Requisition ID 2017-38446
Engility supports the Department of State’s (DOS) Africa Peacekeeping Support Program (AFRICAP). Managed by the Office of Regional and Security Affairs within the Bureau of African Affairs (AF/RSA) AFRICAP represents DOS’ principle contract mechanism to procure services with the objective of advancing peace and security in Sub-Saharan Africa. AFRICAP enhances African countries’ ability to conduct peacekeeping operations and broadly builds capacity for crisis management and counter-terrorism through training of host nation armed forces, enhancing their ability to deploy by land, air and sea. As an AFRICAP prime contractor, Engility partners with and supports host countries and regional organizations – including for example the African Union – to sustainably enhance their ability to prevent, manage, and resolve conflict and to transfer to requisite skills and competencies to reliably support peacekeeping and peace building operations.
DOS can procure a wide range of goods and services supporting these objectives through the AFRICAP contract including training, equipment, logistical and technical support and construction services. Training Services cover range of subjects from basic soldier skills, to command and staff operations skills to combat casualty care and human rights. Equipment support covers a wide range of essentials required to serve effectively in both training and deployment scenarios and includes everything from personal protective gear, to camp and life support necessities, to communications and IT equipment to motor vehicles. Logistical support includes multi-modal transportation / shipping of goods and personnel, life support for Company-, Battalion-, and Brigade-sized units, inventory and maintenance management, and medical support. Finally construction activities cover a broad range of civil engineering and horizontal construction services in support of the AFRICAP mission.
Engility is seeking a FIELD MEDICAL TRAINER to work in various countries with the State Department ACOTA (African Contingency Operations Training and Assistance) Program. Training emphasizes stabilizing wounded personnel for movement to and follow-on treatment by a medical specialist and will focus on the following.
Prevention and treatment of heat injuries
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Treatment of fractures
Treatment of extreme burns
Treatment of gunshot wounds
Treatment of internal injuries due to trauma
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Serve as the Country Manager’s principal Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) Field Medical instructor for African military units receiving U.S. Department of State’s AFRICAP Training.
Instruct and supervise PKO unit medical training in African for African company, battalion and brigade sized units deploying to PKOs.
Focus on technical aspects, deployment, operational requirements, and maintenance of various engineer systems.
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 all aspects of engineer operations skills and procedures.
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.
All classes shall be taught in the language of the Host Nation Military.
This position is contingent based on contract award
Minimum of 6 – 14 years of U.S. military operations and training experience required.
Should be a subject matter expert in all forms of engineer systems and operations.
Prefer U.S. Military Occupational Medical Specialty pertaining to FMT, preferably 68W (Combat Medic), 18D (Special Forces Medic), US Navy Corpsman or USAF pararescue Jumper.
Must be familiar with the Combat Lifesaver Tasks
Must be familiar with standard military training concepts, practices, and procedures.
Must be a U.S. citizen or possess a valid right to work document.
Any combination of training, experience, and/or education equivalent to completion of college course work leading to an advanced degree, preferred.
Recent U.S. Military combat and/or PKO experience in Africa.
Ability to speak French.
Experience operating in areas with limited life cycle support and in hardship conditions preferred.