Combat Shooting Program Analyst (CSPA)

The OGara Group   •  

San Diego, CA

Industry: Automotive


5 - 7 years

Posted 52 days ago

POSITION SUMMARY: O’Gara Training and Services, LLC needs several Combat Shooting Program Analyst tosupport the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC). The Chief of Naval Operations established the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) on 1 October 2005. NECC formally stood up on 13 January 2006, as a Functional Commander for shore-based expeditionary type forces within the Navy. Its mission is to man, train, and equip naval forces to operate in an integrated fashion; to provide a secure environment for forces and logistics to flow ashore from the sea base; tosupport naval and joint combat forces with explosive ordnancedisposal, combat engineering andconstruction; inland waterway operations; force protection and anti-terrorism; and to develop the capability of assigned forces to extend Joint Forces Maritime Component Commander (JFMCC) Domain Awareness into the riparian environment. A primary NECC effort, the Expeditionary Combat Skills Training Continuum (ECSTC) mandates a basic force protection small arms trainingqualification per OPNAVINST 3591(Series) and NECCINST 3591 (Draft). Combat Shooting Program Analyst (CSPA’s) provide a comprehensive Combat Shooting Training Program Analysis Service program in directsupport of the Expeditionary Combat Skills Training Continuum (ECSTC). PRINCIPALRESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The CSPA shall provide professional and technical CTSPA/SME combat shooting training program support as directed by NECC. This support shall include formal Expeditionary Combat Skills (ECS) course execution of a mix of live fire and blended live fire and simulation courses, not to exceed 38 total convenings per contractyear.
  • Provide Combat Shooting Instructor Training module in a blended synthetic/live-fire environment. Utilizing the existing courses of instruction, the contractor shall recommend course changes to instructional components, sequencing and clustering of learning events and objectives, task learning relationships, and instructional design plans (including instructor guides, trainee guides, objectives, lesson plans, course masterschedules testing guides/plan) in accordance with Naval Education and Training Command Manual 130 (Series) as well as the designs (qualitative and / or quantitative performance measures) for the assessment and improvement of complex training.
  • Conduct an instructor facilitated period of instruction (POI) designed to teach the critical skills required to conduct dynamic weapons training as outlined in the NECC Category III and IV courses of fire leading to qualification. The POI will include training in a small arms simulator with a final evaluation on a live–fire range; training on live ranges and synthetic systems, training for instructors on the requisite combat shooting skills as defined in accordance with COMNECCINST 3591.1 utilizing synthetic and live fire.
  • Travel up to 75% of the work year, both domestically and internationally is required.


  • Strong background in the development and maintenance of instructional materials
  • Five (5) years of experience developing curriculum and training for combat related topics to include extensive combat training for firearms such as handgun, rifle, and small unit tactics
  • Two (2) years of experience providing training/curriculum development for small arms and tactical training to Navy or Army special operation forces.
  • Two (2) years of experience and performance-based metric delivering small arms training in a synthetic environment and developing instructor and “train the trainer” programs for advanced combat shooting and small unit tactics in a synthetic environment.
  • Two (2) years of experience training with reactive steel target systems.
  • Two (2) years of experience in live fire/judgment-based training and range safety.
  • Two (2) years of experience training military personnel in combat skills training using a pass/fail system methodology
  • Two (2) years of experience training in the NECC or other military service Category III/IV methodology and qualification process
  • Capability to train contractor and military instructors to teach new courseware.
  • Familiarity with curriculum development using interactive courseware/computer-based training (ICW/CBT).
  • Ability to deliver instructor led training (ILT) and provide oversight at all levels.
  • Familiarity with curriculum development in integrated learning environment (ILE).
  • Familiarity with instructional system development (ISD) in accordance with NAVEDTRA 131A or NAVEDTRA 130.
  • Familiarity with curriculum development using sharable content object reference model (SCORM) methodology.
  • Two (2) years of military experience as a Weapons Training Leading Chief Petty Officer, or military equivalent, relating directly to the training of both instructors and students in enhanced combat skills such as combat shooting and small unit tactics is recommended.


  • Successfully complete a favorable National Agency Check (NAC) to obtain DoD CAC, Installation Access, and credentials.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to accommodate flexible working hours, in order to support government needs.
  • Agrees to participate in pre-employment and random and or post-mishap drug testing.