Department

Command Department

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COMMANDING OFFICER
Every Starfleet Facility has a single commanding officer responsible for the safety of his/her crew and the success of their missions. S/he has final accountability for any actions taken by his/her crew, and Starfleet goes to great lengths to prepare a CO for the job ahead, including the interpretation and execution of Starfleet rules and regulations.
EXECUTIVE OFFICER
He is responsible for representing the CO to the officer crew, as well as insuring the orders of the CO are carried out by all hands. He makes sure all stations are operating at peak efficiency. In times of crisis, the XO may be designated as Commander Pro Tempore and is one of two officers capable of jointly removing the CO from command. At the end of each mission, the XO and CO determine any promotions that have been warranted over that mission.
CHIEF OF THE BOAT
The senior most noncommissioned officer (including Senior and Master Chiefs), regardless of rating, is designated by the Commanding Officer as the Chief of the Boat (for vessels) or Command Chief (for Starbases). In addition to his or her departmental responsibilities, the COB/CC performs the following duties: serves as a liaison between the Commanding Officer (or Executive Officer) and the enlisted crewmen; ensures enlisted crews understand Command policies; advises the Commanding Officer and Executive Officer regarding enlisted morale, and evaluates the quality of noncommissioned officer leadership, management, and supervisory training.
YEOMAN
The Yeoman is a Noncommissioned officer that serves administrative functions aboard Federation Starships and Bases. Yeoman personnel maintain records aboard the ship mainly and make sure that paperwork (such as reports) are delivered in a timely manner.

