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Special Operations & Exercise IV

Special Operations & Exercise IV (SOE IV) personnel plan, direct, 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 IVs are the senior operational experts who provide leadership to contract Special Operations and Exercise personnel as they work to plan, execute and evaluate 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.


• Serve as Senior Analyst/Trainer (A/T) for operational level planning and Task Order lead for all JCT-T functional and enabler branch analyst trainers.
• Train and mentor joint and multinational battle staffs in operational level planning), to include translation of national and theater strategic objectives into unified action and understanding the roles, relationships, interests, and equities of Geographic Combatant Commanders (GCCs),Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs), Special Operations Joint Task Forces (SOJTFs), Joint Special Operations Task Forces (JSOTFs), participating interagency partners and relevant stakeholders.
• Assist in planning, designing, executing, controlling & analyzing joint SOF training & exercises.
• Provide subject matter expertise on deliberate planning and crisis action planning in the special operations arena, in support of named operations, and Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO).
• Lead the development and presentation of SOF related senior leader, functional level seminars, and academic presentations for operational level planning.
• Develop observation and training plans, and when required, assist in the development of Facilitated After Action Reviews (FAARs) and Quick Look Reports (QLRs) to include collecting, analyzing and reporting lessons learned.
• Mentor and train commanders and staffs of Geographic Combatant Commanders (GCCs), Joint Task Forces (JTFs), Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs), Special Operations Joint Task Forces (SOJTFs) and Joint Special Operations Task Forces (JSOTFs).
• Mentor and train assigned personnel on operational level planning.
• Lead review and recommend changes to Joint Special doctrine.
• Assist in developing scenarios, injects, and master scenario events lists (MSELs) for vignette type training events and venues.
• Support contingency operations as required.
• Direct training and professional development for all functional analyst trainers, to include initial train-up and follow-on development.
• Assist in ensuring all JTTs are staffed with properly trained and functionally appropriate analyst trainers.
• Monitor and approve time recording. Recommend modifications when necessary. Approve leave.
• Submit monthly report inputs to the program manager detailing recently executed events and describing proposed upcoming support.

• More than 20 years’ operational and tactical Special Operations Force’s (SOF) experience with relevant operational experience within the past two years.
• More than 7 years’ experience in the design of exercises, scenarios and the management of Joint Master Scenario Event List (JMSEL) events.
• Demonstrated ability to coordinate with exercise participants such as Combatant Commands (CCMDs) and components, supporting command staff, and other parties to effectively support realistic scenarios to facilitate warfighter’s ability to conduct operations in an asymmetrical environment.
• Master’s Degree in Military/Political Science or General Management with related military experience or other related field of study. Equivalence of 20 years’ position specific experience in the above will be considered.
• Army Special Operations Techniques (ASOT) Level III graduate preferred.
• Command and General Staff College (or enlisted equivalent) Graduate.

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. 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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Top Secret/SCI
Occasional travel
Minimum Experience Required:
10+ yrs experience
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