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Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions

MOS 5522 -- Small Ensemble Leader


Type of MOS : PMOS

Rank Range: GySgt-SSgt

Job Description: Small ensemble leaders assist the band officer and bandmaster in the employment of a Marine Corps Band's small ensembles. As leaders/performers of one or more small ensembles, they select and rehearse the music of the ensemble to which assigned, and manages the operations and training of the remaining small ensembles. They coordinate all logistic functions such as messing, billeting and transportation for Marine Corps Band small ensemble operations. Small ensemble leaders must be knowledgeable in the equipment capabilities and system integration of sound reinforcement components. They establish and maintain an effective audio reinforcement system for band operations. This MOS will be assigned and voided by authority of the CMC (MM).

Job Requirements:

(1) Must possess MOS 5524.

(2) Complete the Music Unit Leader Course at the School of Music, Norfolk, VA.

(3) Requests for lateral move into MOS 5522 must be accompanied by a technical evaluation and recommendation of the current band officer or senior enlisted Marine filling the billet of band officer.

Duties: For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to MCO 1510.79 , Individual Training Standards.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

Musician, Instrumental 152.041-010.

Related Marine Corps Jobs:

Musician, 5524.

Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, parts 2 and 3

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