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16076: Operations Subject Matter Expert (SME) Special Operations Joint Task Force (SOJTF) Exercise Support
Location:North Carolina, Fayetteville

Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the research, design, coordination and conduct of Special Operations Joint Task Force (SOJTF) level exercise(s) that implements the capability of 1st Special Forces Command (A), Special Operations Joint Task Force headquarters staff.

Qualified candidate will be able to build exercise scenarios/frameworks based on the unit Commanders’ training objectives, with the purpose of improving the SOJTF Headquarters’ staff’s readiness and capability. 

Examples of  training objectives are (however not limited to these): exercise mission command, exercise and refine battle rhythm and staff processes, execute and assess the effects of integrated lethal and non-lethal Special Operations Forces (SOF) operations, plan and monitor joint and coalition SOF operations, develop and maintain a joint and inter-agency intelligence estimate that enables a comprehensive targeting cycle, counter enemy electronic warfare and cyber operations, and maintain mission command capabilities in a degraded communications environment.

Facilitate the SOJTF Headquarters meeting the training objectives; examples include but are not limited to: establish a task force, provide command and control, conduct joint force staff operations, conduct special operations activities, conduct joint intelligence operations, manage information/surveillance/reconnaissance (ISR), coordinate personnel recovery, integrate multinational and inter-agency participation, and provide operational sustainment.  
Provide services, between the hours of 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM Monday through Friday, except federal holidays or when the Government facility is closed due to local or national emergencies, administrative closings, or similar Government directed facility closings. Personnel will have routine access to Government-controlled facilities.

  • Serve as Operations Subject Matter Expert (SME) Special Operations Joint Task Force Exercise Support personnel 
  • Minimum Education Requirement of an  Associate degree. 
  • Two years of related military experience may substitute for academic degree or  two years of experience researching, planning, preparing, coordinating, and executing Mission Rehearsal and Command Post Exercises (MRX/CPX) may substitute for academic degree. 
Special Skills/Qualifications Required:
  • Graduate of U.S. Army Special Forces Qualifying Course (Officer 18A, Warrant Officer 180A, Noncommissioned Officer 18 series Military Occupation Specialties) and graduate of a U.S. military officer’s intermediate course or Senior Service College, or Special Forces Warrant Officer Advanced Course, or from one of the following U.S. military Noncommissioned Officer Education System course: First Sergeant Course or Sergeants Major Course.  Ability to formulate and integrate exercise scenarios into the training environment or exercise.

Minimal Background/Experience Required: 

  • Assignment to Special Operations Forces (Special Forces, Military Information Support Operations, Civil Affairs, Ranger Regiment, Special Operations Aviation, Special Mission units), or assignment to one of the following: Military Intelligence, Logistics Corps, Field Artillery. (Equivalent assignments within other Department of Defense military branches apply.)  

Additional Desired Qualifications/Experience:

  • One year experience researching, planning, preparing, coordinating, and executing SOJTF Mission Rehearsal and Command Post Exercise.
    • Security Clearance:  Secret clearance