Welcome to the Ohio Naval Militia: Career Center

The following volunteer opportunities are available with the Ohio Naval Militia.  Please review the open positions and complete an application.

Boatswain's Mate - Apply Today

Boatswain's MateOn board a ship, you will be assigned to jobs such as keeping up the ship's compartments, decks, deck machinery and other equipment, external structures, and lines and rigging. You will also be standing deck watches, such as helmsman, lookout, and messenger watches underway and in port; standing sentry, fire, security, anchor and other special watches; manning and operating small boats, booms, cranes and winches.


Engineman - Apply Today

EnginemanOversee and coordinate the repair, maintenance and improvement of ONM vessels and equipment to minimize loss of revenue and cost of repairs. Responsible to ensure vessels and equipment provide comfortable and safe transportation for sailors and comply with applicable laws and regulations. Develop and implement cost effective maintenance and repair schedules for all vessels and vehicles to ensure comfortable and safe transportation. Should be familiar with outboard engine mechanics; certification a plus+.


Operations Specialist - Apply Today

Operations Specialists operate radar, navigation and communications equipment in the shipboard combat information centers (CICs) or bridges. They detect and track ships, planes, and missiles.


Personnel Specialist - Apply Today

Personnel Specialists provide enlisted personnel with information and counseling about Navy jobs, opportunities for general education and training, and promotion requirements. They assist enlisted members' families with legal aid or reassignments in hardship situations. Personnel Specialists keep records up to date, prepare reports, type letters and maintain files.


Legalman - Apply Today

Legalmen are trained paralegals who assist professionals in the field of law. They work in Navy legal offices, performing administrative and clerical tasks necessary to process claims, conduct court and administrative hearings. They maintain records, documents and legal reference libraries. Legalmen may give advice on tax returns, voter registration procedures, immigration and customs regulations, regulations governing Social Security and veterans' benefits. They perform many duties related to courts-martial and non-judicial punishment hearings.


Yeoman - Apply Today

YeomanYeomen perform secretarial and clerical work. They deal with visitors, telephone calls and incoming mail. They organize files and operate copy machines and order and distribute supplies. They write and type business and social letters, notices, directives, forms and reports.


Mass Communication Specialist - Apply Now

Mass Communication SpecialistResponsible for public affairs and visual information development and distribution. They present the ONM story to audiences in the TAG and to the rest of the world through a variety of media. Duties include writing and producing print and broadcast journalism, news, and feature stories for military and civilian newspapers, magazines, television and radio broadcast stations. They record still and video photography of military operations, exercises, and other Navy events.


Logistics Specialist - Apply Today

Storekeepers are the Navy's supply clerks. They see that needed supplies are available including everything from clothing and machine parts to forms and food. They have duties as civilian warehousemen, purchasing agents, stock clerks and supervisors, retail sales clerks, store managers, inventory clerks, buyers, parts clerks, bookkeepers and even fork lift operators.


Information Systems Technician - Apply Now

Information Systems TechnicianInformation Systems Technicians design, install, operate, and maintain state-of-the-art information systems. This technology includes local and wide area networks, mainframe, mini and microcomputer systems and associated peripheral devices. They also write programs to handle the collection, manipulation and distribution of data for a wide variety of applications and requirements. They perform the functions of a computer system analyst, operate telecommunications systems including automated networks and the full spectrum of data links and circuits.


Culinary Specialist - Apply Today

Culinary SpecialistResponsibility for the management and operation of the dining facility for ONM personnel. Ensures high standards of food service, adequacy of facilities, food storage/preparation, and serving safety for all sailors. Operates the dining facility for the command. Receives, interprets, prepares, and provides supplemental food service guidance and implementing instructions.


Chaplain - Apply Today

Religious Programs SpecialistChaplains serve both God and country by bringing their unique gifts with which they are endowed by God, to the Sailors of our state in the broad, challenging, diverse, and ever changing environment of the ONM.  Our Chaplains are our state's Sailors who minister to our state's sons and daughters, and their families. Like any Sailor, they must endure the hardships, separations, and deprivations of those whom they serve. Like any Minister, they must provide dynamic and genuine ministry with a shepherd's heart.


Corpsman - Apply Today

Hospital CorpsmanAs an ONM Corpsman, your unquestionable passion for care-giving will earn the respect you deserve from the men and women you aid. You will provide treatment for Sailors, utilizing your ability to think and act quickly to keep them fit and ready to serve at the best of their abilities.  While working in medical support, you may have the opportunity to help administer a wide range of preventive care and first aid as well as  Deliver emergency medical treatment to Sailors in the field.


Master at Arms - Apply Now

Masters-at-Arms uphold law and order aboard ships, shore stations, control access to naval installations, and deploy overseas with expeditionary forces and squadrons performing Antiterrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) duties. The basic duty of an MA is to enforce rules and regulations, maintain good order and discipline, and protect life and property. Some other duties include conducting criminal investigations, personal protective services, take part in correctional and rehabilitative programs, Military Working Dog (MWD) handlers, small arms instruction, lethal and non-lethal weapons training, and organize and train sailors assigned to Shore Patrol police duty. Their equivalents in the civilian world are detectives, security guards, and policemen.