Abraxas Corporation SERE Specialist Instructor in Lackland, Texas

Business Unit:

Cubic Global Defense

Company Details:

Cubic/NEK Services, Inc. is seeking a SERE Instructor who will provide instruction to support USAF SERE training at our Lackland AFB location, in Texas. The qualified candidate will not only provide administrative support services to the S-V88-AL, ECAC portion of training at LAFB, but will conduct academic course instruction in Evasion and Conduct After Capture, Role Play instruction in the Evasion Laboratory, as well as the Escape and Resistance Laboratory and will provide instruction in current USAF SERE tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs). It is incumbent upon the qualified applicant/ instructor to furthermore ensure that each student graduates with the confidence and ability to employ SERE TTP’s necessary to return with honor regardless of the circumstances of isolation.

Cubic offers an opportunity to provide innovative technology for government and commercial customers around the globe, helping to solve their future problems today. We’re the leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions worldwide, and the leading provider of realistic combat training systems, secure communications and networking and highly specialized support services for military and security forces of the U.S. and allied nations. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and thrive in an innovative environment, we want to talk to you about your next role at Cubic! We are seeking employees inspired by technology, and motivated by the rewards of hard work, commitment, teamwork, quality, integrity, and respect. We invite you to explore opportunities with Cubic.

Job Details:

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for executing SERE instruction in classroom, field and simulated environments.

  • Evaluate students’ duty performance and certify their competence.

  • Evaluate SERE and Code of Conduct curricula, programs, and training by using evaluation methods and performing analysis of training effectiveness to ensure it is current and incorporates latest Distributive Learning Technology Project (DTTP) principles.

  • Attend conferences or working groups, meetings, operate simulations/trainers, gather lessons learned and conduct field research in support of training.

Required Skills/Qualifications/Experience:

  • The nature of SERE training requires high standards of mental and physical fitness. SERE instructors will participate in SERE training events in rough terrain that will require the ability to lift/carry 45 pounds, walk up multiple flights of stairs, walk up to six (6) miles per day with a rucksack, and provide up to eight (8) consecutive hours of instruction.

  • Each SERE instructor must be able to perform in a variety of environmental conditions including: indoor; outdoor; cold; heat; rain; snow; and, if necessary, extreme inclement weather.

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Sit/Stand – Occasionally

  • Walk/Bend or Stoop – Frequently

  • Drive /Reach Above – Occasionally

  • Use Hands for Push/Pulling or Fine Manipulation – Occasionally

  • Lift/Carry –

  • 0 to 50 lbs – Frequently

  • 50 to 100+ lbs – Occasionally

  • [Occasionally (.25 – 2.5 Hrs Daily); Frequently (2.5 – 5.5 Hrs Daily); Continuously 5.5 – 8 Hrs Daily)]

Specific SERE Specialist and S-V80-A instructor qualifications are as follows;

  • At least 3 years’ experience as S-V81-A SERE course instructor, with preference given to candidates that can demonstrate five (5) years or more of direct related experience in SERE and/or SERE S-V81-A & S-V80-A instruction.

  • Must have demonstrated SERE Specialist Training.

  • Must possess a minimum of 2 years’ experience instructing SERE courses or suitable related experience to provide a core of full spectrum resistance training experience.

  • Instructor experience shall include classroom instruction and role-playing in resistance training scenarios.

  • Must pass a Government approved Human-Factors (HF) Evaluation administered by the assigned Resistance Training (RT) Qualified SERE psychologist.

  • Possess and maintain physical fitness & conditioning necessary to deliver this training.

  • Possess high personal standards of technical knowledge & professional competence in delivering course training material.

  • Possess a familiarity with the organization and hierarchy of the U.S. Air Force, military rank/grade structure; knowledge of Air Force and military terminology

  • Possess a knowledge of basic and advanced training techniques, and of computer technology applications as they apply to instructional delivery

  • Knowledge of DoD procedures for the handling of classified material, DoD SERE and Personnel Recovery publications supporting Code of Conduct training, and the capability to access those publications.

Must possess and maintain a current SECRET Security Clearance.

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Cubic Corporation is the parent company of three major businesses, Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), Cubic Global Defense (CGD), and Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS). CTS is a leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions worldwide. CGD is a leading provider of realistic combat training systems, secure communications and networking and highly specialized support services for military and security forces of the U.S. and allied nations. CMS provides networked Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities for defense, intelligence, security, and commercial missions. All three of our businesses provide innovative technology and an integrated approach to systems and services for government and commercial customers around the globe. This integration ensures our customers receive streamlined operations and strategy, cost-efficiency and speed to market.

Cubic was founded in San Diego, California in 1951 and has since built a global reputation for enhancing customer value. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $1.462 billion, Cubic is proud to have a presence in nearly 60 countries and employs 8,500+ people worldwide. To learn more about Cubic please watch the video at this link:


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