When lives are on the line, these brave men and women embody the courage of America’s Navy—readily going into harm’s way to complete their rescue missions in some of the most extreme environments imaginable. APPLY HERE.
EMERGENCY, FIRE AND RESCUE JOBS IN THE NAVY
Damage Controlmen are the first responders who are critical to preventing accidents. Trained in firefighting, ship stability and chemical, radiological and biological warfare defense, these Sailors are masters of it all. They also provide training to ensure that all Sailors are prepared for an emergency, since all engineers are trained as first responders and attend additional training (BECC-Basic Engineering Common Core) on the first line of defense when it comes to fires, flooding, and CBR attacks.
Provide security on ships, at bases and at military installations all around the world. Whether executing crime prevention programs or carrying out anti-terrorism measures, the Sailors working as the Navy’s military police are equipped to handle any situation. Master-At-Arms also provide security and physical protection for service members, and assist in crowd control and riot prevention.
PAY AND BENEFITS
From the day you start, you’ll receive:
- Competitive salary
- Potential to earn a bonus upon enlistment
- Free health insurance
- Free housing
- A retirement plan
- Paid training
- College credit
- Navy College Program and Tuition Assistance
- Post-9/11 GI Bill, up to 100% tuition
- Professional credentials and certifications
- College credit hours toward a bachelor’s or associate degree
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
- U.S. citizen or equivalent
- High school graduate or equivalent
- 17 years of age or older
Depending on the role, Sailors in this career field perform duties at sea and ashore around the world.
Serving part-time as a Navy Reserve Sailor, your duties will be carried out during your scheduled drilling and training periods. During monthly drilling, Sailors in the Navy Reserve typically work at a location close to their homes.