Preparing to transition from active duty to a civilian career? Questions you should consider when choosing your next career:
Skills acquired while serving in the military will help you in almost any job in the civilian sector. It might however take a while to find exactly the right niche.
Military Sealift Command is looking for specific skill sets from those transitioning from the military. Hiring for seagoing positions, we are looking for individuals who have previous seagoing experience or work in associated engineering or supply management fields.
While many organizations have a long winding path to advancement, MSC offers a fairly clear-cut ladder to work up. CIVMARs can apply for any internal promotion announcement. What sets applicants for promotion apart are their skills, U.S. Coast Guard endorsements, and what the position announcement evaluation criteria says about the individual applicant.
Aiding in the advancement process, MSC offers CIVMARs opportunities for paid upgrade and on-the-job training which, combined with self-initiative, can propel an individual up MSC’s ranks. Employees discuss career advancement opportunities with their assignment detailer on an on-going basis.
MSC offers CIVMARs federal government employee benefits which provide further compensation beyond the annual salary. When weighing career options consider the benefits packages of all perspective employers. The robust benefits package MSC offers is substantial when compared to private industry:
Military Sealift Command offers job security second to none! MSC’s mission as the supply line to the combatant Navy is critical to keeping our war fights at sea. There is no corporate downsizing or pink slips on Friday afternoons. Hard workers; those who put in the time to get the job done right enjoy secure federal government employment with MSC.
Becoming a CIVMAR may be one of the best decisions you’ll make. More than 40% of our workforce has applied skills gained while in the military to a new career with MSC. We believe you can Take Command of Your Career® with MSC, too.