Able Seaman (Per Diem)

Job Details

University of California, San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Under direct supervision, stands underway navigational watches and security watches in port. Performs cleaning and maintenance duties. Performs deck duties requiring acquired seamanship skills.
Ability and willingness to go to sea for extend periods of time.
Ability to pass physical examination and U.S. Coast Guard (DOT) regulations for Chemical Drug and Alcohol testing.
U.S. Passport

U.S. Coast Guard Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW95).
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) issued by Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
Merchant Mariners Document (MMD) or Credential (MMC) with Able Seaman endorsement. Other endorsements may be required.
Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD).
About Employer: 
The Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at UC San Diego is one of the oldest, largest, and most important centers for ocean and earth science research, education, and public service in the world. SIO operates three major seagoing research vessels, which conduct physical, chemical, biological, geological, and geophysical studies of oceans worldwide. Scripps oceanographic research vessels and research platform FLIP make up one of the largest academic fleets in the world. Scripps ships have state-of-the-art research instruments to study marine life, the oceans, the seafloor, and the atmosphere. Cruises vary from local trips to expeditions as long as two and one-half years. Scripps research ships, available to scientists around the world, have steamed more than six million nautical miles in support of science and the academic community.

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Contact Information: 
For more information, please send your resume, a copy of your MMC with medical card, a copy of your passport, and a copy of your TWIC to NMFHR@UCSD.EDU.