DMS International is a Consulting, Information Technology and Training Company headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland. At DMS our quality policy is to be among the 'best in class' providers of management and information technology consulting services in partnership with our customers. We hire professionals who take pride in doing quality work and who are committed to the customer. We are currently seeking Armory Maintenance Personnel who will perform support for classroom and field laboratory instruction for U.S. Navy high-risk training evolutions.

Armorer / Logistics Management Specialists perform training support duties associated with the delivery of small arms and crew served weapons training. The duties and attributes include:

Maintenance of all weapons and associated equipment, as required, for the respective learning site, including:

- MK-19 40mm grenade launcher

- M203 40mm grenade launcher

- M2HB .50-caliber heavy machinegun

- MK-44 7.62mm mini-gun

- M240B 7.62mm medium machinegun

- MK48 7.62mm lightweight machinegun

- M-14 7.62mm rifle

- M4A1 5.56mm rifle

- M500 12-gauge shotgun

- M11 9mm service pistol

- M9 9mm service pistol

Maintenance Management of Training Unique Equipment (TUE) including (but not limited to):

- Force Protection Ship Simulators/Tactical Training Simulators (FPSS/TTS)

- Small Arms Weapons Simulators (SAWS)

- Modular Indoor Firing Ranges (MIFR)

Management of Armory and Training Assets including (but not limited to):

- Weapons

- Gun Mounts

- Visual Augmentation Systems (VAS)

- Repair parts inventory IAW the weapons Illustrated Parts Breakdown (IPB) manuals

- Ancillary Equipment (i.e. rails, lasers, optics, training adapter kits, etc.).

Equipment Maintenance and Management including (but not limited to):

- Weapons

- Government owned and GSA leased Vehicles

- Mobile Weapons Firing Trailers (MWFT)

- Visual Augmentation Systems (VAS)

- Environment Control Unit

Small Arms Ammunition Management including (but not limited to):

- Administrative management

- Magazine management

- Transportation

- Sentencing

- Material Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard (MPPEH) processing

Transportation of weapons and ammunition from storage facilities to live ranges

Storage and accountability for weapons and ammunition per Navy directives

Attending training courses to obtain requisite certifications, as may be appropriate for the respective learning site

Possessing a familiarity of the duties and responsibilities associated with the Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives (AA&E) Program as detailed in OPNAVINST 5530.13C

Possess the motivation and ability to research directives, regulations, and policies to determine solutions to problems, issues, and concerns

Display strong oral and written communication skills, as well as excellent presentation skills

Possess experience in technical writing (military manuals)

Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, with a commitment to customer service

Must be proactive in identifying and solving problems

Display the ability to manage and meet deadlines

Possess familiarity with computers and a working knowledge of software packages such as Microsoft Office®

Demonstrate the ability to understand, implement, and maintain standards

Understanding that work is normally performed in an Ammunitions and Explosives (AE) storage facility setting, and on live-fire range facilities, and in some cases, underway on small water craft including Riverine boats. Work may be performed indoors or outdoors, during inclement weather conditions, and in high humidity with extreme heat or cold, depending upon location.

Acknowledgement that the number of scheduled courses and/or the tempo of training may create a highly stressful work environment

Capable of qualifying as an AE worker, using mature and stable judgment on duty as well as off-duty. AE screening and qualifications are reviewed annually, and failure to maintain AE qualification may result in termination.

Perform duties related to enhanced organizational level maintenance on weapons and other training equipment,

Manage small arms, ammunition, repair parts, tools, and ancillary equipment,

Transport small arms and ammunition to and from training locations.

Armorer / Logistics Management Specialists must:

Must be a US Citizen.

Possess an Associate’s degree and three (3) years of experience; or four (4) total years of military experience in lieu of a degree

Possess a minimum of three (3) years of preventative/corrective weapons maintenance experience (including military crew served weapons, where applicable), and a minimum of two (2) years of experience within an ammunition and weapons management environment

Satisfy the requirements of the Lautenberg Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968

Have Completed a U.S. military armorer’s courses, preferred are the following U.S. Navy certification courses:

- CENSECFOR EOM Armorers’ course,

- NSW EOM Armorers’ course,

- NECC EOH Armorers’ course

Possess (preferred) the following U.S. Navy course completions and/or certifications:

- AMMO 49

- AMMO 51

- AMMO 62

- AMMO Technical Specialist

- AMMO Administration

- Fleet Sentencing

- Training Ammunition Management Information System (TAMIS)

- Material Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard (MPPEH)

Demonstrate a familiarity with the Fire Arms Training Systems (FATS®) simulator is preferred

Obtain a suitable evaluation for mandatory medical, psychological, and drug screenings

Possess in-depth knowledge night vision, lasers, weapons, and weapon sight technologies, capabilities, and weaknesses

Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot complex malfunctions

Demonstrate skill in the use of hand tools, test equipment, and precision measuring equipment

Demonstrate the ability to interpret technical manuals, illustrations, specifications, and diagrams

Demonstrate a basic knowledge of computer operations is required for inventory control and weapon maintenance record keeping

Possess an active state driver’s license

Possess (or be able to obtain) a Class B or C Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) as required with a HAZMAT endorsement in order to transport ammunition

Possess (or be able to obtain) a State of Mississippi Emergency Medical Technician – Basic credential

Job Location: Gulfport, MS

Other Locations for this job:

- San Diego, CA

- Mayport, FL

- Pearl Harbor, HI

- Camp Lejeune, NC

- Chesapeake, VA

- San Antonio, TX (NTTC Lackland)