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S1/International Military Training and Education (IMET) Trainer/Mentor
Afghan National Army Special Operations Command (ANASOC) School of Excellence (SOE) S1/International Military Training and Education (IMET) Trainer/Mentor – (ASSF)
The ANASOC SOE S1/IMET Trainer/Mentor will Train, Advise, Assist, and Mentor (TAAM) the ANASOC SOE S1 and S1 Section at Camp Commando in Personnel and Administrative Operations (PAO), Human Resources (HR), the cipher process (Afghan orders process), Afghan Personnel Pay System (APPS), and Strength Management. TAAM Afghan Special Security Forces (ASSF) counterparts in schooling efforts to include the Commando Qualification Course (CDOQC), Specialty Courses, and Mobile Training Team (MTT) employment in order to increase (ASSF) capacity and capability. Be prepared to provide S1 and IMET TAAM coverage in support of the Special Forces Qualification Course (SFQC) at Camp Duskin. Identify IMET opportunities within ANASOC Corps trainees, soldiers, and cadre; ensure to interface with PAE ANASOC TT and ANASOC SOE Trainer/Mentors, PAE ELT Instructors, and the Combined Joint Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan (CJSOTF) for coordinating (Afghan) IMET opportunities; interface with the Resolute Support Security Assistance Office (SAO) for (Afghan) IMET travel requirements; provide IMET updates to the ANASOC Corps and ANASOC SOE leadership, as required. Synchronize Trainer/Mentor TAAM efforts and actions with military mentor/Requirements Owner (RO) Lines of Efforts (LOE) and ASSF goals and objectives. Develop Programs of Instruction (POI) in support of ANASOC SOE in order to build ANASOC Corps and subordinate organization capacity and capability. The ANASOC S1/IMET Trainer/Mentor will be prepared to provide MTT support to the Cobra Strike Maneuver Course (CSMC) and the SFQC, as required and directed. Provide reporting and documentation requirements to the ANASOC SOE Lead, as directed.
Work may include nights, holidays, and weekends on short notice. Standard will be to conduct training sixty hours (60) per week while OCONUS.
Minimum Job Requirements:
- TAAM the ANASOC SOE S1 and S1 Section at Camp Commando in PAO, HR, the cipher process (Afghan orders process), APPS, and Strength Management.
- TAAM ASSF counterparts in schooling efforts to include the CDOQC, Specialty Courses, and MTT employment in order to increase (ASSF) capacity and capability.
- Be prepared to provide S1 and IMET TAAM coverage in support of the SFQC at Camp Duskin.
- Identify IMET opportunities within ANASOC Corps trainees, soldiers, and cadre; ensure to interface with PAE ANASOC TT and ANASOC SOE Trainer/Mentors, PAE ELT Instructors, and the CJSOTF for coordinating (Afghan) IMET opportunities; interface with the Resolute Support SAO for (Afghan) IMET travel requirements; provide IMET updates to the ANASOC Corps and ANASOC SOE leadership, as required.
- Synchronize Trainer/Mentor TAAM efforts and actions with military mentor/RO LOEs and ASSF goals and objectives.
- Develop POIs in support of ANASOC SOE in order to build ANASOC Corps and subordinate organization capacity and capability.
- Be prepared to provide MTT support to the Cobra Strike Maneuver Course (CSMC) and the SFQC, as required and directed.
- Provide reporting and documentation requirements to the ANASOC SOE Lead, as directed.
- Must build and maintain positive relations and rapport with teammates, the client (US, NATO, and Troop Contributing Nation military forces), and Afghan counterparts.
- Understand the Military Decision Making Process (MDMP) and capable of relating MDMP to the Afghan cipher process.
- Able to work and live in austere and hostile environments in Afghanistan, and understanding of the possibility to be further assigned to any location in Afghanistan, as allowed by the contract.
- Willing and able to travel outside of protected areas via military convoys or MILAIR, and wear protective clothing and equipment, as required. Force protection will be provided by authorized sources.
- Must have the demonstrated ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing.
- Must comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders.
- Understand the Theater ROE (Rules of Engagement).
- Additional duties, responsibilities, and requirements as identified by program management.
- Former Senior NCO, WO or Officer with an administrative (S-1) background in the MOS 42 series or service-equivalent.
- Shall have at least one (1) year of experience at the Battalion Staff Level.
- Combat experience required, with not less than one (1) year of experience in Special Operations.
- Shall be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
- Able to pass all medical, dental, and other CRC-related deployment requirements from CRC at Ft. Bliss, TX.
- Must continue to maintain CENTCOM Mod 15 and other deployment-related requirements for the Afghanistan theater of operations.
- Able to receive and maintain a current/active Afghanistan visa.
- Must possess and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.
- Former US Army or Marine Corps Officer/NCO with at least one (1) year IMET experience.
- OCONUS experience in Afghanistan or Iraq working with Partnered Nation Security Forces as an advisor.
- Previous experience working with coalition forces, NATO, or other Troop Contributing Nations.
- Familiarization with the Afghan Special Security Forces (ASSF) structure/organization and mission sets.
- Understanding of the NATO, Operation Freedom Sentinel, and Resolute Support structures and missions.
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.
- Refrain from using alcohol/illegal and non-prescription substances—abide by CENTCOM’s General Order #1.
Security Clearance: An active 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.
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