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10/8/2014: Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee vacancy announcement

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The Coast Guard published a Federal Register notice seeking applications for membership on the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee. This Committee advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters related to personnel in the U.S. merchant marine, including but not limited to training, qualifications, certification, documentation and fitness standards.

The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters relating to personnel in the U.S. merchant marine, including but not limited to training, qualifications, certification, documentation and fitness standards.

Positions that will become vacant on June 1, 2015:

• Marine educator to represent the viewpoint of maritime training institutions other than state or federal maritime academies as well as the viewpoint of small vessel industry
• Marine educator representing the viewpoint of state maritime academies
• One member drawn from the general public
• Engineering officer who is licensed as a Chief Engineer any horsepower
• Deck officer who is a licensed merchant marine deck officer of oceans any gross tons
• Deck officer who is licensed for inland or river route with limited or unlimited tonnage

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume in time to reach the Alternate Designated Federal Officer on or before December 8, 2014.

View the Federal Register notice for details on the vacant positions, how to apply and information about the committee.

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