Oct 20, 2016

Personnel Tracking Locator (PTL) Country Lead , OCONUS

Employer: Olgoonik Global Security, LLC
Location: Overseas
Requisition Number: 2011875


The Personnel Tracking Locator (PTL) Country Lead represents the PTL Program in those embassies with assigned PTL Watch Standers. The PTL Country Lead will coordinate directly with RSO staff for PTL operational support and coordinate with ESC/ESO for all PTL program related matters. The PTL Country Lead will be responsible for all required activity reports, scheduling, and supervisory responsibilities related to supporting the PTL mission at the assigned embassy.

Primary Responsibilities:

Ensure all assigned Watch Standers maintain a level of technical proficiency required by program’s Global Watch Operations leader. Must demonstrate exceptional expertise in the technical aspects of practical and sustainable life-safety programs for designated regions abroad and must be familiar with U.S. and host country laws, regulations and policies governing the implementation of PTL and coordination of with all associated departments, agencies, private contractors and organizations mandated with national security.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervisory responsibilities associated with this position may include supervision of professional, technical, and/or labor staff in support of the project.

Education and/or Experience:

Demonstrate a mastery of technical skills, and provide all levels of technical support for the PTL software, hardware, Crypto, and Satellite communications gear at his/her station.
Must have experience with operational support and emergency management.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Requires strong PTL software troubleshooting skills and operations support skills.
Must possess a mastery of PTL Tracking Devices (nomenclature, setup, troubleshooting); PTL tracking software; and PTL incident documentation.
This position requires attention to detail and ability to memorize and recite 6-character strings without fail; an understanding of State Department protective Operations; and an understanding of satellite technology.
Must demonstrate the ability to interact with all levels of an organization in a professional, diplomatic, and tactful manner.
Must demonstrate a good attitude and ability to work as a member of a cohesive team.
Must be able to multi-task efficiently and have strong attention to detail.
Must possess excellent writing and verbal skills.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Windows operating systems and office automation software (e.g., Microsoft Office, SharePoint).

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. The employee must be able to stand, walk and sit for a prolonged period of time; use hands and/or fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; operate office equipment; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close and distant vision. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds. Medical conditions or physical impediments may disqualify candidates from overseas work where comprehensive medical care may be limited or unavailable, or where the condition or impediment would put the individual at unacceptable risk. Duties may be performed in an active combat zone where the employee would be required to seek shelter. There may be stress, psychological and physical hardships, and the possibility of living in field conditions associated with this position.


This position is deployed up to 90% of the calendar year in high-threat areas, in multiple locations (not one specific area). Domestic travel may be required for training and program coordination. May be required to spend several months in the Washington D.C. metro area for training and PTL support duties prior to departure to assigned overseas work location. Must also be willing to serve in positions worldwide, which may include domestic assignments. Overseas locations may be located in high-risk environments.

Work Environment:

Full-time, 40+ hour week while Domestic. Overseas travel is usually under hazardous conditions when deployed in a theater of operations. Personnel meeting the provisions of Department of State Standardized Regulations, Chapter 650 – Danger Pay Allowance, and performing in a location determined a hazardous duty area are eligible to receive uplift pay over basic compensation.

Living Environment: When deployed overseas, lodging, meals, medical and basic life support services will be provided while in a theater of operations, as well as the prevailing per diem rate for incidental expenses (I&E).

Work Location:

The stateside work location will be in Sterling, VA and DOS Annexes in Arlington and/or Springfield, VA. The location of high-risk environments will be disclosed upon interview.

Citizenship/Security Clearance/Passport: The candidate must be a US citizen and possess an active TOP SECRET security clearance with immediate eligibility to be granted access to sensitive compartmented information (SCI). Must be eligible for and able to obtain and maintain required Security Clearance/access approvals; and must be able to obtain and maintain a US passport.

Medical Clearance:

Must be able to obtain / maintain a DoS Class 1 medical clearance.