PSS/Firearms Instructor (PSS/FI) - WPS II (Somalia)
Reston, VA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
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COVID Notification:

Candidates selected for a position must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved reasonable accommodation request on file for a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief that prevents them from complying with Acuity's mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement.

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Performs day-to-day personal protective security functions. Actively support and uphold the Company's stated mission and values.

* Perform day-to-day personal protective security functions
* Drive the lead vehicle, principal's vehicle, follow-vehicle, and/or acting as response agent whenever required in motorcade or similar operations

* Maintains assigned protective formation position during principal's walking movements.

* Participates in advance security preparations.

* Mans the security post at the principal's residence or mans the command post, or other static post as required.

* Plans, coordinates, and conducts weapons re-qualification training.

* Ensures that all equipment, weapons, ammunition, and materials are on-hand for training.

*Other administrative tasks as necessary to support firearms range operations.

* Must be a US citizen
* Must possess a minimum of three (3) years of applicable experience
1. A minimum of one (1) year of this experience must include experience in protective security assignments
2. Experience may be gained in the employ of any national, state, provincial, local, or commercial entities providing armed high threat protective services

Must possess a minimum of one (1) year of experience as a full-time equivalent (FTE) firearms instructor on other US federal, state, or local government training assignments.

* Must have a valid US Passport
* Must have a current US driver's license
* Must be able to pass a physical fitness agility test and maintain that fitness level for the duration of his/her service on the task order
* Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening; position is also subject to random drug screening throughout the course of employment
* If prior US Military, must have an honorable discharge
* Must be able to pass a detailed background investigation and possess the criteria to be awarded and maintain the necessary US-issued security clearance
* Must be able to pass a medical physical approving candidate for overseas work
* Ability to travel to, and/or work in, an austere, hostile, or remote location.
* Attend and successfully complete the PSS training course
* Qualify with the Glock-19, M4, M203, M240, M249, and Remington 870 shotgun, re-qualifying as required by the task order
Preferred Qualifications
* Strong written and oral presentation skills
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Excellent organization skills
* Proven ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously
* Strong initiative
* Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

Acuity International is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Acuity International is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3 years
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