Jobs Available in the Army Reserves

The Army has more jobs—in a variety of areas—than you would ever expect: over 150 jobs for Soldiers on Active Duty, and 120 jobs in the Army Reserve. From working with computers to assisting physicians to fixing helicopters, there's an Army job right for you.

If you want more info about jobs than what is below, you can look up or scan through the full list of US Army Active Duty and Reserve MOSs/jobs on our Army Jobs page.

Administrative Support

Focuses on support jobs dealing with Army personnel, administration, finance, legal, information and religious services. Roles and responsibilities include clerical to supervisory positions. Army human resources jobs can also be found here. Jobs include administrative specialists (e.g. aviation operations, finance) and religious support.

Arts & Media

Covers the administration, communication and supervision of Army affairs for both military and civilian audiences. Jobs include broadcast technicians, graphic designers, translators, journalists and musicians.


Involves Army reconnaissance, security, and other aspects of both offensive and defensive combat situations. Jobs include artillery specialists, infantry, special operations and tank crew. More and more combat MOSs that were once forbidden to women are becoming available.

Computers & Technology

Includes technical and informational support for a variety of areas. Positions available in computers, communications, environmental health, intelligence, explosives and unmanned vehicle operations.

Construction & Engineering

Consists of jobs in every aspect of construction, including electrical, carpentry, masonry and plumbing, as well as heavy equipment operation and supervising construction engineering.

Intelligence & Combat Support

These roles support U.S. Army personnel involved directly in combat. They work behind-the-scenes to support and provide intelligence to Soldiers on the field. Jobs include food services, watercraft operators, intelligence analysts, translators, interpreters and topography specialists.

Legal & Law Enforcement

Focuses on keeping the people and property of the Army safe. MOSs include firefighters, military police, criminal investigators, security and emergency specialists.


Tasked with keeping the Army's vehicles and machines in proper running order. MOSs range from heating and cooling mechanics to vehicle mechanics who service aircraft, wheeled and tracked vehicles, heavy equipment and watercraft.

Medical & Emergency

Consists of jobs in the medical, dental and veterinary fields. These MOSs cover a variety of responsibilities throughout the military health care field, from clinical settings to point of injury.

Transportation & Aviation

These jobs involve the coordination and supervision of personnel, equipment and procedures for proper transportation and use of Army materials throughout the world. Jobs include air traffic controllers, railway equipment repairers, parachute riggers and truck maintainers.

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