LMI is seeking a training development specialist and analyst for a position supporting the Joint Staff (J4), Operational Contract Support (OCS) Division. This is a rare opportunity to join a strong, highly valued team with low attrition and set the conditions for DoD to plan and manage commercial support to military operations.
Overview. The candidate will work on a team of subject matter experts to integrate OCS, a joint capability area, into existing training, education, doctrine, policy, processes, systems, and operational planning. OCS, as described in Joint Publication 4-10, Operational Contract Support, is the process of planning for and obtaining supplies, services, and construction from commercial sources in support of combatant commander-directed operations. It is the government’s capability to manage commercial support to military operations. The ideal candidate will have experience in at least two of the following areas, listed in priority order:
Responsibilities may include:
The primary duties of this position are to integrate OCS and commercial support considerations (opportunities and risks) into joint training (classroom and online) and to advise joint and Service stakeholders on methods and processes for establishing training requirements in joint and Service manpower documents. This includes supporting other team members developing and delivering OCS training and joint force development activities. To be effective, the ideal candidate should have recent training and manpower experience that lends itself to the following tasks:
A 6-9 month objective of this position, after appropriate indoctrination and training, is to become an instructor on our mobile training team and VCLASS delivery of the Joint OCS Planning and Execution Course (JOPEC), which teaches application of OCS in planning and operations. JOPEC is taught worldwide to students ranging from senior non-commissioned officers to O5/O6 officers. JOPEC instructors periodically (~10%) travel in the U.S. and overseas.