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Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions

MOS 0311 -- Rifleman

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Type of MOS : PMOS

Rank Range: Sgt to Pvt

Job Description: The riflemen employ the M16A2 service rifle, the M203 grenade launcher and the squad automatic weapon (SAW). Riflemen are the primary scouts, assault troops, and close combat forces available to the MAGTF. They are the foundation of the Marine infantry organization, and as such are the nucleus of the fire team in the rifle squad, the scout team in the LAR squad, scout snipers in the infantry battalion, and reconnaissance or assault team in the reconnaissance units. Noncommissioned officers are assigned as fire team leaders, scout team leaders, rifle squad leaders, or rifle platoon guides.

Job Requirements:

(1) Must possess a GT score of 80 or higher.

(2) Complete the Marine Rifleman Course at the! School of Infantry, East or West.

Duties: For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to NAVMC Directive 3500.87, Training and Readiness Manual.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

Combat Rifle Crewmember.

Related Marine Corps Jobs:

(1) Machine Gunner, 0331.

(2) Infantry Assaultman, 0351.

Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, parts 2 and 3

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