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Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions

MOS 0621 -- Field Radio Operator


Cpl. Angelica M. Lamb, a field radio operator with 9th Communications Battalion, participating in Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course (WTI) 2-13, uses a laser target designator at the Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gun Range, Calif., April 15, 2013. WTI is intended to train Marines on the combined arms capabilities of both air and ground elements.
U.S. Marine Corps / Sgt. Christopher R. Rye

Type of MOS : PMOS

Rank Range: Sgt to Pvt

Job Description: Field radio operators identify personnel who employ radio to send and receive messages. Typical duties include the set up and tuning of radio equipment including antennas and power sources; establishing contact with distant stations; processing and logging of messages; making changes to frequencies or cryptographic codes; and maintaining equipment at the first echelon.

Job Requirements:

(1) Must possess an EL score of 90 or higher.

(2) Complete the Field Radio Operator Course at MCCES 29 Palms, CA.

(3) Must possess a valid state driver's license.

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

(5) Must have a secret security clearance.

Duties: For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to NAVMC Directive 3500.106, Communications Training and Readiness Manual.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

Radio/Telephone Operator 193.262-034

Related Marine Corps Jobs:

Airborne Radio Operator/Loadmaster, 7382.

Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, parts 2 and 3

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