Soldier Skills Trainer - Africa (ACOTA)

Employer: Celestar Corporation
Location: Africa

Clearance Level: Secret
ID: 2207

The Celestar Corporation has an IMMEDIATE NEED to identify multiple SENIOR PEACE SUPPORT OPERATIONS (PSO) SOLDIER SKILLS TRAINERSfor an upcoming proposed effort, who will be seated in Africa – Specific Location TBD. Please review the position description below. 

If interested and qualified, we welcome you to apply for this challenging opportunity.

ANTICIPATED AWARD DATE: September/October 2016
PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: 1 Year Base with 4 x Option Years

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: Active Final Secret Level Clearance; Clearance and Investigation must appear in JPAS and be within scope (10 – Years)

Candidates with SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA experience will get a.....
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Supervise the instruction of Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) soldier skills to African military units receiving U.S. Department of State’s African Contingency Operations Training Assistance (ACOTA) Program training.
Instruct and supervise PKO soldier skills training in Africa for African company grade officers and their soldiers who shall deploy to PKOs; Soldier Skills Training shall focus on BRM, CQM, movement formations and techniques, Infantry squad and platoon battle drills, route clearance and Convoy operations, CQM/CQB, C-IED, Recon, Checkpoint operations, crowd control, and cordon and search.
Ensure the development of POIs, lesson plans, and training support packages for individual and collective training as noted in each ACOTA Program Office (APO) task order; Training shall support the preparation of ACOTA partner country soldiers for the rigors of sustained PKO operations in Africa.
Ensure that all training scenarios are based on the most current mission area information from Areas of Operation the African PKO battalions and brigades will deploy to; Training will involve classroom and field instruction in austere environments; All classes shall be taught in the training language of the host nation.

Military Education Level 3 or 4 (Command and General Staff College or Equivalent)
Minimum of Ten (10) years of U.S. military operations and training experience in a Combat Arms Specialty required with directly related experience in overseas program operations focused on training local national military personnel and units.
Must be a subject matter expert in at least one Combat Arms U.S. Military Occupational Specialty, Branch or Functional area.
Must have a unique blend of skills, experience and knowledge that will allow you to best support the goals and tasks of the ACOTA Program.
Must have directly related experience with standard military training concepts, practices, and procedures.
Must have a thorough understanding of and prepared to instruct human rights courses (to include gender respect, elimination of sexual exploitation and child protection), as well as individual health maintenance, individual first aid, HIV/AIDS prevention and an orientation in United Nations peacekeeping operations.
Recent U.S. Military combat and/or PKO experience at the O-3, 0-4, O-5, E-8 or E-9 level - Preferred
Any combination of training, experience, and/or education equivalent to completion of college course work leading to an advanced degree –Preferred
Experience operating in areas with limited life cycle support and in hardship conditions – Preferred
Recent OIF/OEF experiences - Preferred
French Language at a level equivalent to 3-3 - Preferred

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a Best Athlete Selection Process! Please ensure that the required and/or desired experience is reflected on your resume to receive fair and competitive consideration.

Come onboard with a company that Values it’s Employees!
Celestar, a Veteran Owned Company, is Very Competitive with Salaries and Benefits. As an example, we offer Company Paid Benefits that include Employee and Family Dental Insurance, Employee Health Insurance, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability Insurance. We also offer a 401k retirement company match, paid Holidays and Personal Time Off.

Minimum physical demands for on task positions: Employee needs to be able to sit at a workstation for extended periods; use hand(s) to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Most positions require ability to work on desktop or laptop computer for extended periods of time reading, reviewing/analyzing information, and providing recommendations, summaries and/or reports in written format. Must be able to effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing. Employee may be required to occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.

Team Members on Task (CONUS only, minimal or no job-related travel):
• Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
• Office Type Environment with Temperature Control. May be exposed to chemicals related to office equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. General office environment.
Team Members on task (CONUS and OCONUS assignments, some travel):
• Specific vision abilities required by the job may include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
• Team Members deployed to a combat zone must be physically able to live in austere conditions during off duty time that may include extremes in temperature, noise, and must not have any medical conditions that require access to uninterrupted power sources.
• Team Members deployed to a combat zone will be subject to hazardous conditions which may require them to wear a kevlar helmet, individual body armor and/or wear a gas mask for extended periods of time.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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