Marine Corps

0101:Basic Personnel and Administration Officer

Basic Personnel and Administration Marine will supervise routine personnel and administrative functions while training for a designated MOS within the OccFld.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

The duties involve administrative, managerial, and technical skills. Personnel administration and retention Marines are required to learn clerical and administrative procedures, office management, personal computer skills (personnel and pay database retrieval and word-processing), preparation and use of military publications and correspondence, preparation of orders and directives, and the use of filing systems and record keeping.)

Military Duties Translated:

analyse user requirements write and test code, refining and rewriting it as necessary and communicate with any programmers involved in the project research, design and write new software programs (e.g. business applications or computer games) and computer operating systems evaluate the software and systems that make computers and hardware work develop existing programs by analysing and identifying areas for modification integrate existing software products and get incompatible platforms to work together create technical specifications write systems to control the scheduling of jobs or to control the access allowed to users or remote systems

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

Software Engineer