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Operational Planner – Strategic

Camp Pendleton, CA
The Operational Planner reports to and receives work direction derivatives from the Project Manager.  The Operational Planner will perform the following duties:

  • Provide strategic and planning support for MAGTF operations.
  • Provide SME support to support Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force (SPMAGTF) commander’s expertise, advice, and mentorship during pre-deployment training events, to include operational planning, shaping, execution and command and control of MAGTF forces in both deliberate and rapid planning situations across the range of military operations.
  • Advise and mentor MAGTF commanders in expeditionary operations within a combined and joint environment.
  • Provide SME support at MAGTF (both expeditionary and amphibious) operations working groups and conferences for both USMC (I MEF, MARFORPAC, MARFORCOM, and HQMC) and USN (THIRD FLEET, CSG-15, ESG-3, and TACTRAGROUP).
  • Senior Level: Twenty (20) years of experience
  • MA/MS degree.
  • Attended Professional Military Education appropriate to rank at time of separation or retirement from the uniformed service. 
  • School of Advanced Warfighting preferred.
  • Experience on a 3 Star or 4 Star staff is desired.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong communications and presentation skills.
  • Have a working knowledge of the Marine Corps and Joint Planning Process.
  • Able to read, write, and communicate effectively in English. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational, planning and prioritization skills
  • Proficient in computer applications such as Windows and MS Office
  • Expected to perform independently and exercise good judgment.
  • Required to sit for extended periods of time and maintain focus
  • Qualification as an authorized company driver is required
  • All authorized company drivers must have a valid driver’s license, current automobile insurance, and a driving record that is acceptable to the company’s auto insurance provider
  • Ability to obtain or have a security clearance.
  • 15-25% travel expected.
  • Position expected to begin on or about 1 Jan 2021.
Corps Solutions is a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All hiring decisions are based on nondiscriminatory factors without regard to race, color, religion, disability, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, marital status, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other class protected by law. In addition, Corps Solutions engages in affirmative action efforts, where appropriate, to employ, train and promote qualified minorities, women, the disabled, disabled veterans, newly separated veterans or other protected veterans. This organization participates in E-Verify.  If you require assistance applying for any currently open online position, please contact a Corps Solutions representative at careers@corps-solutions.com.

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