LCS Officer of the Deck (OOD) Trainer at the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Training Facility (LTF)

Clearance Level
San Diego, California

REQ#: RQ90435

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular
  • Must be prepared to support the Train to Qualify (T2Q) and Train to Certify (T2C) process utilizing shore-based trainer requiring dynamic assessment of watchstanders during integrated scenarios.
  • Provide trusted advice and technical assistance regarding training requirements and curriculum analysis, design development, implementation, instruction, and assessment in Navigation, Seamanship, and Shiphandling related topics to students at all levels of the training spectrum.
  • Develops; tests; maintains; and delivers complex Navigation training programs and related materials in support of training objectives.
  • Prepares; reviews; and customizes curriculum lesson plans and instructor guides in support of traditional classroom teaching.
  • Supports Formal Course Reviews and curriculum updates; conducts training gap analysis and provides formal feedback / recommendations for Course improvement.
  • Establishes and reviews course content and objectives.
  • Conducts training sessions and develops criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of training activities.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Primary instruction in LCS-2 Officer of the Deck (OOD) and Junior Officer of the Deck (JOOD) Capstone and LCS-2 Crew Certification Training.


Bachelors Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, training, or work/military experience.


Five (5) years of experience with the required system as either a maintenance technician supervisor or operator supervisor with responsibility for teaching the applicable system or function task to others in a journeyman level training environment. Of the five years, one (1) year of experience as an instructor in a Navy Training Environment, to include curriculum maintenance, writing learning objectives, preparing test items, evaluating instructional materials and the results of instruction and counseling students on academic learning problems.

  • Desired LCS or operational Fleet experience having recently served on LCS or with operational Fleet experience either as a US Navy qualified OOD or a USCG licensed Deck Officer (Master, 1st Mate, 2nd Mate, or 3rd Mate). 
  • Must be able to support training with extended periods on your feet while instructing.  Travel may be required up to 10% of time.
  • Candidate may be required to support a second shift work schedule on an intermittent basis.
  • Experience as a qualified Master / Afloat Training Specialist in support of CSCS/TACTRAGRU/ATG is a significant plus. 
  • Active Secret Security Clearance
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