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Oiler

Category :
Shipboard Officer / Personnel / Crew
Salary
$47,774.00 to $50,966.00
EmploymentType
Full Time
Skills
Announcement Number:
OMAO-SHIPS-O-2023-EX-004
Open and Closing Dates:
November 14, 2023 to October 25, 2024
Pay Plan:
WM
Series and Grade:
9960-00
Appointment Type:
Excepted Service

Open to all qualified United States citizens. Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position. 

Recruitment Incentive may be authorized.  OMAO is authorizing a Recruitment Bonus up to $10,000.00 for eligible applicants for a two (2) year service commitment. 

The Referral Bonus is only available to eligible NOAA employees.

Duties

Oilers will perform engine room watches at sea or in port; monitors and records gage readings; assists the higher rated engineers in starting and operating machinery; cleans around machinery.  Performs routine servicing of machinery, including lubricating and cleaning.  Assists in the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of machinery.  Loads engineering department supplies and cleans spaces.  Assist 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

LICENSING AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

  1. Oiler or Qualified Member of the Engineering Department (QMED) – Any Rating endorsement on the U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Credential.

  2. Current STCW certificate III/4, Rating Forming Part of Engineering Watch (RFPEW) Oiler.

  3.  Must possess a United States Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Credential with Medical Certificate.

Conditions of Employment

As a conditional of employment, your position will be a Mixed Tour position. Mixed Tour of duty is a combination of full time, part time and intermittent work schedules which allows the best utilization of resources based on the work requirements of the organization. You will be required to sign a Mixed Tour Agreement.

Once selected, you may be sent to any vessel nationwide. There is no guarantee that you will be assigned to any particular vessel or geographic location, however, your duty location will be determined by your home of record or ship’s home port. Duty locations are Norfolk, VA; Charleston, SC; Woods Hole, MA; Pascagoula, MS; Newport, OR; Kodiak, AK; Ketchikan, AK; San Diego, CA; Honolulu, HI; Newport, RI; New Castle, NH

Salary will be determined by locality and class of vessel. 

A two year Trial period may be required. 

Applicant must be able to obtain and hold a US Passport. 

Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable www.sss.gov 

Applicant must be a United States citizen of at least 18 years of age.

Must be suitable for Federal employment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Physical requirements in accordance with OMAO Medical Policy.  USCG Medical Clearance examinations are required to include a pre-placement examination(s) as a condition of employment per OMAO policy.  Position is subject to Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Transportation (DOT) randomized drug testing.

SECURITY REQUIREMENTS: Employee must obtain and maintain appropriate security clearance for the Oiler position. Position is designated as a Safety-Sensitive.

Attend and successfully complete all mandatory training courses.

Be ready, willing, and able to physically perform the duties of this position.

Be ready, willing, and able to work in a shipboard environment and wear protective equipment.

NOTE: The tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to report to any of the scheduled appointments - fails the physical examination, fails the drug test, suitability or unable to obtain the required security clearance

Description

Evaluation Criteria
Applicants who meet the minimum eligibility requirements described above will be further evaluated. Documented knowledge, skills, and abilities, education, training, and awards contained in the application package and resume will be reviewed and rated to determine the degree to which applicants possess the required knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below that are essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position for which applications are being considered.
 

  1. Knowledge of standing engineering watches.
  2. Ability to maintain and operate the ship’s auxiliary machinery equipment.
  3. Knowledge of fueling boats/launches and assisting in ship fueling operations.
  4. Skill in computer, oral, and written communication
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