NOAA's Office of Marine and Aviation Operations (OMAO) manages and operates NOAA's fleet of ships and aircraft. Comprised of civilians and officers of the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps, OMAO also manages the NOAA Diving Program and the NOAA Small Boat Program.
Office of Marine and Aviation Operations Headquarters
OMAO Operating Units
Visit the pages below for contact information for each OMAO operating unit:
For media inquiries related to NOAA aircraft, ships, diving operations, small boat operations, and the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps, contact Jonathan Shannon (863-267-1867). For a list of other NOAA media contacts, please visit: https://www.noaa.gov/NOAA-Communications
General NOAA Resources
To learn about career opportunities with OMAO, including NOAA professional mariner jobs, please visit: https://www.omao.noaa.gov/find/careers