Contingency Planner

Key Role:

Apply expertise in Joint contingency planning and the Joint Planning Process to support the development of contingency plans, concepts, and staff estimates. Conduct contingency planning as outlined and directed by component and combatant commander. Provide subject matter expertise and support to conferences, workshops, exercises, and special events to support contingency planning. Participate in Joint Planning Groups and prepare briefings, whitepapers, and other deliverables to senior decision-makers. 

Basic Qualifications:  

  • 7+ years of experience with the military or DoD at a Service Headquarters, Service Component Headquarters, or Combatant Command

  • 2+ years of experience with Joint Planning or as a Joint or Contingency Planner in Service Headquarters, Service Component, Combatant Commands, or OSD and Joint Staff

  • Experience with the planning tools, automation systems, software, and databases in use in the Joint Staff and Combatant Commands

  • Experience with the DoD Joint Planning Process and Military Decision-Making Process 

  • Ability to create reports, briefings, and documents, including at the Flag, General, or SES level and deliver them with client-ready quality

  • Ability to travel internationally and CONUS up to 25% of the time

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • HS diploma or GED  

Additional Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor's degree  

  • Master's degree

  • Completion of Staff College or JPME II

  • Completion of Advanced Military Plans Training or Education 


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


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Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $81,800.00 to $186,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
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