Promotions and Transfers

Merit Promotion Openings


FY23 Merit Promotion Schedule

FY23 Merit Promotion Schedule

Merit Promotions Materials

Merit Promotion Guide

Master and CHENG Promotion Policy
Master and CHENG Promotion Policy

Master and CHENG Promotion Policy

Our “Take Command of Your Career®” tagline is something that we take very seriously. It is our goal to give our CIVMAR workforce the ability to advance their career. With hard work and dedication, CIVMARs can advance through our ranks and can continue to challenge themselves professionally. Find Merit Promotion and Coastal Transfer opportunities below to help take your career further faster.

MERIT PROMOTION OPPORTUNITIES

One of the ways CIVMARs advance their careers is applying for Merit Promotions. Any CIVMAR interested in moving from one position to another can apply using the Merit Promotion System.

To do so, fill out a merit promotion application for any of the open positions below and and submit to the Command. All positions are scheduled to open annually. Once reviewed, CIVMARs who have deemed best qualified will be notified and these results can be viewed on the Evaluation Board Results page. Note: the schedule is subject to change based on the needs of the Command. Any specific questions you have regarding Merit Promotions Opportunities should be emailed to MSC_POAinbox@us.navy.mil.

Current Announcements

DECK

Able Seaman (W)

Open: 03 October 2022 - 30 September 2023

Boatswain Mate

Open: 03 October 2022 - 30 September 2023

Able Seaman (M)

Open: 03 October 2022 - 30 September 2023

Ordinary Seaman Advancement Program

Open: 03 October 2022 - 30 September 2023

First Officer

Open: 05 December 2022 - 30 September 2023

ENGINE

Unlicensed Junior Engineer

Open: 03 October 2022 - 30 September 2023

Deck Engineer Machinist

Open: 03 October 2022 - 30 September 2023

Refrigeration Engineer

Open: 03 October 2022 - 30 September 2023

Pumpman

Open: 03 October 2022 - 30 September 2023

Engine Utilityman

Open: 03 October 2022 - 30 September 2023

First Assistant Engineer

Open: 30 January 2023 - 13 February 2023

SUPPLY

Yeoman Storekeeper

Open: 07 February 2023 - 22 February 2023

Assistant Storekeeper

Open: 17 February 2023 - 03 March 2023

COMMUNICATIONS

Radio Electronics Technician Advancement Program

Open: 16 January 2023 - 30 September 2023

CULINARY

Cook / Baker

Open: 03 October 2022 - 30 September 2023

MEDICAL

No Merit Promotions are being offered at this time.

COASTAL TRANSFER OPPORTUNITIES

Per HR Advisory 2013-4 Coastal Transfer Program, soliciting for a coastal transfer opportunity is being made for the permanent positions below. If you are interested in changing your coastal designation, please submit the appropriate Coastal Transfer Request form to MSC_POAinbox@us.navy.mil by the closing date indicated below.

Current Announcements

DECK

No Coastal Transfers are being offered at this time.

ENGINE

No Coastal Transfers are being offered at this time.

SUPPLY

No Coastal Transfers are being offered at this time.

COMMUNICATIONS

No Coastal Transfers are being offered at this time.

CULINARY

No Coastal Transfers are being offered at this time.

MEDICAL

No Coastal Transfers are being offered at this time.