Positions

Starbase 900 Senior Staff:
The senior staff reports on the progress of their department to the First Officer on a regular basis, reporting to the Captain during regular meetings. Further, in the event of an emergency, the next highest member of the senior staff takes control of Starbase 900 should the previous senior officers be incapcitated or otherwise unable to uphold or continue their position.

Flag Officer-in-Command — Admiral Neil Clayton
Commanding Officer — Captain Shiverclawe
Executive Officer — Commander Bastien Locke
Second Officer — Free
Third Officer — Free
Chief Engineer — Free
Chief Medical Officer — Free
Chief Counselor — Free
Chief Security / Tactical Officer — Free
Chief Operations Officer — Free
Chief Intelligence Officer — Free
Chief Morale Officer — Free
Chief Science Officer — Free
Chief Diplomatic Officer — Free
Chief Helm Officer — Free

NOTE: In order to become a member of the senior staff, your character must have a biography. If he/she does not have one, you must make one and @mail +staff in-game to request the biography be added to your character.

Command
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.

Admiral (Flag Officer-in-Command) — Neil Clayton
An FOIC is the Commanding Officer of a major unit or subdivision of Starfleet, which is composed of several single-commands. This may be a task force, a starbase, a fleet, or any other command assignment of equal magnitude. As such, an FOIC performs the same duties as a CO but in a much larger scale and over several individual Starfleet commands.

Captain (CO) — Shiverclawe
Ultimately responsible for the ship and crew, the Commanding Officer is the most senior officer aboard a vessel. S/he is responsible for carrying out the orders of Starfleet, and for representing both Starfleet and the Federation.

Commander (XO / (Executive) First Officer) — Locke
The liaison between captain and crew, the Executive Officer acts as the disciplinarian, personnel manager, advisor to the captain, and much more. S/he is also one of only two officers, along with the Chief Medical Officer, that can remove a Commanding Officer from duty.

Second Officer (SO / Second Officer) — Free
A second officer assumes command of the vessel when both the captain and first officer are unavailable. It is common for a second officer on a Starfleet vessel to hold the rank of commander or lieutenant commander. It is also common for a second officer to be a department head aboard the vessel first, since the role of second officer is considered a nominal position. He or she is rarely involved in the day to day command of the starship or starbase the way the captain or first officer was. It is standard procedure for the second officer to accompany the away team.

Third Officer
The third officer, or 3O, is operationally the fourth-in-command onboard a starship or starbase, following the commanding officer, first officer, and second officer. The third officer is the closest officer to the CO, XO, and 2O, considering that they are the four most senior officers onboard. If the commanding, executive, and second officers are killed, incapacitated or otherwise absent, the third officer will assume command as acting captain. The third officer role is usually combined with the role of security chief, tactical officer, or chief engineer and sometimes holds the rank of commander, but generally holds the rank of lieutenant commander or lieutenant.

Flight Control
Responsible for the navigation and flight control of a vessel and its auxiliary craft, the Flight Control department includes pilots trained in both starship and auxiliary craft piloting.

Chief Helm Officer (CHO) — Free
The Chief Flight Control Officer is the senior most CONN Officer aboard, serving as a Senior Officer, and chief of the personnel under him/her. 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.

Helm Officer (HO / FCO) — Free, Multiple Positions
Originally know as helm, or Flight Control Officer, CONN incorporates two job, navigation and flight control. A Flight Control Officer or Helmsman 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.

Helmsman — Free, Multiple Positions
Originally known as helm, or Flight Control Officer, CONN incorporates two job, Navigation and flight control. A Flight Control Officer or Helmsman 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. Helmsman report directly to the Helm Officer on duty, but fall under the command of their department head, the Chief Helm Officer.

Security & Tactical
Merging the responsibilities of ship-to-ship and personnel combat into a single department, the security & tactical department is responsible for the tactical readiness of the vessel and the security of the ship.

Chief Security/Tactical Officer (CoS / CTO) — Free
The Chief Security/Tactical Officer is in charge of all aspects of the Security and Tactical Department. They oversee deployment of security forces on board the ship and also on the away teams. They are also responsible for the management of the ships tactical systems. 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.

Security Officer (SO) — Free, Multiple Positions
There are several Security Officers aboard each vessel. They are assigned to their duties by the Chief of Security and his/her Deputy and mostly guard sensitive areas, protect people, patrol, and handle other threats to the Federation.

Tactical Officer (TO) — Free, Multiple Positions
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.

Master-at-Arms — Free
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 directly to the Chief of Security.

Operations
The operations department is responsible for keeping ship systems functioning properly, rerouting power, bypassing relays, and doing whatever else is necessary to keep the ship operating at peak efficiency.

