Marine Corps

0372:Critical Skills Operator (MOS 0372)

Critical skills operators are extremely mature Marines who have a long and outstanding track record of being reliable and dependable. They are specialists in multiple weapons systems, engineering and breaching tactics, communications skills, and have extremely thorough knowledge of special forces operations. These Marines are able to work with teams or by themselves in remote and isolated conditions.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

An Marine Corps Critical Skills Operator (MOS 0372) works well within a team yet is also independent enough to function as an individual when the situation calls for it. Marine Raiders (CSO) are capable of serving the entire spectrum of Special Operations. Raiders are assigned duties as part of a Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force (CJSOTF) or other joint task organized configurations. Raiders are trained to execute missions for operations including: Counter Terrorism (CT) Direct Action (DA) Foreign Internal Defense (FID) Information Operations (IO) Special Reconnaissance (SR) Unconventional Warfare (UW) MARSOC Marines have the ability to provide rapid deployment and integration into a joint special operations or conventional forces situation. Soldiers assist Marine Special Operations Teams (MSOT), Companies (MSOC), and Battalions (MSOB).

Military Duties Translated:

Overseeing daily business operations. Developing and implementing growth strategies. Training low-level managers and staff. Creating and managing budgets. Improving revenue. Hiring employees. Evaluating performance and productivity. Analyzing accounting and financial data. Researching and identifying growth opportunities. Generating reports and giving presentations.

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

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