Peace Support Operations Specialty Trainer (CLIN X012 OCONUS)
Duties and Responsibilities: Peace Support Operations (PSO) Specialty Trainers shall provide Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) soldier skills specialty instruction to African military units receiving U.S. Department of State’s African Contingency Operations Training Assistance (ACOTA) Program training. Specialty Trainers shall instruct and supervise skills training in African for African company grade and field grade officers and their soldiers who shall deploy to PKOs. Specialty trainers shall be military subject matter experts in the MOS or functional area fields they are teaching. Specialty training will consist of training individuals and organizations in military specialties to include Combat Engineering, Signal/Communications, Level II Hospital units, Medical specialists (Tactical Combat Casualty Care, Trauma Nursing Care, Medical Planning and Management, Combat Medic and Emergency Medical Technician, Dentists and Physicians), Coastal and Riverine units, Airbase and rear area security units, Logistics specialists including operators and maintainers of new equipment, Mortar units, Armor (tank) units, Mechanized Infantry units, Transport (truck) units, Pre-deployment administration, Equipment (to include vehicles) maintenance management, Equipment supply management, Military Police. Trainers are required to know and/or review the US Army doctrine, United Nations, and Host Nation guidance applicable to the task they are responsible for. Trainers must ensure that all training resources are coordinated prior to training.
Minimum Qualifications: PSO Specialty Trainers shall have the following education, experience, and military background unless otherwise approved in advance by the Program Director, ACOTA.
Experience: The PSO Specialty Trainer shall have a relevant blend of skills, experience, and knowledge that will allow that individual to best support the goals and tasks of the ACOTA Program.
Training: Minimum of ten (10) years of U.S. military operations and training experience in a Combat Arms, Combat Service, or Combat Service Support specialty appropriate for the skills being taught.
Preferred Qualifications: Prefer an individual with recent U.S. Military combat and/or PKO experience at the E-6 thru O-6 level. Experience operating in areas with limited life support and in hardship conditions is preferred. Preferred language requirement of level equivalent to 3-3 for non-English speaking countries.