Department: Department Of Commerce
Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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Location Negotiable After Selection, United States
Unlock secrets in deep oceans, track rapidly moving storms, operate state-of-the-art environmental satellites, chart the Nation's waterways, formulate models to forecast climate trends, protect and preserve our living marine resources...it's all in a day's work at the NOAA! Join a dedicated workforce committed to a vital mission: safeguarding the public, protecting natural resources, strengthening the economy. A career that makes a world of difference!
Having a career as a Wage Mariner 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.
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. 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.
OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. FIRST CUT-OFF DATE IS 2/15/2013. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE FIRST CUT-OFF DATE WILL BE CONSIDERED AS VACANCIES OCCUR.
Hydrographic Survey: Serving on a ship, launch or field party engaged in oceanographic or survey operations performing such activities as : operating and monitoring (fathometers, multibeam, singlebeam or side-scan-sonar) instruments, including annotating records(fathometer, sound velocity or multibeam) and recording data using the above mentioned equipment, assisting in the staging and set-up during preparations for, and at the completion, of oceanographic and survey operations (such as at tide gauges, horizontal control or sound velocity); assisting in the preparation, installation, deployment and recovery of oceanographic and/or survey equipment and instruments (such as at tide gauges, horizontal control or sound velocity); and processing oceanographic and/or survey data (from processing singlebeam, cleaning and filtering multibeam data, writing a Descriptive Report and creating field sheets using Geographic Information Systems.
A one year probationary period may be required.
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- Must be suitable for Federal employment.
- Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (www.sss.gov).
- Must be able to meet medical, dental and physical requirements.
- This is a Drug Designated Position(TDP).
- Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. passport.