Communications coordinator

at United States Marine Corps.

Job Detail




No experience required

Schedule Type

Full Time


Hempstead, NY 11550, USA




03/23/2019, 05:37 PM


OVERVIEW Special forces communications sergeants can operate every kind of communications gear, from encrypted satellite communications systems to old-style high-frequency Morse key systems. JOB DUTIES Organize, train, advise and supervise in the installation, utilization and operation of communications equipment Establish and maintain tactical and operational communications Supervise the communications functions for special operations or missions Plan, prepare and assist in the communications targets portion of area study REQUIREMENTS Special forces communications sergeants have very demanding physical requirements. Good eyesight, night vision, and physical conditioning are required to reach mission objectives via parachute, land or water. Also required is excellent hand-eye coordination to detonate or deactivate explosives. In most instances, special forces communications sergeants are required to be qualified divers, parachutists and endurance runners. Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you. TRAINING Due to the wide variety of missions, special forces communications sergeants are trained swimmers, paratroopers and survival experts, as well as trained in many forms of combat. Training for the special forces communications sergeants consists of 60 weeks of formal classroom training and practice exercises. Some of the skills you’ll learn are: Physical conditioning, parachuting, swimming and scuba diving Using land warfare weapons and communications devices Handling and using explosives Bomb and mine disposal HELPFUL SKILLS Readiness to accept a challenge and face danger Ability to stay in top physical condition Interest in medicine and science Ability to remain calm in stressful situations EARN CASH FOR IN DEMAND JOBS You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit Jobs in Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.