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Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions

MOS 0211 -- Counterintelligence/HUMINT Specialist


Type of MOS : PMOS

Rank Range: MSgt to Cpl

Job Description: Counterintelligence (CI)/HUMINT specialist are created by lateral move from any MOS. They are involved in all facets of planning and conducting CI and human intelligence operations and activities. CI activities are concerned with identifying and counteracting the threat of friendly forces posed by hostile intelligence organizations, or by persons engaged in espionage, sabotage, subversion or terrorism. HUMINT activities are designed to obtain intelligence information using human beings as both sources and collectors, where the human being is the primary collection instrument. CI/HUMINT specialists are expected to possess a working knowledge of the organization, operations, and techniques employed by foreign intelligence services and terrorist organizations. They conduct human intelligence operations to collect information of intelligence value for the commander. They collect information/intelligence by means of interrogation, debriefing, and screening. A specific percentage of 0211s will undergo language training. Qualified CI/HUMINT specialist use foreign language skills or interpreters to conduct CI/HUMINT activities and exploit foreign language documents and recordings. In addition to knowing a foreign country's language, they are familiar with the area, the customs and traditions of its people, and the infrastructure of a foreign force. In support of these functions, CI/HUMINT specialists utilize automated databases, interview/interrogation techniques, liaison, specialized CI techniques, technical support measures, intelligence/ investigative photography, reporting-writing techniques and other capabilities as required to accomplish the mission. This MOS will be assigned and voided only by the authority of the CMC (MM). This is applicable to the Reserves.

Job Requirements:

(1) Must be a male corporal or sergeant of any MOS. Staff sergeants may apply for a lateral move; however, must have less than one-year time in grade and a waiver from (MM) and DIRINT.

NOTE: This MOS is now open to female Marines, effective September 2008.

(2) Must be interviewed and recommended for a lateral move by screening board of CI/HUMINT personnel.

(3) Must possess a GT score of 110 or higher.

(4) Must take the Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB) test and be willing to undergo language training. Marines who can meet the minimum standard Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) score ( 2/2 or better) for a language may be excluded from the DLAB requirement. A foreign language capability is not required for active duty 0211 MOS. Reserve Marines with a foreign language capability verified by DLPT scores, desiring a lateral move into the 0211 MOS should have completed language training prior to affecting the lateral move.

(5) Prior to entry into DLI, Marine must have sufficient obligated service to allow 24 months remaining upon graduation.

(6) Must be a volunteer.

(7) Must be a U.S. citizen.

(8) Must be eligible for a top-secret security clearance and access to Sensitive Compartmented Information predicated upon a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) Application for the SSBI must be submitted prior to attendance of the MAGTF Counterintelligence/HUMINT Course at NMITC, Dam Neck, VA.

(9) Must be 21 years of age prior to lateral move into the CI/HUMINT MOS.

(10) Marine must complete the Nelson-Denney examination or Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) examination at a base education center or similarly accredited education establishment and achieve a minimum score of 10.

(11) Marines must complete the MAGTF CI/HUMINT Course, Navy Marine Corps Intelligence Training Center (NMITC), Dam Neck, VA.

(12) Prior to entry into the MAGTF CI/HUMINT Course, must have sufficient obligated service to allow 36 months remaining upon graduation.

(13) Prior to entry into DLI, must have sufficient obligated service to allow 24 months remaining upon graduation.

(14) Must have taken an accredited typing test and attained a minimum score of 30 words per minute.

(15) Must submit to a Counterintelligence Scope Polygraph Examination.

(16) Must possess a valid U.S. driver's license.

Duties: For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to MCO 3500.32, Intelligence Training and Readiness Manua l.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

(1) Interpreter 137.267-010.

(2) Translator 137.267-018.

(3) Intelligence Specialist 059.267-014.

(4) Counterintelligence Agent 378.267-010.

Related Marine Corps Jobs:

Intelligence Specialist, 0231.

Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, parts 2 and 3

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