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Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions

MOS 2621 -- Special Communications Signals Collection Operator

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Type of MOS : PMOS

Rank Range: GySgt to Pvt

Job Description: Special communications signals collection operators/analysts exploit every phase of communications to include the intercept and analysis of electronic communications signals along with digital network systems. Additional skills include planning, coordinating and determining logistical requirements for setting up operational antenna fields; and the installation, operation, and preventive maintenance of associated equipment/facilities. Operators must perform communications electronic signals search missions, record the intercept of signals using electronic means, measure, classify, and evaluate the signals. Operators must be familiar with communications intercept receivers, specialized computer hardware and software programs, and wideband converters in the process of collecting, recording, analyzing, support computerized network operations missions, and reporting on a wide variety of intercepted communications signals. Secondary duties and tasks involve aspects of transmission security (TRANSEC), communications security (COMSEC), and direction-finding (DF) operations. Additionally, Marines assigned MOS 2621 will receive training in such MOS related requirements as power supply operations, equipment prime mover operations, and vehicle maintenance procedures. Prior to, or in conjunction with being promoted to sergeant, Marines will receive formal schooling in signals/traffic analysis and reporting procedures. The duties and task for MOS 2621 increase at the rank of sergeant and above to encompass communications intelligence analysis and product reporting along with supervisory tasks and functions. This MOS will be assigned and voided only by the authority of the CMC (MM).

Job Requirements:

(1) Must possess a GT score of 100 or higher.

(2) Complete the Communications Signals Collection and Processing Course.

(3) Must be eligible for a top-secret security clearance and be eligible for access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)

(4) No hearing defects.

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

Duties: For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to MCO 3500.41, Signals Intelligence Training and Readiness Manual.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

(1) Radio Intelligence Operator 193.362-014.

(2) Electronic Intelligence Operations Specialist 193.282-010.

Related Marine Corps Jobs:

Electronic Intelligence Operator/Analyst, 2631.

Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, parts 2 and 3

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