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79T - Recruiting And Retention NCO (Army National Guard)

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Basic Job Description

Note: This is not an entry-level job, and is available to NCOs in the Army National Guard, only.

Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention NCOs recruit and retain qualified Soldiers for entry into the Army National Guard in accordance with applicable regulations.

Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:

Prospects for leads. Prepares a prospect card. Refines leads. Conducts a school program. Determines basic enlist ment eligibility. Pre-qualifies an individual for enlistment. Deter mines eligibility for extension or immediate reenlistment. Conducts enlistment, attrition management and retention interviews. Explains the selected reserve incentive program and the Montgomery GI Bill, initial entry training (lET) requirements, test results, enlistment op tions/programs/obligations, non-regular service retirement, employer support and reemployment tights. Evaluates unit sponsorship pro gram. Briefs applicant on MEPS processing. Prepares and completes an enlistment packet. Counsels an applicant. Operates Guard Acces sion Information Network System. Establishes media contacts. Con ducts direct mail campaigns. Evaluates the unit's retention environment. Explains strength maintenance recognition programs. Conduct a strength maintenance interview and briefing. Develops a time management work plan. Trains unit first line leaders on career planning. Reviews request for separation/transfer/discharge. Reviews extension/immediate reenlistment procedures. Identifies alternatives to separation/transfer/discharge. Evaluates retention data, forms and files. Analyzes unit pay and performance data. Initiates security for family assistance operations. Explains the National Guard Family Program. Identifies resources for family assistance. Provides referral services for family members. Prepares DD Form 1172 (Application for Uniformed Services Identification Card--DEERS) for DEERS enrollment, issues ID cards for family members during mobilization. Develops a state marketing plan. Prepares and advertising budget. Determines regulatory requirements for advertising. Writes recruit ing and retention advertising copy and script.

Training Information

5 weeks, 0 days, at Campt Joseph T. Ro, AR

ASVAB Score Required: 110 in aptitude area GT waivable to 100 with a score of 100 in aptitude ST

Security Clearance: None

Strength Requirement: None Established

Physical Profile Requirement: 132221

Other Requirements

  • Be a high school graduate with diploma; or have one year college with a high school GED

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