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Maritime Law Enforcement Instructor

Charleston, SC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Pharos Group, Inc. is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) information technology, training and education, and management consulting firm. Pharos Group provides management consulting and healthcare cybersecurity IT services to government agencies and commercial entities.

We have conducted strategic planning exercises for government and non-profit healthcare providers that have driven improvements in patient care and financial management. Pharos Group has served our customers well so that our customers can serve theirs even better.

Established in 2008 and headquartered in Stafford, Virginia, Pharos Group has grown by following its principles of ethical, efficient, and effective service. These principles are reflected in every aspect of our business and our lives away from business. At Pharos Group, exceeding our customer's expectations is an everyday event.

Duties and Responsibilities: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position

  • Support the Training Division in all classroom and practical-based instruction of 1 "A" School and 13 "C" Schools. Support all four Schoolhouses under the Training Division
  • Perform all methods of instruction performed at MLEA, to include (but not limited to) classroom instruction, practical performance facilitation, and defensive tactics and dynamic law enforcement matroom training and facilitation, as directed by the Training Officer, MLEA
  • Qualify instructors using guidance set forth in the MLEA Instruction (MLEAINST 1500.1(series)), MLE Academy Instructor Qualification Process. Ensure qualification within six months of hire or assignment/reassignment to a particular Schoolhouse. Following initial qualification, continue to qualify instructors in specialization qualification Job Qualification Requirements as directed as an enclosure to MLE Academy Instructor Qualification Process
  • Maintain instructor qualifications by meeting Coast Guard, MLEA and FLETC mandated training requirements, including (but not limited to) monthly on-site Professional Development Training hosted by MLEA and required of all instructors
  • Adhere to MLEA and FLETC requirements for Instructor Evaluation, including formal assessment of the instructor's competency during at least one classroom evaluation and one practical facilitation evaluation performed by an MLEA representative annually. The instructor will be assessed using the Coast Guard Instructor Feedback Form (IFF) for both evaluations. No prior warning is required on behalf of the MLEA to conduct an IFF. Should the Contractor receive a score below "3" or "meets standard" on the IFF, they will be notified of the delinquencies and will be reevaluated without warning in another module of instruction within the month. Any further IFFs below "3" or "meets standard" will result in the Contracting Officer's Representative notifying the Contract Specialist of the issue
  • Follow the instructional schedule set forth by the School Chief
  • Adhere to the MLEA Instructor Uniform as set forth in the MLEA ORGMAN. The Coast Guard is not responsible for furnishing instructor materials, including Instructor uniforms, on behalf of the Contractor
  • Act as a role-player when required. Role Players are vital to realistic, dynamic, and high-fidelity training. Role Players must be trained and evaluated on a regular basis to ensure safe and effective training sessions are provided for all involved. The Contractor shall qualify as a Role Player by reviewing all current Role Player Guides provided, demonstrate proper donning of Role Player safety gear, observing at least two mat room and platform scenarios prior to serving as a Role Player with students, and Complete the Maritime Law Enforcement Academy Contracted Role Player Qualification Sheet. The Contractor shall maintain compliance with Role Player direction as set forth in the MLEA ORGMAN
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Must meet the physical fitness standards semiannually set in the Boarding Officer/Boarding Team Member Law Enforcement Competency Qualification Instruction. Requires physical exertion by teaching defensive tactics and allowing the students practice their techniques on the instructor in protective gear
  • Three (3) years Maritime Law Enforcement Training experience
  • Instructional experience/knowledge required
    • Coast Guard Use of Force Policy
    • Defensive Tactics
    • Use of Oleoresin Capsicum (OC)/Pepper Spray
    • Use of Deadly Force
    • Weapons Safety
    • De-escalate and Survive a Hostage Situation
    • Coast Guard Boarding Procedures
    • Enforcement of Safety Regulations for Commercial Fishing Vessels and Recreational Vessels
    • Search of vessels; Search of persons
    • Weapons and Drug Identification
    • Handcuffing
    • Detention and Interview policies
    • Coast Guard Law Enforcement Authority and Jurisdiction
    • International law jurisdictional issues
    • Coast Guard Statement of No Objection process and procedure
    • Boating While Intoxicated laws and procedures
    • Case Package preparation and Statement Writing
    • Testifying in court
    • Security Patrols and Inspections
    • Security Planning and Review
    • Force Protection
    • Anti-Terrorism
  • Graduate of the Maritime Law Enforcement Academy's Boarding Officer Course and previous experienced as a qualified CG Boarding Officer is strongly desired
  • Effectively facilitate mock boarding scenarios including the physical requirement to climb ladders and move through small compartments
  • Possess a favorable, current National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) background investigation

Minimum Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
  • Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment; builds a diverse workforce.
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
  • Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritize and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
  • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.
  • Qualifications - To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Language Skills - Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, proposals, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Mathematical Skills - Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Reasoning Ability - Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to question activities and issues in all functional areas and make sound business decisions based on that data.
  • Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, type or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

Pharos Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.



Charleston, SC
29401 USA



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