92M Mortuary Affairs Specialist


Army National Guard


Posted Under: Chicago, Illinois jobs in Other; Other jobs in zipcode 60601
Posted On: 2017-07-16 03:00:00

92M Mortuary Affairs Specialist

Job ID: 886115

Job Views: 213

Location: NORTH RIVERSIDE, Illinois, United States

ZIP Code: 60546

Job Category: Logistics Support

Posted: 07.08.2017

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

Job DescriptionThere is no greater honor than making the final arrangements for those who have sacrificed their lives for our country. As a Mortuary Affairs Specialist, you will give fallen Soldiers the care and respect they deserve.

The Mortuary Affairs Specialist performs duties relating to the search, recovery, processing, and evacuation of the remains of deceased U.S. Armed Forces personnel. Mortuary Affairs Specialists also inventory, safeguard, and ensure the recovery and safe return of personal effects. They coordinate with non-U.S. authorities concerning disposition of enemy, allied, or civilian remains, and may serve as team members and recovery specialists at the Army's Central Identification Laboratory in Hawaii.

Use your Mortuary Affairs Specialist experience as a springboard to advance your civilian career. The skills you learn in this specialty will prepare you for a future with funeral services or forensic medicine, and may help you achieve civilian certifications. You may also be able to take advantage of the PaYs program to receive preferential hiring at civilian companies.

Earn while you learn

Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.

Job training for Mortuary Affairs Specialists consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and seven weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Training consists of both classroom and field work.

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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