31e:Interment / Resettlement Specialist (31E)

These soldiers mainly operate and handle the everyday operations in any kind of military prison or correctional facility. They supervise and confine inmates, and make sure these facilities are secure, among other duties.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support

Military Duties:

They are required to know Military laws and jurisdictions. Having communication skills help in this position because it allows for providing clear direction to detainees as well as communication with other staff. Specialists provide external security to facilities. They supervise prisoners/internees in their recreational, work and living areas, both in and outside of the facility. MOS 31E specialists always stride toward humane treatment and work towards returning the prisoners/detainees to a productive life.

Military Duties Translated:

Working in this MOS provides training for law enforcement positions as a civilian. Skills learned allow for a career as a Correctional Officer or Jailer, a Security Guard or Security Manager. With some additional training, the Internment/Resettlement Specialist can work as a Probation or Parole officer and as a Correctional Treatment Specialist. The Army will provide training towards certificates such as Certified Corrections Officer (CCO) from the American Correctional Association. Working to get certifications while in the Army allows for promotions while in the Army and transferable certifications as a civilian. This MOS assists with civilian employment through the PAYS (Partnership for Youth Success) program.

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

Police Officer