LakehavasuCityRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Lake Havasu City jobs

Surface Warfare Officer

Company: Navy
Location: Lake Havasu City
Posted on: October 10, 2020

Job Description:

ABOUT America's Navy has the most modern, advanced fleet of ships in the entire world. Surface Warfare Officers (SWOs) are trained extensively to maintain and operate these ships, their crews and their systems. Providing direction. Leading by example. Surface Warfare Officers form the backbone of Fleet leadership. In this role, you will have the opportunity to excel as a leader. You could serve as Commanding Officer over an elite crew and be an authority in every aspect of your Navy assignments. Doing any or all of the following: * Directing personnel operations aboard Navy vessels, such as aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers, amphibious warfare ships, mine warfare ships and frigates * Managing shipboard vertical launch systems * Using computer displays and advanced technology in battle and ship defense * Providing support to Navy expeditionary forces, Theater Air Missile operations, anti-submarine warfare, surface-to-air warfare, and support and supply missions RESPONSIBILITIES Surface Warfare Officers are involved in virtually every aspect of Navy missions. As a SWO, you may be in charge of any number of shipboard operations and activities while at sea, working with or within any of these specialized forces: Aircraft Carrier Forces: Provide and coordinate air, submarine and surface ship defense for aircraft carriers Cruiser-Destroyer Forces: Provide ship attack and defensive measures with a wide array of missile and fire power capabilities, providing anti-air, -submarine and -surface warfare support Amphibious Forces: Embark and transport vehicles, equipment and personnel for amphibious assault operations Combat-Logistics Forces: Provide combatant ships with fuel, ammunition, food and supplies, and provide repair, maintenance and rescue capabilities through Fleet Support Ships Mine Warfare Forces: Detect, identify and neutralize threats from hostile use of maritime mines You may also be interested in becoming a Surface Warfare Officer within the prestigious Navy Nuclear community, where you will have the opportunity to work on some of the world's most powerful nuclear-powered submarines and aircraft carriers. WORK ENVIRONMENT As a Surface Warfare Officer, you will work at sea and on shore, in a variety of environments. Sea duty could place you aboard ships within the fleet. Shore duty may involve a tour of duty at the Pentagon; a student assignment at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif.; or command and management positions at shore bases and stations around the world. TRAINING & ADVANCEMENT Unless they have already been commissioned through the Naval Academy or ROTC, those pursuing a Surface Warfare Officer position are required to attend Officer Candidate School (OCS) in Newport, R.I. Newly commissioned SWOs can expect an advanced training process that includes comprehensive training at sea and ashore. Newly commissioned Surface Warfare Officers will be assigned to a surface ship, leading a team of Sailors responsible for a component of the ship - anything from electronics to weapons to engineering systems. In this setting, Officers are working toward full Surface Warfare qualification. After completing these initial sea tours, Surface Warfare Officers may be selected to serve on high-level staffs, commands or strategic projects, or they may be selected to work in recruitment. Promotion opportunities are regularly available but competitive and based on performance. It's also important to note that specialized training received and work experience gained in the course of service can lead to valuable credentialing and occupational opportunities in related fields. The ultimate goal for many: to one day command their own ship. EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES Beyond professional credentials and certifications, Surface Warfare Officers can advance their education by: * Pursuing opportunities at institutions such as Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) or Navy War College (NWC) * Completing Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) at one of the various service colleges QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS A four-year degree from an accredited U.S. college or university is required to become a Surface Warfare Officer. There are different ways to become a SWO. If you're a high school student or an undergraduate, you can enter through the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) or through the U.S. Naval Academy. Those already having a degree attend Officer Candidate School (OCS), a 12-week Navy school in Newport, R.I. To be an eligible candidate, you must: * Be a U.S. citizen * Be at least 19 years of age and no older than 29 at the time of commissioning * Meet the Navy's physical standards General qualifications may vary depending upon whether you're currently serving, whether you've served before or whether you've never served before. SDL2017

Keywords: Navy, Lake Havasu City , Surface Warfare Officer, Other , Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Other Jobs


Truck Driver CDL A
Description: Job Description: 10 10 CDL A Truck Drivers Needed We offer 100 paid health care insurance, great home time and more Call 866-214-5950 to speak with a recruiter
Company: YRC Freight
Location: Fontana
Posted on: 10/21/2020

Seasonal Warehouse Associate - LAX1 - Make up to $22.75 per hour!
Description: Position Description br Starting Base Pay: 16.75 br Walmart is rolling out amazing peak season pay increases for all associates from 9/26/20 to 1/1/21 br All LAX1 associates receive an additional (more...)
Company: Walmart
Location: Fontana
Posted on: 10/21/2020

Customer Service Supervisor - Fontana, CA
Description: Job ID: 231419 Sierra, a CRH company, is a division within Oldcastle APG. APG is North America---s leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products. With over 2B (more...)
Company: Oldcastle APG
Location: Fontana
Posted on: 10/21/2020


CDL A Truck Driver
Description: CDL A Truck Drivers Needed We offer 100 paid health care insurance, great home time and more Call 866-214-5950 to speak with a recruiter Join the
Company: YRC Freight
Location: Fontana
Posted on: 10/21/2020

Lyft Driver (Part-Time)
Description: What is Lyft 10 Lyft is a platform that connects drivers with individuals and organizations that need rides. 10 In addition to helping passengers get from A to B, in select markets drivers may also (more...)
Company: Lyft
Location: Fontana
Posted on: 10/21/2020

Restaurant Delivery Driver
Description: Postmates has the largest on-demand fleet in the U.S. with 200,000 Postmates, and an equally extensive network of merchants. While some companies try to build a warehouse outside of a city and funnel (more...)
Company: Postmates
Location: Fontana
Posted on: 10/21/2020

Food Delivery Driver - Postmates
Description: Job Description: 10 10 Postmates has the largest on-demand fleet in the U.S. with 200,000 Postmates, and an equally extensive network of merchants. While some companies try to build a warehouse outside (more...)
Company: Postmates
Location: Fontana
Posted on: 10/21/2020

Local CDL A Reefer Truck Drivers - $2K Sign On Plus Earn $1,200/WK
Description: VPT Inc. is looking for a Quality Class A Local Driver to haul refrigerated produce/products from AZ and the southern CA desert to Northern LA County. Position Based Out Of - Ontario, CA This position
Company: Villa Park Trucking Inc
Location: Fontana
Posted on: 10/21/2020

Warehouse Team Member - Earn up to $600 a Week
Description: Warehouse Team Members Shifts: Overnight, Early Morning, Day, Evening, Weekend Location: Moreno Valley and Riverside Hourly pay rate: Earn 15/hr or more Immediate openings available now. Start as soon (more...)
Company: Amazon Workforce Staffing
Location: Fontana
Posted on: 10/21/2020

Delivery Drivers (Class C) WITH OWN VEHICLES - No experience needed
Description: HIRING FULL-TIME DELIVERY DRIVERS. MUST DRIVE OWN CAR OR PICK-UP TRUCK. DILIGENT DOES NOT PROVIDE COMPANY VEHICLES Schedule: Monday Friday. Pay Range from: 15.50 - 17.00 per hour. Route Hotshot deliveries. (more...)
Company: Diligent Delivery Systems
Location: Fontana
Posted on: 10/21/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Arizona jobs by following @recnetAZ on Twitter!

Lake Havasu City RSS job feeds