Department: Department Of Commerce
Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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Open to All U.S. Citizens
NOAA Wage Mariners operate and maintain research ships and conduct survey sampling and fishing operations in direct support of NOAA's diverse environmental information products, environmental stewardship services and applied scientific research.
Wage Mariners add a seaman's know-how to NOAA's scientific research by directly participating in the operations and handling of scientific gear in the tumultuous ocean environment. Having a career as a NOAA Wage Mariner is to be an integral part of understanding the condition of the ocean and atmosphere. 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 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! OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. FIRST CUT-OFF DATE IS 2/19/2013. 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. This position is in the Excepted Service and will be filled with a permanent mixed tour work schedule. A mixed tour of duty 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. When there is an increase or decrease in the workload, your work schedule is subject to change and your scheduled hours are subject to being reduced. Salary will be determined by duty location and vessel classification.
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.
A one year Trial period may be required.
- Must be abe to meet medical, dental and physical requirements.
- This is a Drug Testing Designated Position
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- Must be able to obtain and hold a US Passport
- Must be suitable for Federal Employment.
- Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (www.sss.gov)