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Army Reserve / Motor Transport Operator (88M). PART-TIME

Company:
Army
Location:
South Holland, Illinois, United States
Salary:
Bonus up to $20,000
Posted:
November 19, 2016
Description:

• U.S. Citizen or permanent resident alien

• 17-35 years old

• Healthy and in good physical condition

• In good moral standing

PART-TIME JOBS WITH BENEFITS

In addition to giving you a head start on your career for your commitment, the Army Reserve will take care of you and your family by providing tremendous benefits for part time employment. As a Soldier in the Army Reserve, you’ll earn money for education, cash bonuses, discounted health care, build retirement, and more. All while you pursue your civilian career or continue your education.

OVERVIEW

Motor transport operators are primarily responsible for supervising or operating wheel vehicles to transport personnel and cargo. They are the backbone of the Army’s support and sustainment structure, providing advanced mobility on and off the battlefield.

JOB DUTIES

Operate all wheel vehicles and equipment over varied terrain and roadways

Manage load, unload, and safety of personnel being transported

Oversee and check proper loading and unloading of cargo on vehicles and trailers

Employ convoy defense techniques

Identify, correct or report all vehicle deficiencies

Prepare vehicle for movement/shipment by air, rail or vessel

Requirements

Age: 17 to 35 years old

Citizenship: U.S. Citizen or I-551 Card Holder (Green Card)

GED or High School Diploma. Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree is a plus

Meet height, weight and medical standards

Meet moral standards

Single Parents are ok to apply with some restrictions

Take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)

TRAINING

Job training for a motor transport operator requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and seven weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in simulation yet over 200 training hours are spent in actual vehicles and field training environments.

HELPFUL SKILLS