13F • Joint Fire Support Specialist

Starting September 6, 20221 year

Overview

The Joint Fire Support Specialist is primarily responsible for the intelligence activities of the Army’s field artillery team. Their job duties include but are not limited to: set up and operation of communication systems; encode and decode messages; assist in the preparation of fire support plans, coordinates and targets; operate laser range finders and targeting devices; and determine target locations using computers or manual calculations with a map, compass, and protractor.

Job Duties

  • Set up and operate communications systems
  • Encode and decode messages
  • Assist in the preparation of fire support plans, coordinates and targets
  • Operate laser range finders and target devices
  • Determine target location using computers or manual calculations

Compensation

Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time.