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Mortuary Affairs Specialist

Company: U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion
Location: Bossier City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Army full-time

**THIS JOB REQUIRES ENLISTING/JOINING THE U.S. ARMY**
By enlisting into the Army as a Mortuary Affairs Specialist, you become a part of a team of Soldiers. As a Soldier you secure your future with a career in the Active Duty Army (full-time) and are able to take advantage of all the benefits that serving in the Army gives you. Soldiers in the Army receive a recurring annual allowance for college, guaranteed healthcare for you that includes family benefits for those with a family, and many more benefits listed below. You gain leadership skills, college credit, and job-security by enlisting into the Army that is hard to find in the civilian sector. This is an entry level position with no experience necessary. -The mortuary affairs specialist performs duties relating to deceased personnel, including recovery, collection, evacuation and establishment of tentative identification. They also inventory, safeguard and evacuate personal effects of deceased personnel and serve as recovery specialists at the U.S. Armys Central Identification Laboratory in Hawaii.

Job Duties:

Search areas for unburied dead, unmarked graves, personal effects and identification media
Disinter remains, record personal effects and evacuate remains and personal effects to designated points
Determine and record recovery locations on maps, sketches and overlays
Establish and record tentative identification
Inventory, safeguard, and evacuate personal effects
Assist in preparation, preservation and shipment of remains
Attend Basic and Advanced Training (paid)

Basic Qualifications:
Age - 17 to 34 years old
Education - Current Senior in High School(HS), HS Diploma, GED, GED equivalent, or higher education level completed
Citizenship - U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident
Submit to background and medical screening
Receive a passing score on the ASVAB

Benefits:
Enlistment bonus up to $40,000, varies by job and individual qualifications
Education benefits Tuition Assistance ($4,000 annually) / GI Bill (up to $108,000 for 36 months of attending college)

Paid training (Basic and Advanced)
30 days of paid vacation earned every year
Additional living expenses for those who have dependents
Various lengths of contracts available from 2 years to 6 years normally

Salary Range: 26-56K

Required qualifications: Legally authorized to work in the United States
Preferred qualifications: 17 years or older

Keywords: U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion, Bossier City , Mortuary Affairs Specialist, Other , Bossier City, Louisiana

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