Job Overview


Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

This position is being re-announced. All applicants that previously applied to the vacancy #EUHR165593141789227  must re-apply to be considered.

About the Position:

Must be able to satisfy the requirements of the 26JUL12 DODI 1400.25 V1230, DoD Civilian Personnel Management System: Employment in Foreign Areas and Employee Return Rights.  Visit

This position is located in Stuttgart, Germany. Stuttgart is the cultural and political capital of Baden-Wuerttemberg and one of Europe's foremost metropolitan areas. Stuttgart is charmingly situated in the heart of one of Germany's largest wine-growing regions, attracting tourists by its magnificent panorama, its impressive gardens and parks, palaces and buildings in a wide range of architectural styles, but also by its cultural diversity. The city of Stuttgart comprises five counties encompassing 179 towns and rural districts. It is the home to USAG Stuttgart, HQ US EUCOM, HQ US AFRICOM, and other tenant units. For additional information please visit

Who May Apply:

Only applicants WORLDWIDE who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.


As a Special Operations Strategist you will:

  • Develop briefing materials and background papers, assuring that Special Operations Command Europe (SOCEUR) strategy, priorities, and objectives are clear.
  • Monitor command activities, national policies, Chief of Mission resource requests, and defense issues in order to determine the need for a new or revised strategy.
  • Develop complex reports and documents for command-level planning, information, and decision-making purposes.
  • Perform research and coordination on issues such as SOCEUR's theater environment, national strategy, and resources required to develop and publish the Command's strategic guidance documents to include leading and participating in working groups.

Supervisory Status


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Temporary Duty (TDY) 10%

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations.

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

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