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United States Marine Corps (USMC)

Commissioned Officer Job Descriptions

See Explanation of Terms

MOS 0107, Civil Affairs Officer*

a. Summary. Civil affairs officers supervise and coordinate civil-military operations in support of the landing force. They plan, coordinate, and supervise all civil affairs activities under the direction of the landing force G/S-3. This MOS will only be assigned as a skill designator MOS by the CMC (M) to unrestricted line officers.

b. Requirements/Prerequisites

(1) A foreign affairs background, a minimum of 6 months experience in a civil affairs group, and completion of a military civil affairs course are preferred, but not mandatory.

(2) While a security clearance is not a prerequisite for holding this MOS, one must be able to obtain a clearance up to top secret, should the billet specify.

c. Related DOT Classification/DOT Code

(1) Civil Preparedness Training Officer 169.127-010.

(2) Civil Preparedness Officer 188.117-022.

Information Derived From MCO P1200.7V Part 1. Current as of Nov 00

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