Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions

MOS 0911 -- Drill Instructor

Type of MOS : FMOS

Rank Range: SgtMaj/MGySgt to Sgt

Job Description: Drill instructors supervise and instruct or assist in commanding and instructing a recruit platoon.

Job Requirements:

(1) Must meet the prerequisites prescribed in MCO 1100.76.

(2) At the master sergeant to sergeant level, complete Drill Instructor School.

(3) Once voided, this MOS may not be reassigned without prior approval from the CMC (MM)


(1) SgtMaj/MGySgt to Sgt:


(a) Conducts recruit training for newly enlisted personnel following the recruit training schedules and orders.

(b) Instructs and assists in training basic combat tasks to recruits.

(c) Trains recruits in the fundamentals of' service life and the development in the recruit of discipline, physical fitness, pride, and love of the Marine Corps and country.

(d) Trains recruits in close order drill.

(e) Instructs in nomenclature, disassembly, assembly, and functioning of small arms and assists in marksmanship instruction.

(f) Instructs in general orders for sentinels, interior guard duty, personal hygiene, first aid, military bearing and neatness, and care of clothing and equipment.

(g) Lectures on Marine Corps history and tradition, customs of the service, military courtesy, and U.S. Navy Regulations.

(h) Assists in conduct of parades, reviews, and bayonet drill.

(i) Maintains records and prepares reports.

    Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

    Recruit Instructor 378.227-014.

    Related Marine Corps Jobs:

    Marksmanship Instructor, 0931.

    Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, parts 2 and 3