*Combat Skills Instructor

Blackstone, VA posted on January 8

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Linxx Global Solutions (Linxx) is currently seeking former military instructors to fill Combat Skills Instructor positions located at Fort Pickett, Blackstone, Virginia,


The Combat Skills Instructor shall perform and instruct basic to advanced levels of classroom, laboratory, and practical instruction in support of the NECC Combat Skills Continuum and other live fire shooting courses executed by EODTEU TWO in accordance with approved curricula, including nighttime exercises as required. Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain an instructor training binder with approved personalized course materials to be utilized during instruction.
  • Perform and instruct the safe operation of, but not limited to, the EOD authorized weapons systems, tactical vehicles, and authorized technical training equipment, including optics, laser systems and synthetic weapons trainers.
  • Perform course preparations to include, but not limited to, preparation of classroom, weapons loading, weapons mounting, target placement, computer setup, practical area setup, vehicle staging, etc.
  • Perform operator level weapons cleaning, maintenance and repairs of all authorized weapon systems.
  • Assist in the management of Command small arms qualification program and database.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Familiar with all presentation and instructional procedures, curriculum, training aids, devices, and equipment operation and maintenance procedures associated with the course or courses they will instruct.
  • Possess knowledge of computer technology application as it applies to instructional presentation and the use of classroom training aids.
  • Possess above average communication skills and the ability to comprehend both verbal and written orders.
  • Capable of passing mandatory medical, psychological and drug screenings.
  • Capable of passing the U.S. Navy Physical Fitness Assessment (excluding body fat composition portion) for their applicable age bracket with a minimum overall score of GOOD, as outlined in OPNAVINST 6110.1 Series and demonstrate their ability to drag/carry a 185-pound training dummy a distance of 50 meters once during each period of performance.
  • Capable of successfully passing background investigation.
  • Intimately familiar with the safe operation and maintenance of all service provided weapons, weapons systems and all optics and associated components of those weapons to include, but not limited to the following and their variants:
    • M9/M11 Pistol
    • M4/M16 Rifle
    • M14 Rifle
    • M240/M60
    • M2 .50 cal
    • M203 Grenade Launcher
    • M82/M107 .50 cal
  • Ability to qualify as Range Safety Officer (RSO) /Range Officer in Charge (OIC).
  • Capable of obtaining license to operate Light Vehicles through 1 ¼ Ton, HMMWV, and related equipment.
  • Ability to present a professional appearance.

Required Qualifications (NOTE: Attach your most recent resume and a copy of your DD214 to application)

  • U.S. citizen
  • Current SECRET clearance
  • Must be a graduate of one of the following:
    • Special Tactical Services,
    • Mid-South Shooting Institute,
    • Gryphon Group,
    • Special Forces Advanced Reconnaissance Target Analysis and Exploitation Techniques,
    • Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat,
    • Marine Corp Advanced Urban Combat small arms weapons training,
    • Equivalent small arms weapons training courses will be considered, but must be approved.
  • Must be a graduate of one of the following:
    • International Training, Inc.,
    • Gryphon Group,
    • Tier One Off-road,
    • Tony Scotti’s Vehicle Dynamics Institute tactical driving courses.
  • Must have six years’ experience in a minimum of one of the following backgrounds/specialties and/or have prior instructor experience within the last three years training the below DoD entities:
    • US Navy EOD NEC 5337 with a minimum of one deployment ISO NAVSOF/ARSOF
    • US Army Special Forces MOS 18 (Series)
    • US Navy SEAL NEC 532X
    • USMC Recon MOS 0321
    • USAF Combat Controller AFSOC 1C2X1
    • USAF Para-Rescueman Jumper AFSOC 1T2X1
  • Current CPR certification
  • Navy Instructor Training Course (NEC 9502) or equivalent
  • Proof of completion of training on required weapons systems within last five years
  • Possess a valid state driver’s license

Preferred Requirements
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Previous deployment experience with US military, Department of State, or law enforcement.

Linxx is a fast-growing Government contracting company, with corporate offices located in Virginia Beach, VA and contract support offices operating in 35 locations across the U.S. Linxx is a well-run, lean company with an excellent past performance record. We are dedicated to improving the security of America and her allies through insightful analysis, creative product development, and exceptional customer service.

Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K
  • Basic and voluntary life insurance
  • Disability coverage
  • Paid time off