Their accomplishments are epic. Their expertise is unrivaled. No other force is more intensely trained to succeed in the perilous world of underwater adventure. Each assignment they take on is crucial and backed by a steadfast dedication to teamwork. #GDJULY
Navy Divers are part of an extraordinary community. They journey anywhere from the darkest depths of the worlds oceans to freezing arctic-like conditions underneath icebergs, accomplishing a number of tasks only few can perform, with no margin for error.
Navy Divers may be expected to:
Perform a variety of diving salvage operations and special diving duties worldwide
Take part in construction and demolition projects
Execute search and rescue missions
Support military and civilian law enforcement agencies
Serve as the technical experts for diving evolutions for numerous military Special Operations units
Provide security, communications and other logistics during Expeditionary Warfare missions
Carry out routine ship maintenance, including restoration and repair
Your job as a Navy Diver could encompass many dive specialties, including:
Salvage and recovery Locating and retrieving wreckage; conducting harbor and waterway clearance, underwater repairs and salvage operations in all environments
Deep submergence Probing the greatest depths in the name of research and other classified missions
Ship husbandry Inspecting and repairing ships and submarines
Saturation diving Working and living at extreme depths for days or weeks at a time
Males and females are eligible to apply to become enlisted Navy Divers. No college degree is required, but a high degree of difficulty and satisfaction is standard. Training is tough and ongoing. You can apply for the Navy Challenge contract for Divers at any time during your first enlistment.
Eyesight 20/200 bilateral correctable to 20/25 with no color blindness
Minimum Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) score: AR+VE=103, MC=51...