Designated Defensive Marksmanship Instructor

GardaWorld Federal Services (


  full-time   employee


Position: Designated Defensive Marksmanship Instructor

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan

FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Summary: The Designated Defensive Marksmanship Instructor (DDMI) provides direct instruction in their specialty including the following topics: instruction in Use of Force and Deadly Force policies; weapons training and initial qualification in all task order required DDM firearms; and designated defensive marksman training.


Non-Essential Functions:

  • Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned according to the needs of the customer/client


Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Teleworking: N/A

Travel: 100%

GardaWorld and family of companies is an EOE
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program


Crucial Requirements:

  • Level three (3) English language proficiency.
  • Must possess a minimum of three (3) years of full-time instructional experience as a designated defensive marksmanship instructor.
  • Must have successfully completed a minimum of eighty (80) hours of training in adult learning and/or instructional techniques.
  • Must possess a minimum of three (3) years of operational experience related to the area of instruction.
  • Experience may be gained in the employ of any federal, state, local, provincial, or commercial entities providing armed high threat protective services.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Obtain and maintain a personnel security clearance/public trust certification as identified in the task order.
  • Obtain and maintain weapons qualification on the M4 (with a minimum qualification score of 285 points out of 300), SR-25, and M24.
  • Attend and successfully complete the Basic Field Firearms Officers Course as specified in this contract, maintaining that certification for the duration of employment on this contract.

Physical Demands Examples: The physical demands listed below, though not fully inclusive, must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Work Environment Examples: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions.
  • Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.