Job Overview

Summary

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 Mariner 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.

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. A career as a NOAA Wage Mariner is to be an integral part of understanding the condition of the oceans and atmosphere.

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 an earlier announcement, MUST reapply.

THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT.  APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE FIRST CUT-OFF DATE WILL BE CONSIDERED AS VACANCIES OCCUR.

FIRST CUT-OFF DATE IS May 3, 2013.

NEXT CUT-OFF DATE IS  June 3, 2013

NEXT CUT-OFF DATE IS July 3, 2013

NEXT CUT-OFF DATE IS August 3, 2013

NEXT CUT-OFF DATE IS September 3, 2013

NEXT CUT-OFF DATE IS October 3, 2013

A one year trial period is required. Must be able to obtain a U.S. passport.

Duties

Duties include: Small boat handling; ship maintenance and upkeep; line handling and warping during berthing and departing movement of vessels; and handling of deck equipment and supplies. Serves as a survey and survey-support party member. Stand watches. Performs other mission-related duties as assigned, including duties related to the safety of the vessel and personnel as well as conducting fishing operations.

  • Additional Duty Location Info

    • FEW vacancies - Ketchikan, AK, US
    • FEW vacancies - Kodiak, AK, US
    • FEW vacancies - San Diego, CA, US
    • FEW vacancies - Honolulu, HI, US
    • FEW vacancies - Woods Hole, MA, US
    • FEW vacancies - Pascagoula, MS, US
    • FEW vacancies - Newport, OR, US
    • FEW vacancies - Davisville, RI, US
    • FEW vacancies - Charleston, SC, US
    • FEW vacancies - Norfolk, VA, US