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Exercise Planner/Designer - I MEF G-3

Office: Camp Pendleton, CA
Location: Camp Pendleton, CA
Job ID: S20-0842

JOB TITLE: Exercise Planner/Designer - I MEF G-3


"This position is contingent upon contract award"

This task order focuses on operational planning services in support of the I MEF G-3 Operations and G-5 Plans divisions. Operational planning support includes, but it is not limited to, strategic, operational, amphibious, and Joint/Combined Training and Joint Exercise Event Life Cycle (JELC) planning and assessment support.


As an Exercise Planner and Designer:

  • Conduct analysis on the I MEF exercise planning process in accordance with (a) the I MEF MAGTF Development Program and (b) the I MEF exercise standing operating procedure
  • Provide guidance and recommendations on revising both foundational documents
  • Provide guidance and conduct planning of I MEF, Service, Naval, and Joint exercises and Bilateral/Multilateral events, as well as exercise/event support with a focus on improving force readiness for contingency and crisis operations and deployments
  • Complete exercise assessments plans, Exercise/Event Plans of Action and Milestones, Exercise Support Briefs, Exercise Support Observation Reports/Recommendations, as required, Exercise After Action Reviews, and Training/Education Program Analysis Reports
  • Provide SME support on Naval and Joint exercise design, to include the intricacies of theater Security Cooperation, in order to support all elements of the I MEF MAGTF. This support will include coordination with relevant higher, adjacent, and coalition force planners and analysts in support of any given I MEF exercise/event
  • Provide SME support to internal I MEF exercise/event processes to include (a) development of design and implementation of exercise storylines, vignettes, and Master Scenario Events Lists and (b) management of “dynamic scripting” during the exercise
  • Conduct analysis of technical and logistical data during exercise life cycles, specifically focusing on recommendations to leverage good practices in support of OPLAN/CONPLAN and theater/service specific objectives. Deliver the Operational Plan (OPLAN) Recommendation Report
  • Assist with the development of exercise-control recommendations for I MEF’s efforts to plan and execute MEF/MEF (Forward)-level exercises without support from external exercise-design-and-control organizations
  • Draft official correspondence related to exercise design
  • Draft and send information messages
  • Support the documentation of meetings
  • Provide training courseware and instruction development for I-MEF
  • Document trips as described in the deliverable table
  • Create draft of routine work products (typically administrative or informational products) as requested by the Government
  • Provide the I MEF Planners’ Huddle Products Direction and I MEF G-3 Huddle Products Direction


Security Clearance: Secret

  • U.S. citizen
  • Secret Clearance or higher [position may be upgraded to Top Secret/SCI]
  • Bachelors Degree (BS/BA) [6 years' additional work experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree. Associate's Degree plus four (4) additional years' experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree]
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite


  • Top Secret/SCI
  • 4 or more years of experience working at MAGTF, Fleet, MARFOR, or major subordinate command level or other service equivalent
  • Experience with the Marine Corps Planning Process or Military Decision Making Process or other service equivalent
  • Familiarity with Marine Corps Service-level concepts and doctrine and campaign plan design
  • Experience with Naval Integration, Joint Operations/Expeditionary Operations (e.g., MEUs, SPMAGTFs, PBTFs)
  • Demonstrated ability to develop products, briefs, orders, policy at the three-star staff level
  • U.S. Marine Corps (or service equivalent) Command and Staff College graduate

WORK LOCATION: Camp Pendleton, CA


KEY WORDS: Marine Corps; Exercise; Exercise Design; Exercise Planning; Planner; Camp Pendleton, CA; I Marine Expeditionary Force; Joint Exercise Life Cycle; Bilateral; Multilateral Intelligence, Intel, Threat Analysis, Mission Area


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