Chief Operations Officer — Free
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. 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 Operations Officer — Free
The Assistant Chief Operations Officer is the assistant to the Chief, fulfilling his/her duties when required, and assuming the Operations consoles if required. 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 — Free, Multiple Positions.
The Assistant Chief Operations Officer cannot man the bridge at all times. Extra personnel are needed to relive and maintain ship operations, manning the Operations consoles if required at any time. The Operations Officer reports to the Assistant Chief Operations Officer.

Quartermaster — Manned by NPC
The Quartermaster specializes in distributing supplies and provisions to personnel aboard the vessel. In addition, the Quartermaster controls all physical assignments to quarters throughout the vessel.

Boatswain — Free
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.

Engineering
The engineering department has the enormous task of keeping the ship working; they are responsible for making repairs, fixing problems, and making sure that the ship is ready for anything.

Chief Engineering Officer — Free
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 repair teams during crisis situations. 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.

Engineer — Free, Multiple Positions
Engineers are the backbone of the Engineering Corps and are responsible for, under the guidance of the Chief Engineer, maintaining and repairing the vessel.

Science
From sensor readings to figuring out a way to enter the strange spacial anomaly, the science department is responsible for recording data, testing new ideas out, and making discoveries.

Chief Science Officer — Free
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 — Free
The Assistant Chief Science Officer assists Chief Science Officer in all areas, such as administration, and analysis of scientific data. The Assistant 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 — Free, Multiple Positions
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 being carried out by the Chief and Assistant.

Astrometrics Officer — Free
Specialized Science Officer in charge of the Astrometrics Section. This role entails the maintaining, correction and production of new stellar maps. Has close ties with the the Stellar Cartographer.

Alien Archaeologist/Anthropologist — Free
Specialized Science Officer in charge of the Alien Culture Section. This role involves the study of all newly discovered alien species and life forms, from the long dead to thriving. Their knowledge also involves current known alien species. Answers to the Chief Science Officer and Assistant Chief Science Officer.

Biologist — Free
Specialized Science Officer in charge of the Biology Section. This role entails the study of biology, botany, zoology and many more Life Sciences. There are a number of Science Officers within this section, under the lead of the Biologist.

Language Specialist — Free
Specialized Communications Officer in charge of the Linguistics section. This role involves the study of new and old languages and text in an attempt to better understand and interpret their meaning. Answers to the Chief and Assistant Chief Communications Officer (if present) or the Chief and Assistant Chief Science Officer respectfully.

Stellar Cartographer — Free
Specialized Science Officer in charge of the Stellar Cartography bay. This role entails the mapping of all spatial phenomenon, and the implications of such phenomenon. Has close ties with the Astrometrics Officer.

Medical & Counseling
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.

Chief Medical Officer — Free
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 and Dentistry labs. 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 Medical Officer — Free
A starship or facility has numerous personnel aboard, and thus the Chief Medical Officer cannot be expected to do all the work required. The Asst. Chief Medical Officer assists the Chief in all areas, such as administration, and application of medical care.

Medical Officer — Free, Multiple Positions
A Medical Officer undertakes the majority of the medical work aboard the ship/facility, examining the crew, and administering medical care under the instruction of the Chief Medical Officer and Assistant Chief Medical Officer while also running the other Medical areas not directly overseen by the Chief Medical Officer.

Surgeon — Free, Multiple Positions
Doctors of the federation still specialize and mostly, the Chief Medical Officer position is usually held by a general practitioner. While simple surgery is part of their training, some doctors on larger vessels and starbases prefer to have a surgeon on staff.

Head Nurse — Free, Multiple Positions
The Head Nurse oversees all the Nurses currently aboard, ensuring they are assigned to tasks and working as required in their area. Additionally the Head nurse performs the normal duties of the nurse, assisting the Duty Medical Officer in sickbay.

Nurse — Free, Multiple Positions
Nurses are trained in basic medical care, and are capable of dealing with less serious medical cases. In more serious matters the nurse assists the medical officer in the examination and administration of medical care, be this injecting required drugs, or simply assuring the injured party that they will be ok. The Nurses also maintain the medical wards, overseeing the patients and ensuring they are receiving medication and care as instructed by the Medical Officer.

Emergency Medical Hologram — All three manned by NPC
The Emergency Medical Holographic program (EMH) is designed to provide short-term advanced assistance during emergencies in sickbay to the extent of literally replacing a starship’s medical officer.

Starbase 900 also has a Emergency Surgical Hologram (ESH) to provide emergency specialized surgical care.

The third medical hologram provided on Starbase 900 is the Emergency (Medical) Mobile Hologram (EMoH) that provides medical care all over the starbase, in the event of a major emergency preventing crew members from reaching sickbay.

