Departments & Positions

  • Command (Primary Manifest)

    The Command department is ultimately responsible for the ship and its crew, and those within the department are responsible for commanding the vessel and representing the interests of Starfleet.

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  • Flight Navigation (Primary Manifest)

    The Flight Navigation Department is chiefly responsible for the navigation and flight control of the vessel and its auxiliary craft, the department includes pilots trained in both starship and auxiliary craft piloting. The Federation Merchant Marines takes on the best pilots they can find, pilots who have been known to push the limits or perform stunts that would otherwise be frowned upon in Starfleet.

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  • Security (Primary Manifest)

    Aboard a Federation Merchant Marines vessel, the Security Department often consists of former or retired enlisted crew and officers from Starfleet or other organizations in the galaxy. These personnel often make up of one of the smallest Departments aboard a merchant marine vessel. They are responsible first and foremost for the safety of the starship and all those who serve or reside aboard. They are in charge of ship-to-ship combat and defending the vessel and its cargo by whatever means are deemed necessary. They are the starship's line of defense against pirating, raids, and protecting against any form of unauthorized boarding parties.

    Often in the best physical shape, these men and women have gone through intense physical training, combat drills, and are trained on both starship weapons and personal hand weapons in addition to various forms of martial arts and hand-to-hand combat. Security personnel while on duty are armed round the clock and are on the scene whenever new cargo is taken aboard, in which they then oversee ensuring that the cargo is of no danger to the lives aboard, taking the necessary measures to protect the crew against hazardous cargo with the help of the Safety and Operations Department.

    In addition to their standard security and tactical responsibilities, this Department has further duties extending to that of Strategic Operations as well as Intelligence. Therefore, men and women of the Security Department must also possess knowledge of current events and galactic stability or instability of regions of space. Thus, they act as an advisors to the command staff, as well as a resource of knowledge and information concerning hostile races in the operational zone of the ship, as well as combat strategies and other such things.

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  • Safety & Operations (Primary Manifest)

    The Safety and Operations Department consists of professional personnel committed to providing the safest environment possible for the crew. With a thorough understanding of the starship's systems and the many potential hazards and dangers to human life, the personnel in Safety and Operations provide training to all hands and guests aboard to insure that nobody gets injured or hurt. This department maintains constant vigilance for any situation which may affect the crew's safety. They insure that the most up-to-date safety training is conducted routinely and that all personal protective equipment such as escape pods and lifeboats are routinely inspected and operating efficiently in case of emergency evacuations are necessary. During a declared emergency or if ordered to abandon ship safety officers will coordinate a plan to ensure everyone is safely taken care of. The Operations side of the Department handles keeping ship systems functioning properly, rerouting power, bypassing relays, and doing whatever else is necessary to keep the ship operating at peak efficiency at all times.

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  • Engineering (Primary Manifest)

    A merchant marine vessel is often carrying precious cargo and supplies. Therefore, it is essential that they arrive at their destination as scheduled. Sometimes, this means pushing the engines to their max or going above and beyond the regulated safety standards set in place by the Federation. The Engineering Department aboard a merchant ship is responsible for all maintenance and repairs of the warp engines, secondary propulsion systems such as impulse, and the mechanical and electrical equipment aboard.

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  • Medical (Primary Manifest)

    The medical & counseling department is responsible for the mental and physical health of the crew, from running annual physicals to combatting a strange plague that is afflicting the crew to helping a crew member deal with the loss of a loved one.

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  • Auxiliary Services (Primary Manifest)

    The Auxiliary Services Department plays an important role aboard a Federation Merchant Marines vessel. Members of this Department are very much the backbone of the starship. Working in a variety of areas such as catering. This department is home to those responsible for preparation and serving of foods to the crew on board of a ship, maintaining supplies and materials, and even cutting hair or offering a good shave. There are a number of jobs available in this department be you enlisted, an officer, a contracted civilian outside of the Merchant Marines.

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