Members of the Communications department are responsible for the operation and maintenance of the ship’s military communication suites and for communications planning, administration and watch. All positions in the communications department and other shipboard positions listed require Entry Level endorsements only. The following are positions we recruit for from external sources. For a complete description of duties and requirements, click the positions listed below.
All positions in the Communications Department are civil service mariners (CIVMARs) employed by the Navy to serve the Military Sealift Command (MSC) onboard naval auxiliaries and hybrid-manned warships worldwide, in peace and war. MSC exists to support the joint warfighter across the full spectrum of military operations. MSC provides on-time logistics, strategic sealift, as well as specialized missions anywhere in the world, in contested or uncontested environments.
|Ship Communications Officer||$76,002|
|Ship Communications Officer (IAM)||$90,755|
|Chief Radio Electronics Technician||$66,405 + $33,202 BONUS||Apply Now ▶|
|Chief Radio Electronics Technician (IAT)||$71,125 + $36,062 Bonus||Apply Now ▶|
|First Radio Electronics Technician||$58,810|
|First Radio Electronics Technician (IAT)||$66,194 + $33,097 Bonus||Apply Now ▶|
|Second Radio Electronics Technician||$50,589|
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