Operations Department

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CHIEF ENGINEERING OFFICER
The Chief Engineer is responsible for the condition of all systems and equipment on board a Starfleet ship or facility. S/he oversees maintenance, repairs and upgrades of all equipment. S/he is also responsible for the many repairs teams during crisis situations. The Chief Engineer is not only the Department head but also a Senior Officer, responsible for all the crew members in her/his department and maintenance of the duty rosters.
ASSISTANT CHIEF ENGINEERING OFFICER
The Assistant Chief Engineer assists the Chief Engineer in the daily work; in issues regarding mechanical, administrative matters and co-ordaining repairs with other departments. If so required the Asst. Chief Engineer must be able to take over as Chief Engineer, and thus must be versed in current information regarding the ship or facility.
ENGINEERING OFFICER
There are several non-specialized Engineers aboard of each vessel. They are assigned to their duties by the Chief Engineer and his Assistant, performing a number of different tasks as required (i.e. general maintenance and repair). Generally Engineers are assigned to more specialized functions. Specialties include: Computer Technician, Environmental Technician, Propulsion Technician, Shuttlecraft Technician, Structural Technician, and Transporter Technician.
ENGINEER'S MATE
The Engineer's Mate is a noncommissioned officer who trains and supervises Engineering crewmen in departmental operations, repairs, and protocols; maintains duty assignments for all Engineering personnel; and is qualified to temporarily act as Chief Engineer if so ordered. The Engineer's Mate reports to the Chief Engineer. Specialties include: Computer Technician, Environmental Technician, Propulsion Technician, Shuttlecraft Technician, Structural Technician, and Transporter Technician.
CHIEF FLIGHT CONTROL OFFICER
Originally known as helm, or Flight Control Officer, CONN incorporates two job, Navigation and flight control. A Flight Control Officer must always be present on the bridge of a starship. S/he plots courses, supervises the computers piloting, corrects any flight deviations and pilots the ship manually when needed. The Chief Flight Control Officer is not only the Department head but also a Senior Officer, responsible for all the crew members in her/his department and maintenance of the duty rosters.
ASSISTANT CHIEF FLIGHT CONTROL OFFICER
Originally know as helm, or Flight Control Officer, CONN incorporates two job, navigation and flight control. A Flight Control Officer must always be present on the bridge of a starship, and every vessel has a number of Flight Control Officers to allow shift rotations. S/he plots courses, supervises the computers piloting, corrects any flight deviations and pilots the ship manually when needed. Flight Control Officers report to the Chief Flight Control Officer. The Assistant Chief Flight Control Officer is the second-in-command of the Flight Control Department, and is able to assume the duties of Chief Flight Control Officer on a temporary or permanent basis as so needed.
FLIGHT CONTROL OFFICER
Originally know as helm, or Flight Control Officer, CONN incorporates two job, navigation and flight control. A Flight Control Officer must always be present on the bridge of a starship, and every vessel has a number of Flight Control Officers to allow shift rotations. S/he plots courses, supervises the computers piloting, corrects any flight deviations and pilots the ship manually when needed. Flight Control Officers report to the Chief Flight Control Officer and can specialize in Navigation, Starship Piloting, or Shuttlecraft Piloting.
FLIGHT CONTROL SPECIALIST
A Noncommissioned Officer, a Flight Control Specialist is a specialized member of a Starship's staff that has been taught how to pilot and operate Federation Starships and Shuttlecraft.
CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
The Chief Operations Officer has the primary responsibility of ensuring that ship functions, such as the use of the lateral sensor array, do not interfere with one and another. S/he must prioritize resource allocations, so that the most critical activities can have every chance of success. If so required, s/he can curtail shipboard functions if s/he thinks they will interfere with the ship's current mission or routine operations. The Chief Operations Officer is a Department head, and a member of the Senior Staff.
ASSISTANT CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
The Chief Operations Officer cannot man the bridge at all times. Extra personnel are needed to relive and maintain ship operations. The Operations Officers are thus assistants to the Chief, fulfilling his/her duties when required, and assuming the Operations consoles if required at any time. The Assistant Chief Operations Officer is the second-in-command of the Operations Department, and can assume the role of Chief Operations Officer on a temporary or permanent basis if so needed.
OPERATIONS OFFICER
The Chief Operations Officer cannot man the bridge at all times. Extra personnel are needed to relive and maintain ship operations. The Operations Officers are thus assistants to the Chief, fulfilling his/her duties when required, and assuming the Operations consoles if required at any time. The Operations Officer reports to the Chief Operations Officer and can specialize in Communications, Computers, or Sensors.
OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
A Noncommissioned Officer, an Operations Specialist is a specialized member of a Starship's staff that has been taught to fulfil specific duties within the Operations Division. The Operations Specialist reports to the Chief Operations Officer and can specialize in Communications, Computers, or Sensors.
BOATSWAIN
Each vessel and base has one Warrant Officer (or Chief Warrant Officer) who holds the position of Boatswain. The Boatswain (pronounced and also written "Bosun" or "Bos'n") trains and supervises personnel (including both the ship's company or base personnel as well as passengers or vessels) in general ship and base operations, repairs, and protocols; maintains duty assignments for all Operations personnel; sets the agenda for instruction in general ship and base operations; supervises auxiliary and utility service personnel and daily ship or base maintenance; coordinates all personnel cross-trained in damage control operations and supervises damage control and emergency operations; may assume any Bridge or Operations role as required; and is qualified to temporarily act at Operations if so ordered. The Boatswain reports to the Chief Operations Officer.
QUARTERMASTER
The Quartermaster trains and supervises crewmen in Bridge operations, repairs, and protocols and sets the agenda for instruction in general ship and starbase operations for the Boatswain┬╣s Mate; maintains the ship's log, the ship's clock, and watch and duty assignments for all Bridge personnel; may assume any Bridge (i.e. CONN) or Operations role (i.e. transporter) as required; and is qualified to temporarily act as Commanding or Executive Officer if so ordered. Quartermasters ensure that all officers and crew perform their duties consistent with Starfleet directives. The Quartermaster reports to the Executive Officer.

