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31E -- Internment/Resettlement Specialist


Basic Job Description

Internment/Resettlement (I/R) Specialists in the Army are primarily responsible for day-to-day operations in a military confinement/correctional facility or detention/internment facility. I/R Specialists provide rehabilitative, health, welfare, and security to U.S. military prisoners within a confinement or correctional facility; conduct inspections; prepare written reports; and coordinate activities of prisoners/internees and staff personnel.

Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:

Assists with supervision and management of military prisoners, and provides external security to confinement/corrections facility. Supervises, counsels and manages military prisoners in confinement facilities.

Supervises confinement facility operations, counseling, management, training and employment of military pris oners in confinement/corrections facility.

Training Information

Job training for an internment/resettlement specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and eight weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are: Military laws and jurisdictions, self-defense and use of firearms, interpersonal communications skillsand search/restraint and custody/control procedures.

ASVAB Score Required: 95 in aptitude area ST

Security Clearance: Confidential

Strength Requirement: moderately heavy

Physical Profile Requirement: 222221

Other Requirements

  • Red/green color discrimination
  • No court-martial convictions. No record of any disciplinary action under UCMJ which indicates behavior inconsistent with the high standards of corrections specialist
  • No record of more than 15 days lost (AWOL) under section 972-10- USC
  • No record of civilian convictions other than minor traffic offenses
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • No record of psychological or pathological personality disorders
  • Must possess a valid statemotor vehicle operator
  • Minimum age of 18 at time of entrance on active duty
  • No medically diagnosed history of alcoholism, psychotic disorders, antisocial behavior, objection to bearing and use of arms when necessary of any hehavioral characteristic which may be con sidered prejudicial to the reliable performance of corrections specialist duties
  • No record of possession or use of any narcotic or nonnarcotic drug

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