Joint Interface Control Officer (JICO) Trainer at CSCS Detachment San Diego, CA

Clearance Level
San Diego, California

REQ#: RQ100524

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

1. Ability to understand the impact of the designed architecture on the Common Tactical Picture (CTP) and Common Operational Picture (COP).

2. Able to train sailors in the fundamental skills to write/utilize Link-planning documents including an OPTASK Link, JNL request, Link 16 authorization request, satellite access request message and Link 16 network description documents. Ability to supervise the initialization, monitoring, troubleshooting of Link-11 and Link-16 systems, and the utilization of collaborative planning tools.

3. Possess skills needed to maintain a tactical picture, monitor link operations, change system configurations, and maintain voice communications in accordance with the Joint Multi-Tactical Digital Information Link Operating Procedures (JMTOP) and other applicable references.

4. Provide Maritime Operation Center (MOC) personal and Tactical Data Link (TDL) Operators the knowledge and skills to understand and operate Link Monitoring Management Tool (LMMT); designed to support the Navy Joint Interface Control Officer (JICO) in monitoring and managing TDL networks.

5. Provide instruction on Joint C2 organizational structures, Joint/Coalition planning considerations, along with interface management fundamentals and interoperability. Specific data link instruction includes: Link 16/Joint Tactical Information Distribution System (JITDS)/Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS), Joint Range Extension Application Protocols (JREAP), Link 11/11B Situational Awareness Data Link (SADL) and other joint data links.

6. Prepares, reviews, and customizes curriculum lesson plans and instructor guides in support of traditional classroom teaching.

7. Supports Formal Course Reviews and Curriculum Updates; conducts training gap analysis, provides formal feedback and recommendation for Course improvement.

8. Based on seniority; will be responsible for the preparations of subordinate instructor’s annual performance appraisals for leadership.

9. Develops, tests, maintains and delivers moderately complex Navy Combat Systems training programs and related materials in support of CSCS training objectives.

10. Establishes and reviews course content and objectives.

11. Conducts training sessions and develops criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of training activities.

12. Maintains records of training activities, participant progress and program effectiveness.

13. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.


Bachelors Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, training, or work/military experience.


Five (5) years of experience all facets of Link Monitoring Management Tool (LMMT) to monitor and manage the TDL network architecture. LMMT is designed to support the Navy Joint Interface Control Officer (JICO) in monitoring and managing TDL networks. Of the five years, one (1) year of experience as an instructor/trainer/evaluator in a Navy Training Environment, to include curriculum maintenance, writing learning objectives, preparing test items, evaluating instructional materials and the results of instruction and counseling students on academic learning problems.

Desired candidate should have operational Fleet experience either as a US Navy qualified JICO or ICO assigned to Staff or Warfare Commander duties responsible for Joint Link Interface Connectivity (write or contributor to the CSG OPTASK Link).

Experience as a designated/qualified JICO/ICO. Must be able to support training with extended periods on your feet while instructing. Travel may be required up to 10-20% of time.

Desired Experience:

Graduate of the Joint Interface Control Officer (JICO), Multi-TADIL Advanced Joint Interoperability (MAJIC) and Link 16 Planner. Served as Strike Group level JICO or ICO.

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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