Careers

DATA SYSTEMS

DATA SYSTEMS

US Marines in the Data Systems OccFld bear responsibilities such as computer systems analysis, software design, and computer and peripheral equipment operation in support of Marine Corps information systems. Formal schooling is provided to Marines entering the Data Systems OccFld. Types of enlisted jobs available include work as a programmer or as a small systems […]

MOTOR TRANSPORT

MOTOR TRANSPORT

The Marine Corps’ motor transport OccFld includes the operations and maintenance functions within the tactical and commercial motor vehicle services. Qualifications required for US Marines to enter this profession include driving and maintenance skills of automotive vehicles and the ability to work closely with other teammates. Their duties will require them to master hard technical […]

SUPPLY ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATIONS

SUPPLY ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATIONS

The Marine Corps supply administration and operations OccFld includes personnel in the areas of ground supply administration and operations, warehousing, preservation and packaging, hazardous materials storage and handling, fiscal accounting and purchasing, and contracting procedures according to the Federal Acquisition Regulations. Qualifications required for US Marines to enter this profession include computer knowledge and other […]

DATA COMMUNICATIONS MAINTENANCE

DATA COMMUNICATIONS MAINTENANCE

The data/communications maintenance OccFld includes the diagnosis, repair, adjustment, and calibration of electronic equipment and systems used by Marine Corps ground forces. These types of equipment and systems include various communications hardware, data terminals, cryptographic devices, ground radar, and a wide range of test equipment and calibration devices. Qualifications to work in this field include […]

LINGUISTICS

LINGUISTICS

The linguist OccFld includes all the Marine Corps MOSs related to identifying and understanding specific foreign languages. Qualifications require that US Marines obtain and maintain a minimum Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) skill proficiency level of 2 in at least two out of the three tested areas (listening, reading, and speaking). The DLPT is the […]

SIGNALS INTELLIGENCE

SIGNALS INTELLIGENCE

The Signals Intelligence/Ground Electronic Warfare OccFld includes the operation of Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) collection and communications equipment. US Marines in this field conduct collection, analysis, production, and dissemination of data collected from such equipment. In addition, these Marines manage communication equipment and facilities. Marine recruits entering the SIGINT/EW field will be required to set up […]

AMMUNITION AND EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL

AMMUNITION AND EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL

The Marine Corps ammunition and explosive ordnance disposal OccFld involves the locating, disarming, and disposing of hazardous materials or objects that could present significant danger to US Marines in the area of operation. This field requires Marine personnel who are mature, mentally sound, and have displayed a willingness and capability to perform their assigned duties […]

ORDNANCE

ORDNANCE

The ordnance OccFld assures that Marine Corps units always have the ordnance materials necessary to carry out their missions. Duties for US Marines in Ordnance include the inspection, repair, and maintenance of most weapon systems possessed by Marine Corps units. Qualifications required include basic ordnance administration and knowledge, the technical expertise to inspect and analyze […]

TANK AND ASSAULT AMPHIBIOUS VEHICLE

TANK AND ASSAULT AMPHIBIOUS VEHICLE

The Marine Corps’ tank and assault amphibian vehicle OccFld includes operation, employment, maneuver, and maintenance of tracked vehicles in the combined arms environment during both amphibious assaults and subsequent land operations ashore. Qualifications required include basic mechanical aptitude and the ability efficiently operate the US Marines’ assigned vehicle type. These Marines must also be able […]

ENGINEER, CONSTRUCTION, FACILITIES, AND EQUIPMENT

ENGINEER, CONSTRUCTION, FACILITIES, AND EQUIPMENT

The Marine Corps engineer, construction, and equipment OccFld is comprised of Marines whose duties include metalworking and welding; repair, maintenance, and operation of engineer heavy equipment such as cranes and bulldozers; construction and repair of military structures and facilities; clearing and emplacing obstacles such as minefields; construction of standard and nonstandard bridging; and emplacing and […]