SpringfieldMORecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Springfield jobs

Surface Warfare Officer

Company: Navy
Location: Springfield
Posted on: November 18, 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.

Keywords: Navy, Springfield , Surface Warfare Officer, Other , Springfield, Missouri

Click here to apply!

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

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Other Jobs


Grocery Shopper and Delivery Driver
Description: As a driver with Shipt, you are a bearer of good things - from groceries, to gadgets, to home decor. You simply drive up to stores, pop your trunk to pick up orders, then deliver to your customers' door (more...)
Company: Shipt
Location: Springdale
Posted on: 11/24/2020

Class A OTR Drivers
Description: Call 888 850-1376 today or Apply Online Below FAMILY CARRIER-Top Pay-Top OTR Miles Established in 1996 we are 210 trucks strong and still locally owned. Because of strong freight contracts we are (more...)
Company: Climate Express
Location: Springfield
Posted on: 11/24/2020

Gun Vault Specialist
Description: Position summary: This position requires the ability to safely handle firearms and adhere to all company, state, and federal firearms regulations. Responsible for acquiring and disposing firearms and (more...)
Company: Cabela's
Location: Springfield
Posted on: 11/24/2020


CDL-A Dedicated Truck Driver
Description: USA Truck Dedicated Services Division is growing and expanding and now is the time to join We are now hiring Class A CDL Truck Drivers who
Company: USA Truck
Location: Springfield
Posted on: 11/24/2020

Part Time Delivery Job - Earn up to $22/hr
Description: Shipt is a membership-based marketplace that helps people get the things they need, like fresh produce and household essentials, from stores they trust. Help people save time and have fun while you're (more...)
Company: Shipt
Location: Springdale
Posted on: 11/24/2020

Expedite CDL-a opportunities: Owner-operator Solo And teams
Description: Quality miles for CDL-A truck driver owner-operator solos amp teams If you're a CDL-A independent owner-operator - solo or team - who excels at on-time pickups, deliveries
Company: XPO Expedite
Location: Springfield
Posted on: 11/24/2020

Truck Drivers
Description: Hiring CDL drivers in your area. Apply once and choose a trucking job that works for you. Get home when you want to, and get paid what you deserve
Company: Live Trucking
Location: Springdale
Posted on: 11/24/2020

Team Owner Operator, CDL A
Description: Forward Air LTL: Who is Forward Air Why would an Owner Operator consider leasing on to Forward Air's OTR LTL program Well, for starters - Our recruiters are forced to sing their choice of Single (more...)
Company: Forward
Location: Springdale
Posted on: 11/24/2020

Supplement Your Warehouse Income - Grocery Shopper
Description: Shipt is a membership-based marketplace that helps people get the things they need, like fresh produce and household essentials, from stores they trust. Help people save time and have fun while you're (more...)
Company: Shipt
Location: Springdale
Posted on: 11/24/2020

DRIVERS NEEDED IMMEDIATELY - Newest Trucks & Leading Industry Pay 57 cpm & $50 Tarp Pay
Description: All drivers with any level of experience are encouraged to apply. If you think you have what it takes to be the best give us a call at 844 636-7449 Based out of Tulsa, OK, Melton Truck Lines is (more...)
Company: Melton Truck Lines
Location: Springfield
Posted on: 11/24/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Missouri jobs by following @recnetMO on Twitter!

Springfield RSS job feeds