Operations Advisor, AWG

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/19/18
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/19/18

As a CACI-WGI (The Wexford Group International) Operational Advisor, you will provide advisory assistance to Army and Joint Force Commanders and units operating through the range of military operations primarily at the tactical and operational levels. Mission sets are often ambiguous with multiple DoD and inter-agency stake holders requiring the team to adapt based on the environment at the mission location. You will:

  • Observe, analyze, and identify Army/Joint Force capability gaps and vulnerabilities within different operational environments;

  • Develop and inform the development of rapid operational solutions to the identified gaps;

  • Disseminate solutions and observations to the wider force and appropriate DoD and Inter-Agency communities of interest for integration into training and doctrine.

More About the Role:

You will provide operational advisory support to the US Army as a member of a mixed active duty and consultant team. You will perform tasks directly related to Department of the Army initiatives and be part of an organization combining the skills of seasoned senior level consultants with those of active duty military advisors.

You will work independently and in small groups observing, developing and disseminating information on capability gaps and asymmetric threats to enhance effectiveness and sustain US force readiness. This is a global mission involving service in various remote and often austere locations in current and future threat environments including Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Pacific, and Central/South America.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • CENTCOM-based ground combat experience with a combat arms unit within the past three years.

  • Minimum of two years of deployed combat experience from the post 9/11 era.

  • Minimum five years of service within a Special Operations unit.

  • Former military rank of E-7 or higher, CW2 or higher, O-3 or higher.

  • Current Top Secret/Specialized Compartmented Information Security Clearance.

  • You must possess the ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

  • You must be able to provide daily feedback to the team lead and supported unit on product development.

  • Must be fully deployable (physically and medically) to the requiredtheater of operations, wear uniforms as prescribed by the supported unit commander, and bear arms as prescribed by the supported unit commander.

  • Must be able to pass an age-adjusted Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) on a no-notice or semi-annual basis.

  • Must possess ability to carry an operational equipment load of 55 pounds.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Multiple tours at various operational levels that include a mix of direct combat, operational planning, training development and Ops-Intel fusion.

  • Direct counterinsurgency operational experience in positions from team member through SF BN/Group (SF) or Company through Division/MEF level (Conventional).

  •  More than 10 years of service in a Special Operations unit.

  • Advanced proficiency with individual weapons (M4 and M9 minimum), expeditionary communications, trauma and wilderness medical care, and personnel recovery.

  • Ability to research, analyze, and synthesize information to develop informed solutions, concepts, and recommendations.

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