Job Title:Junior Unlicensed Engineer, WM-9954-00
Department:Department Of Commerce
Agency:National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Job Announcement Number:OMAO-MOC-2012-0007
|$45,246.00 to $45,246.00 / Per Year|
|Friday, February 24, 2012 to Friday, August 24, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Mixed Tour of Duty. – Permanent Appointment in the Excepted Service.|
|Many vacancies in the following location:
Location Negotiable After Selection, United States
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:
|Open to all U.S. Citizens, including Federal employees.|
Unlock secrets in deep oceans, track rapidly moving storms, operate state-of-the-art environmental satellites, chart the Nation’s waterways, formulate models to forecast climate trends, protect and preserve our living marine resources…it’s all in a day’s work at the NOAA! Join a dedicated workforce committed to a vital mission: safeguarding the public, protecting natural resources, strengthening the economy. A career that makes a world of difference!
Having a career as a Wage Marine employee in NOAA is to be an integral part of understanding the condition of the ocean and atmosphere. NOAA Wage Marine 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. The highly-skilled and technical workforce provides NOAA the ability to achieve success in the conduct of nautical charting, bathymetric mapping, fisheries research, ecosystem assessments, marine environment baseline assessments, coastal-ocean circulation, and oceanic and atmospheric research. Enjoy an exciting career while gaining experience and training to advance your mariner or personal credentials. OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. FIRST CUT-OFF DATE IS March 9, 2012. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE FIRST CUT-OFF DATE WILL BE CONSIDERED AS VACANCIES OCCUR.
As a condition of employment your position will be a Mixed Tour. Mixed Tour is a combination of full time, part time and intermittent work schedules which allows the best utilization of resources based on the requirements of the organization.
There is no guarantee that you will be assigned to any particular vessel or geographic location. Your duty location will be determined by your home of record. Current duty locations are Norfolk, VA; Charleston, SC; Woods Hole, MA; Pascagoula, MS; Newport,OR; Kodiak, AK; Ketchikan, AK; Honolulu, HI; San Diego, CA. Salary will be determined by duty locations and vessel classification.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen.
- Medical and dental exams required prior to appointment.
- Urinalysis for illegal drug use required prior to appointment.
- Must be suitable for Federal employment.
- Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (www.sss.gov).
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Passport.
Performs engineering systems maintenance and repair work. Has overall responsibility for engineering systems that may be assigned to him/her. Keeps required records, logs, and reports. Stands engine room watches at sea or in port as required. As engineer-in-charge directs the activities of assigned engineering watch personnel. Stands security watch and/or quarterdeck watch. Assists in ship fueling operations. Performs other mission-related duties as assigned including duties related to safety of the vessel and personnel.
Must possess a current United States Coast Guard (USCG) Merchant Mariners Document (MMD)or Credential endorsed with Unlicensed Junior Engineer or Qualified member of the Engineer Department (QMED)- any unlicensed Rating in the Engine Department.
There is no occupational or positive education requirement for this position.
Applicant must possess a valid USCG Merchant Mariners Credential or Document endorsed with the Unlicensed Junior Engineer or Qualified Member of the Engine Department (QMED)- any Unlicensed Rating in the engine department.
-Plus- Applicants must have one year of experience as an Oiler and/or Engine Utilityman with a total of 2 years of experience. Experience must have provided the applicant with a good understanding of auxiliary equipment operation and repair. Experience does not necessarily have to have been gained aboard ship but should show competence in those types of equipment with which he/she will normally work aboard ship.
Employees are subject to random drug testing.