Job Description

Rock Island,IL,US
Remote Work:
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Collective Training Exercise Planner

Key Role:

Assist the Army client with the development of plans and operations for an annual command post exercise (CPX) and prepare, coordinate, authenticate, review, and publish written operation orders, correspondence, and operations plans. Participate in Operational Planning Teams (OPT) with planners from supporting subordinate units and other organizations to develop Master Scenario Events Lists (MSEL) and scripting in support of the annual CPX. Work with the Military and mobilizing units to complete planning conference inputs and outputs. Participate in working groups, planning meetings, and in-progress reviews (IPR) for exercise planning. Prepare and update presentation material for senior leadership, middle management, or the action officer level. Communicate and coordinate with higher and lower, active, inactive contingency Mobilization Force Generation Installations (MFGI), state, and local organizations. Submit, receive, and distribute requests for information (RFI) to commands, agencies, or installation activities. Support the client in any manner necessary to accomplish the mission.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • 12+ years of experience with training Army Combat Arms, Combat Support, or Combat Service Support units

  • Experience with working at the Brigade-level or above MSEL scripting I-III, databases, scenarios, and injects

  • Experience with using Microsoft Office, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Teams

  • Experience with military exercise planning

  • Knowledge of military training, doctrine, planning, and tactics, techniques, and procedures

  • Knowledge of Mission Command systems

  • Knowledge of the Army mobilization mission

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree

Additional Qualifications: 

  • Experience as an Observer Coach and Trainer (OC/T), Simulation Operations Officer, Army Planner, Battle Staff, or Digital Master Gunner

  • Experience with working on division or higher headquarters staff

  • Experience with conducting mobilization operations

  • Experience with military exercise design and development

  • Knowledge of the Joint Master Scenario Events List (JMSEL) automated system

  • Knowledge of Joint Training Information Management System (JTIMS)


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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