Assaults Instructor Specialist

Homeland Security Solutions, Inc. - San Diego, CA3.7

Full-time
Homeland Security Solutions Inc. (HSSI), a leading provider of services and training to Government and commercial customers worldwide, is seeking an Assaults Instructor/Instructional Specialists in pursuit of a Government contract. This position serves as Instructional Specialist for Naval Special Warfare TRADETs. AIs Teach current NSW Assault curriculum/TTPs as augments to the active-duty training cadre, including classroom and field practical exercises. They provide logistical support to cadre and trainees during planning, classroom instruction, practical field training, final training exercises, Troop movements, and perform as opposing forces (OP4), as necessary. They prepare ranges prior to training evolutions and assist in operation of the remote target systems according to Range Safety Officer (RSO) and COR specifications.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide clear and effective speaking in delivering communication to trainees and Naval Special Warfare staff and provide specific instruction in the following categories:
  • NSW weapon systems manipulation, functionality, and marksmanship.
  • NSW crew-served weapons systems familiarity, functionality, and use.
  • NSW demolition systems familiarity, functionality, and use.
  • Prisoner handling scenarios.
  • Combat shooting procedures.
  • Barricading procedures.
  • Minimum Qualifications:
    Shall possess the minimum following qualifications and potentially possess preferred qualifications for Assaults Instructor (AI):
  • Capable of performing data entry on IBM®-compatible computers utilizing current versions of Microsoft® Windows®, and Microsoft Office® applications like Access®, Excel®, Word®, PowerPoint® and other related programs.
  • Completed honorable service as a former NSW, USSOCOM or Federal Law Enforcement Operator and Tactical Trainer with post 9/11 combat experience (Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) or Operation New Dawn (OND), or Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR). It is preferred prior enlisted or officer instructors shall have completed Navy Instructor Training and successfully obtained Naval Enlisted Classification (NEC) 9502 or industry equivalent.
  • Possess professional work ethics, verbal and written communication skills, and be detailed and accurate in performing all administrative and routine functions.
  • Shall have knowledge and understanding of COMNAVSPECWARCOMINST 3591.1D publication.
  • Clear and effective if delivering communication to trainees and Naval Special Warfare staff.
  • Capable of performing in a fast-paced and dynamic atmosphere, while completing multiple tasks, and meeting stringent timelines.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience performing in a Special Operations (SOF) mission execution capacity.
  • Required to perform on-site practical instruction, for periods of up to 20 hours, in conditions ranging from negative 5 degrees Fahrenheit to temperatures up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Capable of performing tasks with heights up to 24,999 Above Mean Sea Level (MSL). Capable of performing underwater dives up to 100 feet below sea level.
  • Excellent teaching, communication, and classroom management skills. Dynamic classroom presentation that leads students to think critically, engage in discussion, enjoy the presentation, and relate to the material and the instructor.
  • Minimum three years of instructional experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership and team building skills. Minimum three years relevant leadership experience in professional setting required.
  • Must be capable of traveling multiple times to various CONUS locations for extended periods (up to four consecutive weeks, on a repetitive basis – at a frequency of up to eight (8) times per year)
  • Follow existing USG, DOD, USSOCOM, and NSW personnel standards of conduct and business practices, and be able to recommend modernization or adaptation changes or revisions – specific to NSW TRADET.
  • Have a minimum 5 years’ experience with exercise coordination, scenario and script development and execution.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must successfully pass initial drug screening and periodic follow-up testing.
  • Must possess and maintain a current “secret” security clearance.
  • Must successfully complete an HSSI background check.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must possess a minimum of a high school diploma or GED.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Have 5 years’ experience planning, coordinate and instruct the training disciplines as identified in the duties and responsibilities.
  • Understanding of the Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures 3-05 series Naval Special Warfare Publication.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the M350 Series publications for SOCOM
  • Knowledge of the TTP 3-05 series Land Warfare instruction of the Naval Special Warfare Publication.


  • PLEASE READ BEFORE APPLYING: To be considered for this position: review your resume to be sure that you have addressed the requirements on your resume.

    *Availability of position contingent upon contract award*