Junior Instructor Special Operations

Employer: Obsidian
Primary Location: AFRICOM (Working out of Germany)

Junior Instructor Special Operation: 848
Security Clearance: Current DOD Top Secret
Must be a U.S. Citizen
This position is contingent on contract award.

Job Summary

Junior Instructor Special Operations personnel are former Special Forces operators and shall serve as SMEs on the TTPs, SOPs, and POIs of the TSGs and communicate and train both military and civilian personnel on these plans and procedures. The Junior Instructor Special Operations personnel shall serve as an expert in the use of the TSG search equipment, communications systems, surveillance equipment, and other mission essential gear. The individual is required to operate specialized equipment on land, sea, and air either during contingency operations, training and/or exercises. The Junior Instructor Special Operations personnel provide training to military and/or civilian personnel on the setup and operation of search gear and communications equipment and directly support search operations.

Key Accountabilities
Become an SME on all TSG TTP, SOPs, and POIs and is able to communicate these plans and procedures to the TSG Team within 90 days of award of this contract.
Become an SME on all TSG search gear and communications equipment and provides training to military and/or civilian personnel on the setup and operation of this TSG search gear and communications equipment.
Update TTPs, SOPs, and POIs as required.
Maintain proficiency on all mission essential equipment.
Serve as a SME on all TSG search equipment.
Train designated personnel on TSG search equipment and operations.
Support military and/or civilian personnel during WMD search operations, up to and including tactical actions during the conduct of real world operations.

Knowledge and Skills
Have a fundamental familiarity and understanding of CBRN Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE).
Possess advanced skills in surveillance/counter surveillance techniques, advance (tactical/defensive) driver training (desired), a minimum of Level 1 Advance Special Operations Techniques (ASOT) qualified (desired).

Experience and Education
Former SOF Operator (e.g. Army Special Forces/Ranger, Air Force PJ/CCT, Marine Special Operations/Force Recon/EOD, Navy SEAL/Small Boat/EOD).
Military instructor experience. No Less than 2 years’ experience as an instructor at a training command or in an operational unit’s training department.
Completed Army Senior Leader Course or service equivalent.
Experienced in air operations.
Experienced in small boat operations to include Small Boat, coxswain qualified, or civilian equivalent.
Experienced in fast rope operations.
Experienced in climbing techniques.
Experienced in land and maritime reconnaissance and surveillance operations.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment
Must be able to pass a pre-deployment physical.
Must be able to work non-standard hours.
Physically capable of working extended periods in self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Shall be physically and mentally qualified for deployment and performance of duties to include tactical operations in austere, hostile environments and able to maintain Army Physical Fitness Test score of 270 or above for each individual’s specific age group.

Must be able to travel on very short notice.
Must possess a Current US issued tourist passport.
Willing to receive Anthrax, Smallpox and other vaccines as required for the AOR.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Company Overview

Obsidian Solutions Group (OSG) is a diversified consulting and technology company providing flexible and responsive solutions to federal, state, and local agencies and organizations. Our core domains are overseas and domestic mission support operations, collection/analysis/identification, and information technology. Obsidian Solutions Group is comprised of strategic and operational personnel who provide its clients deep domain expertise across a comprehensive spectrum of skill sets, allowing mission accomplishment and development of long-term capabilities.

Obsidian Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, any other non-merit factor, or any other characteristic protected by law.