1. Careers
Send to a Friend via Email
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

Marine Corps Officer Job Descriptions

MOS 0505 -- Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Planners


MOS/Title: 0505 -- Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Planners

Type of Officer : Unrestricted Line Officer

Type of MOS : FMOS

Rank Range: LtCol to Major

Job Description: Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Planners complete an Advanced Intermediate Level School preparing them for planning and operational billets on selected Marine Corps staffs to include Marine Expeditionary forces, Marine Component Headquarters, MAGTF Staff Training Program, Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory, Headquarters Marine Corps (CMC Staff Group or Strategic Initiative Group), and other staffs with designated billets. These officers are prepared to lead Operational Planning Teams and conduct actions surrounding complex issues on senior staffs. Additionally, officers with this MOS can be utilized during later tours in their career to fill appropriate Joint and service billets requiring planning and operations expertise and complex problem solving skills. This MOS will be assigned as a non-PMOS MOS only.

Job Requirements:

(1) Complete one of the following resident schools:

    (a) Marine Corps School of Advance War fighting, Quantico, VA.

    (b) U.S. Army School of Advanced Military Studies, Ft Leavenworth, KS.

    (c) U.S. Air Force School of Advanced Airpower Studies, Maxwell AFB, AL.

    (d) Naval Operational Planner Course, Newport, RI.

(2) Must be eligible for a top- security clearance based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI).

Duties: See MCWP 5-1 Marine Corps Planning Process.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

No civilian equivalent.

Related Marine Corps Jobs:


Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, part 1

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.