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Chief Instructor

WHY CONSTELLIS?

 

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.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

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.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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

 

 QUALIFICATIONS 

  • 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

ABOUT CONSTELLIS

 

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

 

BENEFITS

 

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

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

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. 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

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. 

 

Instructor, Firearms & Tactics (Part Time/Casual)

WHY CONSTELLIS?

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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

PREFERRED

  • 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

 

ABOUT CONSTELLIS

 

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

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

Instructor, Firearms & Tactics


Constellis was established in 2010 by a group of operators and investors who sought to combine best-in-class brands, assets and people within the complex risk management industry. Today, the leading provider of risk management and operational support services worldwide, Constellis combines the legacy capabilities and experience of ACADEMI, Triple Canopy, Olive Group, Centerra, Edinburgh International, Strategic Social and all of their affiliates. From life support, procurement, operations and maintenance to high-threat protection, training, C4I systems integration and crisis response, Constellis helps its clients achieve and sustain success, no matter where they are in the world. Constellis operates in approximately 40 countries with regional offices in Africa, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. Constellis is headquartered just outside of Washington, D.C. in Reston, VA.


Provides quality high risk firearms and tactics instruction to Academi customers.


RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Provides instruction for Firearms and Tactics courses utilizing prescribed curriculum.

  • Updates course curriculum as directed by Sr. F & T 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:



  • U.S. Citizenship required.

  • Eight years of practical experience in Law Enforcement and/or Military Special Operations 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 psychological screening, and have no legal disqualifiers to possess firearms.

  • Computer literate with basic proficiency in MS Office required.

  • 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.

WHY CONSTELLIS?


With operations across every major continent and an annual revenue of $1.5 billion dollars, Constellis provides a wide array of opportunities for individuals looking to build successful careers in a fast-paced, growing industry. Legal, moral and ethical business practices remain at the cornerstone of our culture and Constellis continues to be recognized for our emphasis on quality and compliance. This strong track-record of performance is supported by our deep relationships across key government agencies and blue chip commercial customers. With more than 17,000 personnel worldwide, the majority of whom are military or law enforcement veterans, we leverage our employees’ ambition and passion for creating a safer world. Our extensive operational expertise is augmented by our intimate knowledge of economies, communities and cultures. As a result, we share a willingness to support complex operations in some of the world’s most demanding places.


BENEFITS:


Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, work-life balance, and tailored career development programs 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

  • Coverage Employee Assistance

  • Program Performance Reviews & Advancement Opportunities

  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

WORKING CONDITIONS:


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


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


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.


Equal Opportunity Employer


Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled