IIT Somali Role Player (French, Swahili or Somali) CA

  • Katmai Government Services
  • Camp Pendleton, Vandegrift Blvd, Oceanside, CA, USA
  • Jun 07, 2018
Part time Government Inventory Professional Services Strategy-Planning Training Defense Contractor/ National Defense Analyst Operations Volunteer

Job Description

This position generally plays one of several roles of various indigenous people in a foreign culture. The mission is usually scheduled on a military base in a realistic village erected for the purpose of training U.S. military personnel to relate to the general populace of a foreign culture.





Experience Requirements:

  • Previous experience as a Role Player preferred.
  • Experience in improvisational or semi-scripted acting preferred.

Educational Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED preferred.

Other Qualifiying Factors:

  • Must be able to gain access to US military installations.
  • Must be able to pass a commercial/government agency background and reference check.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.


Special Skills: 

  • Fluent in English and at least one of the following languages:

            - French Somali

            - Swahili

            - Somali

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work in the United States.
  • Ability to understand English.
  • Ability to evaluate and respond realistically to actions of other role players, including U.S. military personnel.
  • Ability to provide accurate cultural knowledge of the region being duplicated in the mission.
  • Improvise convincing reactions to changing and unscripted U.S. military character and trainee movements within the training environment.
  • Ability to work from 1 or more days at a time at secured locations and work up to 12 hours per day.



  • Adheres to military training standards at all times including but not limited to:
    • Staying within assigned training lane
    • Remaining “in role” during training mission
    • Following required security rules for the assigned military base
    • Accurately portraying culture to U.S. military personnel
  • Communicates with co-workers, supervisors, military personnel and others in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Portrays an assigned role. Stays in character, applies independent judgment within the scripted scenario or ad lib if directed. Utilizes creativity to make the situation real in a training environment.
  • Must speak the required language and act in a manner consistent with the assigned role.
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.
  • Conforms to all safety rules and use all appropriate safety equipment.
  • Dress in costume appropriate to the role.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Hunter Affonso

Team A


Knowledge of Operations, Stratagies, Combat Planning, Maneuvers, Communications, See Description