Science Department

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CHIEF COUNSELING OFFICER
Because of their training in psychology, technically the ship's/facility's Counselor is considered part of Starfleet medical. The Counselor is responsible both for advising the CO in dealing with other people and races, and in helping crew members with personal, psychological, and emotional problems. The Chief Counselor is considered a member of the Senior Staff. S/he is responsible for the crew in his/her department. The Chief Counselor is the Counselor with the highest rank and most experience. The duties of this position may be combined with those of the Chief Medical Officer.
ASSISTANT CHIEF COUNSELING OFFICER
The Counselor is responsible both for advising the CO in dealing with other people and races, and in helping crew members with personal, psychological, and emotional problems. The Assistant Chief Counselor has the ability to take over as Chief Counselor on a temporary or permanent basis if so needed. The duties of this position may be combined with those of the Assistant Chief Medical Officer.
COUNSELOR
Because of their training in psychology, technically the ship's/facility's Counselor is considered part of Starfleet medical. The Counselor is responsible both for advising the CO in dealing with other people and races, and in helping crew members with personal, psychological, and emotional problems.
CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
The Chief Medical Officer is responsible for the physical health of the entire crew, but does more than patch up injured crew members. His/her function is to ensure that they do not get sick or injured to begin with, and to this end monitors their health and conditioning with regular check ups. If necessary, the Chief Medical Officer can remove anyone from duty, even a commanding officer. Besides this s/he is available to provide medical advice to any individual who requests it. Additionally the Chief is also responsible for all aspect of the medical deck, such as the Medical labs, Surgical suites, Psychology Departments, and Dentistries. S/he also is a department head and a member of the Senior Staff and responsible for all the crew members in her/his department and duty rosters. The duties of this position may be combined with those of the Chief Counseling Officer.
ASSISTANT CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
The Assistant Chief Medical Officer is the second-in-command of the Medical Department, and can assume the role of Chief Medical Officer on a temporary or permanent basis if so needed. The duties of this position may be combined with those of the Assistant Chief Counseling Officer.
MEDICAL OFFICER
Medical Officer undertake the majority of the work aboard the ship/facility, examining the crew, and administering medical care under the instruction of the Chief Medical Officer and Asst Chief Medical Officers also run the other Medical areas not directly overseen by the Chief Medical Officer.
CORPSMAN
A medical corpsman is an enlisted officer trained in emergency medical techniques. These personnel are assigned to treat those injured in the field or when a Doctor is unavailable to attend to them.
NURSE
The Nurse oversees all the Nurses currently aboard, ensuring they are assigned to task and working as required in there area. Additionally the Head nurse performs the normal duties of the nurse, assisting the Duty Medical Officer in sickbay.
PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT
Physician's Assistants are specialized noncommissioned officers that have been trained in medical operations outside the normal chain of command. Typically these personnel are in training to be Doctors and they handle day-to-day medical situations encountered by the medical staff.
CHIEF SCIENCE OFFICER
The Chief Science Officer is responsible for all the scientific data the ship/facility collects, and the distribution of such data to specific section within the department for analysis. S/he is also responsible with providing the ship's captain with scientific information needed for command decisions. S/he also is a department head and a member of the Senior Staff and responsible for all the crew members in her/his department and duty rosters.
ASSISTANT CHIEF SCIENCE OFFICER
The Asst. Chief Science Officer assists Chief in all areas, such as administration, and analysis of scientific data. The Asst. often take part in specific analysis of important data along with the Chief Science Officer, however spends most time overseeing current project and their section heads.
SCIENCE OFFICER
There are several general Science Officers aboard each vessel. They are assigned to their duties by the Chief Science Officer and his Assistant. Assignments include work for the Specialized Section heads, as well as duties for work been carried out by the Chief and Asst. Science Officers may also be specialized in a particular field of science such as Astrometrics, Laboratory, Research, and Sensors.
SCIENCE SPECIALIST
A noncommissioned member of the scientific team, Science Specialists are assigned to their duties by the Chief Science Officer and his Assistant. Assignments include work for the Specialized Section heads, as well as duties for work been carried out by the Chief and Asst. Science Officers may also be specialized in a particular field of science such as Astrometrics, Laboratory, Research, and Sensors.

