Job Description: An information systems technician (IT) is responsible for establishing and maintaining Coast Guard computer systems, analog and digital voice systems (telephones and voicemail), and installing and maintaining the physical network infrastructure that ties the systems together. ITs at sea support tactical command, control, communications, and computer systems.
- Branch: Coast Guard
- Average Rating:
- Designation: IT
- Average Salary: $42,359
- Entry Type: Enlisted
- Degree: High School
- Age: 17-31
- Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
- Category: Hull and Engineering
32 Average Age
788 Number Employed
10.0 YearsAverage Employment
Pros: Skills, Abilities, and Training.
Cons: Worklife, Relocating
Location: Washington, DC
Toughest part of the job is being relocated regularly.
Location: Point Reyes Station, CA
Usual schedule on land units is 7-3. Most days are spent working in a team environment. Many opportunities for additional training. Work in most fields of IT. Toughest part of the job is being relocated regularly. Best part of the job is the workshop environment.