Afghan Source Operations Management (ASOM) Tactical Site Exploitation (TSE) Mentor - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee


In support of the ASSF-TP Program Manager (PM), the Tactical Site Exploitation Mentor will be the subject matter expert and mentor GCPSU PSUs and NMUs on all facets of TSE including planning, coordination, execution, and post-TSE exploitation of evidence, evidence handling and documentation procedures as well as post-TSE analysis and dissemination procedures; be familiar with techniques in Source Handling, Surveillance, Crime Scene Investigation, Collation, Targeting, Analysis, and Counterintelligence to mentor Afghan counter-parts to build partner capacity, proficiency and capability. The PSU TSE Mentor will advise Afghan counterparts on Warrant Based Targeting (WBT) including: understanding the HN Rule of Law; shifting institutional energy from finishing to finding; creating WBT work teams; striving for HN sustainability; creating synergy between HN systems; how to “Overlay the overlay”; how to classify information at the lowest level; and how to train a specialized strike force. Position may require participation as part of an Expeditionary Advisory Package (EAP) or Mobile Training Team (MTT) conducting TAAM at different NMU / PSU locations. In some cases, MTTs may be conducted out of sector with the requisite security provided by coalition forces.

Required Hours: Work may include nights, holidays, and weekends on short notice. Standard will be to conduct training 6 days per week for up to 10 hours per day while at OCONUS work site(s) and a standard 40 hour work week while at CONUS work sites.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Individual must have at least six (6) years of experience and be an expert in Source Handling, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Crime Scene Investigation, Sensitive and Tactical Site Exploitation, all source intelligence, Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield (IPB), Target package development, and Counterintelligence.
  • Must be prepared to assist National Mission Unit (NMU) and Police Special Units (PSU) J2 Mentor teams at respective NMU and provincial locations as required.
  • Must be prepared to assist Surveillance Reconnaissance Course (SRC) instructors and Tactical Site Exploitation (TSE) team as required/directed.
  • Must have working knowledge (capable of comprehending) of Strategic Intelligence with regard to ongoing operations/fusion, Counter Intelligence, Warrant Based Targeting (WBT), SIGINT, GEOINT, IMINT, HUMINT, Communications (Intelligence Systems and Technical Support), Collection Coordination Intelligence Requirements Management (CCIRM), Analysis and Production, multi-echelon intelligence fusion, intelligence business operations, individual agency/directorate functions, and building intelligence situations.
  • Must have a strong/successful background in providing TAAM with a Partnered Nation Security Force.
  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Must have exceptional written and oral communication skills; must be able to communicate effectively.
  • Must possess a US Passport with at least 6 months of remaining eligibility
  • Must be able to obtain an Afghanistan Visa
  • This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • Special Forces experience
  • Experience working with coalition forces
  • Policing experience and/or working a host nation policing force
  • Comprehension of Afghan MoI structures and processes in relation to policing forces
  • Understanding of NATO/Resolute Support force structure

Security Clearance: An active or current DoD Secret Security clearance is required in order to handle classified material and to work in a controlled area on a daily basis in support of the client.

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) may be accepted in lieu of BA/BS education requirement.