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Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewman (SWCC)

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Company: U.S. Navy

Location: Boston, MA

Date Posted: May 28, 2014

Source: U.S. Navy

Navy SWCCs operate some of the world’s most high-speed, high-performance, heavily armed small craft in existence – defending freedom via the riverine and littoral environment. In this role:Operate independently among small units, or integrate with other U.S. Special Operations forces or within U.S. Navy carrier and expeditionary strike groups, to accomplish operational tasks Insert and extract SEALs and other Special Operations personnel from a variety of Naval Surface Warfare vessels, ready at a moment’s notice to provide stealth cover and unleash awesome firepower Collect important data about enemy military installations and shipping traffic in coastal areas Protect global waters from enemy combatants, performing direct action raids against enemy shipping and waterborne traffic Provide rapid mobility in shallow water areas where larger ships cannot operate Provide internal defense in foreign regions and offer dedicated support to your Special Operations counterparts Operate and maintain ordnance systems, communications, electronics ...

Navy SWCCs operate some of the world’s most high-speed, high-performance, heavily armed small craft in existence – defending freedom via the riverine and littoral environment. In this role:Operate independently among small units, or integrate with other U.S. Special Operations forces or within U.S. Navy carrier and expeditionary strike groups, to accomplish operational tasks Insert and extract SEALs and other Special Operations personnel from a variety of Naval Surface Warfare vessels, ready at a moment’s notice to provide stealth cover and unleash awesome firepower Collect important data about enemy military installations and shipping traffic in coastal areas Protect global waters from enemy combatants, performing direct action raids against enemy shipping and waterborne traffic Provide rapid mobility in shallow water areas where larger ships cannot operate Provide internal defense in foreign regions and offer dedicated support to your Special Operations counterparts Operate and maintain ordnance systems, communications, electronics, small boats, and other equipment associated with SWCC and other special operations missions Be the go-to resource, applying expert knowledge of everything from maritime navigation to covert communications to advanced weaponry

Key Opportunities:
Navy SWCCs must be physically fit, mentally tough, intelligent, adaptable and team oriented and must possess the drive and dedication to make it through the challenging 34-week training program. Once achieved, there are distinct professional advantages:Pursue opportunities not readily available in civilian practice (work in exciting locations on special missions around the globe) Receive specialized training in such areas as maritime navigation, radio communications, boat/propulsion systems engineering, or parachute and helicopter operations Assist other military and civilian law enforcement agencies Take advantage of a generous enlistment bonus Receive paid training and access to Navy-funded continuing education Get college credit for what's learned in your training pipeline through the American Council on Education (ACE) Qualifications and

Requirements:
Candidates must satisfy specific criteria to be eligible for employment consideration.U.S. citizenship:

Required Education:
High school diploma or GED or equivalent

Gender:
Male (required by law)

Age:
30 or younger Medical exam:

Required Eyesight:
20/40 best eye; 20/70 worst eye; correctable to 20/25 with no color blindness Physical screening test: Required Minimum Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) score: AR+VE=103, MC=51 Service commitment: Minimum of six years of Active Duty Learn more about a Navy SWCC Special Warfare career in America's Navy – including details on current offers, requirements and training required.United States Navy Request More Info

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