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Firearms and Tactics Instructor

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

We have multiple openings for a Firearms and Tactics Instructor. You will identify training requirements, conduct classroom and field security operations training using various specialized training methods and sources, and coordinate related administrative activities, and support protective force operations on an as-needed basis.  This position is in the Training and Operational Services Division (TOSD) within the Security Organization.

In this role you will

  • Instruct protective force personnel in the requirements for protecting LLNL assets and interests, schedule and conduct rigorous field training and deliver presentations; conduct formal, informal, on-the-job, or remedial training and provide remedial training recommendations.
  • Research and contribute to the development of innovative and creative training techniques, lesson plans and procedures.
  • Assess and validate knowledge learned, effectiveness of training, and recommend changes to training program development, delivery, or trending measures.
  • Research and assess relevant security operations training requirements and make appropriate recommendations to improve protective force readiness and operations.
  • Identify and conduct self-assessments, ensuring timely action to correct any deficiencies identified.
  • Determine training equipment needs, evaluate training environments and make cost effective recommendations that improve the overall effectiveness, safety and efficiency of the training program.
  • Coordinate, deliver, and assess training that meets specific protective force requirements, utilizing the Enterprise Mission Essential Task List.
  • Support the job analysis process by completing task analyses with TOSD instructional design specialists; serve as a subject-matter expert for task validation.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship
  • Associate's degree in a security-related field with two years experience as DOE Security Police Officer or the equivalent level of related education and experience in security, military, or law enforcement.
  • Ability to successfully complete the DOE Basic Readiness Standard, a comprehensive medical exam including a multi-state cardiovascular assessment and psychological evaluation and the National Training Center Tactical Response Force-1 (TRF-100), Basic Instructor Training (BIT), Firearms Instructor, Intermediate Force Instructor, Basic Tactical Entry Instructor, and Tactical Leadership Courses.
  • Broad knowledge of protective force security operations, policies and procedures, and the application of individual and small team tactics.
  • Experience coordinating and leading training or related activities, providing instruction and direction to others, and able to work on different shifts to support the training requirements of the Security Police Officers.  Experience contributing to, participating in, or conducting assessments.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills with experience identifying and researching alternatives or solutions to obstacles.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills, sound judgment, and the ability to handle sensitive issues with tact, discretion, and maturity.  Effective organizational skills, attention to detail, communication skills and ability to present information in both written and oral formats.
  • Ability to pass physical fitness and firearms qualifications in accordance with 10 CFR 1046.
  • Proficiency with personal computers including word processing, database and spreadsheet applications, and experience with the MS Office suite.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Current certification in BSPOT or Tactical Response Force-I, Opposition Force, Basic Tactical Entry (BTE) Specialist, BTE Instructor, Firearms Instructor, Intermediate Force Instructor,  BIT, Armorer, and/or Live Fire Shoot House Instructor and experience performing protective force related duties at a DOE site.
  • Experience as a trainer/supervisor in a protective force, security operations or related field.
  • Success building and leading teams and motivating others.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

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Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2022 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site

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COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

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Security Clearance

This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.  If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2

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Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form

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California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.


Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States' security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory's mission.

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We have multiple openings for a Firearms and Tactics Instructor. You will identify training requirements, conduct classroom and field security operations training using various specialized training methods and sources, and coordinate related administrative activities, and support protective force operations on an as-needed basis.  This position is in the Training and Operational Services Division (TOSD) within the Security Organization.

In this role you will

  • Instruct protective force personnel in the requirements for protecting LLNL assets and interests, schedule and conduct rigorous field training and deliver presentations; conduct formal, informal, on-the-job, or remedial training and provide remedial training recommendations.
  • Research and contribute to the development of innovative and creative training techniques, lesson plans and procedures.
  • Assess and validate knowledge learned, effectiveness of training, and recommend changes to training program development, delivery, or trending measures.
  • Research and assess relevant security operations training requirements and make appropriate recommendations to improve protective force readiness and operations.
  • Identify and conduct self-assessments, ensuring timely action to correct any deficiencies identified.
  • Determine training equipment needs, evaluate training environments and make cost effective recommendations that improve the overall effectiveness, safety and efficiency of the training program.
  • Coordinate, deliver, and assess training that meets specific protective force requirements, utilizing the Enterprise Mission Essential Task List.
  • Support the job analysis process by completing task analyses with TOSD instructional design specialists; serve as a subject-matter expert for task validation.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
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  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship
  • Associate's degree in a security-related field with two years experience as DOE Security Police Officer or the equivalent level of related education and experience in security, military, or law enforcement.
  • Ability to successfully complete the DOE Basic Readiness Standard, a comprehensive medical exam including a multi-state cardiovascular assessment and psychological evaluation and the National Training Center Tactical Response Force-1 (TRF-100), Basic Instructor Training (BIT), Firearms Instructor, Intermediate Force Instructor, Basic Tactical Entry Instructor, and Tactical Leadership Courses.
  • Broad knowledge of protective force security operations, policies and procedures, and the application of individual and small team tactics.
  • Experience coordinating and leading training or related activities, providing instruction and direction to others, and able to work on different shifts to support the training requirements of the Security Police Officers.  Experience contributing to, participating in, or conducting assessments.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills with experience identifying and researching alternatives or solutions to obstacles.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills, sound judgment, and the ability to handle sensitive issues with tact, discretion, and maturity.  Effective organizational skills, attention to detail, communication skills and ability to present information in both written and oral formats.
  • Ability to pass physical fitness and firearms qualifications in accordance with 10 CFR 1046.
  • Proficiency with personal computers including word processing, database and spreadsheet applications, and experience with the MS Office suite.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Current certification in BSPOT or Tactical Response Force-I, Opposition Force, Basic Tactical Entry (BTE) Specialist, BTE Instructor, Firearms Instructor, Intermediate Force Instructor,  BIT, Armorer, and/or Live Fire Shoot House Instructor and experience performing protective force related duties at a DOE site.
  • Experience as a trainer/supervisor in a protective force, security operations or related field.
  • Success building and leading teams and motivating others.

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Posted: 2022-05-12 Expires: 2022-06-11

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