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Army Diver

Company: U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion
Location: Gonzales
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Army full-time

**THIS JOB REQUIRES ENLISTING/JOINING THE U.S. ARMY**
By enlisting into the Army as a Diver, you become a part of a team of Soldiers. As a Soldier you secure your future with a career in the Active Duty Army (full-time) and are able to take advantage of all the benefits that serving in the Army gives you. Soldiers in the Army receive a recurring annual allowance for college, guaranteed healthcare for you that includes family benefits for those with a family, and many more benefits listed below. You gain leadership skills, college credit, and job-security by enlisting into the Army that is hard to find in the civilian sector. This is an entry level position with no experience necessary. -A diver performs tasks such as reconnaissance, demolition and salvage in underwater conditions. They specialize in either scuba diving (below the surface of water) or deep-sea diving (longer periods of time in depths up to 190 feet).

Job Duties:

Inspect and clean watercraft propellers and hulls
Patch damaged watercraft hulls
Salvage sunken equipment
Patrol the waters
Assist with underwater construction of piers and harbor facilities
Survey rivers, beaches and harbors for underwater obstacles
Attend Basic and Advanced Training (paid)

Basic Qualifications:
Age - 17 to 34 years old
Education - Current Senior in High School(HS), HS Diploma, GED, GED equivalent, or higher education level completed
Citizenship - U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident
Submit to background and medical screening
Receive a passing score on the ASVAB

Training:
Diver candidates must complete 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 29 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field, with on-the-job diving practice and repair work
Some of the skills youll 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

Benefits:
Enlistment bonus up to $40,000, varies by job and individual qualifications
Education benefits Tuition Assistance ($4,000 annually) / GI Bill (up to $108,000 for 36 months of attending college)

Paid training (Basic and Advanced)
30 days of paid vacation earned every year
Additional living expenses for those who have dependents
Various lengths of contracts available from 2 years to 6 years normally
Additional pay allowances based on additional qualifications

Salary Range: 26-56K

Required qualifications: Legally authorized to work in the United States
Preferred qualifications: 17 years or older

Keywords: U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion, Baton Rouge , Army Diver, Other , Gonzales, Louisiana

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