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POL & Fuel Expert – Specialist Advisor (I-IV) - Military veterans preferred

ATSG Corporation (


  full-time   employee   contract

Guatemala City

POL & Fuel Expert– Specialist Advisor (I-IV)
Guatemala City, Guatemala
MRPT Security Clearance Required (Clearance FAQs HERE)
ATSG Corporation prides itself on our proven dedication to providing expert assistance to our government partners—without any surprises. We work hard to honor our commitment to our clients while ensuring our employees feel secure and empowered in their work. We take excellent care of our team so they may have the freedom and confidence to focus on their missions and provide nothing but the best output on the work site and at home.
The company provides a variety of services within the Intelligence Community. Our products may be diverse but the results are one and the same—on schedule, on budget, and completed with superior quality. We are experienced in areas such as Mobility, Enterprise Architecture, Data Processing, Law Enforcement Mission Support, and Acquisition Support. As an organization, we are consistently expanding our footprint in the contracting community.
We are presently of identifying candidates for the position of a POL & Fuel Expert– Specialist Advisor (I-IV) to work with International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) in Guatemala City, Guatemala on the CARSI Initiative. This opening is in response to the Government taking efforts to consolidate positions in Latin and Central America to one source.
The CARSI Initiative, one of the largest and most sophisticated multi-lateral security efforts in the world, provides funding for the USG to assist the governments of the CARSI countries with police professionalization, justice sector reform, counter narcotics efforts, border security management, crime and violence prevention, and anti-corruption efforts. This Initiative will focus on a series of policing roles Aviation, Leahy Vetting Coordinator/Program Assistant, Architect, Engineer, Justice Technical, Security Logical and Criminological, Expert on Appeals, Infrastructure Renovation, Justice Sector Legal Advisor, Psychosocial Counselor, Strategic Advisor, Technical and Legal, Indigenous Law, and Transparency Procedures. Requirements and Skill Qualifications for the POL & Fuel Expert– Specialist Advisor (I-IV) are as follows:

  • MRPT Security Clearance Required.
  • US Citizen.
  • FSI level 2/2 Spanish, FSI level 2/2 English.
  • Demonstrated recent experience (within five years) with overseas environment.
  • Ten (10) years’ experience working overseas within an Embassy environment.
  • Demonstrated superior administrative and management skills. For example: Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills by bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
  • Demonstrated superior communication and interpersonal skills in English and Spanish.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate information and ideas orally so others will understand.
  • Demonstrated ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Demonstrates active listening skills by giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Demonstrates writing skills by communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience in both English and Spanish.
  • Five (5) years of experience working in a foreign assistance planning environment; preferred.
  • Recent experience (within the past ten (10) years) in US Embassy environment; preferred.
  • Ten (10) years of experience with Department of State; preferred.
  • Demonstrated five (5) years of experience in POL-Fuel Management; preferred.
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of refueling vehicles, portable fuel systems, their operation, maintenance and setup; preferred.
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of Department of Defense directives governing fuel systems and Forward Area Refueling Equipment (FARE); preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with operation and repair of small gas and diesel engines and general support equipment; preferred.
  • Duties include assisting in supply chain management of POL consumables, forecasting requirements and parts availability for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks and monitoring non-mission capable rates (due to supply shortages and maintenance scheduling). This contractor should measure the logistics integration work plan (in terms of POL and Fuel management), labor schedules, site specific considerations, work requirements, milestones/timelines, and operational activities in support of the aviation program. Advise INL-G leadership in developing clear, accurate, and detailed requirements in order to ensure a smooth and successful integration of training, infrastructure renovation and logistics support systems. Written status documenting progress and any issues or concerns to resolve will be presented to the INL-G Deputy Director, and/or Senior Aviation Advisor.
  • Ensures INL interests and priorities are accounted for when discussing the Guatemalan contracting efforts among the multiple stakeholders both internal and external to INL-G, the GOG and other stakeholders involved with, supported, or affected by aviation program within the INL-G programs. INL-G Deputy Director and/or Senior Aviation Advisor will approve before final approval.
  • Assist with facilitating the flow of accurate and timely information among stakeholders, the INL Program Offices, and other Embassy and National stake holders.
  • Assist Program/Project Officers and designated contractor representatives on all technical matters that arise in the discussions on the development of POL-Fuel support aviation operations in Guatemala and the region.
  • Advise on potential impact of integration on technical requirements, including inspections, testing, inventories and acceptance procedures for training, infrastructure and logistics processes. TPC will not have the ability to make the final approval; instead, will brief INL-G Deputy Director and/or Senior Aviation Advisor.
  • Based on SM expertise recommends solutions, when required, for deviations from plans, schedules, and scopes of work based on the status and progress of all parties involved. INL-G Deputy Director and/or Senior Aviation Advisor will approve before final decision is made.
  • Based on SM expertise assist with identifying and recommending solutions or corrective actions to resolve any issues that interfere with the POL-Fuels support to aviation program and with the completion of projects in support of INL-G programs goals and objectives (in accordance to agreed upon terms of reference in any Letter of Agreement or LOA). In those cases where problems cannot be resolved within the incumbent’s scope of authority, the incumbent is required to make recommendations to INL-G management on appropriate corrective actions. INL-G Deputy Director and/or Senior Aviation Advisor will approve before final decision is made.
  • Assist INL/A with the planning and conducting of all training.
  • Assist with quality assurance; fuel forecasting and procurement, in order to brief INL-G Deputy Director and/or Senior Aviation Advisor, whom will review and make the final approval.
  • Advise GOG and Guatemalan Air Force (GAF) procurement officers and technicians working in three or more sites in the following areas: Establish, instruct, perform and document a preventative maintenance program for fuel and fuel equipment.
  • Assist with formal and on the job training to designated GOG and GAF fuel handlers in support of nationalization goals to ensure proper storage, transport, and handling of hazardous materials to include aviation fuels. Reports documenting progress should be delivered to the Deputy Director and/or Senior Aviation Advisor.
  • Assist host nation personnel to:
    • Maintain fuel pump systems in operational condition.
    • Fix leaks in tanks, other storage systems, and hoses.
    • Fabricate replacement hoses and replace fittings, seals and gauges when necessary.
    • Test fuel for contamination.
  • Maintain the fuel systems IAW Department of Defense directives, Department of State fuel quality requirements, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) specifications and INL/A standards.
  • Prepare, transport and set up portable fuel systems at remote operating sites.
  • Restore contaminated fuel systems to serviceable condition by draining, purging or using chemicals.
  • Ensure hazardous materials are properly marked, product information is entered into an approved database, and items are properly packaged.
  • Maintain proper storage, segregation, and inspection procedures for assets that have a hazardous material codes.
  • Conducts formal and on the job training to ensure proper handling of hazardous materials in accordance with transportation and safety regulations. Written status reports are required for updating the progress to the INL-G Deputy Director and/or Senior Aviation Advisor.
*Candidates are encouraged to submit a .doc or .docx resume that explicitly addresses each of the requirements listed above.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our applicants and employees are protected from discrimination. Visit for more information.
Equal access to programs, services and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Recruiting Team.
This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
To comply with Federal law, ATSG Corporation participates in E-Verify.  Successful candidates must pass the E-Verify process after hire.
We respectfully request not to be contacted by recruiters and/or staffing agencies.

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