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 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.
OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. FIRST CUT-OFF DATE IS February 19, 2013. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE FIRST CUT-OFF DATE WILL BE CONSIDERED AS VACANCIES OCCUR.
One Year Trial 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 allows the best utilization of resources based on the requirements of the organization.
There is no guarantee that you will be assigned to any particular vessel or geographic location. Your duty location will be determined by your home of record. Current duty locations are Norfolk, VA; Charleston, SC; Woods Hole, MA; Pascagoula, MS; Newport,OR; Kodiak, AK; Ketchikan, AK; Honolulu, HI; San Diego, CA. Salary will be determined by duty locations and vessel classification.
The individual selected for this position will;
*Perform engineering systems maintenance and repair work.
*Have overall responsibility for engineering systems that may be assigned to him/her.
*Keep required records, logs, and reports. Stands engine room watches at sea or in port as required. As engineer-in-charge directs the activities of assigned engineering watch personnel.
*Stand security watch and/or quarterdeck watch.
*Assist in ship fueling operations.
*Perform other mission-related duties as assigned including duties related to safety of the vessel and personnel.