Officer Candidate Requirements
The following personal gear should be brought with you when reporting to the Basic Officer Training Class (BOTC).
All Officer Candidates
2 white towels, 2 white washcloths
Shower shoes flip...
If you are a new recruit, it is important to know there are two application cycles per year. All paperwork must be received by the deadline to receive an interview.
For even Basic Officer Training Classes (BOTC) (138, 140,...
To be eligible for appointment in the NOAA Corps, an applicant must meet the following criteria.
Applicants must be a United States citizen of good moral character. If selected for appointment, an...
All officer candidates must attend an initial 19-week Basic Officer Training Class (BOTC). The curriculum is challenging, with onboard ship-handling exercises coupled with classroom instruction in leadership, officer bearing...
Pre-Commissioning Medical Screening Process
If you are recommended as a primary or alternate candidate by the Officer Personnel Board (OPB) to receive a temporary appointment into the NOAA Corps, you will be required to...