Gulfport, Mississippi



ECS Weapons-based Instructors teach the skills and abilities to perform Basic Tactical Communications, Convoy Operations – Basic, Small Arms, Tactical Shooting, Counter Improvised Explosive Devices (C-IED), Mission Planning, Basic Tactical Movement, Basic Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) Procedures, and Judgement-based Engagement Training (JET) / Tactical Decision Making (Shoot/Don’t Shoot). ECS Weapons-based Instructors must be familiar with the M9 Service Pistol and M4 Carbine and capable of achieving and maintaining a “Sharpshooter” qualification score with assigned weapon(s) and requalify every 180-days. All Weapons Based Instructor personnel shall have completed one of the small arms instructor courses listed in paragraph 11 of OPNAVINST 3591.1F. Weapons-based Instructor II personnel are tasked with acting as an ECS Phase IV - Judgement-based Engagement Training (JET) Instructor. JET training in the ECS course of instruction requires highly-qualified, tactically astute Instructors and the longest timeframe of any of the 4 phases of ECS training to qualify.



  • All instructors shall be familiar with all presentation, delivery method, testing and remediation procedures, curriculum, training aids, devices, electronic podiums, and equipment operation and maintenance procedures associated with the course or section of the course they will instruct
  • Weapons-based Instructors provided NECC and NSW personnel with the necessary individual knowledge, skills and abilities to perform Combat First Aid, don and wear Individual Combat Equipment (ICE) and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) gear, function safely in a field and CBRNE environment, learn basic Land Navigation, understand basic tactical radio communications procedures and reports, understand Counter-Improvised Explosive Devices (C-IED) operations and conduct small arms (pistol and rifle) range live fire, missions and ammunition handling safely with minimum risk
  • Weapons-based Instructors will provide instruction on Combat First Aid
  • Don and wear Individual Combat Equipment (ICE) and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) gear
  • Function safely in a field and CBRNE environment
  • Learn basic Land Navigation
  • Understand basic tactical radio communications procedures and reports
  • Understand Counter-Improvised Explosive Devices (C-IED) operations
  • Conduct small arms (pistol and rifle) range live fire, missions and ammunition handling safely with minimum risk
  • Weapons-based Instructors are responsible for acting as line coaches
  • ECS Weapons-based Instructor II personnel will be certified as Range Safety Officers (RSO) for live fire small arms weapons training
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Possesses one of the following qualifications: 1) Attended the Navy Instructor Training Course (NITC) (A-012-0077) or military service equivalent; 2) Academic credentialing (teacher/professor) or 3) Instructor training via an academic institution containing at a minimum these learning objectives
  • Effective communication and questioning techniques
  • Adult learning theory and principles
  • Instructional delivery methods
  • Lessons delivery performance laboratory
  • Training environment management
  • Inter-personal skills
  • Evaluation and Feedback
  • Possess a minimum of 2 years documented tactical military operational experience involving: Basic Tactical Communications, Convoy Operations - Basic, Smalls, Tactical Shooting, Counter Improvised Explosive Devices (C-IED), Mission Planning, Tactical Movement, Basic CBRNE Procedures, Tactical Decision Making (Shoot/Don't Shoot).
  • Have knowledge of basic and advance training techniques.
  • Have knowledge of computer technology applications as it applies to instructional presentation and the use of classroom training aids
  • Have 2 years of experience as an instructor delivering training
  • Possess above average communication skills and the ability to comprehend both verbal and written instructions



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



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 and/or weekend hours may be required.




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.

Gulfport, Mississippi

About Us

Constellis is a family of companies that delivers complementary mission support, integrated security, tactical training and advisory solutions to governments, multinational corporations and international organizations working in challenging environments worldwide.

Our portfolio of companies comprises ACADEMI, Edinburgh International, International Development Solutions, National Strategic Protective Services, Strategic Social, Tidewater Global Services and Triple Canopy. Each entity operates independently, maintains its own brand and implements a distinct business strategy.

We employ thousands of the industry’s most experienced and best-trained employees, most of whom are military veterans. Headquartered in the United States within the greater Washington, D.C. area, Constellis represents client interests in Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East.

How We Do Business

At Constellis, we share an ethical approach to business and remain steadfast to our core values of integrity, dignity, excellence and teamwork. Committed to the highest standards of compliance, quality and accountability, we are a trusted partner to our employees, their families, the communities in which we operate, and the clients that we serve.

All our companies abide by an exacting code of ethics, have established records in quality performance and maintain award-winning legal and compliance departments.


Constellis supports a number of global initiatives including the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Companies, the United Nations Global Compact and Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights.

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