Sergeant Recruiting Station (Hayward, CA)
Job Description: The recruiter must be thoroughly familiar with the enlistment process from applicant prospecting to preparation for recruit training. Recruiters work in an environment external to the normal Marine Corps post, station, and FMF environments. Typical functions of the recruiter include preliminary screening and administrative processing, scheduling physical examinations, completion of enlistment documents, and maintaining accurate records. Recruiters also provide the community with Marine Corps publicity material and assist in civic events. They are stationed at recruit depots, recruiting stations, Military Enlistment Processing Stations (MEPS), and recruiting substations throughout. the United States and some overseas locations.
(1) Must meet the prerequisites prescribed in MCO 1326.6.
(2) At the staff sergeant to sergeant level, complete Recruiters' School.
(3) Once voided, this MOS may not be reassigned without prior approval from the CMC (MM).
(a) Maintains reports required for systematic recruiting.
(b) Canvasses the population for prospective applicants.
(c) Establishes liaison with educational authorities and other civilian agencies.
(d) Explains the Marine Corps to prospective applicants to include opportunities, regulations, enlistment programs, and assignment locations.
(e) Screens each applicant to determine eligibility relative to physical defects, moral character, criminal involvement, age, drug abuse, satisfactory prior service, citizenship, education, and dependency per MCO PII00.72, Military Procurement Manual, Volume 2, Enlisted Procurement.
(f) Schedules working applicants to take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test at the MEPS.
(g) Arranges for physical examinations of mentally qualified applicants at the MEPS.
(h) Coordinates with MEPS personnel in assisting applicants to complete Application for Enlistment (DO Form 1966) .
(i) Prepares all other required enlistment documents.
(j) Arranges for publication and broadcasting of recruiting programs and provides publicity material about the Marine Corps.
(k) Explains to qualified applicants the appropriate items to take to recruit training.
(l) Instructs applicants in finalizing their enlistment process in the following areas: taking the Oath of Enlistment and signing the Record of Emergency Data (DO Form 93) and the Enlistment Contract.
§ Responsible as course supervisor, for the development of curriculum and resources for the AV-8B armament system, by monitoring changes to equipment and systems being produced to ensure fulfillment of mission and training objectives.
§ Develop instructional methods of media, technical resources, and training materials to provide visual aid to enhance blended learning and the procedures for instruction on AV-8B weapons equipment
§ Perform duties as Master Training Specialist providing instructor training, educational theory, and curriculum development expertise for the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training.
§ Qualified Instructor Evaluator, conducting periodic evaluations of instructor to ensure continued quality of training.
§ Provide on-site training for newly for newly developed and existing weapons and weapon systems to fleet commands and organizational units; to include, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, VMAT-203 student pilots, and various intelligence units on MCAS Cherry Point.
§ Provided instruction regarding weapons systems equipment, component operation, and maintenance to instructors and students in practical application and formal classroom setting to ensure proper handling of weapons systems equipment.
§ Evaluate, monitor, and document student academic progression, performance, and conduct while providing personal and professional development.
As the AV-8B Aviation Armament Organizational systems course supervisor, directly responsible for the revision and implementation of the AV-8B Aviation Ordnance Organization Maintenance Course. Coordinating with Naval Education and Training command for funding and equipment to update the course to fulfill training requirements of the AV-8B community. Took the initiative achieved top instructor qualification of Master Training Specialist, and became a subject matter expert in educational theory, delivery, and development for the Naval training system. Earned additional Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) of 6541 Intermediate Level Aviation Ordnance System Technician, which improved overall capabilities of the Ordnance division. Personally scheduled and trained over 220 initial accession ordnance technicians in primary duties to include service members of the United States Marine Corps and Italian Navy.
§ Installed and inspected over 3,000 pieces of weapons systems equipment, in strict accordance with maintenance requirements to achieve optimal efficiency
§ Performed duties as Quality Assurance/Collateral Duty Inspector (CD/QAR), responsible for the maintenance, testing, and troubleshooting of the AV8-B armament systems, while enforcing the quality, uniformity, and reliability of the total maintenance effort for the unit.
§ Conducted audits and completed annual reports to ensuring adherence with Naval aviation maintenance programs, Naval ordnance maintenance management program, local procedures, and policies.
§ Managed and supervised safe loading, arming and downloading 1,500,000 pounds of ordnance over a time period of three years that included inventorying and tracking each piece of ordnance on daily schedule.
§ Initiated, investigated, and submitted, deficiency and damage reports on weapons and weapon delivery equipment through web based reporting, All Weapons Information System (AWIS), to identify operational procedures, changes, and modifications in order to resolve technical problems.
§ Logistical coordination and embarkation of 12 AV8-B aircraft and armament equipment in support of OIF and OEF missions throughout the Middle East and Pacific.
§ Documented and performed informal technical training to subordinates and pilots on weapon familiarization, equipment maintenance, and ordnance safety.
§ Reviewed and evaluated information in technical reports, technical directives, and supply data systems to advise the Ordnance officer and chief on the effectiveness of to fulfill mission requirements.
§ Evaluate Naval aviation maintenance manuals, ordnance management manuals, local, and wing directives to ensure adherence to standard methods of maintenance, equipment, and facilities.
As the work center supervisor, inspected and supervised over 5000 maintenance actions, and performed 1100 airworthy quality inspections on aircraft and weapons for flight with zero incidents. While serving in this capacity, was instrumental in the successful testing, troubleshooting, and expenditure of a total of 10 missiles; to include, but not limited to, AIM-9, AIM-120, AGM-65. Led the first AIM-120 target shoot on the AV8-B airframe, resulting in implementation of a new standard operating procedures for the fleet Marine Naval Aviation. Received a Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal for exceptional performance and personal impact on mission success during Operation Iraqi Freedom in Al-Asad, Iraq. Directly affected the first use of two BRU-48 Ejector racks to release four Joint Direct Attack Munitions simultaneously validating technical publication procedures. Success resulted in the unit's continued use of the BRU-55's enhanced abilities to improve tactical training for pilots.
§ Extensive knowledge of many logistic and material readiness programs which include: AWIS”, Naval Aviation Logistic Command Information System “NALCOMIS” computer system, and Optimized Organizational Maintenance Activity (OOMA) NALCOMIS.
§ Program Manager for UH-1 crew served weapons in support of Marine expeditionary units; tracking rounds counts, maintenance, and disposal of weapons beyond capable maintenance.
§ Tested, bore sighted, trouble shoot, and adjusted weapons' firing, guidance, and launch systems, this process assisted in identified discrepancies and facilitated appropriate actions in a safe and timely manner.
§ Performed extensive wire repair, wire wrapping, and military standard connecter repair and building during repair of weapons systems.
§ As a Quality Assurance Safety Observer responsible for coordinating logistics and administration for forward arming and refueling points (FARP) in support of Marine Aircraft Group 39 combined FARP policy.
§ Maintained Technical publications, policies, and procedures for operation, maintenance, training, and supply systems to ensure AH-1 and UH-1 weapon systems and equipment are operational and maintained properly.
As Collateral Duty Inspector, received 100% grade on Crew served weapon program during an inspection by the Commander of Naval Air Forces. I instrumental in the success of receiving the first three UH-1Y Venom in an operational unit. Attended Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course class 01-08 in Yuma, AZ as shift crew leader. In which, I received a Meritorious Mast for maintaining a complete inventory of all weapons and munitions. Ensured final implementation of new web based training program, Advanced Skills Management (ASM), and updated logistic system OOMA NALCOMIS.
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