PTL WatchStander Level II-OCONUS

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ManTech International Corporation is looking to hire experienced personnel to support our U.S. Government Agency customer in multiple locations CONUS or OCONUS. This position will require the chosen candidate to currently possess an active DOD ? Top Secret Security Clearance.

LOCATION : Varied CONUS and OCONUS locations.

The qualified candidate will look to work closely within a team environment. They must be able to demonstrate the ability to articulate well, be extremely tactful and reserved when in communication with all levels of leadership and will be assigned multiple complex projects that will directly impact their program by managing projects from start to finish.
MUST HAVE an active DOD ? Top Secret Security Clearance for customer consideration.
MUST obtain a pre-deployment DoS Medical Clearance upon hire.


The OCONUS Watch Stander 2 (OWS2) tracks and reports all off-compound Embassy travelers to RSO or ARSO using a proprietary PTL software tracking system. Provides information on travel notifications, restrictions and travel requests to RSO/ARSO as-needed. Conducts PTL training to ensure personnel are mission-ready. Maintain traveler database as required. Identifies and clarifies issues related to program or Embassy requirements/needs. Tracks advancement in the field and accurately projects potential impacts on assigned missions. May be required to monitor the environment with particular emphasis on areas occupied by COM personnel and potential impact to the security of personnel. Maintains direct contact with military and civilian counterparts with particular emphasis on areas occupied by COM personnel.


Current TOP SECRET Clearance and be able to qualify for SCI access (SSBI less than 4.5 years old). Must be able to obtain Department of State Class 1 Medical Clearance. The WS2 must have moderate technical skills (Microsoft products, PC basics, hardware basics); operational, operational support, or emergency management experience; and professional bearing, appearance, and verbal communication skills. Requires strong PTL software troubleshooting skills and operations support skills. Must possess a mastery of PTL tracking devices (nomenclature, setup, troubleshooting); PTL tracking software; and PTL incident documentation. This position requires attention to detail and ability to memorize and recite 6-character strings without fail; an understanding of Department of State Protective Operations; and an understanding of satellite technology. All WS2s must successfully complete DS Watchstander Level 1

Training and pass the Watch Stander Level 2 exam.

Deployment & Travel Requirements:

This position is deployed up to 90% of the calendar year in high-threat areas, in multiple locations (not one specific area). Domestic travel may be required for training and program coordination. May be required to spend several months in the Washington D.C. metro area for training and PTL support duties prior to departure to assigned overseas work location. Must also be willing to serve in positions worldwide, which may include domestic assignments. Overseas locations may be located in high-risk environments.



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