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Deputy Operations Operator, Indiana National Guard

Tuesday, February 04, 2020 1:36 PM | Jill Ewing (Administrator)

POSITION: Deputy Operations Operator (10061837, Job ID # 60483)

LOCATION: Camp Atterbury, Edinburgh, IN

SALARY: Commensurate with experience.


Incumbent executes the daily operation plans of the Atterbury-Muscatatuck Center of Complex Operations (AMCCO) Command for the Adjutant General’s Agency (Indiana National Guard). This position gives direction and leadership toward the achievement of the organizations philosophy, mission, strategy and annual goals and objectives. Utilizes education, consultation, cooperative programming and coordination to accomplish goals.


  • Ensures strong strategic and annual planning processes are in place to produce effective plans for approval by the Mission Director, AMCCO;
  • Plan and direct the organization’s activities to achieve stated/agreed targets and standards for training events for the AMCCO Directorate:
  • Monitor, measure and report on operational issues, opportunities and development plans and achievements within AMCCO Directorate;
  • Liaise with other functional military/departmental managers to understand all necessary aspects and needs of operational development;
  • Plan, develop and implement strategy for organizational development covering particular areas relevant to the organizations structure and market;
  • Oversee major workforce and resource decisions for the AMCCO Directorate;
  • Formulates, establishes, interprets, compiles and disseminates to applicable agencies and groups all policies and procedures related to the strategic plan;
  • Acts as a technical consultant to the entire staff, clarifying and interpreting all procedures, providing references and resolving disputed issues;
  • Serves as a liaison between AMCCO and other State and Federal agencies;
  • Evaluates proposed programs in strategic plan area;
  • Determines AMCCO goals and objectives and develops an effective strategic plan for the entire staff;
  • Analyzes and evaluates proposed legislation concerning related initiatives and prepares opinions for the AMCCO legislative team;
  • Prepare presentations, plan events, compile communication materials, and coordinate opportunistic activities for AMCCO staff;
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein as may be assigned or delegated.
  • Directs and manages staff.


  • Performs related tasks as required
  • Acquisition strategy
  • Addressing small and large business concerns
  • Understanding DoD acquisition and contract process
  • Emerging technology efforts


  • Establishes program goals, priorities and methodology;
  • Considerable understanding of military terminology, procedures, methods, policies, regulations as they relate to the Atterbury Muscatatuck Center for Complex Operations and the Muscatatuck Urban Training Capability and its unique mission and operational requirements;
  • Considerable understanding of the practice of protocol, etiquette and civility interaction to facilitate professional relationships among US and Foreign personnel: civilian and military officials, dignitaries, and business leaders; Thorough knowledge of Department of the Army Pamphlet 600-60 guide to military protocol and etiquette;
  • Extensive knowledge of the entire AMCCO strategic plan area;
  • Extensive knowledge of all source materials and references, including Federal and State laws governing the programs;
  • Extensive knowledge of the AMCCO Directorate and of State and Federal agencies dealing with the programs;
  • Working knowledge of economic development, accounting and budget principles;
  • Ability to develop and implement new principles and policies and discern any far reaching implications;
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing;
  • Knowledge of grants, grant applications and procedures;
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with Federal and State agencies;
  • Extensive knowledge of and proficiency in Windows software systems including: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.;
  • Ability to travel.
  • Ability to hold and maintain a government security clearance


Incumbent is a supervisor of staff members. Reports to the Mission Director or designee.


The work is broad in scope involving many complex program elements that require critical and administrative analytical abilities. Work assignments involve the development of new programs and procedures and an assessment and recommendation on whether to implement those already established. Guidelines are established, but require broad interpretation and judgment in application and implementation.


Incumbent recommends changes in existing strategic plan programs that may have an effect on total AMCCO operation and AMCCO policies. Incumbent works independently and possesses sufficient technical authority for the work. Decisions and major recommendations are reviewed for compliance with agency policy and attainment of goals. Incumbent makes a substantial contribution in the development and implementation of significant programs.


Incumbent has frequent to daily contact with US and Foreign personnel: civilian and military officials, dignitaries, and business leaders to coordinate requirements in all areas. Incumbent works with agency staff, legislators and officials from Federal and State agencies for interpreting, developing and implementing major programs and resolving disputed issues. These contacts have an important role in the development of the strategic plan programs.


Incumbent generally works in an office environment. Frequent travel to work and/or other event sites may be required. Incumbent may be required to work irregular shifts, days, nights, weekends and/or holidays, indoor and outdoor environments, and inclement weather conditions.


Work performed while on-site at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center is in a simulated urban warfare training environment. All personnel are required to wear military MILES or other designated specialized equipment upon entry onto and in the performance of duties within the boundaries of the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center. Incumbents are components of the simulated urban warfare, terrorist or homeland security training operations and are expected to participate in the simulated training as required.

CLOSING DATE: February 14, 2020

QUESTIONS: For additional information, please contact COL Chris Pfaff, at (812) 526-1500, or christopher.m.pfaff2.mil@mail.mil

APPLY ON-LINE AT: https://workforindiana.in.gov/job/Edinburgh-Deputy-Operations-Officer-Camp-Atterbury-IN-46124/626842100/


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