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Unlicensed Junior Engineer

Job ID: 106880
Location: USA Throughout U.S.
Salary: $44,285 - $45,246 per Year
Status: Full Time
JobLevel: Mid Career
Company: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
Contact: Tom Martin
Address: 439 West York Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 757-441-3865
Fax: 757-441-6495

Job Description
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 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 serving as a Federal employee, while gaining experience and training to advance your mariner or personal credentials.

NOAA shipboard mariners have an excellent total compensation benefits package which includes health insurance (optional), life insurance (optional), paid annual(vacation), sick, and shore leave, periodic subsidized vacation travel, retirement plan, participation in a funds matching Thrift Savings Plan (similar to 401K), and overtime (not guaranteed) which may significantly supplement your annual salary.

Unlicensed Junior Engineers selected for this position will:

Perform engineering systems maintenance and repair work.

Have overall responsibility for engineering systems that may be assigned to him/her.

Keep required records, logs, and reports. Stands engine room watches at sea or in port as required.

Stand security /engine watch.

Assistant in ship fueling operations.

Perform other mission related duties as assigned, including duties related to the safety of the vessel and personnel.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

-U.S. Citizen
-USCG MMC endorsed with Qualified Member of the Engine Department (QMED) – Junior Engineer
-Meet physical requirements prior to appointment.
-Pass drug testing prior to appointment.
-Must be registered for Selective Service.
-Meet Federal suitability standards.

Interested applicants should submit resumes via email to or by fax to (757)441-6495.
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