Military Skills Translator: Navy Master at Arms

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If you're a Navy Master at Arms (MA) looking for a job, check out your skills and the civilian jobs they're suited for, based on the MOS Skills Translator.

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One of the biggest barriers to searching for jobs is understanding how the skills you learned in the military translate to the civilian workforce. features a powerful tool that breaks down the unique abilities inherent to any military occupational specialty (MOS) and tells you what keywords and terms to use in your resume, as well as suggested job openings.

Your Skills Breakdown:

  • (Physical) Access Control Procedures
  • Classified Information and Materials Security
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Crime Prevention Techniques
  • Document/Record Keeping
  • Driving/Maneuvering Skills
  • Fire & Hazardous Material Prevention Techniques
  • Firearm Handling and Maintenance
  • Prison Management Techniques
  • Protective Services
  • Risk Management
  • Surveillance Techniques

Civilian Job Suggestions:

Communications Specialist – Communications specialists aren’t limited to one particular career: if you have exceptional interpersonal and communications kills, you have many options to consider. Communication is a skill, especially in positions like advertising, customer service, and marketing.

Security Guard – Security guards are ubiquitous in civilian life.  Most basic military training will provide veterans an edge in applying to these positions. If you want to continue protecting and serving after you transition, there are numerous security guard positions available.

Loss Prevention – Although loss prevention agents typically work in a retail environment, they do have a direct hand in stopping crime. Although many of the busts you’ll make will be on people trying to stash a shirt or purse, retail outlets see plenty of credit card fraud. If there’s ever a physical altercation in the store, you’ll be the first line of defense.

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