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    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 16-2140-SE-BK-M. APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS. NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.

    This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), US Coast Guard, Deputy Commandant for Operations (CG-DCO), Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, Director of Inspections & Compliance, National Maritime Center, in Martinsburg, WV.

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent is responsible for evaluating training programs and courses, instructors, designated examiners and assessors; and assisting in conducting analytical studies of maritime training requirements, and instructor/examiner qualifications for the Coast Guard.

    Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:

    • Reviewing and evaluating maritime courses and training programs which present maritime-specific subject material for the development of competent mariners.
    • Providing input on marine engineering training requirements for mariner credentials, including associated endorsements demonstrating compliance with International Convention Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978 as amended (STCW), through the development of policies for mariner training and examinations.
    • Interacting with other government agencies, in particular the Maritime Administration (MARAD).
    • Serving as an NMC point-of-contact for the maritime industry and Coast Guard field units addressing questions or problems that arise concerning the approval of marine engineering training courses and programs.
    • Analyzing problems and developing solutions which may impact the U.S. Mariner Credentialing Program nationwide.
    • Creating authoritative correspondence to maritime training providers, mariners and others to define training requirements and approvals; and drafting responses to Congressional, other government agency, and the general public inquiries, concerning training qualifications of merchant vessel personnel.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position requires occasional travel 1-5 nights per month.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    This vacancy is open to all U.S. Citizens and is being advertised under delegated examining procedures.

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