Military Sealift Command Civil Service Mariner (CIVMAR) Hiring Timeline
Completion of this process typically takes 30-90 days.
Once your employment application is rated, applicants will be asked to participate in an in-person or web-based interview to begin the hiring process.
There are several pre-employment prescreening efforts that must happen before a selected applicant is scheduled for New Employee Orientation (NEO).
- Medical Evaluation
- Security Processing
- Drug Screening
You must successfully pass and be found medically fit for hire by our MSC Medical Officer. MSC will schedule a physical exam at the nearest MSC authorized testing facility. These tests are paid for by MSC.
Once you’ve successfully completed the pre-employment requirements, you’ll be scheduled for New Employee Orientation (NEO) in Norfolk.
Upon arrival some positions will require applicants to pass an English Language Competency Test. On your first day, you’ll complete new hire paperwork and be officially employed by MSC. This class runs for 4-5 days and consists of the following subjects:
- Government Employee Paperwork
- Employee Relations
- Legal – Standards of Conduct
- Placement on Vessels
- Wages and Manning
- Equal Employment Opportunity