JOBS AT MSC: Join Our CIVMAR Team; Sail The World

This blog post was provided by MSC’s dedicated human resources staff and is the beginning of a series focused on jobs at MSC – recruiting and retaining our talented workforce. Stay tuned for more and be sure to share your feedback and ideas in the comments section.

October 1, 2012 marked the beginning of a new fiscal year for MSC, and with that comes new opportunities.

Right now, there are more than 5,000 civil service mariners working for MSC. They are the men and women who serve aboard MSC ships at sea, operating around the world to support the warfighter.

Sailing with MSC by serving as a CIVMAR is a rewarding experience – you will be given the opportunity to truly take command of your career while serving your country. 

MSC provides training, experience and opportunity to advance your credentials –  unmatched in the industry and truly unmatched in the world. In addition to our external hiring we promote our CIVMARs from within to capitalize on the talent and the first hand knowledge of our fleet.

Bottom line? MSC is searching for talent!

Current opportunities include:

Deck department
First Officer
Second Officer
Third Officer

Engine department
First Assistant Engineer
Second Assistant Engineer
Third Assistant Engineer
Refrigeration Engineer
Deck Engineer Machinist
Unlicensed Junior Engineer
Engine Utilityman

Supply department
Steward Cook
Cook Baker

Communications department
Chief Radio Electronics Technician
We are also on the lookout for individuals with a background in competitive swimming to join our Surface Rescue Swimming team.

For many of our positions, we require that you not only have the right skills and but that you also have the right credentials from the U.S. Coast Guard.

Our position requirements and the application process are outlined on

If you think you or someone you know are interested in learning more about these and other opportunities, you can visit our recruiters at any of our recruitment events nationwide, call our call center at 1-877-JOBS-MSC or visit our website and start the process.


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