Strategic Planner

Location: MacDill AFB, FL
Job Code: 425
# of Openings: 1



Gemini Industries Inc. provides technical, management and operations services to support National Security projects. We provide rapid response to the critical needs of our customers and those they serve. We perform analyses and develop operations plans to anticipate and prepare for the future. And we deliver advanced technology to improve our customer’s success in executing its mission.

Gemini seeks innovative, results-oriented individuals with the creativity, initiative, and intelligence to overcome any challenge and succeed. Members of the Gemini team thrive in a culture that is anticipatory, agile, and schedule-driven; with a sense of urgency and a drive to succeed. Our culture involves:

  • The best and brightest personnel
  • Work at a high operations tempo
  • Integrated teams delivering rapid solutions
  • An attitude that balances “I can make it better” with “As long as we succeed”


Position:         Strategic Planner

Location:        MacDill AFB, FL

Clearance:      TS/SCI

Education:     A bachelor’s degree is required. Graduate of Advanced Military Studies Program or equivalent Senior Service College is preferred.


The Strategic Planner performs specific planning requirements and collaborates with military and government personnel to accomplish tasks that support the long-range planning requirements of USCENTCOM. This includes providing technical recommendations to joint planning teams and working groups regarding the Joint Operational Planning Process, Joint Operational Planning, Execution System, Exercise/Training Planning, and Joint Doctrine.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide analyses and recommendations, for high-priority USCENTCOM implementation and planning efforts involving joint, interagency, and multinational partners and allies.
  • Provide support in the implementation and planning efforts of counterparts in USCENTCOM Component Commands, other key Combatant Commands, the Joint Staff, the Office of Secretary of Defense, and counterparts in other Federal departments and agencies.
  • Provide support and assistance to directed joint planning teams and working group with coordination between staff, and coalition and regional partner representatives for operations in the USCENTCOM AOR.
  • Provide analyses, recommendations, and draft products, for joint planning teams and working group approval in developing of orders, analyses, estimates, and briefings for USCENTCOM leadership and primary staff.
  • Conduct all aspects of the Joint Operational Planning Process including: Mission Analysis, Course of Action (COA) Development, COA Analysis (Wargaming), COA Comparison and Decision.
  • Conduct Plans and Order Development: Analyze COA decision, mission statement, commander’s intent, and guidance to develop plans and/or orders that direct subordinate actions.
  • Conduct orderly handover of a plan into an order to those tasked with execution of the operation. Provide staffs with the situational awareness and rationale for key decisions necessary to ensure that there is a coherent transition from planning to execution. Continuously maintain running estimates that allow for plans and orders refinement.



The candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of planning experience with comprehensive knowledge of Joint Publication 5-0.
  • Experience in a military or civilian capacity at a Geographic or functional Combatant Command Headquarters.


Travel: Travel required to AOR.

Other Requirements:

We seek:

  • Highly-motivated self-starters
  • Resourceful individuals with extraordinary intellectual capability and the ability to rapidly learn and apply new concepts
  • Individuals who have a “let me try” attitude and are resilient, present an opinion/position, justify it, and then accept whatever decision is made and charge forward
  • Individuals who view criticism as an opportunity to improve (“let me try again”)
  • Individuals who think and create, enhancing the company with a steady flow of fresh ideas, perspective, and energy.


Direct Inquiries and Resumes to:

Damon Marshall
Corporate Recruiter
Gemini Industries Inc.
1408 N. Westshore Blvd., Ste. 909
Tampa, FL
Telephone: (813) 286-4777

Gemini Industries Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  We are committed to abiding by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability and any other basis protected by applicable law.

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