The G4/PBO Trainer/Mentor will TAAM the SOB and all subordinate organization counterparts at various locations in Afghanistan supporting the establishment and execution of SOB logistic policies, writing Paragraph 4 (Sustainment) for Operations Orders, developing logistical plans and logistics estimates, and including a logistics cell in forward-located Mission Command Packages. The mentor will TAAM on monitoring critical classes of supply support, developing and maintaining LOGSTATs, and allocating logistical resource to include facilities. The mentor will TAAM on duty responsibilities including, but are not limited to: assessing SOB units’ logistics capabilities and limitations, planning and coordination of support to SOB units, monitoring, managing, and reporting of maintenance and recovery operations, transportation requirements management, and synchronization of battlefield resupply; developing and coordinating medical logistics requirements and the retrograde and return of the remains of fallen SOB soldiers; and completing, processing, and maintaining required forms and documents.
The mentor shall TAAM counterparts on property management concepts and procedures IAW the Afghan Decrees and all applicable SOPs, basic policies and procedures applicable to property book accountability, Tashkil items and MoD supply, and on actions to protect government materiel. TAAM focus areas include, but are not limited to, the methods for determining the responsibility and the adjustment methods for lost, damaged, or destroyed equipment and administrative measures to enforce materiel accountability. Additionally, the mentor will assist on property accounting requirements, accountability oversight for all property on property books, proper transfer of accountability procedures for property book items, preparation and organization of property book records/pages, and completion, processing, and maintenance of required forms and documents. The mentor will also assist on establishment and management of inventory requirements and procedures including monthly sensitive items, monthly (cyclic) and annual 100% inventories.
The mentor will provide logistics-focused presentations, assessments, reports, and other products as required to U.S. military leadership in support of the SOB and ANASOC. The mentor will complete training in Core Inventory Management System Enterprise Edition (CORE IMS-EE). The mentor will review and provide input into MoD Decrees as processes, procedures, and the operational environment evolves. The mentor has an expeditionary role and will perform ETAA missions.
• Monitor training and actively assists or provide direction as needed.
o Creating, maintaining, and delivering to the Team Leader and DPM all required reports.
o Provide to the Team Leader and DPM all required data/information for monthly performance review and training reports.
Required Hours: Standard will be 6 days/week, 10 hrs/day while OCONUS and 40 hrs/week while CONUS.
- Train SOB personnel on supply and transportation property management procedures in accordance with Ministry of Defense (MOD) Decree’s 4.0 and 4.2 supply and property book procedures which are similar to Army Regulation 710-2 and DA PAM 710-2-1.
- Responsible for support, property accountability, sustainment training procedures using ASSF logistics practices.
- Monitor lifecycle management of BDE property.
- Maintain a SOB (and associated Special Operations Kandak) LOGSTAT.
- Report to the SOB Team Leader and DPM.
- Responsible for regularly interacting with US military and coalition force personnel.
- May be responsible for making on the scene decisions as to how to execute curriculum.
- May be responsible for assessing and tracking how well the SOB Staff have learned coursework.
- Any additional tasks and responsibilities not identified in the job description and as directed by team and program leadership.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- Former E8/CW3/O4 or higher in military occupational specialties of 88, 90, 91, 92 or 920 series or service component equivalent and have 4 years of experience in property book management at the battalion-equivalent level or higher.
- Excellent Interpersonal and People Skills
- Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
- Competent with operating Personal Computer Skills & Microsoft Office
- Excellent Leadership, Organizational and Project Mgmt Skills
- Combat experience required; 12 months experience in Afghanistan
- 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
- 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.
Security Clearance Requirement: Must possess and maintain an active DoD SECRET Security clearance. Desired Qualifications: Special Operations Forces experience preferred.Required Education:
- 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
- Bachelor's degree from accredited school & four (4) years of related experience, OR two (2) years related experience with Master's degree. Eight (8) years of additional equivalent work experience (12 total years) may be accepted in lieu of BA/BS education requirement.