Job Overview

Summary

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

For over two centuries the The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.  

The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 13-2177-NE-KB-M.  APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS.  

NOTE:  YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS MERIT PROMOTION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.  WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED DELEGATED EXAMINING ANNOUNCEMENT.  PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.  

This position is located in the Paint Shop, Services Group, Industrial Department of the U.S. Coast Guard in Baltimore, MD.

Duties

The incumbent performs all kinds of skilled journeyman marine painting tasks involved in the construction, repair, maintenance, overhaul and conversion for a wide variety of types and sizes of Coast Guard marine craft and vessels.
Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team. Typical work assignments include:
- Setting up, adjusting and operating spray painting equipment, hand power tools, and surface cleaning equipment
- Preparing metal marine surfaces for painting by sandblasting, pressure washing, and by removing grease, old paint, rust, etc.
- Painting surfaces with various types of paints, epoxies, enamels and marine coatings using brush/roller and spray applications
- Assisting sandblasters and fiberglass workers with their method of applications when needed.