STS Systems Support is seeking a Diver First Class  to support operations at Fairchild AFB, WA

Dive Master Responsibilities:

  • Conducts Dive Supervisor Training courses for SERE Safety Divers
  • Maintains dive locker and equipment
  • Supports military divers conducting an average of 250 dives per year
  • Supports continuation training open water dives
  • Manages the SERE Safety Diver Qualification Upgrade program
  • Manages pre-Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (SCUBA) qualification training program
  • Provides Dive Locker Maintenance support
  • Provides technical experience in the operation and maintenance of assigned diving equipment IAW Manufacturer Specifications
  • Supports development of waterborne operations’ procedures designed to enhance the readiness and collective skills of SERE Safety Divers
  • Supervise and/or provide instruction to SERE Safety Divers in all aspects of diving operations
  • Provides training on all Government provided dive equipment
  • Provides diver upgrade training for Mission Qualification Training
  • Trains divers on use, operation, & maintenance procedures for all SCUBA diving equipment
  • Provides maintenance of assigned equipment/systems and ancillary equipment
  • Schedules, directs, and monitors US Navy Maintenance and Material Management (3M) system
  • Administers all daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annually or greater 3M maintenance requirements for assigned diving related equipment
  • Maintains the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) and hazardous material program for the Dive Locker


Job requirements:

Qualification Requirements:

  • DoD certified Diver First Class
  • Qualified and operated as a Naval Enlisted Classification (NEC) M1DV Diver First Class (Legacy NEC Code 5342) as outlined in NAVPERS 18068F Vol II or cross service suitable substitutes who meet qualifications from NAVPERS 18068F Vol II
  • minimum of 3 years’ experience as an Operational Diver First Class
  • thorough familiarity with recognition and treatment of diving emergencies as outlined in the US Navy Diving Manual
  • Current lifeguard qualified
  • Capable of swimming in turbulent waters
  • and knowledge of US Navy recompression chamber operations
  • 3 years’ experience in certification and maintenance of high pressure air systems
  • 3 years’ experience in employment the US Navy Dive/Jump Reporting System, U.S. Navy Planned Maintenance System, and the 3M system
  • 3 years’ experience in reading blueprints and schematic drawings, understand specifications, and interpret illustrated parts breakdowns and other publications used in the field of Dive Locker/Maritime equipment and dive related specialization
  • Knowledgeable of USAF and MAJCOM regulatory guidelines and instructions