POSITIONS WITH RETENTION INCENTIVES
If you are permanently filling one of these positions and are not currently receiving a recruitment incentive you should receive the retention incentive, which is paid on a bi-weekly basis in your payroll. All retention incentives are 10%.
- DECK: First Officer, Boatswain Mate, Able Seaman
- COMMS: SCO, SCO-IAM, CRET, CRET-IAT, RET1, RET1-IAT
- ENGINE: First Assistant Engineer, Chief Electrician & Electrician, Electronics Technician, DMAC, UJE, Pumpman
- SUPPLY: Chief Steward, Chief Cook, Steward Cook, Cook Baker, Assistant Storekeeper
Please direct any questions regarding the recruitment incentive to email@example.com
Where to Send Your Promotion Opportunity Application
Please be sure to send your Promotion Opportunity Application to MSC_POAinbox@us.navy.mil. We are unable to receive emails sent to the previous group box.
LEAVE UPON TRANSFER
- Upon discharge from ship tour and before authorized leave expires, CIVMARs are to communicate with the CIVMAR Support Center (CSC) that will convey to respective Marine Placement Specialist (MPS) via email, facsimile, or telephone and submit a “Request for Leave or Approved Absence (OPM 71)” with medical documentation as apropos when additional vacation time or sick leave is desired.
- Upon discharge from ship tour and before returning for duty from vacation, CIVMARs are to communicate with the CSC that will convey to respective MPS via e-mail, facsimile, or telephone with regard to administrative requirements (i.e. medical surveillance programs, professional credentials, etc.) that need to be reviewed and accomplished.
- Report to CSU for duty on that Sunday (if residence is outside of 50 miles) or Monday (if residence is within 50 miles) with copies of all training certificates, passport, credentials, and etc. Note: If Monday is a holiday, then shift report for duty dates by one day.
DEATH OF A CIVMAR
To report the death of a CIVMAR, call 24 hours a day 757-434-0595.
MERIT PROMOTIONS VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS/TRAINING
Virtual Merit Promotion Training Presentation Schedule
Please register/sign-in prior to start time as the training sessions will being promptly as noted below.
January 10th 11am (EST): Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUsf--urDIjG9UpLo77_K1qLPmMJeVS-6da
January 31st 11am (EST): Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpf-qupjgpGNMj95pPTvlApyyBKcStMsg2
February 28th 11am (EST): Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0qcOqvrTwvHNLL9Ofza7L1yV8jq3JrOb0X
March 21st 11am (EST): Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAtcuyprTkuHN1pvF3-vQDzSyBu6F2ZIabY
Please send ALL POA applications to MSC_POAinbox@us.navy.mil
Did You Know?
CIVMARS retiring from Critical / Hard to Fill positions may be eligible for rehire under the Reemployed Annuitant Program. This program allows a retiree the opportunity to continue to serve while drawing full annuity payments. There are some limitations to the program, such as:
- Annuitant appointment must advance the DONs critical mission needs
- Positions are typically temporary or term – and time limits may not be waived
- Annuitants with veterans preference may be appointed to a permanent appointment if reached through competitive examining procedures
- Applicants must qualify for and have held the grade or pay band of the position
Contact the CIVMAR Support Center at 1-800-793-5784 for more information.
EMERGENCY AFTER HOURS CDO
In the case of an emergency after close of the CSC in the evening (between the hours of 2000 - 0700 EST), on the weekend or over a holiday, call the MSC CDO at 757-434-2752.
NOTICE: This site is for currently employed MSC Civil Service Mariners.
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Whether you are a current CIVMAR or are interested in becoming one, you may have questions. Supporting you and providing answers is one of MSC’s main objectives. To assist in answering your questions and helping you along the way, we have compiled the below resources.
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CIVMAR Support Unit Check in Process
You must be FFD or FFD/R prior to CSU check in
Both the CSU-East and CSU-West are no longer requiring physical check-ins. You must check in via email.
-For those on the west coast, you will email muster between 0630 – 0730 at firstname.lastname@example.org.
-For those on the east coast, you will email muster between 0630 – 0730 at msc_civmar_CSU_east@us.navy.mil.
To make hotel reservations, please contact the following:
East Coast CIVMARs:
0730 - 1530 EST Monday through Friday
West Coast CIVMARs:
0730 - 1530 PST Monday through Friday
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