Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions

MOS 0491 -- Logistics Mobility Chief

Type of MOS : PMOS

Rank Range: MGySgt to GySgt

Job Description: The logistics/mobility chief coordinates, plans, conducts and supervises logistics, embarkation, and landing support operations throughout the Marine Corps. They are also responsible for unit level logistics and embarkation training. They coordinate all combat logistics functions to deploy and sustain Marine combat forces of a MAGTF and its attached units.

Logistics/mobility chiefs also serve as Combat Cargo Assistants (CCAs) onboard naval amphibious staffs and ships. They serve on General officer staffs at the MEF, MARFOR, and HQMC level and conduct planning and execution of MAFTF deployments at the strategic level. Logistics/mobility chiefs articulate command strategic mobility requirements both present and future to appropriate agencies, such as; Headquarters Marine Corps, U.S. Transportation Command and her three Transportation Component Commands (TCCs); Surface Deployment Distribution Command, Military Sealift Command, and air Mobility Command. As the logistics/mobility chiefs' career progresses, they are assigned to Naval and Joint staffs as a liaison for the Marine Corps where they provide interface and address Marine Corps' mobility and lift requirements. They can also be assigned to serve with the TCCs as liaisons to convey the MAGTF commander's operational requirements to support unit moves at the operational/strategic level.

Job Requirements:

(1) Must have had previous duty as a 0431, or 0481.

(2) Complete the Advanced Logistics/Mobility Course, Logistics Operations School, Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools, Camp Johnson/Camp Lejeune, NC, as a Staff Sergeant or Gunnery Sergeant.

Duties: For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to MCO 1510.61, Individual Training Standards.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

Manager, Traffic 184.167-094.

Related Marine Corps Jobs:

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Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, parts 2 and 3