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Become An Officer Candidate

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Working As An Officer Candidate

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Getting Information
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Processing Information
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • $60,000

    Average Salary

Example Of What An Officer Candidate does

  • Serve as a link between all Cadets and the Cadre Battalion Executive Officer.
  • Entrusted with the welfare, morale and professional development of the Soldiers under command.
  • Ensured proper welfare and recreation for soldier and good physical and mental condition and proper care of weapons.
  • Organize, present and participate in safety meetings, seminars and conferences.
  • Proved Leadership skills needed to lead the world's best soldiers.
  • Prepared and supported OCS Graduations and Annual Hall of Fame Inductions.
  • Graduated Warrant Officer Candidate School.
  • Supervised all maintenance, operational and logistical support requirements and procedures as a Technical Inspector and Unit Trainer.
  • Selected as Platoon Guide at Basic Combat Training and ranked one of top three recruits out of 45.
  • Maintain and track military personnel actions.
  • Planned and supervised Platoon Intermediate phrase to Senior phase transition inspection.
  • Received DD-214, Honorable Discharge.
  • Attend and pass all physical training exams, ROTC classes.
  • Selected to attend USMC Officer Candidate School in Officer Candidate Class 201.
  • Tasked with leading 56 fellow candidates as the Platoon Commander through certain phases of training.
  • Completed all requirements for pilot flight training and flight certification.
  • Engaged in course of training and study to become fully versed as a high-level US Army Officer.
  • Executed and planned for monthly leadership training exercises.
  • Supervised squads of 12 to 15 personnel during field training exercises.
  • Top Security Clearance is underway.

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Top Officer Candidate Skills

  1. Combat
  2. Military Personnel
  3. OCS
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Developed dynamic judgment in combat simulated environment.
  • Provided professional development counseling to military personnel at various levels of education and certification.
  • Finished 5th at OCS out of 160 Officer Candidates and was the honor graduate of my platoon of 50+.
  • Participated in officer leadership development, military academics and rigorous physical training.
  • Selected as the Candidate Platoon Commander as well as Candidate Company Commander

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Officer Candidate Videos

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Warrant Officer Candidate School (WOCS)

Marine Corps Officer Candidate School