NOAA Diving

his position is located in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Marine and Aviation Operations (OMAO), NOAA Diving Center (NDC), with one vacancy in Seattle, WA.

This position is also announced under vacancy number OMAO-2022-0033, which is open to Status Candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

As a Training Specialist, you will perform the following duties:

  • Coordinate, promote, and execute effective training and provide oversight for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric (NOAA) Diving Center (NDC) in order to promote safe diving practices, minimizing the likelihood of diving accidents.
  • Support several areas of the NDC program including equipment and facilities maintenance and operations, diving and hyperbaric chamber operational support, supervision and training of divers, and diving unit inspections.
  • Develop, schedule, and provide instruction in NOAA diving and dive-related training, including but not limited to, NOAA diver, Divemaster, and Diving Medical Technician. Serve as dive instructor/trainer, dive supervisor, standby diver, and tender as required to support NDC course offerings.

These duties are described at the full performance level of the ZA-3; the ZA-2 is developmental leading to such performance.

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