Vinnell Arabia

Team Lead (Sniper)

Institutional Training


Initiates and coordinates National Guard Military School (NGMS) Sniper training programs to support the SANG Training Base in Sniper doctrinal material and the NGMS Sniper Program of Instruction (POI).   Performs as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on training the Sniper POI by being professionally skilled in Sniper training and the systems approach to training process.

A. Duties/Responsibilities:

  1. Provides subject matter expertise to all aspects of the NGMS Sniper Training POI.
  2. Provides institutional training assistance to the NGMS Sniper Training Program.  Assists OPM and NGMS Officers/NCOs with the implementation phase of Sniper training.
  3. Assists in revising Sniper POIs for NGMS in support of Sniper training to enhance training capabilities as directed and prioritized by OPM and NGMS.  
  4. Performs duties under the direction of Chief, Special Training Section (STS). Accomplishes responsibilities independently within specialty area IAW established objectives, policies and procedures.
  5. Performs other mission-related tasks as required.
  6. Assists Chief, STS as required.
  7. Conduct Train-the-Trainer (T3) Courses.

B. Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervises (5) Sniper Trainers, (7) Saudi Interpreter Translators.


A. Education Level: Some college preferred; Graduate of Non-commissioned Officer Basic Course, Basic Officer course, or civilian equivalent preferred.


B. Experience: Former officer or non-commissioned officer with at least five years’ experience in U.S. military training methods of instruction and 2-4 years experience in a Squad Leader through Platoon leadership position in a combat unit.


C. Must be Sniper qualified. Served as a Sniper Instructor at the U.S. Army Sniper school, or service equivalent, required.  Ranger qualified or successful graduation from Special Forces Qualification Course (SFQC) preferred.  Served as an instructor or undergone extensive training in Mountain Operations or Advanced Urban Warfare and Breaching Operations preferred.  Operational experience in a Special Operations unit desired.


D. Specific Knowledge: Skill and Ability Requirements: Must have knowledge of and experience with the Systems Approach to Training and basic U.S. Army training methodologies. Must have a thorough knowledge of U.S. Military Sniper Operations. Professional training experience in a multi-cultural environment is desired.



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