Chief Instructor

Career Area: Security Domestic
City: Upper Marlboro
State: Maryland
Country: United States
Job Description



In an ever-changing and complex world, security concerns are paramount. Enhanced security requires education, training and specialized skills. Constellis provides end-to-end risk management and comprehensive security solutions to safeguard people and infrastructure globally. Our team of strategic problem solvers has a steadfast moral compass and unwavering dedication to creating a safer world. Constellis is committed to the success of our customers and partners.




The Chief Instructor (CI) is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the training department (NCRTC). Primarily ensuring that all operational discrepancies are rectified in a timely manner. Ensuring that all instructors remain compliant in the conduct of their duties and the maintaining of their certifications. The CI will also monitor and grow the curriculum library ensuring courseware stays abreast of industry standards.




  • Supervise the daily operations of the Team Leaders and their staffs
  • Provide training guidance to new instructors in conjunction with the Team Leaders
  • Evaluate the progress of all new and currently assigned instructors and provide mentoring and support to assist them in meeting Corporate, NCRTC and contract training goals
  • Review all reports of instructor non-compliance and adherence to operational procedure
  • Determine what corrective measures are appropriate and report the findings to Senior Management for review and final determination
  • Assign with the Team Leaders, the appropriate instructor to train students in disciplines that are required to meet contractual requirements
  • Review the team schedules to ensure proper instructor to student ratio and to allocate the appropriate resources to the instructors to accomplish the training mission
  • Conduct unannounced visits to active classes to evaluate the instruction that is being conducted and provide feedback to the instructor and Team Leader on the results of the evaluation
  • Provide opportunities for professional growth for the instructional staff to include in-house instructor development classes and off-site credentialing or certification classes
  • Provides instruction for Firearms and Tactics courses utilizing prescribed curriculum
  • Updates course curriculum as directed by Senior Instructor and/or Management staff
  • Lead Instructs/Assistant Instructor for all Core Curriculum Courses
  • Lead Instructor/Assistant Instructor for all Contracted Courses
  • Teaches customized training courses
  • Conducts mobile training
  • Explains and demonstrates use of apparatus and equipment
  • Evaluates the abilities of individual participants to determine suitable corrective or remedial training
  • Maintains overall safety and organization of the training environment
  • Ensures safety of students. Communicates and oversees compliance with company policy, procedures, and safety guidelines
  • Ensures accountability for all training equipment
  • Identifies in a timely manner training requirements needed to maintain required certifications and company standards, and completes all required continuing education and refresher training programs
  • Completes any additional training and/or certifications required by the government or the contract
  • Travel may be required based on operational needs



  • US. Citizenship required
  • Minimum of ten years of experience in a teaching environment
  • Ten years of practical experience in Law Enforcement, Military, and/or Armed Security is required
  • Completion of US Military/Law Enforcement (DCJS or POST) Course or equivalent years of experience in tactical instruction techniques required
  • Must pass background investigation, physical, drug and have no legal disqualifiers to possess firearms
  • Intermediate level or above proficiency in MS Office required
  • Ability to obtain and maintain required Instructor certifications
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with all levels of the organization
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage time and multiple priorities to completion
  • Problem solving skills with an analytical thought process
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment



Constellis protects critical priorities safely and efficiently around the world. Operating globally and based in the Washington D.C. area, our employees bring unparalleled dedication and passion for creating a safer world and upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity. As a leading global provider of risk management, security, humanitarian, training and operational support services to government and commercial customers worldwide, Constellis’ forward thinking solutions include a range of synergistic services, including background investigations, social intelligence tools, advanced training, logistics and life support, UAV and K9 services, and crisis response mitigation. At Constellis, our number one priority is to secure success for our customers. For more information, visit www.constellis.com




Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.


  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach




Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required. 




May be required to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 25 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday.