Operations Planner, Senior

Key Role:

Provide direct support to meet Component Major Command (C-MAJCOM) strategic and operational level objectives. Coordinate with Headquarters Air Force (HAF), Combatant Commands, other Component Commands, Numbered Air Forces, and C-MAJCOM components, as required. Provide direct support to meet C-MAJCOM operational and tactical level objectives as part of the C-MAJCOM staff. Analyze the development and refinement of plans and strategies. Execute the planning, integration, execution, and coordination of full spectrum airpower operations, including air, space, and Cyberspace in strategic plans developed across regional stakeholders and parent organizations. Develop airpower objectives and effects. Interpret all relevant data to formulate and present senior-level briefings on possible adversary objectives and their use of airpower capabilities.

Basic Qualifications:

-10+ years of experience with operational planning, development, coordination, or execution of US Air Force (USAF) or other Service participation in Command, Service, Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), or Combatant Command (CCMD) operations, exercises, demonstrations, or experiments

-Ability to work with command or general staff, including NAF, MAJCOM, Joint, or Combatant Command

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Knowledge of the Joint Operations Planning Process - Air (JOPP-A) and Adaptive Planning and Execution System (APEX) or Joint Operations Planning and Execution System (JOPES)

-Secret clearance preferred

-Graduate of Intermediate Level Professional Military Education, including correspondence or in-residence


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

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