Skip navigation
Unable to save this job. Please try again later.

{msg}

Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend

To begin the application process, please enter your email address.

Company Contact Info

  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Amanda Hay

Already have an account?

Sign in to apply with your saved resumes.

New to CareerBuilder?

Don't have an account? Continue as a guest!

Sorry, we cannot save or unsave this job right now.

Report this Job

Trust and Site Security Team.

Don't miss out on new jobs!

Get the latest Maintenance Manager (Installation, Maintenance, and Repair) jobs in Tallahassee, FL delivered directly to your inbox. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Saved!

Could not save Job Alert!

You have too many Job Alerts!

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.

Sign Up

or   Sign In Here
Password Must Contain
• 
8 to 15 characters
• 
1 uppercase letter
• 
1 number or symbol
• 
1 lowercase letter
Cancel
Create an Account with CareerBuilder to save jobs & unlock these great features
See similar job titles and skills to help you make your next move
Upload a resume and become visible to Hiring Managers and Employers
Compare Salary Information to see where you stand amongst your peers
Easily Quick Apply to jobs with just one click!

Email Send Failed!

Diver

United States Army • Tallahassee, FL

Posted 23 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Military, Defense - Aerospace
Government - Federal, Entry Level, Skilled Labor - Trades

Job Description

The U.S. Army, a key component of the U.S. Armed Forces, is made up of the best-trained, most dedicated, most respected Soldiers in the world — protecting America’s freedoms at home and abroad, securing our homeland, and defending democracy worldwide. A Soldier in the U.S. Army is the embodiment of physical strength, emotional strength, and strength of purpose. As a Soldier, you will be prepared to serve our country whenever and wherever you are needed, combat-ready at all times, trained to counter any threat, anywhere.

DIVER

Not all Army operations take place on land. Sometimes, repair, construction and patrolling take place beneath the surface. An Engineer Diver in the Army performs such tasks as reconnaissance, demolition, and salvage, all while being underwater. As an Army Diver, you'll specialize either as a scuba diver, who works just below the surface of the water, or as a deep sea diver, who usually works for long periods of time in depths of up to 190 feet.

Some of your duties as a Diver may include:

• Inspect and clean watercraft propellers and hulls

• Patch damaged watercraft hulls using underwater welding equipment

• Salvage sunken equipment

• Patrol the waters below watercraft at anchor

• Assist with underwater construction of piers and harbor facilities

• Survey rivers, beaches, and harbors for underwater obstacles

• Use explosives to clear underwater obstacles

The skills you'll learn as an Army Diver will help prepare you for a future with oil companies, salvage companies, underwater construction firms and police or fire rescue units. You'll receive diving certifications that could help you in the civilian world. Operating and maintaining deep sea merchant ships, tugboats, ferries, excursion vessels and other watercraft may also be career options for you to consider.

HELPFUL SKILLS

The job of a Diver may be the right fit for you if you have an interest in mechanics and building, an ability to stay calm under stress, an interest in underwater diving, a high degree of self-reliance, are an excellent swimmer, and are physically strong.

TRAINING

Job training for a Diver requires nine weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 29 weeks of Advanced Individual Training and on-the-job instruction, including practice in diving and repair work. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field. Some of the skills you'll learn are:

• Principles of scuba and surface-supplied diving

• Underwater welding and cutting

• Use and care of hand and power tools

• Maintenance of diving equipment

• Explosives

As an active duty Soldier, you’ll be eligible for:

• Up to $4,500 a year in tuition assistance, while on active duty

• Up to $85,536 for college

• Up to $65,000 to repay qualifying student loans

• Up to $40,000 enlistment bonus

• Medical and dental care

• 30 days

of vacation with earned each year

Job Requirements

 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

• U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien

• 17–34 years old

• Healthy and in good physical condition

• In good moral standing

• High School or equivalent education

Job ID: MG12
Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this Job.
CAREERBUILDER TIP
For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.
By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.
Don't miss out on new jobs like this
Get the latest jobs delivered to your inbox. Unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Created

Well, this is embarrassing. We are having trouble saving your search. You can try again or come back at a later time.

Maximum Email Alerts

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.

More Jobs at United States Army

View All Similar Jobs View All Similar Jobs