To provide formal training to individuals Critical Skills Operators (CSO) in Advanced Special Reconnaissance (SR) skills in order to provide qualified CSO's to the Marine Special Operations Companies (MSOCs). The unit specifically charged with this responsibility is the U.S. Marine Corps Special Operations School (MSOS).
Must have a minimum of 8 years formal training and experience in SOF Sniper Operations in support of full spectrum SOF Operations or SOF Level 1 training or similar service equivalent SF, WARCOM and/or Marine Corps Reconnaissance.
Graduate of SOCOM Level 1 Sniper Course such as the MARSOC Advanced Sniper Course, Special Forces Course, or service equivalent.
Graduate of a U.S. Assessment & Selection and Operator Qualifications course or SME as an operator within MARSOC, SF, WARCOM, and Marine Corps Reconnaissance.
Must have at least 3 years of recent experience (within the last 8 years) in the U.S. Government (military or civilian) or equivalent commercial experience instruction MARSOC Advanced Sniper Course, Special Forces Sniper Course or equivalent SOCOM Level 1 Sniper material and techniques.
Must have at least 3 years of recent experience (within the last 8 years) in the U.S. Government (military or civilian) or equivalent commercial experience in Sniper disciplines or marksmanship, fieldcraft, Special Reconnaissance, Sniper tactics and movement techniques, development of instructor materials and training scenarios.
Completion of Formal School Instructor Course (FSIC), MARSOC Instructor Qualification Course (MIQC) or service equivalent.
Must be able to obtain and maintain certification as a high risk instructor.
Possess Secret security clearance.