ITA International

Expeditionary Combat Skills Instructor/Weapon-Based

Job Location US-MS
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ITA International (ITA) is a provider of integrated support services to include analysis, planning, training, acquisition management, cyber/intelligence, engineering, logistics, and maritime support services to government, non-governmental organizations and commercial customers worldwide.

ITA International is currently seeking motivated and talented individuals who can offer the knowledge, skills, and experience as a Weapons-Based Instructor supporting the CENSECFOR Learning Site in Gulfport, MS.  This opportunity is currently contingent based upon award of contract.




Expeditionary Combat Skills (ECS) Instructor services as required by Center for Security Forces.  Training shall be conducted for Navy Personnel and Government Civilian Personnel and performed at CENSECFOR Learning Site Gulfport, MS.  Deliver a wide variety of training topics, as well as providing instructional and safety support for live-fire weapons training.  Interested personnel must be familiar with the M9 Service Pistol and M4 Carbine and
capable of achieving a “Sharpshooter” qualification score with either weapon. The Instructor shall:

  • Have knowledge of basic and advanced training techniques
  • Have knowledge of computer technology application as it applies to instructional presentation and the use of classroom training aids
  • Be a qualified instructor in accordance with the specific requirements identified in following section and have performed in an instructor capacity within the previous two (2) years.
  • Possess/be capable of demonstrating modern dynamic combat shooting skills
  • Possess above average communication skills and the ability to comprehend both verbal and written instructions.




The Instructor shall have one (or more) of the following qualifications:

  • Navy NEC 9502 (Instructor), or
  • Navy NEC 9518 (Naval Leadership Development Program (NAVLEAD) Instructor, or
  • Graduate of one of the following courses of instruction:
    • Instructional Delivery Continuum (IDC) Journeyman Instructor Training (JIT) (A-012-0077)
    • Instructional Delivery Continuum (IDC) Journeyman Instructor Training (JIT) Mobile Training Team (A-012-1011)
      • Naval Leadership Facilitator (P-012-0045)
      • Facilitator Training Course (P-012-0075)
      • Nuclear Instruction Qualifications (NFAS) (A-661-0108)
      • Nuclear Instruction Qualifications (NNPS) (A-661-0109)
    • Other DoD Service designation (or equivalency) upon approval of the CENSECFOR DOT (See Note below), or
    • Completion of a civilian (or commercial) formal course of instruction which has been evaluated and certified as a JIT equivalency by the Naval Education and Training Command.

Shall possess a minimum of two (2) years documented tactical military operational experience involving:

  • Combat Lifesaving
  • Land Navigation
  • Tactical Communications
  • Defensive Measures
  • Convoy Operations
  • Small Arms
  • Improvised Explosive Devices (IED)
  • Patrolling
  • Mission Planning
  • Basic Combat Fundamentals
  • CBRN Procedures
  • Must be familiar with the M9 Service Pistol and M4 Carbine and capable of achieving a “Sharpshooter” qualification score with either weapon.
  • Must have completed a small arms instructor courses.
  • Shall re-qualify at least every 180 days on the courses of fire and with the type of weapons they instruct.
  • Meet the basic requirements to hold a security clearance
  • Comply with the licensing requirements of the state and local motor vehicle laws.  Must possess a valid driver's license, and be certified by the contractor as being fully qualified to operate the vehicles/equipment as appropriate.
  • Possess the fitness and conditioning to support the level of instruction. Personally capable of performing all training evolutions including the ability to effectively complete weapons qualifications in the standing, kneeling and prone positions, ascend or descend ladders and go through narrow passageways, and be free of any abnormal fear of heights.
  • Lautenberg Amendment applies
  • Basic First Aid and CPR Certification
  • Medical Screening and Psychological Screening


ITA International is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status or any status protected by applicable federal, state, or local discrimination laws.


Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans


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