Department: Department Of Commerce
Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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*All qualified United States citizens.
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.
This position is located in the Office of Marine and Aviation Operations, Marine Operations Center.
A one year probation period may be required.
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 allow 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 geographic location, however, your duty location will be determined by your home of record or ship's homeport. Duty locations are Norfolk, VA; Charleston, SC; Woods Hole, MA; Pascagoula, MS; Newport, OR; Kodiak, AK; Ketchikan, AK; San Diego, CA; Davisville, RI. Once selected, you may be sent to any vessel nationwide. Salary will be determined by duty location and vessel classification. This is an open Continuous Announcement. First cut-off date is November 16, 2012. Applications received after the first cut off date will be considered as vacancies occur.
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- Applicant must possess a valid USCG License.
- Applicant must pass medical and dental requirements prior to appointment.
- Applicant must pass drug/urinalysis testing prior to appointment.
- Must be able to obtain and hold a US Passport.
- Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (www.sss.gov).