We have high standards and clear minimum requirements when it comes to the experience, skills and conduct of the Maritime Security Operatives (MSOs) we recruit, so that Ambrey guards maintain their reputation as the best in the business. All our guards must meet a set of minimum criteria:

All Candidate Requirements:

  • Aged 23 to 45 Years
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV) / Resume
  • Passport with minimum twelve months validity
  • Clean CRB / DBS or Police Criminal Check (Must have no previous criminal convictions)
  • Continuous Regular Military Service
  • Proven Military discharge with good/exemplary service within 10 years
  • No existing or historical medical or mental health conditions (you will have to complete a medical to evidence this)

Experienced Candidate Requirements:

  • Valid Seaman’s Card and Discharge Book or CDC
  • ENG1/FNG1 Seafarers medical or equivalent
  • All 4 modules of the STCW course
  • FPOSi, FREC or a national equivalent Medical Trauma Course (e.g. TCCC)
  • Valid Yellow Fever certificate

For advice on how to apply for a CRB/Police Check please contact us on 020 3503 0330 or send us an email to