Computer Operator V in Honolulu, HI at PAE

Date Posted: 1/20/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Honolulu, HI
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Computer Operator V

Duties and General Functions:

Situational Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) Watchstander and Systems Operator assigned to the Response and Management Division, located at the Coast Guard District Fourteen Headquarters in the PJKK Federal Building in Honolulu, Hawaii. Maintain situational awareness of multiple operations and project and prioritize efforts as requirements change.  Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of MDA issues and provides real time informational products to Coast Guard assets. Additionally provides vessel clearance and notification for PMRF-Pacific Missile Range Facility via various tracking equipment and sensors.

Other Experience, Skills, Requirements, and Information:


Secret Clearance required, by Commandant Instruction for Command Center. A minimum of 9 years experience performing the stated functions. Maintain awareness of all active operations and status of resources throughout the AOR.  Track and monitor all actions in support of Maritime Homeland Security (MHS), Maritime Law Enforcement (MLE), Marine Safety (MS), Marine Environmental Protection (MEP), Aids to Navigation (ATON), and Defense Operations within the AOR. Identify and track vessels of interest or suspicious activity.  Monitor/track movements of vessels of interest.  Continuously monitor maritime activities to identify anomalies in the AOR. Liaison with any active Incident Command System (ICS) organizations that impact the maritime environment. Monitor CGMS and HF/VHF radio communications and communicate via Chat and SIPRnet protocols. Provide direct support to aircraft utilizing Chat protocols and other systems for CASPER equipped missions. Proficiency in the use of personal computers, MS Office software products, web-based applications, spatial data products and systems unique to Coast Guard applications including MISLE, HSIN and Chat protocols. Capable of adjusting the normal work schedules as necessary to meet mission requirements not to exceed 80 hours per two week pay period.  Normal work schedule will be determined by USCG and mission requirements. Deliver mission/situational awareness briefs to appropriate D14 Response Division staff elements. All watch standers and liaisons will have familiarity with each other’s work areas. Complete modified Situational Unit PQS initial certification and annual qualifications. Notify D14 (dt) of MDA systems operational status. Possess a valid driver’s license. All candidates will be required to pass a Drug Screening.

Education Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Navy or Coast Guard Operations Specialist highly desired. E5 or above preferred.

Our benefits and perks include:

  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance
  • Tuition and training assistance program
  • Wellness program & Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid vacation and sick leave & 10 Paid Holidays
  • Mobile phone service discount / Discounted Gym Memberships

Work Conditions:

Conditions will vary.  Most work performed in enclosed buildings.  Work will include sitting, standing, walking, lifting and reaching. This classification’s activities range from, an office-like environment with extensive sitting demands to a flight line-like environment with extensive climbing, standing, stooping, bending, pushing, kneeling, stretching, and walking demands. May occasionally be required to lift objects whose weight exceeds 30 pounds. Special vision abilities to perform this job are close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus. 

The diversity of work conditions may range from an office environment where there is little or no physical discomfort to a flight line environment where inclement weather may subject the individual to severe changes in temperature, wind, rain, etc. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, and electrical shock hazards.

Security Clearance:

Ability to obtain a US DoD Secret Security clearance, and ability to maintain clearance throughout employment. If the position requires a clearance.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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