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AOC Senior Exercise Support Personnel
Hurlburt Field - Florida

The Hoplite Group is seeking AOC Senior Exercise Support Personnel highly experienced in AFCHQ AOC and AFFOR operations to perform the duties as an AOC Director SME, Combat Plans Division Chief SME, Combat Operations Division Chief SME, ISR Division Chief SME, Non-Kinetics Effects SME, and AFCHQ AFFOR Functional Director SME to support executive-level training, advise, and assist the operational AFCHQ staffs, at the Director and Division Chief level, during major exercises and contingency operations at both CONUS and OCONUS locations. Identify the best capabilities for developing the Air Force’s command and control process knowledge, systems applications, and warfighting leadership. Interact with warfighters during major exercises, experiments, war games, tests, senior officer training, and academic courses. Deliver instruction in academic venues (i.e., lecture, seminar, and practicum) as well as over-the-shoulder during dynamic exercise environments. Provide peer- level advice, assistance, training, and performance feedback to warfighting professionals, enhancing their leadership and command and control skills at the operational level of war. Exercise support for each exercise typically consists of several planning conferences, several planning activities, and an exercise execution period. Senior Exercise Support personnel shall provide necessary services to support Operational Command Training Program (OCTP) directed activities with respect to all Tier 1 and major AFCHQ exercises, joint- operational warfighter exercises, senior-level academics, and senior-level developmental seminars and summits. The service will include SMEs as well as scheduling and administrative support to associated personnel. Senior Exercise Support SMEs will instruct 705 TRS academic training programs. Senior Exercise Support SMEs will be considered guest instructors and will not be required to obtain academic instructor certification; instruction will be coordinated by the respective course manager.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Exercise Support Personnel must be a USAF certified instructor or equivalent with superior written and verbal communication skills. Exercise Support Personnel must have specialized C2 training (C2WAC, JAOSC, JAC2C, JSSC, etc.) and cross-functional experience (service component and/or JTF/Combatant Command Staff Principle). Must understand exercise development, training management, and UJTL based training objectives.

 

AOC Director must have at least 3 years on an AFCHQ AOC or AFFOR Staff in a leadership capacity preferably as Division Chief or Director. Practical experience executing the Joint Planning Process. Actively participated in at least 2 planning events. At least 2 years as an AOC Director performing leadership duties. Participate in a Minimum of 5 exercises or real-world contingencies. AOC Director must demonstrate skills in comprehensive AOC operations, to include ATO coordinator. A working knowledge of requisite TBMCS applications, joint USAF doctrine, USAF service and functional component roles, and relationships, JOPES processes.

 

Combat Plans Division Chief SME must have successfully completed a military command tour at a Squadron level or above and 2 years as a Combat Plans Division Chief, performing leadership duties during minimum 5 exercises or real-world contingencies. Must have demonstrated knowledge and skill in strategy development and operational assessment activities as well as working knowledge of TBMCS applications, Joint and USAF Doctrine, to include USAF services and functional component roles and relationships. Comprehensive knowledge of TET responsibilities, development of JIPTL, MAAP team responsibilities, development of Air Battle Plan with excellent superior written and verbal communication skills. Certified USAF instructor or equivalent.

 

Combat Operations Division Chief SME must have successfully completed a military command tour at squadron level or above and 2 years of experience as Combat Operations Division Chief (CCO) performing leadership duties during minimum 5 exercises or real-world contingencies. Must have demonstrated knowledge and skill in CCO duties as well as the duties of a SODO to include Time Sensitive Targeting Processes, TBMCS applications and a strong knowledge of joint and USAF Doctrine to include USAF service and functional component roles and relationships.

ISRD Chief SME successfully completed a military command tour at squadron level or above and 2 years of experience as ISRD Chief performing leadership duties during a minimum of 5 exercises or real-world contingencies. Must have demonstrated knowledge and skill in full spectrum ISRD activities to include ISR operations: targeting, collection management, processing, exploitation, and dissemination management, and ACF as well as TBMCS applications and strong knowledge of Joint and USAF Doctrine to include USAF service and functional component roles and relationships.

 

Non-Kinetics (NK) Effects SME must have military experience at least at the 0-5 level, with a minimum of 2 years’ experience of planning and employing non-kinetics operations. The SME must have experience in Space, Cyber, and IFO capabilities with at least 2 years instructing these capabilities at the tactical and operational level. Must have demonstrated superior knowledge and skill in planning, coordinating, and integrating space, cyber and IFO capabilities into each of the ATO cycle processes (strategy, targeting, attack planning, ATO production, execution, and assessment) with working knowledge of TBMCS applications as well as have the knowledge and application of electronic warfare support, de-confliction, and targeting priorities.

 

AFCHQ AFFOR Functional Director SME must have served as an AFFOR Chief of Staff and have successfully completed a military command tour at squadron level or above with a minimum of 2 years’ experience as AFCHQ AFFOR HQs Chief of Staff or functional director (specifically A-2, A-3, A-4, A-5, or A-6, but no more than one from the same directorate), performing leadership duties during minimum 5 exercises or real-world contingencies. Must demonstrate superior knowledge and skill in one (preferably more) of the following: intelligence, operations, plans, communications, force protection, civil engineering, services, information management, medical, and safety with working knowledge of entire AFFOR HQ staff organization, processes, roles, and responsibilities. AFFOR SME must have the knowledge and application of Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force (AETF) requirements development, force readiness, deployment, base opening, sustainment, redeployment, and reconstitution. Must understand JOPES to include the TPFDD processes, C4I systems pertinent to primary functional area and familiarity with other key C4I systems for AFFOR HQ Staff such as GCCS, JOPS, DCAPES and SORTS. AFFOR SME must show strong knowledge of Joint and USAF Doctrine to include USAF service and functional component roles and relationships.

 

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:

· Active TS/SCI clearance

 

EDUCATION:

· Bachelors degree or higher from a regionally accredited university or college

 

OTHER:

· Must be eligible to travel CONUS/OCONUS requiring a US Passport.

· Telework will be considered on a case-by-case basis in accordance with the Unit’s SOPs

· Normal duty hours are 0730-1630, M-F. Duties may be adjusted to meet mission requirements, which could be outside the normal workweek and require extended shifts/and or weekend work.

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