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Jacobs MISO Strategic Planner in Tampa, Florida

MISO Strategic Planner


This position is CONTINGENT upon contract award. Our recruiting team will follow up with you on your application. Our hiring team will not start the interview evaluation process until award.

Serve as staff action officers and advisors on strategic trans-regional plans and operations supporting national and COCOM policies, plans, and objectives. Assists in the development and maintenance, of plans, programs, and procedures. Facilitates recommendations for new programs, policies, strategies, and approaches for the conduct of strategic trans-regional PSYOP plans and programs and provides analysis of advantages and disadvantages of different approaches. Assists in feasibility assessments and analysis to assess DOD plans and programs and determine capabilities to support activities with trans-regional psychological operations plans, programs or activities. Provides planning and coordination assistance for the integration of trans-regional psychological operations with Geographic Combatant Commands and other government agencies and organizations with responsibilities for the development and execution of comparable programs and activates in assigned areas. Facilitates discussion among various Geographic Combatant Commands and other government agencies and organizations in order to resolve critical issues and ensure continuity of strategic planning and operational efforts. Serves as subject matter expert and consultant to USSOCOM staff, OSD, JS, Geographic Combatant Commands, Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs) and other government agencies and organizations as required, ensuring synchronization of individual efforts. Conducts and assists in the analysis of prior operations and activities to identify and propose improvements to current process and procedures, advises senior leaders on the feasibility of different approaches, and recommends courses of action for improving trans-regional PSYOP planning, coordination and execution.

Maintains a comprehensive working knowledge of all strategic PSYOP activities such as ongoing programs, proposed programs, and evolving mission requirements. Attends interagency, OSD and COCOM-level meetings to maintain situational awareness and updates the section chief on all pertinent activities and operational issues concerning strategic and trans-regional planning efforts. Coordinates directly with USSOCOM staff to synchronize and integrate strategic-level PSYOP in support of overseas contingency operations (OCO). Reviews daily message traffic and classified/unclassified email messages for applicable information. Provides situational awareness and recommends courses of action for decisions and input to strategic and trans-regional PSYOP issues. When required, drafts plans and programs in accordance with current JS and OSD instructions.


  • 10 years of experience in Operational and Strategic Plannin

  • 10 years of experience using Military Decision Making Process (MDMP) and Joint Operations Planning and Execution System (]OPES)

  • 5 years of experience in long-term program development and oversight of multi- faceted processes

  • 5 years of experience working in operational or strategic MISO

  • 3 years of experience assisting in the development of program strategic guidance and objectives, DOTMLPF-P analysis, and portfolio assessments to inform strategic planning and programming decision making

  • Current DoD Top Secret clearance and eligible for SCI access required

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

Requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk (90%). Requires sitting at a computer terminal for long periods of time (90%). There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work area walking moderate to long distances can sometimes be required.

Work Environment

Inside office/cubicle environment. Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers and all levels of management (100%).

Equipment and Machines

Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, copier, and other general office equipment (100%). Ability to conduct evaluation of third and fourth generation or current state of the art computer hardware and software and its ability to support specific requirements, interfacing with other equipment and systems.


Attendance is critical. Being prompt is important to provide continuous and on-going service to customers. Attendance is important to maintain continuity of service.

Other Essential Functions

Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization. Must be able to obtain unescorted access to work areas. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

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Primary Location United States-Florida-Tampa

Req ID: ATE0004ZA