Chief Petty Officer (Male, Age 41) in Chesapeake, VA

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Current Job

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Job TitleChief Petty Officer
Other Compensation None Set
Company Size(not answered)
LocationChesapeake, VA
Years Experience1 year

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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
Currently serving in the U.S. Navy with over 300,000 people. My current command is the Naval Information Operations Command with over 300 personnel. We support deployed Armed Forces worldwide with information operations reach-back support.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Stand weekly 8-12 hour watches as the point of contact for U.S. Navy Fleet Warfare Commanders as well as troops on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan. Coordinate technical product production and validation in support of ongoing operations.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Retirement plan, health/dental/life insurance. 4 weeks paid vacation.

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Well compensated for my current position. Troops serving in other places, such as Iraq are undercompensated.

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A day in the life of…

Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:

5am to 6am
6am to 7am
7am to 8amEdit and verify morning brief and develop PowerPoint presentation using various government intranet resources.
8am to 9amConduct morning brief to department personnel, followed by attending daily morning brief for command. Brief I develop is used as a portion of the command brief.
9am to 10amConduct training or work toward developing future training for command personnel.
10am to 11amContinue developing or conducting my own training.
11am to 12pmLunch.
12pm to 1pmPerform required Navy physical training.
1pm to 2pmContinue required Navy physical training.
2pm to 3pmReview future plans and begin development of next day’s morning brief. This is then turned over to the next watch for continuation.
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