• Civilian on the Battlefield (COB) Camp Pendleton, CA

    Location US-CA-Camp Pendleton
    Job ID
    Katmai Health Services
    Role Players
    Katmai Health Services
    Variable Part-Time
    FLSA Status
    a non-Exempt
  • Overview

    Civilian on the Battlefield (COB) role players to portray American Citizens during training mission(s). The theater within which the COB acts is a realistic AMCIT evacuee’s on a military training site. Roles to be played include scripted and improvisational roles.


    COB may also play roles commonly associated with U.S. personnel emulating a variety of positions normally performed by Provisional Reconstruction Teams, news agencies, or other Non-Governmental Organizations including but not limited to U.S. government officials; civil affairs personnel; psychological operations personnel; and Western media personnel. Roles may be neutral, friendly, or adversarial in nature.


    The COB provides these services in support of training exercises for the U.S. military.






    • High School diploma or GED
    • Must be able to gain access to US military installations
    • Must be able to pass a commercial/government agency background and reference check
    • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Able to work in the United States
    • Ability to understand English
    • Ability to evaluate and respond realistically to actions of other role players, including U.S. military personnel.
    • Improvise convincing reactions to changing and unscripted U.S. military character and trainee movements within the training environment.
    • Ability to work from 1 or more days at a time at secured locations and work up to 12 hours per day.




    • Be able to portray an assigned role and remain in the character of that role for the duration of the training exercises (except during meals, breaks and uninterrupted rest periods)
    • Dress in costume appropriate to role
    • Convincingly perform the assigned role while realistically interacting with other role players and military trainees in a dynamic setting
    • As required by the assigned role, speak and write clear and comprehensive English
    • Perform interpretations of emotions, actions appropriate to situations defined using body movements, facial expressions and gestures
    • Be able to convincingly improvise his/her character’s actions depending upon the actions and reactions of the U.S. military trainees
    • Be able to understand and take direction related to the interaction of assigned character with other role players in the village
    • Be able to convincingly react to changing and unscripted character and movements of U.S. military trainees within the village theater
    • As required, play more than one character in an exercise without causing confusion or ambiguity for the U.S. military trainees participating in training exercises
    • Adheres to military training standards at all times
    • Communicates with co-workers, supervisors, Mission Managers, Lane Controllers military personnel and others in a courteous and professional manner
    • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions
    • Conforms to all safety rules and use all appropriate safety equipment




    Physical Demands

    Frequent bending, lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds, walking and/or standing, climbing stairs, and walking on uneven ground. Occasionally sitting for long periods of time and occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds.   Must be able to walk up to 2 miles.  Frequent use of hands/fingers, handling objects, reaching with hands and arms, talking and hearing.  Seeing up close, at a distance, along the periphery, with depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  It is Katmai’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

    Work Environment

    Work is primarily performed in an office setting, but may also be performed in a maintenance facility as well as outdoors in military training areas. Work is often performed outdoors, in adverse conditions including inclement weather such as high humidity, heat, cold, high wind, rain, and various local conditions. Our mission is to train US Marines; therefore we work side by side with them in all climates and conditions.


    Employee may be exposed to sharp objects and may be exposed to some heat, loud noise, chemicals, lead and vibration. Katmai strictly adheres to the Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHA) regulations. Use of personal protective equipment is mandatory if applicable. Employee will be exposed to a wide variety of people in differing functions, personalities and abilities.


    Work Schedule

    Part-time On-call. Varies with each mission.


    To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply on the company website,  https://roleplayersupport-katmai.icims.com/jobs/intro?hashed=-435801981&mobile=false&width=1350&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

    We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Equal Opportunity Employer, F/M/D/V; Preference will be given to Ouzinkie shareholders in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003-2(i). 


    Executive Order 11246, as amended, protects applicants and employees from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.



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