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Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions

MOS 8060 -- Acquisition Specialist

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Type of MOS : PMOS *

Rank Range: MGySgt to SSgt

Job Description: Acquisition specialists are members of the acquisition workforce. They assist in planning, directing, coordinating, and performing specific duties that pertain to the acquisition of equipment/weapons.

Job Requirements:

(1) Must be a staff sergeant to master gunnery sergeant.

(2) Must possess a secret security clearance.

(3) Must be certified to level 1 of their primary acquisition career field. Career field certification requirements are contained in the current edition of the Defense Acquisition university Catalog.

Duties: The acquisition specialist participates as an assistant to acquisition project officers, and in some situations as the actual project officer to provide expertise in higher technical functional areas that pertain to the acquisition of equipment and weapons systems. The responsibilities may range from providing assistance in the areas of project initiation, systems development, systems engineering, test and evaluation management, integrated logistics support management, systems manpower and training requirements, life-cycle systems support management.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

None.

Related Marine Corps Jobs:

None.

*This MOS is also assigned to officers in Chapter 1.

Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, parts 2 and 3

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