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Unmanned Aircraft System Operator (FT) Jobs in Richmond, VA at ArmyRecruiting Virginia

Title: Unmanned Aircraft System Operator (FT)

Company: ArmyRecruiting Virginia

Location: Richmond, VA

About the Job

As an Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operator, you’ll be an intelligence specialist, integral to providing Army personnel with information about enemy forces and battle areas. You’ll train and utilize specialized skills to conduct air reconnaissance, surveillance, targeting missions, and analyze aerial photographs.

General Qualifications:

Must have an interest in joining the Army.
U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien.
17 to 34 years old.
Healthy and in good physical condition.
In good moral standing with no felony-level offenses.
Must be able to meet height/weight standards.
No major medical procedures that would prohibit you from service.
No tattoos on the hands, neck, or face.
Pass (ASVAB)


10 weeks of Basic Training.
23+ weeks of Advanced Individual Training.
102 ASVAB Score: Surveillance & Communications (SC).


22 Nationally Recognized Certifications Available.


Piloting Unmanned Aircraft.
Visual Analysis.
Surveillance & Detection.


Up to $20,000 enlistment bonuses.
Up to $115,000 for additional education benefits.
30 days vacation with pay per year.
Additional living expenses for those who have dependents.
Clothing and food allowance.
Centrally located Education and Financial Advisors.


The Post-9/11 GI Bill
The most popular GI Bill program, the Post-9/11 GI Bill provides up to full college tuition, as well as money for housing and books. Paid directly to the school, the program covers up to full tuition for public, in-state schools and up to $25,000 per year at private or foreign schools, depending on your length of service.

The Montgomery GI Bill – Active Duty
This option uses a combination of your own paycheck contributions and government funding to help pay for education benefits for a maximum of 36 months. Unlike the Post-9/11 GI Bill, benefit payments will be made directly to you.

In addition to college and university tuition, all GI Bill programs cover training and certifications including:

Online schooling and correspondence courses.
Part-time schooling.
Entrepreneurship training for those interested in starting a small business.
Flight school.
Licensing and certification courses.
Vocational training and trade schools.
National testing.
On-the-job training.
Tutorial assistance.

Apply now and within 24-48 hours, you will receive an email/text from our Army virtual recruiting station.

Thank you!

About ArmyRecruiting Virginia:

US Army Recruiting Battalion Richmond operates out of our headquarters located in Richmond, Virginia. Our area covers covers a large portion of Virginia, West Virginia, and a small part of Maryland. We have over 150 jobs within the US Army and Army Reserve, with most offering both part-time and full-time positions! With a competitive salary and benefits, the US Army can help you to get real-world experience in the field the YOU CHOOSE, all while helping with the financial burden of college. Gain a competitive edge over your peers with a career in the US Army or US Army Reserve!

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