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Chief Steward

Salary
$60,153.00 to $63,630.00
Employment type
Wage Mariner
Description
The Chief Steward is the manager of the Steward Department and responsible for all food service operations, management, and training within the Steward Department.  The Chief Steward’s primary function is to assure that onboard food service operations meet the highest standards of preparation, production, presentation, and fiscal responsibility and accountability.  Similarly, the Chief Steward is responsible for maintenance of all physical spaces assigned to the Steward Department.  Incumbent reports to the Executive Officer / First Officer for the performance of all general functions, including accounting operations.  As the Department head, it is expected that the Chief Steward will comply with all instructions pertaining to the Personnel Administration, Financial Accountability, EEO and assuring proper timekeeping and leave planning for crewmembers.
Apply Instructions

Applicants must submit their application through OMAO's Wage Mariner Hiring Portal. www.marinerhiring.noaa.gov

Any questions may be directed to the Civilian Personnel Management Division via email at moc.recruiting@noaa.gov

In addition to meeting the minimum conditions of employment, you will be required to scan and upload files of the following documents:

1. Front and back of United States Coast Guard Merchant Mariner’s Credential (MMC), United States Coast Guard license, and STCW certificate.

2. Relevant professional certificates as applicable for this position i.e. American Culinary Federation (ACF), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Universal, Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), Security Plus, etc.

3. If you are a current or former federal government employee, a copy of your most recent Notice of Personnel Action (SF-50).

4. If you served in the U.S. military service, you must provide a copy of your Certificate of Discharge (DD-214) that shows the type of discharge you received. This information is located under the “Character of Service” block of your DD-214. If you are claiming 10 points or higher veteran’s preference you must provide supporting documentation such as a completed Application for Preference (SF-15) www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf.

Additional information on veteran’s preference is available at http://www.fedshirevets.gov/

You will also be required to provide a copy of the VA Rating Decisions for 10point consideration.

5. Job related honors, awards, and special accomplishments; for example, military, government or recognized professional organizations related to the maritime field and performance awards. You will be able to upload and store versions of these documents in your secure online profile.

NOTE: It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the documents scanned and uploaded are legible.

Applicants may be interviewed prior to being selected for employment.

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Our agency holds key leadership roles in shaping international ocean, fisheries, climate, space and weather policies. NOAA’s many assets — including research programs, vessels, satellites, science centers, laboratories and a vast pool of distinguished scientists and experts — are essential, internationally recognized resources. We work closely with other nations to advance our ability to predict and respond to changes in climate and other environmental challenges that imperil Earth’s natural resources, human life and economic vitality.

Number of Employees
400
Founded in October 03, 1970