VIP & Counter Assault Instructor (Close Protection) - Lebanon

Employer: American Systems
Location: Beirut, Lebanon

Job Description
AMERICAN SYSTEMS is seeking Retired/ Former US Army Special Operations ,USN Seals or FBI Specialists to support instruction and curriculum development at the LAF VIP School.

This position is located in Beirut Lebanon .

This Security Assistance Training Team is one of several being provided to the Lebanese Armed Forces(LAF) in support of increasing the Lebanese Armed Forces operational readiness. This training team is being provided as part of a Security Assistance Training Program that directly supports US Foreign Policy and the execution of Department of Defense Security Cooperation Plans and Programs. This is the fifth year of a multi-year US Assistance program.

Duties and Responsibilities: The VIP & Counter Assault Instructor will train selected LAF intelligence personnel to continue developing standing operating procedures/real world doctrine in
support of the LAF VIP Protection school. Provide instructional support for the (13 week) VIP Protection Advanced Operators courses and structure a (10 week) Counter Assault Team (CAT) program of instruction based upon the organic assets to support a high profile VIP motorcade mission. Continue with instructional mentor ship of the LAF VIP school certified instructors for the VIP protection basic operators course training. Assist in the development of doctrine training for a VIP Protection Counter Assault Team (CAT) capability. The VIP and CAT instructors will prepare a curriculum to train selected LAF intelligence specialists. The courses will include practical exercises, field training, or site surveys as feasible

Assignment Duration: One (1) thirteen (13) week VIP course, two (2) ten (10) week CAT courses, four (4) week POI development for CAT, 5 days AAR.
For 10 years, AMERICAN SYSTEMS has supported the delivery of training services to foreign military personnel in support of US foreign assistance programs. We offer a very competitive compensation and benefit package and there are no upfront out of pocket expenses for persons hired. All travel and transportation arrangements will be made and paid for by AMERICAN SYSTEMS. Living expenses are paid by AMERICAN SYSTEMS with all employees living in western-style secure accommodations. Work is performed five days per week at a Lebanese Military Complex. Persons hired will be full-time salaried employees of AMERICAN SYSTEMS. There is no requirement/authorization to carry firearms.

Job Requirements

Required Education
* High School Diploma or equivalent.

Required Experience:
Candidates must be a retired or former US Army(E7-E9)/FBI/USN special operator(Special Forces, Navy SEAL’s, etc).

Candidates experience must include:
*Joint environments during OCONUS operations.

*Close Personal Protection Operations:
*Instructor Experience in Close Personal Protection
*Certified in offensive/defensive driving techniques and tactics.
*Close personal protection details and operations.

Other Requirements:
*Candidates must be physically capable to endure strenuous activities in austere conditions. Physical requirements may include lifting objects up to 50 pounds, standing outdoors for two hours at a time without a break in 80 degree weather conditions with up to 80% humidity.
*Candidates must be versed in, and capable of developing a Program of Instruction (POI) in a limited amount of time using available materials and publications.
*Must meet the USCENTCOM C-JTSCC 952.225-0009 Medical Screening And Vaccination Requirements For Contractor Employees Operating In The CENTCOM Area Of Responsibility (AOR)(Aug 2011)
*Ability to present proof of recent negative HIV test. (Although Lebanon does not require any specific immunizations, candidate should have current immunizations as listed on the US State Department and CDC’s websites for travel to Lebanon.)
*Must possess a current US Tourist Passport (with no Israeli stamps). (Passport must not expire within 12-months of being hired.)
*Candidate must be drug-free with ability to successfully pass drug screening test.
*Ability to pass a comprehensive background check.
*Ability to effectively conduct cross-cultural communications and deliver training/instruction with the use of an interpreter.

Desired Skills/Experience : 
Candidates with experience instructing foreign military personnel and have participated in the development of curriculum and POI’s