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Advisor Trainer / Operational Planner

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

  • Assist I MEF commander by providing information to ensure combat advise and assist teams are proficient across all Mission Essential Tasks (METs) and have met all theater entry and service-level requirements prior to deployment, and support final training evaluation and deployment certification in support of CG I MEF.  Specifically, this includes all activities involved in daily pre deployment training plan (PTP), training, exercise and certification exercise (CERTEX) design as well as supporting the execution of the PTP: planning and execution in support of I MEF combat advisors deploying forward.
  • Continuously update and tailor each combat advisor training PTP to meet in theater requirements of respective combatant commanders, service level requirements, and Mission Essential Task List-based requirements.
  • Coordinate with deployed advise and assist teams and other personnel in order to maintain situational awareness of current enemy and friendly tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs); Command, Control Communications Computers and Intelligence (C4I) and logistic requirements to incorporate lessons learned into current PTP design and the Advisor Training Branch (ATB) TEEP.
  • Support the planning, drafting, revisions, and execution of the ATB TEEP for advice and assist teams.
  • Plan, schedule, coordinate, and support periodic site surveys within the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Area of Responsibility (AOR) in order to assess current enemy and friendly in-theater tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs), systems and other matters, and liaison with in theater personnel in order to assess, validate and improve current task force PTP.
  • Manage the preparation of appropriate Letters of Instruction (LOI), ensuring a timely release to both the training audience and I EOTG staff; Manage the preparation and execution of Periods of Instruction (POI) ensuring training conducted in support of the combat advisory mission is carried out effectively and efficiently.
  • Represent I EOTG ATB, as directed, at designated Combat Advisor working groups, Operational Planning Teams (OPT), and/or conferences within the USMC to ensure I MEF equities and requirements are met for combat advisor training, as well as provide insight and SME on I EOTG positions and viewpoints on combat advisors and further develop Marine Corps-wide training of its forwarding deploying advise and assist teams.
  • Fifteen (15) 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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