Marine Corps

0121:Personnel Clerk

The "01" portion of MOS 0121 designates personnel and administrative positions. Personnel clerks performed personnel and general administrative duties using manual and automated information systems, including postal service. They prepared documents, maintained personnel records, input audit, and retrieved pay and personnel information.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Auditing and making entries in individual service records Auditing service records for required entries and documentation Completion of various personnel and pay related forms and documents Researching proper unit diary entry requirements Reporting transactions into the Marine Corps Total Force System (MCTFS) via the unit diary Auditing and correcting feedback reports from systems Preparation of individual pond and allotment requests Performing other duties pertaining to pay and personnel administration as required

Military Duties Translated:

Typing reports, letters and other business documents Sorting and responding to mail or distributing to employees Issuing invoices and following up on outstanding payments Taking dictation and minutes during meetings Making travel arrangements for employees' business trips Monitoring and ordering office supplies

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Clerk