Develop doctrine for a Joint Fires Group in the GCC region.
The Air Liaison Officer (ALO) Subject Matter Expert must understand how to direct lethal and nonlethal joint firepower in coordination with the Joint Force and as directed by the targeting process and priorities. S/He must understand how to advise Army, joint, multinational and special operations ground force commanders for the integration of air, space, and cyber power.S/He must be experienced in air planning, requesting, coordinating and control of close air support as Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTAC) and as the leader of the Tactical Air Control Party (TACP). S/He must be able to write effective air doctrine describing how to request, synchronize, coordinate and assess air operations.
Retired USAF Lieutenant Colonel or above
Recent operational experience employing Joint Fires
Knowledge of joint close air support, joint fires integration, Theater Air Control System/Army Air-Ground System, and TACP Weapon System operations
Familiar with U.S. Army maneuver doctrine
Current U.S. Secret security clearance
5+ years of experience managing or serving on military staff in air liaison billets
Completion of the Air Liaison Officer Course
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
Exceptional oral and written communications skills
Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Word and PowerPoint
Possess a valid U.S. Passport or country of origin Passport
Strongly Desired Qualifications and Professional Experiences:
Completion of Joint Firepower Course or Joint Terminal Attack Controller Qualification Course
Completion of the Air Support Operations Center Qualification Course
Qualified Joint Fires Observer
Doctrine writing experience
Worked with foreign military forces in an advisory and/or training assistance role
Served as an JTAC instructor or primary cadre member at a training/academic center
NOTE: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees with this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
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