Coast Guard, DHS.
Request for applications.
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Navigation Safety Advisory Council. The Navigation Safety Advisory Council provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Homeland Security, through the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, on matters relating to maritime collisions, rammings, and groundings; Inland Rules of the Road; International Rules of the Road; navigation regulations and equipment, routing measures, marine information, diving safety, and aids to navigation systems.
Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume on or before July 30, 2014.
Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via one of the following methods:
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- By mail: Commandant (CG-NAV)/NAVSAC Attn: Mr. Mike Sollosi, Alternate Designated Federal Officer, Commandant (CG-NAV), U.S. Coast Guard 2703 Martin Luther King Avenue SE., STOP 7418, Washington, DC 20593-7418;
- By fax to 202-372-1991; or
- By email to Mike.M.Sollosi@uscg.mil
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Mr. Mike Sollosi, the NAVSAC Alternate Designated Federal Officer, telephone 202-372-1545, fax 202-372-1991, or email Mike.M.Sollosi@uscg.mil; or Mr. Burt Lahn, NAVSAC coordinator, telephone 202-372-1526, or email Burt.A.Lahn@uscg.mil.
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The Navigation Safety Advisory Council is a Federal advisory committee authorized by 33 U.S.C. 2073 and chartered under the Federal Advisory
Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770, as amended). The Navigation Safety Advisory Council provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary, through the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, on matters relating to maritime collisions, rammings, and groundings; Inland Rules of the Road; International Rules of the Road; navigation regulations and equipment, routing measures, marine information, diving safety, and aids to navigation systems.
The Navigation Safety Advisory Council is expected to meet at least twice each year, or more often with the approval of the Designated Federal Officer. All members serve at their own expense and receive no salary from the Federal Government, although travel reimbursement and per diem may be provided for called meetings. The Navigation Safety Advisory Council is composed of not more than 21 members who all will have expertise in Inland and International vessel navigation Rules of the Road, aids to maritime navigation, maritime law, vessel safety, port safety, or commercial diving safety. Each member will be appointed to represent the viewpoints and interests of one of the following groups or organizations, and at least one member will be appointed to represent each membership category:
a. Commercial vessel owners or operators;
b. Professional mariners;
c. Recreational boaters;
d. The recreational boating industry;
e. State agencies responsible for vessel or port safety; and
f. The Maritime Law Association.
Members serve as representatives and are not Special Government Employees as defined in 18 U.S.C. 202(a).
The Coast Guard will consider applications for seven positions that expire or become vacant on November 4, 2014, in the following categories:
a. Professional mariners;
b. Recreational boaters;
c. Recreational Boating Industry;
d. State agencies responsible for vessel or port safety; and
e. Maritime Law Association.
To be eligible, you should have experience in one of the categories listed above. Members serve terms of office of up to three (3) years. Members may be considered to serve up to two (2) consecutive terms. In the event the Navigation Safety Advisory Council terminates, all appointments to the Council terminate.
Registered lobbyists are not eligible to serve on Federal advisory committees. Registered lobbyists are lobbyists required to comply with provisions contained in the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Public Law 104-65 as amended).
The Department of Homeland Security does not discriminate in selecting Council members on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor. The Department of Homeland Security strives to achieve a widely diverse candidate pool for all of its recruitment actions.
If you are interested in applying to become a member of the Council, submit your complete application package to Mr. Mike Sollosi, the Navigation Safety Advisory Council Assistant Designated Federal Officer via one of the transmittal methods provided above by the deadline in the DATES section of this notice. Indicate the specific position you request to considered for and specify your area of expertise, knowledge and experience that qualifies you for service on the Navigation Safety Advisory Council. Note that during the vetting process, applicants may be asked to provide their date of birth and social security number. All email submittals will receive email receipt confirmation.
To visit our online docket, go to https://www.regulations.gov. Enter the docket number for this notice (USCG-2014-0405) in the Search box, and click “Search”. Please do not post your resume on this site.
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Dated: June 18, 2014.
Director, Marine Transportation Systems, U.S. Coast Guard.
[FR Doc. 2014-14909 Filed 6-25-14; 8:45 am]
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