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Join the frontlines to protect against some of the world’s most powerful threats. As a Chemical Operations Specialist for the Army National Guard, you will support the country during natural disaster relief efforts and safeguard the nation from chemical and biological warfare.
To perform these functions, you will be trained to expertly handle nuclear, biological, and chemical (NBC) detection and decontamination equipment so you can assist in the application of NBC defense measures. You will also be asked to maintain disaster plans, operate and perform maintenance on smoke generating equipment, and coordinate with civilian personnel on what to do in an emergency.
• Provide training advice and supervision regarding CBRN equipment and operations
Some of the Skills You’ll Learn
• Operation of CBRN decontamination, defense, detection, and monitoring equipment
• Wear and use of protective equipment
• Hazardous Material Certification (at the awareness level)
• Exposure to toxic agents while wearing CBRN protective equipment
• Ability to communicate effectively
• Interest in algebra, chemistry, physics, geometry, and trigonometry
• Ability to plan and organize
• Ability to work calmly under tremendous stress
Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career in chemistry, chemical engineering, and chemical disposal.
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.
After 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you will learn fundamental Soldiering skills, you will attend 11 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT), which will include a combination of hands-on and classroom training where you will learn defensive procedures for NBC warfare and preparation of emergency plans.
About the Company:
Army National Guard
The Army National Guard
With more than380 years of service, the Army National Guard is the largest reserve component,as well as the oldest branch of the U.S. military. In this branch of the ArmedServices, you will serve part-time in your own community, where you can becalled upon to respond to domestic emergencies and natural disasters. The ArmyNational Guard also can be called up to defend our nation overseas.
We provide ourmembers with college tuition assistance and offer attractive benefits on top ofpaid training in all of our career fields, which enhances your marketability inthe civilian workforce. The Army National Guard has more than 343,000 members andhas career opportunities in every State, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.Visit our website at nationalguard.com for more information.
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