Special Mission Wing (SMW) 4th SOAT S1 Admin Mentor – (ASSF) in Kabul at PAE

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

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Special Mission Wing (SMW) 4th SOAT S1 Admin Mentor – (ASSF)

PAE is seeking a Special Mission Wing (SMW) 4th SOAT S1 Admin Mentor – (ASSF) to support one of its government customers:

Duty Description:

The SMW 4th SOAT S1 Admin Mentor will Train, Advise, Assist, and Mentor (TAAM) the Squadron S1 Section in Personnel and Administrative Operations (PAO), Human Resources (HR), the Afghan Personnel Pays System (APPS), and Strength Management. The S1 Mentor will provide Mobile Training Team (MTT) and Expeditionary Train, Advise, and Assistance (ETAA) in support of other Squadron Special Operations Advisor Teams (SOAT), as required, while maintaining S1 TAAM requirements wtihin 4th Squadron. The S1 Mentor will assist ASSF counterparts in conducting Personnel Asset Inventories (PAI) and ensure S1 actions are addressed and met during periodic Squadron RIP/TOA processes. Provide required reports and documentation to the PAE SMW Special Operations Advisor Group (SOAG) team lead.   

Required Hours:
Work may include nights, holidays, and weekends on short notice. Standard will be to conduct training sixty hours (60) per week while OCONUS.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • As a member of the SMW SOAT, provide TAAM support to the Squadron S1 Section.
  • Must be a subject matter expert in support of Squadron HR, PAO, APPS, and Strength Management.
  • Provide Administrative/Personnel MTT and ETAA support to other Squadron SOATs, as required.
  • Coordinate with the SMW SOAT military mentors for required S1 focus areas.
  • Provide Administrative/Personnel assistance to 4th Squadron during periodic RIP/TOAs.
  • Provide all reporting and documentation requirements to the SMW SOAG team leader.
  • Must be capable of building and maintaining positive relations and rapport with teammates, the client (US, NATO, and Troop Contributing Nation military forces), and Afghan counterparts.
  • Understand the Military Decision Making Process (MDMP) and capable of relating MDMP to the Afghan cipher process.
  • Able to work and live in austere and hostile environments in Afghanistan, and understanding of the possibility to be further assigned to any location in Afghanistan, as allowed by the contract. 
  • Willing and able to travel outside of protected areas via military convoys or MILAIR, and wear protective clothing and equipment, as required. Force protection will be provided by authorized sources.   
  • Must have the demonstrated ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing. 
  • Must comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders.
  • Understand the Theater ROE (Rules of Engagement). 
  • Additional duties, responsibilities, and requirements as identified by program management.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Former Senior NCO with a MOS 42A series or service equivalent. 
  • Shall have at least three (3) years of experience in military personnel administration operations at the Battalion or Brigade S1 or equivalent level.
  • Shall be a graduate of a formal US military school for Administrative/ Personnel Management.
  • At least one (1) year of combat/deployment experience.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Able to pass CENTCOM medical, dental and other CRC-related deployment requirements from CRC at Ft. Bliss, TX.    
  • Must continue to maintain CENTCOM Mod 13 and other deployment-related requirements for the Afghanistan theater of operations.     
  • Able to receive and maintain a current/active Afghanistan visa. 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance. 

Desired Qualifications: 

  • OCONUS experience in Afghanistan or Iraq preferred working with Partnered Nation Security Forces as an advisor.
  • Previous experience working with coalition forces, NATO, or other Troop Contributing Nations.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in Special Operations.
  • Familiarization with the Afghan SMW structure/organization, mission, and cipher process.
  • Understanding of the NATO and Resolute Support structure and mission.

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.
  • May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, under extreme weather conditions, within a hostile environment.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from aircraft, hostile fire, and other acts of aggression associated with this region.
  • Contractor personnel shall comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders. All tours are unaccompanied.
  • Refrain from using alcohol/illegal and non-prescription substances—abide by CENTCOM’s General Order #1.

Security Clearance: An active DoD Secret Security clearance is required in order to handle classified material and to work in a controlled area on a daily basis in support of the client.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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