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We believe that every person, given the opportunity and the tools, is capable of achieving great things. Our team members focus on our customers and assisting them achieve their mission and goals. Our leadership nurtures our team’s potential by treating each employee with honesty, integrity, respect, dignity, compassion and fairness.

And we’re looking for motivated people who share those values!.

JoC Desk Officer

Department: NGB Joint Operations Centers-SAS
Location: Washington, D.C., DC

Position Description:

As a JoC Desk Officer, this position needs experience with domestic operations of the National Guard or US Military and have worked in an operations center supporting the National Guard, Department of Defense, State or Federal Emergency Management Agency, or other government or private operations center. Individual is required to report critical and routine information, and to convey changes to the domestic environment. The individual should understand the operational concept, policies, procedures and information requirement of the Joint Operations Center (JOC) of the fifty-four Joint Force Headquarters-State (JFHQ-State), Chief, National Guard Bureau, and the National Guard Coordination Center (NGCC). The individual provides and incorporates reports and assessments on state Defenses Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) missions for the JOC in daily, weekly, monthly and annual reports and briefings, and integrates information from the Operations Briefings, Situation Reports (SITREPs), Executive Summaries (EXSUMs) and other reports provided by the States and Territories as required.

This position is contingent upon contract award.


  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • MUST have ACTIVE DoD Secret Clearance
  • Three years military and/or Operations Center experience preferred
  • Familiarity with NG domestic operations, to include the authorities and guidance governing such operations
  • Associates degree or higher preferred or equivalent military education/ experience.
  • Highly proficient in internet and intranet communications and Microsoft Office tools, to include MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledgeable in physical and communications security
  • Able to interpret status of forces information (unit and mission readiness)
  • Knowledgeable in the operation of Operations Centers, logistical centers, and emergency operations centers or their equivalents
  • Experienced in the development, implementation, and monitoring of operations plans, contingency plans, and civil support operations
  • Knowledge of Army National Guard and Air National Guard personnel, operations, and security programs
  • Able to establish a battle rhythm and assist in an increase in JFHQ JOC tasking and staffing from minimum requirements through ramp up and mission termination 

Geographic Location:
Washington, D.C.   


Company Information: TENICA and Associates LLC is a provider of government services and consulting solutions in the areas of national defense, homeland and cyber security.  TENICA provides knowledgeable and experienced subject matter experts to perform a variety of professional services, logistics and supply chain management, crisis prevention and response, and information technology solutions to solve dynamic security challenges.  Founded in 2008 and based in Chantilly, Virginia, TENICA is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned, Woman Owned, Small Business (SDVOB and WOSB) and is a participant in the Small Business Administrationís 8(a) business development program.   

TENICA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

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