Protecting America’s Ports, Waterways, and Interests at home and abroad is the job of the Department of Homeland Security’s United States Coast Guard. Maritime Enforcement Specialists are trained in Maritime Law Enforcement, Anti-terrorism, Force Protection, and Physical Security.
Maritime Enforcement Specialists are professionals well grounded in knowledge and skills pertaining to law enforcement and security duties. As such, members of this rating can be expected to be assigned challenging duties including traditional maritime law enforcement, anti-terrorism force protection, port security and safety, as well as providing unit-level training in these fields.
Required Qualifications of a Maritime Enforcement Specialist:
– Must be eligible for a SECRET clearance.
– Must have Normal Color Vision.
– Have no domestic violence convictions or restraining orders prohibiting them from legally carrying a firearm.
– Must be in compliance with the Coast Guard Weight and Body Fat Standards.
– Must pass either the Boarding Officer and Boat Crew Physical Fitness test or the Deployable Specialized Forces Tier II Physical Fitness Test.
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Desirable Characteristics of a Maritime Enforcement Specialist:
* Law Enforcement and Security Experience: Military or civilian.
* Weapons Qualification: Pistol, Rifle, and Shotgun qualifications.
* Drivers License: Currently hold a valid State Driver’s License.
Related Civilian Jobs after your US Coast Guard Service:
* Local, state, or federal law enforcement
* Physical and personal security positions