to include primary, secondary and crew-served platforms
– You do not have any Felonies or Domestic Violence convictions (past or pending)
– You must be a US Citizen
– You must possess a US Passport
– You must possess a valid Driver’s License

Brief Job Description For OCONUS Security Operator:

We are seeking exceptional US Military combat veterans who come from a combat MOS to serve as Static Security Specialists. This position is for contract employment in a High Threat Environment for a prestigious and highly-selective US Government customer. Selected candidates will be expected to provide low-profile security solutions for assignments in sensitive, dynamic and high-threat OCONUS locations. All candidates MUST pass pre-deployment medical screening to include a mandatory Physical Fitness Readiness test and weapons qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (do NOT apply if you do not meet all of the qualifications listed below):

– You must possess at least 8 years of Active Duty Military Experience in a Combat Arms MOS (MOS must be verifiable by your DD-214)
– You must have at least one (1) year of operational experience in a combat zone while in the military (Contracted time will not count towards deployment experience for this job requisition)
– You must possess an active DoD TS/SCI Security Clearance
– You must have an Honorable Discharge from the military (must be verified by your DD-214)
– You must be physically fit and be able to pass a physical fitness test
– You must possess developed shooting skills and the ability to pass advanced marksmanship evaluations with an array of weapons systems to include primary, secondary and crew-served platforms
– You do not have any Felonies or Domestic Violence convictions (past or pending)
– You must be a US Citizen
– You must possess a US Passport
– You must possess a valid Driver’s License

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