Operations Planner

Full Time
Rota, Spain
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description:

Serve as an operational, exercise, and engagement planner to advance critical partnerships and planning initiatives. Foster a better understanding and employment of Navy Expeditionary Forces and host nation partners. Specific Tasks are below:

  • Serve as N3 lead planner for exercises and engagements as required.
  • Serves as advisor/consultant to the Operations Officer (N3) on planning issues.
  • Attend planning conferences as required.
  • Coordinate with NECC and C6F on all GFM matters
  • Draft, submit, and brief the quarterly CONEMP
  • Draft and submit annual GFM input, RFFs and RFSs to C6F and NECC
  • Represent the N3 in the production of the assigned family of EUCOM and AFRICOM led planning efforts
  • Serve on OPTs as directed
  • Draft, review, edit and submit after action reports (AAR) as required.
  • Maintain clear understanding of Commander’s and HHQ operational and strategic guidance
  • Represent the N3 in the build of the command’s OFRP
  • Draft and submit command reports such as the command history report
  • Develop spreadsheets, charts and graphs
  • Attend exercise and engagement conferences


  • Active DoD Secret security clearance. (preferred)
  • Required; minimum of eight years of experience directly supporting the US military as either an active duty or reserve service member, US civil service employee, or contractor employee.
  • Required; Proficient use of Microsoft suite of tools to include Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel,PowerPoint and SharePoint.
  • Desired; a minimum ten years of US Military service experience in plans department or in an operations department.
  • Desired; knowledge and experience with Joint and Navy planning process, as detailed in Joint Publication 5-0 and Naval Warfare Planning 5-01.
  • Desired; familiarity with/experience in EUCOM/AFRICOM AORs. Previous tours in theEUCOM/AFRICOM AORs is preferred


  • Bachelor’s (Required)


Job Features

Job CategoryOperations Planner
Salary$100,000.00 to $120,000.00 /year
BenefitsPaid time off, Health and Dental insurance, Retirement benefits, Flexible schedules

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