92R Parachute Rigger


Army National Guard


Posted Under: Denver, Colorado jobs in Other; Other jobs in zipcode 80201
Posted On: 2017-07-16 14:00:00

92R Parachute Rigger

Job ID: 885225

Job Views: 167

Location: WATKINS, Colorado, United States

ZIP Code: 80137

Job Category: Logistics Support

Posted: 07.08.2017

Age Requirements: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35

Job DescriptionAs a Parachute Rigger, you will be responsible for the safety of the men, women, and equipment entrusted to the parachutes you pack. This requires an incredible attention to detail as chutes of varying sizes must be precisely packed and maintained. In addition to packing chutes, you will take responsibility for maintaining the materials of the chute as well. This includes patching, sewing, and storage of the chutes, packs, and web gear.

Of course, the ultimate test of your skills comes when you make a jump in a chute you packed yourself. Don't worry. Your training, which includes airborne jump training, will prepare you for this. It will also prepare you for a civilian career with parachute rigging and supply companies, commercial parachuting schools, some government agencies, and survival equipment manufacturing firms.

Earn while you learn

Get paid to learn! In the Army National Guard, you will learn valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.

Job training for a Parachute Rigger consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and ten weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

Requires military enlistment. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability. Benefits subject to change.

Benefits/RequirementsBenefits

* Paid training
* A monthly paycheck
* Montgomery GI Bill
* Retirement benefits for part-time service
* Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)
* 401(k)-type savings plan
* Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)
* Healthcare Benefits Available

Requirements

* High School Diploma or GED
* Must be between the ages of 17 and 35
* Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards
* Must meet citizenship requirements (see NATIONALGUARD.com for details)

Most non-prior service candidates will earn between $196.26 and $254.91 per drill weekend.

Programs and benefits are subject to change.

This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.

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