Trainer-Armed Security Officers

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.


Protective Security Officer – Indianapolis IN


You will be a part of the largest elite security companies in the world, providing safety for Federal property, staff, and visitors.


  • Pay Rates: $25.26 – $27.43 per hour, depending on location.
  • Health and Welfare: $4.41 per hour, may receive as cash-in-lieu.
  • Retirement Allowance (401(k) Savings Plan: $1.55 per hour.


  • Protect personnel and property in a professional manner
  • Meet and deal tactfully and politely with public and visitors
  • Effectively and efficiently screen and process visitors
  • Identify, report, delay or detain persons who violate rules and regulations
  • Conduct internal and external roving foot patrols
  • Traffic control
  • Ability to maintain excellent detection rate on x ray machine
  • Detect and respond to alarms and emergencies
  • Secure entrances and exits during emergencies
  • Control keys and lock combinations
  • Communicate and remain accessible via two-way radio or company issued cellular phone
  • Understand and comply with all requirements defined within company documents to include post orders, plans, policies, procedures.
  • Observe and report all offenses/incidents
  • Complete all reports and paperwork as required
  • Provide first aid, CPR, and assist during emergencies as necessary.
  • Must be able to wear protective body armor as a part of the duty uniform.
  • Maintain mandated training requirements in accordance with company guidance.
  • Maintain physical fitness, agility requirements, and weapons qualifications.
  • Ensure safety requirements compliance and safe work practices.
  • Support safety programs Participate in Quality and Process Improvement programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Regular, in-person attendance is required.


  • Must be a United States citizen; or Lawful permanent Resident who is currently a member of, or who possess a verifiable honorable discharge from, any component of the United States Armed Forces
  • Must have been issued a social security card
  • Must have verifiable documentation of a least one experience level and at least one educational level or any reasonable combination listed below:
    • Experience
  • A minimum of two (2) years of security (armed) or one (1) year of law enforcement experience in a full-duty status with a full-service police department in a municipality, state, or federal law enforcement department within the US, and have resigned or retired in good standing; or
  • A minimum of two (2) years of honorable service as a member of any US Armed Forces (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard) component
    • Education
  • Received a High School Diploma from an accredited learning institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or as identified on a DD 214. (Note: High School Diplomas from countries outside of the United States must be translated in English and certified by a Notary or an individual who is authorized to notarize documents. The document must be an original copy)
  • Must fluently speak, read, comprehend, and compose coherent written reports in English.
  • Must be a minimum of 21 Years of age.
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen, physical and fitness examinations, background screening and the Protective Security Officer Training course


  • 401K
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short/Long Term Disability (Much More)
  • 13 paid holidays
  • Sick Leave (Starting up to 72 hours per contract year)
  • Vacation (Starting up to 80 hours per anniversary year)


Inside and outside work required.  In-State travel may be required.


Walking, standing, sitting, and stooping, up to 12 hours per day, either indoors or outdoors, during daytime or nighttime. Outdoor posts may require an individual to withstand heat, humidity, cold, and/or inclement weather (e.g., snow, sleet, rain, hail, wind).  Occasional running, lifting heavy weights, moving heavy objects, climbing stairs (e.g., in responding to emergencies, ensuring timely and complete facility evacuations, giving pursuit, etc.).

Equal Opportunity Employer

Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Vet