Training Manager

Required License
Tennessee - TN Drivers License
Associates Degree
US Citizenship Required


Be proud of where you work. Walden Security is one of the nation's largest privately-held security companies, providing a range of security services for commercial high rises, residential communities, manufacturing facilities, government buildings, automakers and more. We believe that people come first, and that investing in our employees is one of the most important aspects of business. And now we want you to join our team.


Walden Security is actively seeking Training Manager in Knoxville, TN. In addition to our people first culture, we also take care of you by providing:


  • Healthcare: Benefits include medical, dental, and vision.
  • A plan for the future: Including financial assistance such as life insurance, a 401(K), and tuition reimbursement.
  • Value as a team member: High performers are selected for recognition and cash bonuses.
  • Internal growth: We want to create a pipeline to the top, including award-winning training and a hire-from-within philosophy.
  • Referral bonuses: refer a good employee to Walden and we will reward you with cash.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned by the Regional Vice President of Operations or Director of Training:

  • Facilitate classroom and field instruction for state-mandated Initial Security Officer Training and Company Orientation, National Safety Council CPR/AED/First Aid Certification, Weapons Training (classroom and range instruction), and Less-than Lethal Weapons Training for security officers;
  • Administer and oversee initial and ongoing contract-specific OJT for security officers;
  • Administer required ongoing training (remedial, refresher, contractual, etc.);
  • Deliver additional training per client request or contract requirements;
  • Conduct security seminars and lunch-and-learns as a value add for clients and professional associations;
  • Maintain training records in WinTeam, Learning Management System (LMS) & personnel files;
  • Ensure all employees are current on all required training and certification(s);
  • Maintains confidentiality of all information and data.
  • Travel 10-25%


Education and/or Experience:  3+ years performing successfully in a related role or 1+ years’ experience with an associates’ degree (or higher). Security industry and/or military experience highly preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications: Tennessee Certified Security Guard Trainer License NRA Certified Pistol Instructor, CPR/AED Instructor Certification (or the ability to obtain the certifications within 1 month of hire date).
Preferred Licenses/Certifications: Tennessee Armed Security Officer License, Expandable Baton Instructor Certification, Handcuff Instructor Certification, OCAT (Pepper Spray) Instructor Certification, Defensive Tactics Instructor Certification (or the ability to obtain the certifications within 1 month of hire date).
Language Skills:   Must have the ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.
Computer Skills:   MS Office required; LMS experience strongly preferred
Other Qualifications:  Ability to obtain multi-State Trainer Certification and other specialized certifications as required; Valid State Driver’s License.  Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
Physical Demands:  The physical demands are based on the contract and 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.




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