Tactical Trainer (KKA) - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-22
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee



Afghanistan

Job Description: The US has a requirement to organize, man, equip, and train Special Infantry units for the Afghan Special Security Forces (ASSF) and the Ktah Khas (KKA). The KKA is an elite, highly mobile, light Infantry unit that specializes in assaults on conventional targets throughout Afghanistan. The Tactical Trainer will ensure all duties and responsibilities are executed in a timely manner as per the assigned Statement of Work. The Tactical Trainer interfaces on a daily basis with the on-site SITP Team Leader. The Tactical Trainer participates in meetings and conferences as directed by the Deputy Program Manager and/or the SITP Team Leader. The Tactical Trainer works independently and reports to the SITP Team Leader located on Camp Scorpion, Afghanistan. The Tactical Trainer verifies required training, allowing the TM Scorpion CDR to validate and certify ASSF trainees.

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. Occasional surges in effort may be required to meet training requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all resourcing prior to the conduct of training, to include: supply, land, transportation, security, instructor, interpreters, and ammo requests.
  • Coordinate in the development and continual refinement of a comprehensive Program of Instruction (POI).
  • Provide knowledge and feedback on Basic Operator’s Training Course (BOTC) schedule.
  • Provide Operational Risk Management Assessments.
  • Provide weekly updates to Program Management, at the Deputy Program Manager/Senior Trainer’s discretion, this will include, but is not limited to: situational reports, training reports, training support documents and photographs as needed.
  • Provide accurate and timely deliverables.
  • Provide continuity and historical data tracking of all current and previous BOTCs.
  • Any additional duties and requirements as identified by the SITP Team Leader or Deputy Program Manager.

Required Qualifications:
  • The Tactical Trainer will have at least six years of experience within the US Army or Marine Corps.
  • Served as an E5-E6 or higher.
  • Comprehend and teach all BOTC POI requirements as a Tactical Trainer; prepared to teach additional non-BOTC course POIs.
  • Deployed operational experience in support of the GWOT, preferably within Iraq and Afghanistan is highly desired, between 2010 and 2018.
  • Superb leadership skills.
  • Able to clearly and effectively communicate, both verbally and written.
  • Able to resolve workplace conflict management.
  • Must have basic knowledge of small unit tactics IAW U.S. Army SH 21-76, and U.S. Army FM 3-21.8. Must have a basic knowledge of Infantry platoon weapon systems: M9, M4, M249 and M240 and the applicable marksmanship manuals: FM 3-23.25, FM 3-21.68 and FM 3-22.9
  • Assist in the development and continual refinement of a comprehensive POI.
  • Assist in the development and continual refinement of other training documents such as Lesson Plans, AARs, and Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTP), as required.
  • Provide continuity and historical data tracking of all current and previous basic courses.
  • Function as an instructor to facilitate training.
  • Provide weekly updates to the TM Scorpion Commanding Officer and staff. At the commander’s discretion, this will include, but is not limited to: situational reports, training reports, training support documents, and photographs.
  • Coordinate all resourcing prior to training conducted, to include: supply, land, transportation, security, instructor, interpreters, and ammo requests.
  • Team player – must be able to professionally interact and work with team members and senior US military/coalition military advisors and Afghan ANDSF leaders and students.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to work under challenging deadlines.
  • Competent with operating Personal Computer Skills & Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational and project management skills.
  • Must possess a US Passport with at least 6 months 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:
  • US SOF Experience (Minimum of 4 years preferred)
  • Previous experience training and advising foreign military soldiers is preferred

Security Clearance Requirement: Must possess and maintain a DoD SECRET security clearance

Required Education (including Major):
  • 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.
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