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Range Safety Officer (RSO)

Ashburn, VA
  • Posted: 25 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Range Safety Officer

Position Summary

The Range Safety Officer (RSO) is critical to safely operating the firing range while providing a friendly and inviting experience while taking a leadership position. The RSO enforces safe firearm handling and must pay strict attention to the range area while maintaining a strong mental focus on safety. The primary duty of a RSO is to organize, conduct, and supervise safe range operations to all customers.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interface and communicate in a professional, courteous, and compassionate manner with all customers.
  • Supervise all range activities and ensure that customers follow range regulations, including professional correction of safety violations.
  • Demonstrated high end communication and problem solving skills with minimal supervision is essential, including making decisions and follow through.
  • Conduct range safety briefings, as necessary.
  • Be an example to all customers by practicing safe firearms handling and following all range safety rules.
  • Assist shooters with stoppages, malfunctions and other issues or questions on the range.
  • Control the range and lead/assist with any emergency procedures.
  • Know and execute emergency response plans when required.
  • Operate Point of Sale system to schedule and rent firearms to customers.
  • Restocking of targets and personal protective equipment.
  • Conduct P.O.S. Check-in & Release of Liability Waiver verifications.
  • Responsible for watching the CCTV camera system to observe and correct any safety violations.
  • Perform and follow procedures for opening and closing the range.
  • Provide constructive and timely feedback on range operations to management to promote improvements.
  • Actively promotes XCAL programs, products, and services.

Position Requirements

  • Flexibility to work morning, nights, weekends and non-standardized shift schedules.
  • High familiarity and knowledge of firearm operation, design and usage required, including action types, loading/unloading, and malfunction correction.
  • Ability to stand at minimum of 4 hours.
  • Lift, carry and transfer up to 50 pounds at any given time.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must have firearms handling experience.
  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Must pass criminal background check

Preferred Requirements

  • Previous Range Officer experience preferred.
  • Related firearms industry experience and training certifications a bonus.
  • Previous retail and/or member services experience helpful.



Ashburn, VA
20147 USA



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