Mar 05, 2020

School of Excellence (SOE) Mobility Trainer/Mentor OCONUS ASSF CAMP DUSKIN

  • Lukos
Full-Time Defense Government Strategy - Planning Training

Job Description

School of Excellence (SOE) Mobility Trainer/Mentor   Job Description:
The School of Excellence (SOE) Mobility Trainer/Mentor shall implement and operate programs, practices, and procedures for developing optimal utilization of personnel to train Afghan Special Security Forces (ASSF) in Mobility training. The Mobility trainer will design and administer programs to train all levels of personnel with gunnery from the operator level through Platoon and Company level live fire exercises. The Mobility trainer will develop tests and visual aids. Coordinate class arrangements, conduct training classes, and develop criteria for evaluating effectiveness of training activities. Keep abreast of training and development research: learning theory, motivation theory, and new materials, methods, and techniques. Develop programs and practices to identify developmental needs including preparing personnel for more responsible positions and increasing effectiveness in present assignments. If required, may use technical experts to assist in training.

  • Monitor training and actively assists or provide direction as needed.
    • Creating, maintaining and delivering to the Team Leader and Deputy Program Manager all required reports.
    • Provide to the Team Leader and Deputy Program Manager all required data/information for monthly performance review and training reports.

Required Hours:
Work may include nights, holidays, and weekends on short notice. Standard will be to conduct training six (6) days per week for up to ten (10) hours per day while at OCONUS work site(s) and a standard 40 hour work week while at CONUS work sites.


  • The Mobility Trainer shall be responsible for support training as well as conducting training using ASSF and SOE practices as appropriate to support the School of Excellence mobility section.
  • The Mobility Trainer will report to the Team Lead, as well as the Deputy Program Manager located at Camp Scorpion.
  • Trainer will be responsible for regularly interacting with US and Coalition Force military personnel
  • Along with local site managers, trainers will be responsible for assessing how well the ASSF/Mobile Strike Kandak students have learned the coursework.
  • The Mobility Trainer shall train Afghan Soldiers on the following tasks:
    1. Mobility Training IAW respective program of instruction for the Afghan Mobile Strike Force Vehicle (MSFV).
    2. Individual skills, gunnery, and collective training events and exercises.
    3. Gunnery and collective training events at the Platoon and Company levels.
    4. Operator level preventative maintenance of mounted weapon systems, including the: M2, M240, M249, MK19.
    5. Instruct at the following levels: Vehicle Gunner, Vehicle Commander, Platoon Leader, Company Commander as required for forces mounted in MSFVs and HMMWVs.
    6. Dismounted operations as needed/necessary.

Required Qualifications:

  • Former E7 or above with over eight years’ experience in US Army Stryker or Marine Light Armored Reconnaissance organizations with at least 4 years of related experience.
  • Combat experience with mobility platforms; Armor or Mechanized forces.
  • 12 months experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, or Middle East.
  • Must be able to competently operate a Personal Computer to include excellent skills with MS Office (Word, PPT, Excel, etc.)
  • Excellent Interpersonal and People Skills.
  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills.
  • Good Organizational Skills.
  • Good Project Management Ability and Skills.
  • Ability to plan and organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Must possess a US Passport with at least 6 months of remaining eligibility
  • Must be able to obtain an Afghanistan Visa
  • This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization

Physical Requirements/Working Environment:

  • Include but are not limited to the wear of body armor and helmet Personal Protective Gear, unassisted lifting and carrying of duffle bags not exceed the weight of 70 lbs per piece, and the unassisted movement over uneven terrain.
  • Must be willing to work and live in Afghanistan with an understanding that there could be further assignments to any location in Afghanistan based upon the needs of the U.S. Government, to include hostile and austere areas.
  • Must be able to attend and pass USG deployment requirements at CONUS Replacement Center (CRC), Fort Bliss, Texas or equivalent location.
  • Must meet the medical requirements for the position being offered as determined by a pre-employment medical screening and in accordance with published CRC and USCENTCOM medical deployment standards.
  • Must be able to walk or stand on level and/or inclined surfaces up to eight (8) hours per day and sit for up to three (3) hours per day.
  • Must be able to routinely climb / descend stairs.
  • Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows / knees, and reach above / below shoulders.
  • Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print.
  • Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
  • Employee will be required to work and live in a potentially hostile environment, at remote locations, and under austere conditions.
  • Employee may be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, under extreme weather conditions, within a hostile environment.
  • The individual may be exposed to extreme noise from aircraft, hostile fire, and other acts of aggression associated with this region.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prefer Mobility Trainer with previous assignments in Infantry and/or Special Operations units, as well as experience at the Battalion/Squadron level or equivalent.
  • Prefer previous experience training and advising foreign military soldiers.
  • Master Gunner qualified.

Security Clearance: Must possess and maintain a valid and active DoD Secret security clearance.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree from accredited school & four (4) years of related experience, OR two (2) years related experience with Master's degree. Eight (8) years of additional equivalent work experience (12 total years) may be accepted in lieu of BA/BS education requirement.


Lukos is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or national origin.


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