Joint Operations Logistics Planner

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Military Operations
Shaw AFB, South Carolina

REQ#: RQ79224

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, the Joint Operations Logistics Planner is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Joint Operations Logistics Planner joining our team to support a federal government services contract in Shaw AFB, SC.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As Joint Operations Logistics Planner supporting a federal government customer, you will be trusted to support the customer as logistics planner for specific compartmentalized and non-compartmentalized contingency plans as they pertain to operations within the OCONUS area of operations.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Assist in planning, logistics estimates, concepts of support, and coordination with joint service component commands and subordinate headquarters. Broad thought and experience is required to understand the effects of long-range, near- term, and current operations into the build of theater posture; related to contingency plans the contractor shall provide detailed analysis to integrate those current assets that reside within theater and recommend additional forces as required.
  • Develop detailed concepts commensurate with presentation at the three and four star level utilizing an in depth knowledge of all facets of sustainment and its integration. Concepts are presented generally free of errors and receive minimum complaints from recipient as to timing, content, or style.
  • Relate those concepts into detailed executable plans and create Time Phased Force Deployment Data to support mobilization of assets. Review plans for accuracy and compliance and submit prior to established suspense generally free of errors.
  • May be required to travel to remote locations and provide site survey estimates for emerging mission requirements.
  • Quantify life support requirements and translate these into complete estimates for submission to engineering planners for base materials estimates. Review estimates for accuracy and compliance and submit prior to established generally free of errors.
  • Integrate strategic direction into a command message that encompasses the future design of operations into communications that enfranchises all partners in the sustainment enterprise. Draft, edit and proofread all communications. Written communication is submitted with generally free of errors and receives minimum complaints from recipients as to timing, content, or style.
  • Develop clear and concise communications campaign to secure the customer’s objectives across a number of parallel commands.
  • Assist the customer in the development of detailed operational plans to integrate single or multi-nation participation in defensive plans for countries or areas in the OCONUS area of operations.            


  • Three years’ experience working in support of a Joint, U.S. Army, or component level headquarters.
  • Planners at minimum should be graduates of military Intermediate Level Education (MEL4) program, the Support Operations Course (Phase 2) or similar course.
  • Have logistics experience in deployment/combat in a support operations position.
  • Possess a functional understanding of The Joint Operation Planning Process (JOPP).
  • Broad knowledge of the Army sustainment enterprise at the Department of the Army level and how it relates to other procuring headquarters.
  • USTRANSCOM and other ASCC headquarters is required to ensure strategic lines of communication are nested with current capabilities to enlist support across a wide array of sustainment organizations.
  • Must possess a Top Secret (TS)/Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (SCI) security clearance.
  • Should have recent experience working at the one star or higher level command.
  • BS/BA and 10+ years of related experience


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.