Operational Environment Planner
Operational Environment Planner- Suffolk, VA
Suffolk, VA 
Posted 28 days ago
Job Description

Serve as the functional expert conducting research, analysis, design, and development of Joint Exercise Operational Environments (OE).  Coordinate, control and synchronize the efforts of other functional experts' contributions to the exercise OE.  Conceptualize and prepare supporting exercise scenario products.  Conduct research, analysis, planning and portrayal of Adversarial / Opposing Forces (OPFOR) and Situational Forces (SITFOR) in Joint Exercises.  Provide analysis for the replication of adversarial near peers, rogue nations and opportunistic Violent Extremist Organizations (VEO).  Assist in the design and credible replication of units, platforms, systems, weapons, munitions and tactics in computer-assisted joint and combined military exercises and mission rehearsals.  Craft exercise scenario products, OPFOR campaign plans and Master Scenario Event List (MSEL) injects during the Joint Event Life Cycle (JELC) in support of Combatant Command (CCMD) joint and combined training events.  Facilitate exercise meetings, conferences and workgroup sessions.  Incorporate exercise training objectives into exercise scenario products and OPFOR campaign plans.  Maintain proficiency in required simulation models and assist in the development and validation of viable simulation databases.  Serve as the Scenario Manager or OPFOR Senior Controller to the Exercise Director and the Joint Exercise Control Group (JECG) during the execution phase of training events. 


  • Must be a U.S. citizen and eligible for a U.S. passport
  • Must possess a secret clearance (minimum) and meet eligibility requirements for Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI)
  • Must have a minimum of 8 years' experience as a commissioned officer or DoD civilian equivalent including 5 years' experience in planning and conducting military training
  • Must be knowledgeable of 2 + 3 strategy of adversarial near peers, rogue nations and opportunistic Violent Extremist Organizations (VEO) and the roles they play in Joint Operations
  • Must be able to travel unassisted to CONUS and oversees locations to perform job duties
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, assess, adjust and execute plans
  • Experience in Joint Exercise Life Cycle (JELC), Universal Joint Task List (UJTL) and Master Scenario Event List (MSEL) processes desired
  • Ability to organize and complete assignments according to established standards regarding clarity, conciseness, style and terminology
  • Skilled in all aspects of communications for briefings, presentations and classroom instructions
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office presentation, word processing, spreadsheet and collaboration applications
  • Bachelor's degree required (service experience may substitute)
  • Graduate of an intermediate Service School desired

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8+ years
Required Security Clearance
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