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Navy Enlisted Rating (Job) Descriptions

Surface Combat Systems/Operations Community


The Navy calls their enlisted jobs "ratings." Similar ratings are placed into various "communities."

Below are the Navy enlisted ratings that fall into the Surface Combat Systems/Operations Community. Click on each rating designator to read a basic job description, as well as basic qualification criteria established to obtain the particular rating.

BM - Boatswain's Mate

ET - Electronic Technician

FC - Fire Controlman

GM - Gunner's Mate

MN - Mineman

OS - Operations Specialist

QM - Quartermaster

STG - Sonar Technician-Surface

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