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Security Officer Trainer

Career Area: Disaster & Emergency Services
State: Indiana
Country: United States
Job Description

Position Summary:

This person would be responsible for Training Armed Security Officers in all aspects of the DHS National Protective Security Officer Lesson Plan, The National Weapons Detection Training Program, The ICE Firearms Qualification, Baton, OC and other duties as needed. This position may also perform duties visiting posts, checking the armed guard for necessary credentials, accuracy of logs, etc.  Train/discuss corrections if necessary. 


  • The Training Instructor (TI) position is a FTE position that requires a background with a minimum of two (2) years of training experience in civilian community law enforcement, military service law enforcement, or commercial/industrial security force service.
  • Must have completed an approved and accredited Principles of Instruction course and Firearms Training (e.g. NRA, a Police Academy, State POST Academy, FLETC or military training course) certifying them as a Firearms Instructor. A skills test may be part of the interview in order to determine the proficiency and currency of skills.
  • Must be able to obtain appropriate certifications to perform First Aid, CPR, AED, Defensive Tactics, Handcuffing, Baton, OC Spray, Firearms and NWDTP Instructions.




  • Provide Quality Control (“QC”) support for validations including reviewing protocols and reports.
  • Inspection of personnel qualification records.
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of required reports.
  • Ensure Protective Security Officer’s (“PSO”) are fully compliant while at their assigned duty locations.
  • Ability to plan training objective, schedule personnel while ensuring contract staffing and operational continuity, maintain training files and update curriculum.
  • Explain, demonstrate, and ensure responsibility of equipment, maintain safety and organization of training environment.
  • Communicate and provide oversight compliance with company policy, procedures, and safety guidelines.
  • Provide training related to current and anticipated tactical, operational, and strategic threats.
  • Assist training that is relative to the National Weapons Detection Training Program (“NWDTP:).
  • Other duties as may be assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of relevant work experience.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain required level clearance.
  • Must be US Citizen or a permanent resident with an honorable discharge from/or is currently serving in the U.S. armed services.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Ability to work with database management systems.
  • Proven ability to work independently and be a self-starter.
  • Exceptional organization and process management ability.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with strong ability to influence and build consensus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office systems.
  • Must pass background check, psychological and drug test prior to and if required, during employment.
  • Must not have any felony conviction. Any previous misdemeanors and driving history infractions may disqualify the candidate.


  • Work locations vary throughout the contract location.