Promotions and Transfers

Merit Promotion Openings


FY23 Merit Promotion Schedule

FY23 Merit Promotion Schedule

FY24 Merit Promotion Schedule

FY24 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

Operations Chief

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

Able Seaman (M)

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

Second Officer

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

First Officer

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

Ordinary Seaman

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

Third Officer

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

Boatswain Mate

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

Able Seaman (W)

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

ENGINE

Pumpman

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

Unlicensed Junior Engineer

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

First Assistant Engineer

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

Third Assistant Engineer

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

Second Electrician

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

Engine Utilityman

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

Deck Engineer Machinist

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

Refrigeration Engineer

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

Second Assistant Engineer

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

Electronics Technician

Open: 04 December 2023 - 30 September 2024

SUPPLY

Assistant Storekeeper

Open: 19 January 2024 - 30 September 2024

COMMUNICATIONS

Radio Electronics Technician Advancement Program (RAP)

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

CULINARY

Third Steward

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

Cook Baker

Open: 02 October 2023 - 30 September 2024

Chief Steward

Open: 03 May 2024 - 17 May 2024

Steward Cook

Open: 23 May 2024 - 06 June 2024

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

Boatswain Mate

Open: 15 April 2024 - 29 April 2024

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

Third Steward

Open: 12 April 2024 - 26 April 2024

Cook Baker

Open: 19 April 2024 - 03 May 2024

MEDICAL

No Coastal Transfers are being offered at this time.