Apr 15, 2019

​​​​​​​Lead Specialty Trainers - ACOTA (Mortar, Medical, Logistics)

Employer:IDS International
Location: Africa

IDS International is building a winning team to assist the U.S. Department of State’s African Contingency Operations Training Assistance (ACOTA) Program. The ACOTA Program is meant to provide training, logistics, and construction support to African countries and organization to enhance their capacity. IDS is currently looking for a PSO Specialty Trainer to support ACOTA. The PSO Specialty Trainer shall provide Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) soldier skills specialty instruction to local-national military units receiving U.S. Government assistance and program training. The PSO Specialty Trainer position requires deployment to Africa.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Instruct and supervise skills training abroad for local-national company grade and filed grade officers and their soldiers who shall deploy to PKOs.
Individuals and organizations in military specialties to include:

Tactical Combat Casualty Care/Combat Lifesaver


French language level 3-3/equivalent fluency required.
Subject matter experts in the MOS or functional area fields they are teaching.
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.
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.
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.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state, and local law.