United Federation LEOS-PBA - IL Illinois
Federal Contract Guard Security Division
If you presently working as a federal contract guard or a protective service officer PSO, you should immediately contact the United Federation LEOS-PBA-IL to find out how we can help you and your co-officers improve your wages, benefits and working conditions under a United Federation LEOS-PBA-IL union contract.
The Federal Protective Service (FPS) is the premier provider of security and law enforcement services at U.S. federal government facilities. FPS plays a leading role in the protection of our nation's critical infrastructure, with lead responsibility for ensuring a safe and secure working environment for federal workers and visitors in approximately 9,000 federal facilities nationwide.
FPS is a leader in physical security and law enforcement operations, and it embraces a forward-leaning, strategic approach to security centered on advance planning and preparedness.
The FPS mission is to render federal properties safe and secure for federal employees, officials and visitors in a professional and cost effective manner by deploying a highly trained and multi-disciplined police force. As the federal agency charged with protecting and delivering integrated law enforcement and security services to facilities owned or leased by the General Services Administration (GSA), FPS employs 1,225 federal staff (including 900 law enforcement security officers, criminal investigators, police officers, and support personnel) and 15,000 contract guard staff to secure over 9,000 buildings and safeguard their occupants
Conducting comprehensive security assessment of vulnerabilities at facilities
Developing and implementing protective countermeasures, based on the latest risk management tools and technology
Installing alarm systems, x-ray and magnetometer equipment, and entry control systems
Monitoring systems at federal facilities for proper performance and security breaches
Providing uniformed police response and investigative follow-up
Contracting for security guard services
Performing hazardous materials preparedness and response operations
Managing K9 explosive detection operations
Providing critical security services and logistical support at high-profile public events
Coordinating vital emergency services and disaster response during and after natural disasters
Engaging federal facility tenants through crime prevention seminars, facility security surveys, intelligence-gathering operations and more.
Protective Security Officer Program Managers
FPS oversees approximately 15,000 Protective Security Officers better known as Federal Contract Guards, and requires professional managers with background in federal contracting, acquisition and program management.
United Federation LEOS-PBA-IL seeks to represent the private federal contract guards that work along side federal protective service officers under the FPS.