Department: Department Of Commerce
Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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This position is in the Office of Marine and Aviation Operations. * A one year probationary period may be required. * Payment of relocation expenses is not authorized. * Must be suitable for Federal employment.
Having a career as a Wage Marine employee in NOAA is to be an integral part of understanding the condition of the ocean and atmosphere. NOAA Wage Marine personnel add a seaman's know-how to NOAA's scientific research by directly participating in the operation and handling of scientific gear in the tumultuous ocean environment. NOAA's fleet of 19 research ships operate world-wide in direct support of NOAA's diverse environmental information programs, environmental stewardship services and applied scientific research. The highly-skilled and technical workforce provides NOAA the ability to achieve success in the conduct of nautical charting, bathymetric mapping, fisheries research, ecosystem assessments, marine environment baseline assessments, coastal-ocean circulation, and oceanic and atmospheric research. Enjoy an exciting career while gaining experience and training to advance your mariner or personal credentials. As a condition of employment, your position will be a Mixed Tour. Mixed Tour is a combination of full time, part time and intermittent work schedules which allows the best utilization of resources based on the work requirements of the organization. There is no guarantee that you will be assigned to any particular vessel or general geographic location, however, your duty location will be determined by your home of records. Duty locations are Norfolk, VA; Charleston, SC; Woods Hole, MA; Pascagoula, MS; Newport, OR; Kodiak, AK; Ketchikan, AK; Honolulu, HI; San Diego, CA; Davisville, RI. OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. FIRST CUT-OFF DATE IS 08/16/12. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE FIRST CUT-OFF DATE WILL BE CONSIDERED AS VACANCIES OCCUR. Once selected, you may be sent to any vessel nationwide. Your duty location will be determined by your home of record. Salary will be determined by duty location and vessel classification. NOTE: Applicants who previously applied for this position under any earlier announcements for General Vessel Assistant MUST reapply.
- 1. Medical and Dental exams are required prior to appointment.,
- 2. Urinalysis for illegal drug use is required prior to appointment.,
- 3. Must be a U.S. citizen.,
- 4. Must be able to obtain and hold a US Passport.,
- 5. Must possess a USCG Merchant Mariners Credential or Document.,
- 6. Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (www.sss.gov).