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    Summary

    This position is located in Department of Homeland Security,U.S. Coast Guard, Eighth Coast Guard District, Sector Houston/Galveston in South Houston, TX.

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    Responsibilities

    The position serves as a Vessel Traffic Management Specialist responsible for providing vessel traffic management services in a Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Center on a rotating shift.  The Vessel Traffic Center is a twenty-four hour per day, seven days a week operation.

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

    • Monitoring, informing, advising and directing the movement of vessel traffic in the assigned sector.   
    • Gathering, analyzing and disseminating nautical data and navigational safety information.    
    • Coordinating advisory information between participating and non-participating vessels and small craft, many of which may be involved activities such as regattas, fishing or other marine events.   
    • Providing radar tracking or other sensor information in support of other Coast Guard missions, including search and rescue, law enforcement, and military missions.     
    • Participating in training exercises to prepare for maritime accidents or natural disasters.   
    • Briefing other traffic control specialists on all aspects of vessel traffic operations and weather conditions.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position requires occasional travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/586091100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.