Tactical Department

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CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER
In the Chief Security Officer role, her/his duty is to ensure the safety of ship and crew. The Chief of Security takes it as their personal duty to protect the Commanding/Executive Officer on away teams. She/he is also responsible for people under arrest and the safety of guests, liked or not. S/he also is a department head and a member of the senior staff, responsible for all the crew members in her/his department and duty rosters. Security could be called the 25th century police force.
ASSISTANT CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER
The Assistant Chief Security Officer assists the Chief of Security/Tactical in the daily work; in issues regarding security/tactical and any administrative matters.
SECURITY OFFICER
There are several Security Officers aboard of each vessel. They are assigned to their duties by the Chief of Security/Tactical and his/her Deputy and mostly guard sensitive areas, protect people, patrol, and handle other threats to the Federation.
MASTER AT ARMS
The Master-at-Arms trains and supervises Security crewmen in departmental operations, repairs, and protocols; maintains duty assignments for all Security personnel; supervises weapons locker access and firearm deployment; and is qualified to temporarily act as Chief of Security if so ordered. The Master-at-Arms reports to the Chief of Security.
SECURITY SPECIALIST
An enlisted assignment aboard Federation Facilities, a Security specialist is a member of the staff assigned to patrol sensitive areas and to provide security in appropriate situations.
CHIEF STRATEGIC OPERATIONS OFFICER
The Chief Strategic Operations Officer oversees the Strategic Operations Officers under his command. He/She help coordinates battle strategy, as well as keeps the CO, XO, and CoB informed of anything, military or political, in the galaxy at large that needs to be known. The Strategic Operations Officer works closely with tactical, especially in battle situations. The Chief Strategic Operations Officer is in charge of all of the officers in the Strategic Operations Department, and is considered a department head. This officer also oversees any Intelligence Operations undertaken by a vessel.
ASSISTANT CHIEF STRATEGIC OPERATIONS OFFICER
Strategic Operations Officers help coordinate battle strategy, as well as keep officers informed of anything, military or political, in the galaxy at large that needs to be known. The Strategic Operations Officer works closely with tactical, especially in battle situations.
STRATEGIC OPERATIONS OFFICER
Strategic Operations Officers help coordinate battle strategy, as well as keep officers informed of anything, military or political, in the galaxy at large that needs to be known.
CHIEF TACTICAL OFFICER
In the Chief Tactical Officer role, s/he is the vessels gunman. S/he is responsible for the ships weapon system, and is also the COs tactical advisor in Star Ship Combat matters. Very often Tactical Officers are also trained in ground combat and small unit tactics. There is much more to tactical than simply overseeing the weapons console on the bridge. Tactical maintains the weapons systems aboard the ship/starbase, maintaining and reloading photons magazines. Tactical planning and current Intelligence analysis (if no Intelligence operatives are aboard) is also overseen by the tactical department.
ASSISTANT CHIEF TACTICAL OFFICER
There is much more to tactical than simply overseeing the weapons console on the bridge. Tactical maintains the weapons systems aboard the ship/starbase, maintaining and reloading photons magazines. Tactical planning and current Intelligence analysis (if no Intelligence officers are aboard) is also overseen by the tactical department.
TACTICAL OFFICER
The Tactical Officers are the vessels gunmen. They assist the Chief Tactical Officer by running and maintaining the numerous weapons systems aboard the ship/starbase, and analysis and tactical planning of current missions. Very often Tactical Officers are also trained in ground combat and small unit tactics.
TACTICAL SPECIALIST
An enlisted assignment aboard Federation Facilities, a Tactical Specialist is a member of the staff assigned to tend to the weapons systems.
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