Motor Transport Operator

Iowa National Guard

Work part-time, here in your community, with the Iowa Army National Guard!


Motor transport operators are primarily responsible for supervising or operating wheel vehicles to transport personnel and cargo. They are the backbone of the Army’s support and sustainment structure, providing advanced mobility on and off the battlefield.

Job Duties

  • Operate all wheel vehicles and equipment over varied terrain and roadways
  • Manage load, unload, and safety of personnel being transported
  • Oversee and check proper loading and unloading of cargo on vehicles and trailers
  • Employ convoy defense techniques
  • Identify, correct or report all vehicle deficiencies
  • Prepare vehicle for movement/shipment by air, rail or vessel


Job training for a motor transport operator requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and seven weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in simulation — yet over 200 training hours are spent in actual vehicles and field training environments.

Helpful Skills

  • Experience in driver education
  • Interest in driving and mechanics


Work one weekend a month with an additional two weeks full time right here in your own community.


No experience required.

Education: Must have High School Diploma or equivalent or be a HS Senior or Junior in good standing.

Moral: Must be able to meet moral qualifications for employment. A thorough background check will be conducted.

Physical: Must be medically qualified.

Age Requirement: 17-34.


Additional compensation beyond salary include 100% State Tuition Assistance, Federal Tuition Assistance, full medical/dental/vision insurance, Montgomery GI Bill, and $50,000 Student Loan Repayment Program.


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Motor Transport Operator

Iowa National Guard

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Job ID: 70993

Posted 12 days ago

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