Obtaining a Military Job

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Thousands of Military jobs abound in most military installation in the US continent and beyond. In many US states, the military remains the number one employer. There are jobs for the enlisted and for civilians as well. In this article we will focus on the military jobs opportunities that are available when one enlists in the military. Many jobs in the military require workers to fill them and are constantly in need of talented, hardworking and reliable people to do their job with military precision. Some of the jobs may require a degree if you apply for specialized jobs like robotics, IT and other highly technical jobs, but some jobs requires training which is provided for within the installation.

The military is a self sustaining community, whatever jobs you can find on the outside, you can find in the military as well, let us find out a few of the military jobs:

The military has transportation jobs too; they are in charge of monitoring, managing and conducting safe transit of equipment, and personnel by road, and water and air. This is a highly technical job so any military personnel must complete a certification and obtain a license before the jobs are assigned to them. In the air transport field there are jobs in the control tower as well as on the ground maintenance crew.

The military has its own hospitals or infirmaries as they call it. They are high tech and high end hospitals. Healthcare professionals have a place in the military as well. Many military healthcare professionals are needed in the battlefield, helping soldiers treat wounds. Nurses are in demand in military jobs as well. Physical therapists and psychiatrists are needed as well. Dentists, medical sonographers, and medical technologists often work in teams to help treat sick or injured staff, on the base or in the battlefield.

For those who want a career in the construction industry, many job opportunities in the military exist as well. These construction workers are responsible for erecting buildings, repairing them, making foundations, bunkers, dams, bridges, airstrips, and air traffic control towers. Some work as electricians, project engineers, and plumbers. Some choose to undergo training if one is inclined to operate heavy machinery while some work on the pipes in buildings. Some are working on plane engines, in hangars and in many other military bases all over the world.

Those who have enlisted in the military with a degree in computer science, information technology, or computer engineering may work as a signal officer. The signal officer’s job is to work on communications systems, evaluate system networks, oversee logistical process, plan, and design, and maintain operational activities. These signal officers often reports back to his superior officers about the concerns, suggestions, and observations. It is his or her job to handle a team of electronics communications experts as well.

Listed below are the military jobs in different military branches:

• US Navy – meteorology and oceanography, food service and lodging.
• US Army – Arts and media, information technology, legal services, engineering and construction including public affairs specialist and media illustrator.
• US Marine Corps - air traffic controller, logistics, artillery
• US Air force – aerospace physiologists, band apprentice, healthcare jobs like nursing, physicians, physical therapist, and dentists.
• US Coast Guard – gunner’s mate and boatswains Mate.

And here are the qualifications if you want to pursue a career in a military job:

• You must be a United States citizen or permanent alien status – no exception.
• You must be over 14 and under 40 years old.
• Healthy, both physically and mentally
• You must be at least a high school graduate
• Good moral character

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