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Special Operations & Exercise III

Special Operations & Exercise III (SOE IIII) personnel plan, and coordinate the activities required to execute the various portions of the Joint Exercise Life Cycle (JELC). The Joint Exercise Life Cycle is all of the events and actions required to plan, execute, and evaluate major training events that prepare US Special Operations Forces (SOF) for operations in support of the nation’s strategic initiatives. SOE III’s are experienced operational experts who are part of a contract Special Operations and Exercise team that plans, executes and evaluates portions of the JELC. Supported entities include, but are not limited to: USSOCOM Battle staff, Geographical Combatant Commands, ELLIPSE Exercises, Theater Special Operations Command (TSOC) and Partner Nations.


• Coordinate and synchronize activities within the Directorate of Force Management and Development (FMD) Joint Capabilities Training (JCT) office of US Special Operation Command (USSOCOM).
• Support the FMD JCT Division Chief in facilitating the integration and interoperability between Special Operation Forces (SOF), General Purpose Forces (GPF), Interagency elements, and Partner Nation forces through training and education exercises.
• Support the JCT Division Chief in daily coordination and activities within the JCT to ensure efficient and effective operations between three separate Branches within the Division (Joint Enablers Branch, Exercise Design and Development Branch and Global Coalition Branch).
• Assist training and exercise teams in planning, designing, executing, controlling and analyzing joint SOF training and exercises.
• Manage, coordinate and facilitate exercise conferences for JCT.
• Coordinate and maintain annual travel budget estimate that supports all elements and branches within the JCT.
• Develop training records, long range training activities and maintain division records for JCT-F.
• Professionally interface, produce documentation, provide presentations and speak with senior leadership of the FMD-JCT.
• Review and make recommendations for changes to SOF doctrine.
• Coordinate with other offices regarding exercise related projects.

• More than 12 years’ SOF experience with relative experience within the last year.
• Retired SOF field grade officer or senior NCO with a minimum of 10 years’ SOF operational experience.
• More than 4 years’ experience in the design of exercises, scenarios and the management of JMSEL events.
• Proven knowledge of service/joint doctrine; experience with Joint Staff, military operations, planning and exercises.
• Demonstrated experience with the JTS and extensive experience and ability to access and operate the Joint Training and Information Management System (JTIMS).
• Experienced in real world SJTF, CJSOTF and/or SOLE.
• Strong familiarity with the JELC.
• Retired SOF field grade officer or senior NCO with a minimum of 10 years’ SOF operational experience.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Military/Political Science or General Management with related military experience or other related field of study. Equivalence of 15 years’ experience in aforementioned areas will be considered.
• Command and General Staff College or enlisted equivalent preferred.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and Falcon View.

Security Clearance:

Top Secret, Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS SCI) Clearance

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand and/or walk for long periods of time. When on travel to OCONUS destinations the employee is required to remain in a stationary position, in a confined space, for periods of time occasionally exceeding 6-8 hours with limited ability to stand or walk. The employee may occasionally be required to carry or move boxes of training materials that weigh up to seventy-five pounds. The employee occasionally to frequently may be required to work in outdoor weather conditions.

Disclaimer: The listed duties are not intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional position specific duties.

ICE, Inc. is a Veteran friendly employer and provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws. Equal Opportunity for VEVRAA Protected Veterans. ICE, Inc. will not discriminate against employees and job applicants who inquire about, discuss or disclose compensation information.

Company Description

Headquartered in Sierra Vista, Arizona, Intelligence, Communications, and Engineering, Inc. (ICE, Inc.) began operations on January 2, 2007. The acronym “ICE” was selected to honor the four original founders’ careers in the U.S. Military, specifically in Intelligence, Communications, and Engineering. The four original owners and founders of ICE, Inc. integrated their core values – Integrity, Commitment, Excellence – into everything the company does to ensure that customers are provided with superior service and solutions at a competitive price, and employees are provided a challenging and rewarding work environment in which they can grow.
ICE, Inc. has since grown to over 227 employees in 18 states across the U.S. and international locations. The words that create the ICE, Inc. name are more relevant and in demand than ever before. Intelligence- the knowledge to answer complex problems. Communication- the ability to connect people and places with useful information. Engineering- the capability to innovate, design, and build systems and processes to achieve goals. These words describe ICE, Inc.’s capability to master the challenges of a modern world, from Cyberspace operations to modeling and simulation capabilities, from intelligence analysis to training and exercise support. To honor its origins as a small business, ICE, Inc. created a Small Business Advocacy program that mentors emerging small companies and builds lasting partnerships
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Minimum Clearance:
Top Secret/SCI
Occasional travel
Minimum Experience Required:
5+ yrs experience
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Unspecified annual salary
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