1.1 Minimum of a four year degree from a fully accredited college or university included on the U.S. Department of Education Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs.
1.2 Possess strong oral and written communications skills.
1.3 Experience working with senior U.S. Government officials and preparing senior level reports, plans and briefings.
1.4 Experience in planning at joint (U.S. military), multinational and interagency level.
1.5 Experience in formulation and implementation of strategy and strategic concepts and policies.
1.6 Current understanding of the organization, doctrine and operating principles, not only of DoD, but also the rest of U.S. Government, specifically Department of State.
1.7 Current U.S. SECRET security clearance.
1.8 Additional Competencies:
Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Candidate shall provide assistance with the development and publication of strategic-level plans, orders, policies and concept papers and assist other planners in the future plans section with other related major planning efforts.
2.1 Candidate shall provide for the integration of the embedded coalition staff and coalition units into all planning and operations. The lead joint strategic logistics planner will provide input for orchestrating logistics planning. The candidate shall provide information and logistics input for fragmentary, warning and operations orders.
2.2 Provides input and assists with the production and publication of all operations orders, fragmentary orders and warning orders.
2.3 Assist with development of Commander and staff estimates for Government approval as needed.
2.4 Provides input and assists in drafting Joint Operations Orders and orders IAW standards outlined in joint publications.
2.5 Assist and provide input on concept, information and decision briefings and General Officer level correspondence.
2.6 Develop and prepare briefings in PowerPoint and Word format.
2.7 Brief plans and orders.
2.8 Participate in and provide input to workgroups in support of the CJ5 planning efforts. Participate in all CJ5 Joint Planning Groups.
2.9 Assist on the development of SOPs, agendas, formats, databases and planning calendars.
2.10 Provide input on and assist in drafting campaign and/or operational plans for government approval as needed.
2.11 Provide assistance on the assessment of effects and objectives of on-going operations to determine if operational branches and sequels are required. Support war-gaming of operational branches and sequels.