The Coast Guard is seeking applications for membership on the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC). This Committee advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters related to personnel in the U.S. merchant marine, including training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and fitness standards.
Applications for six positions that expire or become vacant on June 1, 2012 will be considered. To be eligible, you should have experience in the following areas of expertise: One member for marine educators representing the viewpoint of State Maritime Academies; one member for marine educators representing the viewpoint of the small vessel industry in maritime training institutions other than state or Federal Maritime Academies; one member for a licensed chief engineering officer authorized to serve on vessels of any horsepower; two members for licensed deck officers; and one member who will represent the general public.
The deadline for application is February 6, 2012.Applicants should send their cover letter and resume to the following address: Commandant (CG-5221), Attn MERPAC, U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 2nd St. SW., Stop 7126, Washington DC 20593-7126; or by calling (202) 372-1408; or by faxing (202) 372-1926; or by emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org. This notice is available at the online docket, USCG-2011-1103, at http://www.regulations.gov.