The responsibilities of a CBRN Lieutenant include:
- Commanding and controlling Chemical operations and combined armed forces during combat and peacetime.
- Coordinate employment of CBRN Soldiers at all levels of command, from platoon to battalion and higher, in U.S. and multi-national operations.
- Unique duty positions: Technical Escort Team; 75th Ranger Regiment; STRYKER NBC Reconnaissance Vehicle Platoon Leader; Battalion CBRN Officer in an Airborne, Air Assault, or Special Forces unit.
Additional responsibilities of a CBRN Captain include:
- Commanding and controlling company-sized Chemical units (100-300 Soldiers).
- Coordinate employment of CBRN Soldiers at all levels of command, from company to division level and in joint, interagency, intergovernmental, and multi-national (JIIM) operations.
- Develop doctrine, organizations and equipment for unique CBRN missions.
- Instruct CBRN skills at service schools and combat training centers.
- Serve as a CBRN advisor to other units, including Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve organizations.
- Hazardous Material Certification (Technical Level)
- Incident Commander Certification
- Unique duty positions: Chemical Reconnaissance Detachment Cdr (SF Group); Instructor at the USMA Chemistry/Life Science Department; Technical Escort Bn; 20th Support Command (CBRNE)