Operations Center Assistant Watch Officer

Career Area: Technical Services, Security International, Other, Facilities O&M and Base Operations Support
City: Kuwait
Country: Kuwait
Job Description




Assists the Operations Center Supervisor in the performance of their duties. Additionally, the Operations Center Assistant Watch Officer must be able to enforce and be familiar camp policy letters; review emergency notifications and battle drill procedures; maintain a duty log – DA Form 1594 of all events
during a 24 hours shift; provide instructions and guidance during emergencies




This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Enforce off-post memos IAW ARCENT policy;
  • Maintain communication checks every 2 hours with ARCENT "NCS" (Lucky Main)
  • Receive red cross messages and notify the appropriate company’s 1SGor CO
  • Disseminate severe weather notification from ARCENT SWO via SIPR/NIPR and WAVES if necessary
  • Monitor and generate appropriate report (Event, SIGACT, CCIR) for all MEDEVAC in ASG-KU AOR
  • Monitor the NIPR / SVoIP Telephones, NIPR / SIPR USG computer networks and the 24hr Events Tracker
  • Provide assistance, information and notification to the appropriate personnel of reportable incidents in accordance with ASGKu and ARCENT Battle Drills, policies, and procedures
  • Notify the ASG-KU Force Protection Officer on all Force Protection related incidents and issues, and follow given guidance as it pertains to Battle Drills and USG SOPs
  • Collect, analyze and disseminate operation information from ASG-Ku subordinate camps and facilitate information flow between lower, higher and lateral commands
  • Communicates directly with response management and unit operations officer
  • Responds to incidents in accordance with policies based on ASG-Ku CCIR, SIR and USG SOP reporting requirements
  • Comply with all instructions and directions provided by the ASG-Kuwait Defense Operations Center (KDOC) and BSTB Camp Defense Operations Center (CDOC) 
  • Must be able to work as a team, perform multiple tasks and take guidance from supervisor and BTL CPT/NCOIC


  • Shall be a U.S. citizen
  • Shall possess an active U.S. Secret Clearance
  • Prior experience as officer, warrant officer or non-commissioned officer (E-5 or higher) or team leader in armed forces, police, or private security company in a contingency area
  • Must possess a Military background of not less than four (4) years
  • Must have received an honorable discharge and shall provide evidence of honorable discharge or release from active duty with honorable character of service (form DD-214) (U.S. Military) or comparable document from other FVEY military forcess
  • Must have knowledge in military operations and S3/S2 experience working in
    a Tactical Operations Center (TOC)
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite software to include Outlook, Power Point, Excel, Word, and Internet Explorer
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Pass a physical examination, meet U.S. Army height and weight operational standards (not initial recruiting standards), and pass a physical fitness test



  • Operate both as a member of a team and independently at incidents of uncertain duration.
  • Spend extensive time outside exposed to environmental elements.
  • Perform physical demanding work in hot (in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit) and
    humid (up to 100 percent humidity) atmosphere while wearing duty equipment and PPE,
    which may significantly impair body-cooling mechanisms.
  • Experience frequent transition from hot to cold and from humid to dry atmospheres.
  • Work, including walking, running, standing, pulling, and pushing in wet, icy, or muddy
  • Work in areas where sustaining traumatic or thermal injuries are possible
  • Must be able to perform the following physical tasks:
    • Drag, carry, lift, and/or pull a person (150lbs) to safety.
    • Use physical force to detain a subject or prevent unauthorized entry.
    • Prolonged standing and/or sustained patrol on foot and in a vehicle.
    • Sustained pursuit of suspect on foot.
    • Dodging, crawling, climbing, and rapid ascent/descent of stairs.
  • Perform all of the above wearing duty equipment, to include ballistic and CBRN personal protective equipment, under adverse environmental conditions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.