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Location:Norfolk, VA
First posted:June 06, 2017

MOC TT Logistics Observer/Trainer (Job Number:426418)



The Advanced Analytics, Simulation, and Training Service Line, in support of the Navy and Marine Corps Customer Group, currently has a career opportunity for a qualified Maritime Operations Center Training Team (MOC TT) Operational Level of War (OLW) Senior Logistics Observer / Trainer at U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, VA. The individual in this position will provide subject matter expertise (SME) support to USFF in the accomplishment their mission to train and sustain Maritime Operations Centers (MOCs) command and control capabilities at Major and Numbered Fleets Commands, Naval Component Commands (NCC) and when designated, Joint Force Maritime Component Commands (JFMCC) at the Operational Level of War (OLW). The ideal candidate must have substantial naval operational experience and knowledge in the OLW Logistics. Additionally, the candidate must have performance-based experience in Combatant Commander Operational Level of War Exercises, which includes the full spectrum of maritime operations support tasks required in the conduct of simulated and real-world events. Specific Functional Area duties will include; but not limited to the following tasks: The Senior Logistics Observer / Trainer will apply operational maritime and joint logistics and sustainment subject matter knowledge, and provide operational level of war training to the eight Navy global Maritime Operations Center (MOC) staffs. This position will assist in planning, designing, executing, controlling and analyzing MOC and CTF level training and exercises, ensuring proper integration of naval and joint theater logistics doctrine, including force planning, deployment, sustainment and all logistics intra and inter theater throughput considerations. The position participates in doctrine and MOC standard process development related to Operational-Level- of-War logistics and sustainment tasks.

Responsibilities: As a MOC TT Observer/Trainer (O/T) the candidate will:

- Prior to exercise execution, assist in the development/refinement of O/T sheets and/or collection management plan (CMP) questions for MET journals to accurately reflect current training objectives. O/T sheets and questions should be vetted through SME/knowledge area leads.
- Observe and train the MOC staff training audience in accordance with the respective MOC’s training agreement and the CMP written to support that event.
- Interact with the MOC’s primary staff (N-code or center/cell/working group leads) and action officers for the purpose of making observations on the MOCs processes and procedures.
- Facilitate the MOC staff’s utilization of doctrinal MOC processes and procedures.
- Identify and record “effective practices” for future publication to other MOCs.
- Complete O/T sheets or JMET journals to facilitate timely development of team products.
- Develop and present briefs in support of training events.
- Develop initial products for future verbal or written feedback to the MOC. Product first drafts will be presented to functional leads and then to the deputy for review.
- Identify resource shortfalls in MOC capability or capacity, and conduct operational impact and risk assessment of root cause(s).

Additionally in an O/T analyst role the candidate will:

- Maintain status of O/T sheet or JMET journal completion progress, assemble overview comments from the Functional Leads, and develop products as needed.
- Collect and review O/T sheets or MET journal entries for clarity and completeness to ensure accuracy (relevance) and consistency.
- Assist in drafting the CSR or informal written report.


- Bachelors and ten (10) years or more of related experience; Masters and eight (8) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and two (2) years or more experience


- Current DoD Top Secret clearance and TS/SCI eligible


- U.S. citizen with a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.
- Experience characterized by daily command level interface in the logistics directorate on a JFC staff or an operational level naval staff. Includes senior level interaction with active duty military and/or DOD civilian experience. This operational experience can be gained by any combination of active/reserve/civil service, or as a contractor assigned to a MOC, other service operational level staff or JFC staff.
- Naval experience or extensive joint logistics experience within a maritime operational area required.
- Two (2) years of experience as an O/T on an operational level service or joint training team.


- Minimum two years in a joint or Service level operational training position.
- Performed in a significant Navy staff or joint logistics billet during major operation or contingency. Logistics subject matter expert experience in support of Navy Fleet Operations, Service and Joint Exercises, and / or war games.
- Experience developing trend reports and analysis to support operational logistics and sustainment requirements
- Experience integrating operational level logistics into joint or maritime support plans at the operational or strategic level.
- Experience relating operational logistics gaps into resource requirements (DOTMLPF)
- Experience preparing, maintaining and delivering various courses and training briefs covering operational logistics capabilities and planning considerations
- Experience developing functional area curriculum and facilitating discussions regarding standard staff processes and procedures in order to improve effectiveness, efficiency and combat readiness.
- Well versed in Navy and joint doctrine as they pertain to Navy logistics functions, maritime sustainment operations, and Navy and joint planning processes.
- Possess demonstrated ability to act independently; work in cohesive collaborative team environment(s); have exceptional management, organizational, planning, and communication skills; meet goals within time and cost constraints; and be proficient with standard Microsoft Office Products.
- Must be prepared to travel worldwide for extended periods of time on short notice and possess a valid passport. Travel may include embarkation on U.S. Navy, USNS, or host nation ships when required and may require work in war zones when augmenting MOC staffs for crisis or contingency operations.
- Attend workshops and planning events associated with the maritime and joint logistics at the operational level to maintain current knowledge on emerging concepts, service, and joint doctrine development, and technical advances.

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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Apr 7, 2017, 1:48:15 PM
Primary Location: United States-VA-NORFOLK
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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