ASOM GCPSU National Mission Units Surveillance Reconnaissance Training Mentor - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee


***Contingent on Funding***

Job Description:
The ASOM GCPSU NMU SRT Training Mentor will Train, Advise, Assist and Mentor (TAAM) ASOM GCPSU NMU SRT and all subordinate organization counterparts in duties and responsibilities including, but not limited to, the following: teach and mentor techniques and skills required to improve surveillance capability in support of counter-insurgency operations (COIN). Mentor will focus on core surveillance disciplines and responsibilities that include Surveillance and Intelligence Collection, Photography, Rural Surveillance Field craft, Rural Static Surveillance, Firearms Drills, Operational Command and Control, Execution of Surveillance Operations, Supervision of Recon Team, Risk Assessments, Health & Safety, Maintaining skill sets with Specialist Equipment and SOP’s, Compliance with Afghan Rule of Law, Team Administration, Equipment Accountability and Personnel matters. The mentor will TAAM counterparts to serve as the single point of contact for all training operations and requirements; establish and organize functional related joint boards, working groups, and training planning teams; develop, manage, and execute large scale national-level multi-echelon joint exercises and training events for ASOM GCPSU NMU SRT incorporating other GIRoA organizations, and execute duties as assigned.

Work Hours:
Work may include nights, holidays, and weekends on short notice. Standard is to be available to mentor/train six (6) days per week for up to ten (10) hours per day while at OCONUS work site(s) and a standard 40 hour work week while at CONUS work sites.

  • Responsible for performing ASOM GCPSU NMU SRT TAAM as a critical member of the ASOM GCPSU Mentor Team.
  • Assist the ASOM GCPSU NMU SRT Military Mentor in developing training concepts, techniques, and standards for Afghan counterparts
  • Report to the site lead as well as the ASOM GCPSU Deputy Program Manager
  • Responsible for regularly interacting with NATO/US military personnel on policy, training, and other administrative actions
  • Based on circumstances unique to work locations, the mentor is responsible for making on the scene decisions as to proper methods to conduct the TAAM mission with NATO and Afghan counterparts

Required Qualifications:
  • Must have at least six (6) years of experience in law enforcement surveillance and reconnaissance and experience of COIN operations, running multi-agency teams and at least 12 months relevant experience teaching/mentoring SR in a COIN environment is essential.
  • Must have experience as a Military Police Senior Noncommissioned Officer, Warrant Officer, Commissioned Officer of any US service component or certified civilian Law Enforcement Professional.
  • Previous experience as mentor, facilitator, or subject matter expert
  • Must be able to competently operate a Personal Computer to include excellent skills with MS Office (Word, PPT, Excel, etc.)
  • Excellent Interpersonal and People Skills
  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Effective Organizational Skills
  • Must be able to obtain a Visa for Afghanistan
  • Must possess a US Passport with at least 6 months of remaining eligibility
  • Willing to assist the team and teammates to accomplish mission requirements in other areas outside the scope of work, for short duration

Physical Requirements/Working Environment:
  • Include but are not limited to the wear of body armor and helmet Personal Protective Gear, unassisted lifting and carrying of duffle bags not exceed the weight of 70 lbs per piece, and the unassisted movement over uneven terrain.
  • Must be willing to work and live in Afghanistan with an understanding that there could be further assignments to any location in Afghanistan based upon the needs of the U.S. Government, to include hostile and austere areas.
  • Must be able to attend and pass USG deployment requirements at CONUS Replacement Center (CRC), Fort Bliss, Texas or equivalent location.
  • Must meet the medical requirements for the position being offered as determined by a pre-employment medical screening and in accordance with published CRC and USCENTCOM medical deployment standards.
  • Must be able to walk or stand on level and/or inclined surfaces up to eight (8) hours per day and sit for up to three (3) hours per day.
  • Must be able to routinely climb / descend stairs.
  • Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows / knees, and reach above / below shoulders.
  • Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print.
  • Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
  • Employee will be required to work and live in a potentially hostile environment, at remote locations, and under austere conditions.
  • May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, under extreme weather conditions, within a hostile environment.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from aircraft, hostile fire, and other acts of aggression associated with this region.
  • Contractor personnel shall comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders. All tours are unaccompanied.

Security Clearance Requirement: Must have an active/current US SECRET security clearance. Clearance is required to access and handle classified and sensitive personnel material, attend project meetings, and/or work within restricted areas unescorted.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Prefer Special Operations background, or operational experience with Special Operations forces.
  • Prefer previous experience training and advising foreign military soldiers in Iraq or Afghanistan
  • Full understanding of Afghan policies and procedures of Training
  • Familiarity with the MOI Decrees

Required Education:
Bachelor's degree from accredited school & six (6) years of related experience, OR four (4) years related experience with Master's degree. Eight (8) years of additional equivalent work experience (14 total years in in law enforcement surveillance) may be accepted in lieu of BA/BS education requirement.

Contractor personnel shall comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders. All tours are unaccompanied