Communications Overview


The communications depart requires skill sets in information technology and naval radio communications. This department maintains mission critical systems necessary for ongoing contact with the Navy ships we are serving as well as our foreign allies worldwide. Experience with Navy SATCOM and NCTAM systems is preferred. You must also be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance. Communications personnel are also responsible for networking and maintaining internet connectivity and other onboard entertainment systems to help CIVMARs enjoy their downtime and stay connected to family and friends while at sea.

MSC regularly hosts job fairs for those interested in a maritime career. We encourage people from a variety of backgrounds such as veterans, civilian mariners, maritime school graduates and more to attend and learn more about a maritime job or career. For more information about MSC employment and the application process, click the Career Avenues button to the right that best matches your background or find a job fair near you.

For a complete description of duties and requirements, click the positions listed below.

In addition to your primary position, interested CIVMARs may apply to serve in our Surface Rescue Swimmer Program (SRS) as a collateral duty. Contact a recruiter for additional requirements/qualifications.

PositionsBase Salary
Chief Radio Electronics Technician$60,240
First Radio Electronics Technician$53,351
Second Radio Electronics Technician$45,893

Current Open Communications Positions

The following communications department positions are now accepting applications.

Currently, there are no job opportunities in this department. Contact us directly.