Job Description: A diver performs tasks such as reconnaissance, demolition and salvage in underwater conditions. They specialize in either scuba diving (below the surface of water) or deep-sea diving (longer periods of time in depths up to 190 feet). Job duties include: inspect and clean watercraft propellers and hulls; patch damaged watercraft hulls; salvage sunken equipment; patrol the waters; assist with underwater construction of piers and harbor facilities; survey rivers, beaches and harbors for underwater obstacles.

  • Branch Branch: Army
  • Ratings Average Rating:
  • Desinnation Designation: 12D
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $41,173
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB: ST: 106¬†OR GM: 98, GT: 107
  • Degree Degree: High School or GED
  • Age Age: 17-34
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Intelligence & Combat Support
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