Sample Army Officer Job Description

An Army officer job description provides information about the qualifications and requirements for an open position. This template will help you create an effective job description that will attract qualified candidates and provide them with all the details they need to decide if they are interested in the job.

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We are a military agency that has been in business for over 50 years. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of service, with an emphasis on safety, security and accountability. As an employer of military personnel, we offer competitive compensation packages including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long term disability, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings plan, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts and more.


The Army officer is responsible for the protection of life and property, ensuring that all personnel are protected from harm. This includes but not limited to: security, fire, surveillance, medical care, training, education, military service, etc. as well as providing support in combat operations (e.g) with special assignments as assigned by command or commanders on duty; conducting field patrols at designated locations; performing other duties as assigned.

Detailed job duties include:

  • Serve as an Army officer in the Armed Forces.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older to serve with distinction and possess a valid military officer's card.


  • Must be a U.S Army Reserve Officer or have completed the Armed Forces Training Academy (AFTA) in military service, and possess an active duty officer certificate of completion from one year of college
  • Must also meet all requirements for certification as required by law to become armed forces officers within six months after graduation with a minimum of two years’ experience on active duty
  • May not require any additional training beyond that requirement until such time is met through graduate school
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen including background check prior to employment
  • Must successfully complete their education at least three years


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Retirement savings plan with company match for eligible employees
  • Health insurance
  • Supplemental benefit plans
  • Vacation pay
  • Salary increases as needed to meet the needs of the Army officer position
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