Damage Control Leader

Open: September 05, 2019 -- Close: September 19, 2019

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Position Description

The Damage Control Leader is a Civil Service Mariner (CIVMAR) employed by the Navy to serve the Military Sealift Command (MSC) onboard naval auxiliaries and hybrid-maned warships worldwide, in peace and war.  MSC exists to support the joint warfighter across the full spectrum of military operations.  MSC provides on time logistics, strategic sealift, as well as specialized missions anywhere in the world, in contested or uncontested environments.  Damage Control Leaders (DCL’s) hold the top leadership positions at the MSC Training Centers, and on the Afloat Training Teams; reporting to either the CIVMAR Workforce Development Division (N16), or the Operations Department (N3).  They supervise all subordinate damage control personnel in their respective areas; and may be required to provide oversight for other local government employees.   Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:  fleet readiness and training oversight; program or schoolhouse management; planning and execution of exercises and inspections; scheduling and distribution of resources; curriculum and doctrine development; monitoring contractor performance; leading inspections, tests, and drills; assisting or leading investigations; supervising field events; teaching; providing technical advice; and safety oversight. Candidates selected required to sail 30-45 days on annual basis during high relief request seasons and mission contingencies. When assigned to a ship, DCL comes under the administrative supervision of the ship’s Master.  Everything in this Position Description is considered to be an essential function of this position.  Performs all other duties as assigned.