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Old 25 April 2018, 11:49
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ACOTA Trainer Positions (OCONUS)

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If interested in any of the below, please send your resume to: careers@blueforceinc.com



PSO STAFF TRAINER

Duties and Responsibilities: The PSO Staff Trainers will develop POIs, lesson plans, and training support packages for training. Training shall support the preparation of partner country battalions and brigades for deployments to and sustained operations in multinational peacekeeping operations in Africa by training African commanders and staffs in PSO command and staff operations skills and procedures. Staff Trainers shall ensure all training scenarios are based on the most current mission area information from Areas of Operation that African PKO battalions and brigades will deploy to. Training will involve classroom instruction, Peace Support Operation (PSO) Command Post Exercises, and Computer Assisted Command Post Exercise. All classes shall be taught in the training language of the Host Nation Military.

Minimum Qualifications: The PSO Staff Trainer shall have the following education, experience, and military background

Education: A minimum of a AA/AS Degree from an accredited institution

Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of U.S. military operations and training experience required. The Senior PSO Staff Trainer should be a subject matter expert in at least one (1) Combat Arms, Combat Service, or Combat Service Support, U.S. Military Occupational Specialty, Branch, or Functional Area. Staff experience at battalion or brigade level is required.

Training: Familiar with standard military training concepts, practices, and procedures. Minimum of fifteen (15) years military operations and training experience (or civilian equivalent) required.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferably an individual with recent U.S. Military combat and/or PKO experience at the 03, 0-4, O-5, or O-6 level who has completed U.S. Military Education Command and General Staff College or equivalent. Recent OIF/OEF experiences desired. Individual having completed Military Education Level 3 or 4 (Command and General Staff College or equivalent) is preferred. Preferred language requirement of level equivalent to 3-3 for non-English speaking countries. Experience operating in areas with limited life support and in hardship conditions is preferred. Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred.




PSO SOLDIER SKILLS TRAINER

Duties and Responsibilities: The Peace Support Operations (PSO) Soldier Skills Trainer (PSOSST) is responsible for providing Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) soldier skills instruction to African military units receiving U.S. Department of State’s African Contingency Operations Training Assistance (ACOTA) Program training. Soldier Skills Trainers will instruct and supervise PKO soldier skills training in African for African company grade officers and their soldiers who shall deploy to PKOs. Soldier Skills Training shall include BRM, CQM, Movement formations and techniques, Infantry squad and platoon battle drills, route clearance & Convoy operations, CQM/CQB, C-IED, Recon, Checkpoint operations, crowd control, and cordon and search. Trainers will also instruct African soldiers in human rights (to include gender respect, elimination of sexual exploitation and child protection), individual health maintenance, individual first aid, HIV/AIDS prevention, and an orientation in United Nations peacekeeping operations all in the context of the tactical PSO environ. PSO Soldier Skills Trainers will assist in 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 and as directed by the program manager. Trainers are required to know and/or review the US Army doctrine, United Nations, and Host Nation guidance applicable to the task for which they are responsible to instruct.

Minimum Qualifications: PSO Skills Trainers shall have the following education, experience, and military background unless otherwise approved in advance by the Program Director, ACOTA.

Education: Minimum of ten (10) years of U.S. military operations and training experience in a Combat Arms Specialty required.

Experience: The PSO Skills Trainer shall have a relevant blend of military skills, experience, and knowledge that will allow that individual to best support specific task order objectives and goals and tasks of the ACOTA Program.

Training: PSO Soldier Skills Trainers shall be subject matter experts in at least one Combat Arms U.S. Military Occupational Specialty, Branch, or Functional Area.

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Preferred Qualifications: Prefer an individual with recent U.S. Military combat and/or PKO experience at E-5 thru O-3 level. Directly related experience in OCONUS overseas program operations focused on training local national military personnel and units preferred. Recent OIF/OEF experiences preferred. Experience with either U.S. State Department, United Nations (UN) Chapter Seven Operations, or Africa Union (AU) highly preferred. Experience with Africa peace support operations is highly preferred and should include current experience with the ACOTA Program. Former Special Forces A Team or Combat Arms Non-Commissioned Officer or Warrant Officer preferred and familiar with standard military training concepts, practices, and procedures. Preferred language requirement of level equivalent to 3-3 for non-English speaking countries.





PSO SPECIALTY TRAINER

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.
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Old 29 April 2018, 12:30
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Are these positions still being recruited for, even though the jobs aren't listed on the Blue Force website?

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Old 29 April 2018, 16:23
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Yes, they are being recruited for.

There should be an update on the website soon..

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