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Firearms Training Division – Field Training Specialist (Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia)
Delta Defense, LLC is the private company that provides Marketing, Operations and Customer Care for the USCCA. The USCCA helps responsible Americans avoid danger, save lives and keep their families safe.
We’re one of the fastest-growing companies in America and a favorite workplace in SE Wisconsin.
Named on Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies List 9 years in a row
#1 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Workplace – 6 years in a row
#1 Milwaukee Business Journal Best Place to Work – 6 years in a row
We are a fun, fast-paced and rewarding place to work and grow!
We hire rockstars, and help them rock even harder!
This role will be responsible for improving and building successful training operations within Official Partners (OP) and Independent Instructors founded in USCCA curriculum and training programs. The Field Training Specialist (FTS) will guide them in the various ways that they can leverage the USCCA Curriculums and Training Programs to grow their business. The FTS will report to and take direction from the Training Division and will also partner with the District Sales Manager (DSM) and Account Executives (AE) within their district to prioritize and execute all business needs relating to training.
- Help business partners to fully understand the features and benefits of USCCA curricula and training programs.
- Share training business best practices.
- Oversee certification of business partners in USCCA curricula.
- Understand and be able to instruct others in the use of the USCCA Training site and other digital tools that become available.
- Support partners as needed during the change management process.
- Advise and guide business partners as it relates to the execution of USCCA training programs.
- Offer continuing education opportunities for partner instructors.
- Follow Programs of Instruction and Lesson Plans for appropriate and applicable curricula.
- Follow and instruct others in USCCA Training SOPs.
- Provide timely after-action reviews to USCCA Training Division.
- Complete comprehensive evaluations of candidates for instructor certification and/or training counselor certification.
- Maintain a healthy working relationship with business partners, Account Executives and fellow TC’s/CI’s.
- Represent the USCCA Training Program in a professional manner.
- Meet and exceed the Instructor Code of Conduct.
- Support the USCCA Training Tour as needed.
- Attend and support company events as needed.
- Other duties as assigned.
Skills/Abilities and Education Requirements:
- CCHDF – USCCA Training Counselor Certified is preferred.
- Understand and be able to clearly communicate USCCA Training Division policies and standard operating procedures is preferred.
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with other departments, outside business partners, and associates of all levels.
- The ability to earn trust and influence people.
- Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills.
- Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, self-directed, and work independently.
- Confident, competitive, and dependable.
- Computer literate and proficient in software and internet functions.
- High attention to detail.
- Self-motivated, self-directed, and the ability to work independently.
- Recommend policies, practices, and procedures that have a significant impact on the organization.
- Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments.
- High level of professionalism and confidentiality.
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule.
- Frequent travel is required.
- Must possess a valid Drivers License.
- Must possess a valid and current Concealed Carry License.
- 3-5 years of experience as a defensive firearms instructor is preferred.
- Minimum of 5 years experience owning/operating a training business within the firearms or self-defense industry, is preferred.
- Demonstrates the Core Values of Delta Defense, LLC
Physical Demands and Working Environment:
- Work is performed in classrooms and on shooting ranges (indoor and outdoor).
Standing for long periods of time is required.
- Work includes exposure to extreme noise of firearms and requires the use of hearing protection.
- Must possess mobility, vision, hearing, and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties performed as a firearms instructor.
- Work may require walking, kneeling, crouching, lying, twisting, grasping, lifting, and carrying items weighing 50 pounds or less.
- Work may require driving long distances and traveling by air.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an instructor encounters while performing the essential functions of a firearms instructor. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee normally works under typical classroom and shooting range conditions.