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OC/T - Sustainment
This position is located in our WA, Ft Lewis facility
Serve as a BSTT Observer Controller/Trainer and subject matter expert in the area of Staff training and digital tactical operations center (TOC) operations for BSTT and the Exportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC) Leader Training program. The BSTT Observer Controller/ Trainers provide Observer Controller and staff training support to battalions of the Army National Guard and other selected units as directed. The OC/T must be a subject matter expert in the areas of military training, military doctrine specific to the War Fighting Functions (WFF), military decision making processes (MDMP), constructive battalion staff training methodologies, and constructive training observer controller / trainer techniques. The OC/T has a working knowledge of governing regulations, and all other applicable directives relating to ARNG training. The OC / T must possess a working knowledge of current tactics, techniques, and procedures for battalion and brigade staff training. OC/Ts will report directly to a BSTT Team Lead who then reports to BSTT Program Manager (PM) with OPCON status to MTC-LVN.
Specific Duties Include:
? Perform day-to-day duties as directed by the BSTT PM and Team Lead as well as the MTC leadership in support of Battalion Staff Training Team (BSTT) and XCTC OC/T mission requirements. ? Provide subject matter expert-level knowledge on staff training methods, the MDMP, digital tactical operation center (TOC) operations, and doctrine in one or more WFF areas. ? Develop, integrate, and execute training scenarios and programs of instruction (POI) to train staffs and leaders on current and emerging doctrine, the MDMP and staff operations. ? Serve as an OC/T during the execution of staff planning exercises (STAFFEX) and constructive simulation exercises (SIMEX) with heavy emphasis on mentoring / coaching staff officers / NCOs. ? Possess/maintain operator level knowledge of one or more the Army Mission Command Systems (MCS). The OC/T must understand how to leverage MCS systems during the staff planning and execution of tactical operations. ? Develop and conduct formal and informal after action reviews (AAR) during staff training events. ? Provide input into the design and content of the final Take Home Package for units participating in BSTT and XCTC exercises. ? Develop, integrate, and execute simulation-driven, constructive exercises (ERF/JCATS or other directed simulators/stimulators) using up to date planning techniques and methodologies. ? Develop and publish OPORDs that will serve as higher headquarters orders to facilitate the unit's training for MDMP and constructive simulation scenarios/databases. ? Perform other duties assigned by the BSTT PM and Team Lead.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, information systems, engineering or a mathematics-intensive discipline, or major field of study which either provided substantial knowledge useful in developing and managing training exercises or large, complex projects or is closely related to the work as described and required by the task. Solid military background with subject matter expertise in Staff and TOC procedures in combined arms operations from battalion to division levels. Must have completed appropriate Military professional education courses with minimum completion of: the Captains Career Course (C3; formerly Officer Advanced Course) or appropriate NCO Professional Education Course (ie, SGM Academy, Battle Staff NCO Course, etc). Completion of the Intermediate Level Education Course (ILE; formerly CGSC - Command and General Staff College) is highly desirable.
Retired or former military officer (Major/Lieutenant Colonel) or Senior NCO (MSG/SGM) with five or more years of progressive experience in military operations, training and training management; or five years of specialized experience in a position with duties commensurate to battle staff training. Recent Combat Training Center (CTC) or combat experience required (CTC OC/T experience desirable). A maneuver, protection, or Sustainment Officer/Senior NCO with command or staff experience (at Battalion, Brigade, and/or Division level) and a thorough understanding of WFF functionality and integration. Highly desirable to have working knowledge and background in the Mission Command Systems (MCS) and digital tactical operations center (TOC).