Feb 012016

If investigating maritime accidents might be up your street the US National Transportation Safety Board, NTSB, might be looking for you.

Says the agency: “As the Marine Accident Investigator (Nautical) you will have the experience and expertise in commercial marine operations, vessel navigation and maneuvering marine safety and marine accident investigations. You will be responsible for organizing, managing and coordinating the investigation of marine accidents, and for developing and presenting reports with marine transportation safety recommendations for adoption by the Board. You will serve as an Investigator in Charge (IIC) or Group Chairperson in NTSB led and USCG led marine accident investigations. . Further, the you may serve as the NTSB representative in public/non-public accident investigations or other marine accident investigations of interest to the NTSB, and as the NTSB representative in international investigations conducted under IMO rules.

WHO MAY APPLY: U.S. Citizens and Status Candidates


  • 50% or Greater
  • Will be required to launch on accident investigations


  • Yes
  • Some relocation expenses may be covered


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Financial Interest in transportation enterprises is prohibited
  • Bargaining Unit Position
  • Suitability standards for Federal employment must be met

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