Recurrent Training Instructor - Firearms, Defensive Tactics/measures, and Use of Force

Clearance Level
None
Category
SCA
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Defensive Tactics

Firearms

Firearms Training

REQ#: RQ160356
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY: (Scope Summary and Impact of Job)

Recurrent Training Instructors (RTIs) are responsible for training Federal Flight Deck Officers in the use of weapons and self-defense tactics to defend the cockpits of commercial aircraft. 

HOW Recurrent Training Instructors (RTIs) WILL MAKE AN IMPACT: 

RTIs must be current or former federal, state, or local law enforcement agents/officers. RTIs must possess the demonstrated ability to effectively communicate law enforcement training concepts and issues to a diverse audience. RTIs must have the ability to provide subject matter expertise in each of the areas of instruction that comprise the Recurrent Training Program. RTIs must possess the demonstrated ability to instruct in accordance with the principles of basic adult education, as well as, law enforcement platform and practical areas of instruction.

 

RTIs must have the ability to interpret, adhere and follow established program policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs), curriculum, and lesson plans. RTIs must have skill in utilizing automated systems including Microsoft Outlook, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

 

RTIs shall be required to wear a uniform, as directed by SAC of FAMS Training Division.

Specific RTI knowledge levels, testing of knowledge levels, and maintenance requirements (i.e. ongoing training) will be in accordance with Section 1.6 “Contract Instructor and Role Player Management” of the FAMSTCs Instructor Evaluation and Certification SOP

Plans; coordinates; and conducts training and related instructional programs for customer personnel.

  • Conducts training sessions and assists in evaluating the effectiveness of training activities.

  • Coordinates logistics for instruction events; including scheduling classes; reserving classrooms; and preparing workstations.

  • Maintains records of training activities; participant progress; and program effectiveness.

  • May participate in the development and establishment of course content and objectives.

  • Updates course documentation as needed to ensure timeliness and relevance.

  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less experienced instructors.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

  • Participates in special projects as required.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED: 

EDUCATION / EQUIVALENT TRAINING:

RTIs must have successfully completed a recognized federal firearms instructor training program, or equivalent deemed acceptable by the TSA. Examples of a recognized federal firearms instructor program include certified instructor graduates of Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), Firearms Instructor Training Program (FITP), FBI/DEA Firearms Instructor Training Program, and US Secret Service Firearms Instructor Training Program.

RTIs must have successfully completed a recognized law enforcement instructor development course such as the FLTEC Instructor Development Course (IDC) or the FAMS IDC.

 

RTIs must successfully complete an instructor qualification program (IQP), established by TSA/FAMS and will be responsible for achieving and maintaining specialized training knowledge in all required subject areas.

EXPERIENCE:

RTIs must have a minimum of 5 years of formal experience as an instructor in ALL of the following law enforcement disciplines: firearms, defensive tactics/measures, and use of force.

RTIs must be current or former federal, state, or local law enforcement agents/officers. RTIs must possess the demonstrated ability to effectively communicate law enforcement training concepts and issues to a diverse audience. RTIs must have the ability to provide subject matter expertise in each of the areas of instruction that comprise the Recurrent Training Program. RTIs must possess the demonstrated ability to instruct in accordance with the principles of basic adult education, as well as, law enforcement platform and practical areas of instruction.

RTIs must have the ability to interpret, adhere and follow established program policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs), curriculum, and lesson plans. RTIs must have skill in utilizing automated systems including Microsoft Outlook, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

RTIs shall be required to wear a uniform, as directed by SAC of FAMS Training Division.

Specific RTI knowledge levels, testing of knowledge levels, and maintenance requirements (i.e. ongoing training) will be in accordance with Section 1.6 “Contract Instructor and Role Player Management” of the FAMSTCs Instructor Evaluation and Certification SOP

Working Conditions

 

The work is typically performed in a multi-use environment, including classrooms, simulators and firing ranges which requires proper safety and security precautions. To ensure the training center is at minimal risk for unauthorized disclosure (that is, the release or divulgence of information by an entity to persons or organizations outside of that entity) of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) or Protected Health Information (PHI), the work environment operates under a security system including cctv, controlled access, and secure storage.  Employees will come into contact with ammunition, simunitions, and other potentially dangerous items. Employees will be required to handle weapons and ammunition in the course of their duties.  Exposure to high volumes of noise due to the firing of weapons will occur and employees are required to wear hearing protection in the form of foam ear plugs as well as external hearing protection.  Exposure to expelled gun-powder as a result of fired ammunition is expected, and the employees must wash hands after handling ammunition. Work may require some physical effort in the handling of  materials, boxes, or equipment.

 

Work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes, or equipment.

 

The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

 

Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.

 

GDIT IS YOUR PLACE: 

  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages 

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career 

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications 

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Certification

Travel Required

None

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely hourly rate for this position is between $26.50 - $35.86. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.