SOK/MSK S4 Trainer/Mentor shall train - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee


Job Description:
The School of Excellence (SOE) SOK/MSK S4 Trainer/Mentor shall train, advise, assist, and mentor (TAAM) both the SOE staff and the MSK/SOK staff. The mentor will provide TAAM coverage to the MSK training base. The mentor will implement and operate programs, practices, and procedures for developing optimal utilization of personnel to train Afghan Special Security Forces (ASSF) in logistic functions necessary to receive and process material while providing logistic support to ASSF units. The SOK/MSK S4 trainer will design and administer programs to train all levels of personnel with logistic functions and for integration with the Afghan National Army Special Operations Command (ANASOC). The SOK/MSK S4 trainer will develop tests and visuals, coordinate class arrangements, conduct training classes, and develop criteria for evaluating effectiveness of training activities. The trainer will remain abreast of training and development research: learning theory, motivation theory, and new materials, methods, and techniques. Develop programs and practices to identify developmental needs including preparing personnel for more responsible positions and increasing effectiveness in present assignments. If required, may use technical experts to assist in training. The trainer will monitor training and actively assist or provide direction as needed; create, maintain, and deliver to the Team Leader and Deputy Program Manager all required reports and performance reviews.

Required Hours:
Work may include nights, holidays, and weekends on short notice. Standard will be to conduct training 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.


  • The SOK/MSK S4 Trainer shall be responsible for support to MSK/SOK training as well as using ASSF and SOE practices as appropriate to support the School of Excellence SOK/MSK S4 section.
  • The SOK/MSK S4 Trainer will report to the Team Lead, as well as the Deputy Program Manager located at Camp Scorpion.
  • The trainer will be responsible for regularly interacting with US and coalition force military personnel.
  • Along with local site managers, trainers will be responsible for assessing how well the ANASOC students have learned coursework.
  • The SOK/MSK S4 Trainer shall train Afghan Soldiers on the following tasks:
    1. SOK/MSK S4 Training IAW respective program of instruction for staff functions associated with battalion and brigade level logistics, maintenance procedures, and concept of support.
    2. Multi-echelon staff integration and logistic support to Brigade, Battalion, and Company level exercises and forward command post establishment.
    3. Instruct at the following levels: Company Supply; Battalion and Brigade S4.
    4. Integration of national level logistics and maintenance support with organic capability to support ASSF.

Required Qualifications:
  • Former E7/CW2/O3 with over ten years’ experience in the logistic field.
  • Previous Military Occupational Skill of 92 or service equivalent
  • 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
  • Good Organizational Skills
  • Good Project Management Ability and Skills
  • Ability to plan and organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions
  • Must be able to obtain a Visa for Afghanistan
  • Must possess a US Passport with at least 6 months of remaining eligibility
  • This position requires a US Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization
  • Ability to support additional mission or job requirements, as needed, not highlighted in this job description

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.
  • Employee may be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, under extreme weather conditions, within a hostile environment.
  • The individual may be exposed to extreme noise from aircraft, hostile fire, and other acts of aggression associated with this region.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Prefer SOK/MSK S4 Trainer with previous assignments in combat arms units or equivalent, as well as experience at the Battalion/Squadron level or equivalent.
  • Prefer previous experience training and advising foreign military soldiers.
  • 12 months experience in Afghanistan preferred.
  • Previous experience as an Observer/Controller Trainer for S4 functions at a Combat Training Center.

Security Clearance: Must possess and maintain a DoD Secret Security clearance.

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.