Aug 17, 2016

Security Training Supervisor , Kuwait

Employer: Vectrus
Location: Kuwait

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

POSITION SUMMARY: Manages monitors, identifies, schedules, and facilitates individual and collective training for contract security guards and force members. Researches, tracks adverse training trends, and counsel supervisors and trainees on substandard performance and progression. Oversee training and certifications of all newly assigned personnel and ensures annual recertification of all security personnel. Supervises small group of security training personnel. Organizes, directs, and coordinates the programs security education and training program. Conducts formal and informal staff assistance visits throughout the directorate and provides Program management with direct feedback on the quality of training. Conducts all in processing and documents of all new arrivals; coordinates all initial in-processing requirements. The Security Training Supervisor will maintain qualification on all weapon systems to include M4, M9 and M240. Can be assigned additional duties as CSG/CSF supervisor as needed. This position requires a SECRET security clearance.


1. Supervise training staff

2. Identifying training and development needs within the Operations and Security Department through job analysis, appraisal schemes and regular consultation with managers and PWS requirements

3. Design and expand training and development programs

4. Developing effective indoctrination programs

5. Develop lesson and training plans for initial and reoccurring training

6. Produce training materials

7. Manage training and development programs and, in a more senior role, devising a training strategy for the Directorate

8. Monitor and review the progress of trainees through questionnaires and discussions with staff

9. Ensure all training requirements are met IAW with PWS and applicable directives

10. Evaluate the training and development program

11. Amend and revise programs and strategies as necessary


Excellent computer skills required as well as interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Computer skills include a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook. Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a Kuwait driver’s license. Variety of weapons and force protection equipment.


Work is conducted out doors or in established infrastructure, with the exposure to extreme climactic conditions. The region is dry hot long summers and short warm winters with occasional rainfalls. Dusty storms often occur during the summer months and humidity is often very high. Temperatures range between 113 degrees fahrenheit in the summer and 42 degrees fahrenheit in the winter.


Work will require lifting up to 50 lbs, stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical or biological agents. Employee use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required in certain areas. Such PPE includes but is not limited to head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices.

1. Associates degree; Bachelors preferred.

2. Be a US Citizen

3. Be at least 21 years of age.

4. Have a valid US Tourist Passport

5. Have a current and valid US Driver’s License

6. Have one year of civilian police experience within the past three years prior to beginning duties under this contract.

7. Meet the requirements under 18 USC 922(g)(9) (The Lautenberg Amendment)

8. As a new hire, the CSG candidate must pass the Physical Agility Test( PAT) IAW AR 190-56

9. Pass a Medical physical examination (MOD Twelve Standard)

10. Will meet United States Government (USG) security requirements

Experience: Must have 3 to 5 years’ experience developing and supervising a training program and staff.

Prior military and/or Law Enforcement training experience desirable. Experience in the Middle East a plus


Excellent computer skills required as well as interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

Supervisory/Budget Responsibilities: 
Supervision of 12 to 20 personnel

Clearance Level required at Start Date: Secret

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time