PAE, Inc DFAC Shift Lead in Kuwait, Kuwait

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DFAC Shift Lead

Job Description

PAE seeks a DFAC Shift Lead for a position located in Kuwait .


The Dining Facility (DFAC) Shift Lead reports to the DFAC Manager and oversees the work of OCN (Other Country Nationals) employees in their daily functions of a dining facility, ensuring all standards are met or exceeded in order to provide quality service to the customer.


  • Provide oversight, supervision, leadership training, and direction to all company and subcontractor food service employees

  • Ensure proper receipt, storage, inventory, and security of all subsistence delivered to DFAC

  • Ensure correct security of all assigned government property/equipment

  • Perform other duties as assigned


Experience & Education

  • Experience in hospitality management and/or military Food Service

  • Prefer associate’s degree in hospitality management or culinary arts

  • Previous supervisory experience in an austere OCONUS environment with a multi-national workforce.

  • US Citizenship, a valid US or local driver's license and US passport;

  • Active Secret Clearance

  • Certified in specific trade, or maintenance journeyman/master technician

  • Must be able to fluently read, write, speak, and understand English

  • Ability to maintain Secret clearance


  • Experience providing excellent customer services.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules.

  • Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team.


This position may be located in an environment with harsh and dangerous working and living conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may regularly be exposed to extreme and austere desert-like environment. Temperatures can reach 120- 130 degrees Fahrenheit/50-55 degrees Celsius during the summer months. Employees must be willing and able to perform regular job requirements in this austere, extreme environment. Work schedules are a minimum of 6 days per week and 12 hours per day. Employees must be willing and able to perform physical activities including, but not limited to, heavy lifting and moving of items, parts, assemblies, and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum; climbing in and out of equipment; crawling; and working outdoors. This includes being able to lift and carry 40 pounds of personal protective equipment for extended periods of time.


PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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