Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description
882A - Mobility Officer
Plan, organize, and supervise the preparation and execution of unit movement and distribution operations. Coordinate deployment and distribution actions with multinational, Joint, Army, and commercial agencies through the Joint Logistics Enterprise. Prepare and validate deployment and redeployment plans, orders, and SOPs. Provide training in unit movement operations, and supervise the use of Joint/Army transportation systems to document Army redeployment, and distribution operations. Assist commanders in planning and conducting unit movement operations and operational maneuver.
***Applicants must meet all Administrative Requirements to become a Warrant Officer***
Minimum prerequisites for all applicants: Minimum prerequisites are required in addition to the basic Warrant Officer qualifications listed here: https://recruiting.army.mil/ISO/AWOR/BASIC_QUALIFICATION/. Lacking any of the prerequisites below requires a waiver from the 882A proponent.
(The following minimum prerequisites) (No Waivers)
Service Members Applying:
- Preferred experience includes any of the following:
- Mobilization Operations
- Deployments Operations
- Sustainment Operations
- Redeployment Operations
- Combat Training Center (CTC) rotations
- Deployment Exercise rotations
- Joint Event Lifecycle (JELC) exercises
- Joint Logistic Over-The-Shore (JLOTS)
- EDRE Level 2/3/4
NCOER / OER / Evaluation Report:
Six (6) semester hours College Composition from an accredited academic institution. Speech and public speaking courses are not considered as meeting this requirement even if administered by the English department of an institution. Successful completion of the CLEP College Composition examination in English or an undergraduate degree are the only acceptable alternatives. Transcripts comprised of only military training credit are not acceptable. The Department of Education maintains a database of accredited postsecondary education institutions and programs at http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/.
Letter of Recommendation (LOR):
Must be from a Senior Mobility Officer (CW3-CW5) in the component for which you are applying. For Reserve/ National Guard Component applicants, a Letter of Recommendation from a Mobility Officer (CW3 or above) is preferred however, a recommendation from a CW5 warrant officer of any MOS is acceptable. The letter attests to your technical and tactical competence. The LOR must come from a Senior Warrant Officer (SWO) within your immediate organization, your chain of command, or the Senior 882A on your installation. If a Senior Warrant Officer is not assign to your immediate organization or chain of command, contact the Proponent POC below to assist with contacting an 882A SWO to facilitate the required interview.
Preferred prerequisites make a packet stronger. They are not requirements and do not require a waiver if lacking. Documented must be on official transcripts or training certificates
- Integrated Computerized Deployment System (ICODES) Air Load Planner
- Joint Operational Planning and Execution System (JOPES)
- Current Technical Transportation of Hazardous Materials HAZMAT Certifier certificate
- Global Air Transportation Execution System (GATES)
- Battle Staff
- SPO Phase I
- SPO Phase II
- Associate Degree or higher from an accredited college or university
Applicants must submit a separate waiver request for each prerequisite not met. Waiver requests must provide rationale as to why the waiver should be granted. Submission of a waiver does not constitute automatic approval.
Physical Demands Category:
***ATRRS Prerequisite prior to attendance to WOBC***
Soldiers selected for MOS 882A must complete the following two Distance Learning Courses prior to attendance to WOCS or your WOBC reservation will be cancelled.
- Graduate of the 4 hour Hazmat Familiarization/Safety in Transportation (CERT) - distance learning course on
Course Title: HAZMAT FAMILIARIZATION/SAFETY IN TRANS (CERT)
Academic Hours: 4
- Graduate of the 2 hour joint Operation Planning Execution System (JOPES) Overview (JOV) through distance learning course taught by the Joint Deployment Training Center
Course Title: JD1101 JOPES Overview (JOV)
Academic Hours: 2
Please contact the proponent POC below for any questions regarding qualifications. ***Address recruiting and packet inquiries to your Regional Warrant Officer Recruiter***
Active Duty POC:
CW4 Olga I. Negron
Warrant Officer Proponent Career Development Officer of the Chief of Transportation (OCOT)
Army Reserve POC:
CW4 Lourdes I. Rideaux
Reserve Affairs Mobility Warrant Officer of the Chief of Transportation
Last Updated: 15 August 2022