Profession Seaman (armed forces)
Seamen, military operations crew members provide collective defence measures to protect their country's waters and other interests. They are employed by the Navy.
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Tasks seaman (armed forces)
- Train and exercise using various military equipment and tactics.
- Operate and maintain the ship's weapons, electronic systems and sensors.
- Operate the ship's communication systems.
- Stand watch for security, navigation or communications.
- Operate and maintain on-deck equipment and ship rigging.
- Operate hoists, cranes and winches to load cargo or set gangplanks.
- Handle lines to secure vessels to wharves or other ships.
- Attend fire fighting and damage control exercises.
- Attend crews painting and maintaining decks and sides of ships.
- Engage in peacekeeping operations and enforce ceasefire agreements.
- Provide aid in emergency situations, such as civil disorder, natural disasters and major accidents.
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- Commissioned officer armed forces
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- Special forces crew member