ITA International (ITA) is a provider of integrated support services to include analysis, planning, training, acquisition management, cyber/intelligence, engineering, logistics, and maritime support services to government, non-governmental organizations and commercial customers worldwide.
ITA International is currently seeking motivated and talented individuals who can offer the knowledge, skills, and experience of an AFCHQ AFFOR functional director Exercise Support SME for our Hurlburt Field, FL location. This position is contingent upon contract award.
Conduct executive- level training, advise and assist the operational-AFCHQ staffs at the Director and Division Chief level during major exercises and contingency operations.
Identify and institutionalize the “best of breed” 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, practicum) as well as over-the-shoulder during dynamic ex 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
Three (3) years on an AFCHQ AOC or AFFOR Staff in a leadership capacity, preferably as Division Chief or Director
Practical experience executing the JOPPA and participated in at least 2 deliberate or crisis action planning events
Must be a qualified AFCHQ AFFOR functional director SMEs (at least one of which must have served as an AFFOR Chief of Staff) with the following credentials:
a) Successful completion of a military command tour at squadron level or above
b) Two (2) years of 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 five exercises or real-world contingencies
c) Demonstrated 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
d) Working knowledge of entire AFFOR HQ staff organization, processes, roles, and responsibilities
e) Knowledge and application of Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force (AETF) requirements development, force readiness, deployment, base opening, sustainment, redeployment, and reconstitution
f) Knowledge and application of Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES), to include Time Phased Force Deployment Data (TPFDD) processes
g) Working knowledge of requisite C4I systems pertinent to primary functional area and familiarity with other key C4I systems for the AFFOR HQ Staff, such as Global Command and Control System (GCCS), JOPES, Deliberate Crisis Action Planning and Execution System (DCAPES), and Status of Resources and Training System (SORTS)
h) Strong working knowledge and application of joint and USAF doctrine, to include USAF service and functional component roles and relationships
i) Demonstrated superior written and verbal communications skills
j) Certified USAF instructor, or equivalent
k) Specialized C2 training (i.e., C2WAC, SAAS, SAMS, SAWS, AFSSC, etc.) and cross-functional experience (i.e., service component and/or JTF/combatant command ops/plans staff principal) highly desired
l) Knowledge and application of exercise development, training management, and Universal Joint Task List (UJTL) based training objectives
m) Able to obtain TS/SCI clearance