Operational Fires Analyst

Key Role:

Conduct analysis, provide recommendations, and support staff planning for the development and integration of operational-level fires into operational plans. Review crisis and contingency response concepts of operations and draft functional policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs), and annexes to component-level contingency plans and steady-state campaign plans. Support component-level participation in combatant command and Service planning conferences, working groups, and staff processes to align service capabilities and activities with Joint and service strategic objectives. Leverage decision-support products to inform senior-leader decisions.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with operational-level fires, including planning, coordination, and deconfliction and aviation planning or coordination 

-3+ years of experience with supporting high-level headquarters staff, including component, COCOM, or Joint staff

-3+ years of experience in Marine Corps, Army, or other Joint deliberate planning process, including MCPP, MDMP, NPP, or JOPPA

-3+ years of experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including SharePoint, developing PowerPoint slides, and presenting to or briefing senior leadership

-Active TS/SCI clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with writing Operational Plan Annex C, Appendix 19 

-Experience with strategic and Joint planning processes 

-Experience with working on Operational Planning Teams

-Experience with planning and executing Marine Corps operations in Joint and combined operations or large-scale exercises

-Knowledge of Joint, Naval, and USMC doctrine and capabilities

-Knowledge of Marine Corps' roles, missions, capabilities, and structure

-Knowledge of DoD, Partner Nation, and International Organizations plan objectives

-Completion of a Professional Military 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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