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    Apply for this exciting position to support the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) 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 USCG 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 delegated examining procedures for non-status applicants under announcement 18-1738-SE-RD-D. 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 DHS/USCG, National Maritime Center, Mariner Training and Assessment Division.

    Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

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    Responsibilities

    The selectee serves as a senior maritime subject matter expert for all "Deck" related maritime operations, training and qualifications for the National Maritime Center. The selectee also serves as an expert in the competence, proficiency, examination and credentialing of merchant marine deck personnel, both officer and rating.

    Being a CG civilian makes you a value member of the CG team. Typical work assignments includes:

    • Evaluating the subject matter content and adherence to submission requirements of training courses and programs submitted to the National Maritime Center for approval.
    • Independently evaluates the maritime technical subject matter competence and proficiency of individuals Appling to be certified as a Qualified Assessor or Designated Examiner.
    • Initiating process improvements by reviewing, maintaining, and updating policies and procedures for course approvals.
    • Coordinating with Branch Chief on the development, analysis, and evaluation, of work methods and procedures in order to improve the effectiveness of the Team.
    • Serving as a NMC point of contact for the maritime industry and Coast Guard units to address questions and concerns arising during the approval process and as a result of Coast Guard approved training.
    • Identifying and recommending solutions to issues affecting the Mariner Credentialing Program.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position may require occasional travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Merit Promotion, Status Candidates, Current Federal Employees, Former Federal Employees, Overseas Employees, Former Overseas Employees, CTAP, ICTAP, VEOA, 30% Disabled, Schedule A, Individuals with Disabilities, Military Spouses, Peace Corps, Americorps, Vista

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/500163100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.