MOC TT Advanced Maritime Warfighter Planning Observer / Trainer Job - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

MOC TT Advanced Maritime Warfighter Planning Observer / Trainer (Job Number:441546)



The Engineering, Integration, & Mission Solutions (EIMS) Market Segment, in support of the Defense Systems Customer Group, currently has a career opportunity for a qualified Maritime Operations Center Training Team (MOC TT) Operational Level of War (OLW) Advanced Maritime Warfighter Planning Observer / Trainer at U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, VA. The individual in this position will provide subject matter expertise (SME) support to USFF to accomplish their mission to train and sustain nine globally dispersed Maritime Operations Centers (MOCs), particularly command and control capabilities at Major and Numbered Fleet Commands, Naval Component Commands (NCC) and when designated, Joint Force Maritime Component Commands (JFMCC) at the Operational Level of War (OLW). The ideal candidate will have substantial strategic and/or operational level experience in advanced warfighting planning to support US Navy Fleet-level operations. Advanced warfighting is characterized by the latest concepts of fleet-centric operations and fleet design. Additionally, the candidate should have performance-based experience in Combatant Commander Operational Level of War Exercises, which includes the full spectrum of maritime operations support tasks required in the conduct of simulated and real-world events.

Specific Functional Area duties will include, but will not be limited to the following tasks: The Advanced Maritime Warfighter Planning Observer / Trainer will apply operational maritime and joint planning subject matter knowledge and advanced warfare concepts to train the nine Navy global Maritime Operations Center (MOC) staffs. This position will assist in planning, designing, executing, controlling and analyzing Fleet and CTF level training and exercises, ensuring proper integration of naval and joint doctrine and effective practices, including joint force planning, deployment, employment, and sustainment of assigned naval forces. The position participates in doctrine and MOC standard process development related to operational-level planning and the advancement of fleet-centric warfighting concepts across the nine MOCs, with peer components, and with other governmental and non-government partners.

- Prior to exercise execution, assist in the development of training capture journals and a collection management plan (CMP), to include questions for mission essential task (MET) journals to accurately reflect current training objectives.
- Observe and train MOC staff training audiences in accordance with the respective MOC’s training agreement and CMP developed to support that event.
- Interact with the MOC’s primary staff (N-code or functional leads) and action officers to provide over-the-shoulder training, and for the purpose of making observations on the MOCs processes and procedures.
- Facilitate the MOC staff’s utilization of doctrinal MOC processes and procedures.
- Identify and record “effective practices” for future promulgation to other MOCs.
- Complete training journal entries to facilitate timely development of team products.
- Develop and present planning and warfare integration best practice briefs in support of training events.
- Develop initial products for future verbal or written feedback to the MOC.
- Identify resource shortfalls in MOC capability or capacity, and conduct operational impact and risk assessment of root cause(s).
Additionally in an analyst role the candidate will:
- Maintain status of training journal entry completion progress, assemble overview comments from other training leads, and develop analytic products.
- Collect and review training journal entries for clarity and completeness to ensure accuracy, relevance, and consistency.
- Assist in drafting a training summary report and other performance analysis products.
- Must be prepared to travel worldwide for up to two weeks on short notice and possess a valid passport. Travel may include embarkation on US Navy, USNS, or host nation ships when required.
- Attend workshops and planning events associated with the advancement of Navy and joint operations at the operational level to maintain current knowledge on emerging concepts, service, joint doctrine development, and technical advances.

- Current Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret clearance and TS/SCI eligible

- US citizen with a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree and Ten (10) years’ experience in DoD joint operations and/or planning
- Recent relevant experience characterized by daily command level interface and management of a planning branch / directorate on a DoD service, joint, or Combatant Command staff. Includes senior level interaction with active duty military and/or DoD civilian experience. This operational experience can be gained by any combination of active/reserve/civil service, or as a contractor assigned to a MOC, major task force (CTF-level), other naval operational level staff.
- Performed in a significant Navy staff or joint billet during major operation or contingency. Operational Planning Team Lead experience in support of Navy Fleet Operations, Service or Joint Exercises, relevant real world operations, and / or war games.

- Naval experience or DoD joint experience within a maritime operational area.
- At least two years in a joint or Service level operational training position.
- Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) Phase I and/or II
- Experience developing trend reports and analysis.
- Experience integrating advanced warfighting concepts into joint, service, or maritime support plans at the operational or strategic level.
- Experience relating operational gaps into resource (capability / capacity) requirements
- Experience preparing, maintaining and delivering training briefs
- Experience developing functional area curriculum and facilitating discussions regarding standard staff processes and procedures in order to improve effectiveness, efficiency and combat readiness.
- Well versed in joint doctrine and Navy or joint planning processes.
- Possess demonstrated ability to act independently; work in cohesive collaborative team environment(s); have exceptional management, organizational, planning, and communication skills; meet goals within time and cost constraints; and be proficient with standard Microsoft Office Products.

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Job Posting: Oct 31, 2018, 8:57:06 AM
Primary Location: United States-VA-NORFOLK
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time