This position develops and maintains the family of Marine Corps operating concepts and leads Marine Corps participation in the development of naval, joint, multi-service and multi-national concepts. Additionally, this role reviews draft functional concepts developed by the Capability Development Directorate (CDD) in order to ensure consistency with the family of operating concepts. Biennially, in coordination with the CDD, the Concepts Branch reviews functional concepts to ensure consistency with the operating concepts in order to determine which should be continued, revised, replaced, or deleted, as well as to identify new topics that merit development into official concepts.
When directed, the branch coordinates with CDD to transition validated concepts into Marine Corps doctrine. Members of the branch may also be tasked to articulate Marine Corps concepts and capabilities in professional journals as well as provide subject matter expertise to inform other force development activities such as wargaming, experimentation, science and technology integration, and modelling and analysis.
Members of the branch may also support the MCCDC/CD&I public affairs and congressional liaison sections by providing concepts-related input for public events and congressional testimony.
Must possess recent experience with the United States Armed Forces, Marine Corps and Navy experience preferred, or other U.S. Government Agencies. This includes a minimum of two (2) years of specified task area experience and over fifteen (15) years of active duty military service or civil service within a United States Government Executive Department (or combined service in two (2) Executive Departments for a total of fifteen (15) years). Specified task area qualifications may be exemplified by various combinations of: past service in the development of concepts and plans; completion of professional military education at the field grade level or above or civilian equivalent; duty as an instructor at a formal school; duty within a joint / service / operational level headquarters or comparable level civilian agency staff; or publication of articles in one or more professional journals.
Civilian Education: Bachelor's degree required.
Military Education: Commensurate to experience.
Frequent sitting, using hands/fingers, handling, reaching with hands and arms, talking, hearing and seeing up close, at a distance, along the periphery, with depth perception and the ability to adjust focus; occasional walking or standing, occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs. It is Katmai’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.
Work is performed in both an office setting and occasionally in an outdoor USMC appropriate field environment. Shipboard planning sites may be a requirement, and time underway may be required as necessary. May be exposed to sharp objects, some heat, loud noise, chemicals and vibration. Use of personal protective equipment is mandatory. Employee will be exposed to a wide variety of people in differing functions, personalities and abilities.
Travel to other government facilities or other contractor facilities shall be required. Travel shall be required on weekends and shall include CONUS and OCONUS locations. Possession of a valid driver’s license is required. The exact dates and duration of travel will vary dependent upon location and requirements of individual experiments or events to include planning, attendance at meetings, conferences or wargames.
40 hours per week. May be required to work additional hours as needed to complete assignment or project. Extended work hours will be coordinated as this flexibility is required dependent upon the needs of the government or as described for specific tasks herein.
To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply on the company website, http://www.katmaicorp.com/main-career
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