Instructor, Firearms & Tactics

Career Area: Training
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.

Instructor staff members play a critical role in the overall mission and operation of NAO by directly supporting our training division. The essential and consistent professionalism of an Instructor is carried out through accurate and efficient preparation of all training materials, meticulous and thorough record keeping, as well as fulfilling all other duties as assigned.


  • 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
  • Other duties as assigned


  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Minimum of six years of experience in a teaching environment
  • Six years of practical experience in Law Enforcement, Military, and/or Security is required
  • Must pass background investigation, physical, drug and have no legal disqualifiers to possess firearms
  • Basic proficiency in MS Office required
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with all levels of the organization


  • DCJS Certification (Instructor Level)
  • Maryland Wear and Carry Certification (Instructor Level)
  • DC SPO Certification (Instructor Level)
  • Monadnock Expandable Baton Certification (Instructor Level)
  • Monadnock Defensive Tactics Systems Certification (Instructor Level)
  • Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) Spray Certification (Instructor Level)
  • First Aid/ CPR/ AED Certifications (Instructor Level)
  • Experience developing lesson plans
  • Experience as an Instructor in an armed security 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



Work is based in a busy training environment and subject to frequent interruptions. In addition to work in a classroom setting, frequent work outside and in inclement weather conditions is required, including heat, cold, and humidity. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. Must wear Personal Protective Equipment as required by established Company Safety Standards. Normal work hours are Monday-Friday 6:00 am -11:59 pm on two shifts (6:00 am -3:00 pm or 3:00 pm -11:59 pm), however some extended or weekend hours are required, and work schedule will vary.


Must be able to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 100 lbs. Requires standing for long periods of time in all weather conditions. Requires intermittent sitting, walking, running, climbing, squatting, stretching, bending and kneeling. Requires constant use of hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.