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Test- Air Liaison Officer SME

TechWise Colorado Springs, CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Air Liaison Officer SME

Level Experienced

Job Location TechWise Headquarters - Colorado Springs, CO - Colorado Springs, CO

Position Type Full Time

Education Level 4 Year Degree

Develop doctrine for a Joint Fires Group in the GCC region.

Essential Functions: 

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.


Required Qualifications:

  • 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 a JTAC instructor or primary cadre member at a training/academic center


Special Instructions

  • Submit a military resume (military job titles, description of duties and length of assignment,  qualifications held and military schools attended) and a civilian resume with application
  • Submit DD214 with application
  • Be prepared to submit additional documentation verifying your experience and school/course completion


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. 



Colorado Springs, CO