Ground Surveillance Systems Operator

Branch: 
Military Intelligence
CMF: 
96R
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

Supervises or operates ground surveillance systems engaged in intelligence and information gathering.

Skill Level 1 Operates and performs operator maintenance on ground surveillance systems, organic communications equipment, light wheeled vehicles, and power sources. Assists in emplacement, camouflage, and recovery of ground surveillance systems and associated equipment. Detects, locates, and reports target data by interpreting ground surveillance system information.

Skill Level 2 Performs duties shown in preceding skill level and provides guidance to subordinate soldiers. Provides tactical and technical guidance in team area of operations. Assists in planning surveillance missions using maps, aerial photographs, terrain studies, and intelligence reports. Prepares overlays and surveillance cards. Supervises emplacement operations and maintenance of ground surveillance systems and associated equipment.

Skill Level 3 Performs duties shown in preceding skill level. Provides tactical and technical guidance in squad area of operations. Integrates other unit collection assets with ground surveillance systems. Recommends methods of employment. Selects potential emplacement sites using maps, aerial photographs, terrain studies, and intelligence reports. Prepares overlays and situation maps. Notifies supported command of team locations. Maintains operational records.

Skill Level 4 Performs duties shown in preceding skill level. Provides tactical and technical guidance in platoon area of operations. Plans, recommends, and determines employment and operational techniques. Supervises requisition of replacement parts. Applies intelligence collection and surveillance planning process to operations. Conducts intelligence surveillance and collection training.

Skill Level 5 Performs duties shown in preceding skill level. Provides tactical and technical guidance in company area of operations. Plans and coordinates employment of ground surveillance systems. Assists in preparation and implementation of reconnaissance and surveillance operations plans. Plans, coordinates, supervises, and participates in activities pertaining to organization, training, and combat operations.

Physical Demands Rating: 
very heavy
Physical Profile Serial #: 
222121
Qualifications and Prerequisites
ASVAB Minimum Score: 
85 total from GS+AR+MK+EI and 95 from WK+PC+AR+AS+MC
Education: 
High school graduate or GED equivalent
Other Qualifications: 
  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Formal training (completion of MOS 96R course under the auspices of U.S. Army Intelligence Center mandatory.
  • Security clearance of SECRET
  • Meet career management and development criteria contained in AR 600-200, AR 614-200, and DA Pam 351-4.
  • No record of court-martial
  • No record of conviction by a civil court for any offense other than minor traffic violations
  • No information in military personnel, Provost Marshal, intelligence, or medical records which will prevent the granting of security clearance under AR 380-67
  • Never been a member of the U.S. Peace Corps, except as specified in AR 614-200, chapter 1
  • Normal color vision
  • Pass hearing acuity test on audiometer. Sound amplitude must not exceed 15 decibels at frequencies 250, 500, 1000, 2000 and 4000 CPS (HZ).
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