Chief Counselor — Free
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 Commanding Officer 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.

Counselor — Free, Multiple Positions
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 Commanding Officer in dealing with other people and races, and in helping crew members with personal, psychological, and emotional problems.

(Chief) Morale Officer — Free
Responsible for keeping the morale of the crew high. Delivers regular reports on morale to the Executive Officer. The Morale Officer plans activities that will keep the crew’s morale and demeanor up. If any crew member is having problems, the Morale Officer can assist that crew member. S/he reports directly to the Chief Counselor and is a member of the Senior Staff and responsible for all the crew members in her/his department and duty rosters.

Intelligence
The Intelligence department is responsible for gathering and providing intelligence as it becomes possible during a mission; during covert missions, the intelligence department also takes a more active role, providing the necessary classified and other information.

Chief Intelligence Officer — Free
Responsible for managing the intelligence department in its various facets, the Chief Intelligence officer often assists the Strategic Operations officer with information gathering and analysis, and then acts as a channel of information to the CO and bridge crew during combat situations. 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 Intelligence Officer — Free
Responsible for aiding the Chief Intelligence Officer in managing the intelligence department in its various facets, often assisting the Strategic Operations officer with information gathering and analysis.

Intelligence Officer — Free, Multiple Positions
Responsible for gathering intelligence, an Intelligence officer has the patience to read through a database for hours on end, and the cunning to coax information from an unwilling giver. S/he must provide this information to the Chief Intelligence officer as it becomes needed.

Infiltration Specialist — Free, Multiple Positions
The Infiltration Specialist is trained the arts of covert operations and infiltration. They are trained to get into and out of enemy installations, territory, etc. Once in, they can gather intel, or if needed plant explosives, and even in times of war capture of enemy personnel. The Infiltration Specialist reports to the Chief Intelligence Officer.

Encryption Specialist — Free, Multiple Positions
This NCO takes submitted Intelligence reports and runs them through algorithms, checking for keywords that denote mistyped classification and then puts the report into crypto form and sends them through the proper channels of communication to either on board ship consoles or off board to who ever needs to receive it. The Encryption Specialist reports to the Chief Intelligence Officer.

Diplomatic Detachment
Responsible for representing the Federation and its interest, members of the Diplomatic Corps are members of the civilian branch of the Federation.

Chief Diplomatic Officer — Free
The Chief Diplomatic Officer is in charge of the Diplomatic Corps Detachment. He or she oversees the operation of it, as well as makes sure everything in that department is carried out according to Starfleet Regulations. 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.

Diplomatic Officer — Free, Multiple Positions
The Diplomatic Officer of each vessel/base must be familiar with a variety of areas: history, religion, politics, economics, and military, and understand how they affect potential threats. A wide range of operations can occur in response to these areas and threats. These operations occur within three general states of being: peacetime competition, conflict and war. S/he must be equally flexible and demonstrate initiative, agility, depth, synchronization, and improvisation to provide responsive legal services to his/her Commanding Officer aiding in official functions as prescribed by protocol, performing administrative duties, and other tasks as directed by the Chief Diplomatic Officer and/or Assistant Chief Diplomatic Officer as well a diplomatic advice on current status of an Alien Species both aligned and non aligned to the Federation.

Diplomatic Corpsman — Free, Multiple Positions
The Diplomatic Corpsman is a special position reserved for enlisted officers who wish to study diplomacy, and aid the department in its mission. Their duties consist of, but are not limited to, aiding Diplomatic Officers and Diplomat’s Aide in the construction of various legal documents, researching diplomatic archives, attending and aiding in the preparation for diplomatic functions, and other tasks as prescribed by the Chief Diplomatic Officer and/or Assistant Chief Diplomatic Officer. These individuals are qualified to undertake some of the responsibilities of a Diplomatic Officer, as their training are far less in-depth. They are, however, able to, and adequately trained to function as a paralegal when such services are required by a vessel/base’s crew.

Diplomat’s Aide — Free
S/he responds to the Ship/Base’s Chief Diplomatic Officer, and is required to be able to stand in and run the Diplomatic Department as required should the Chief Diplomatic Officer be absent for any reason. The Aide must therefore be versed in all Diplomatic information regarding the current status of the Federation and its aligned and non aligned neighbors.

Media Relations Officer — Free
Like it or not, the public has a right to know what Starfleet is up to. To get the word out to journalists or in the case of classified missions, to keep word from getting out. The Chief Diplomatic Officer will usually appoint one of their Diplomatic Officers to serve as the Media Relations Officer. The Media Relations Officer duties consist of, but are not limited to keeping the Chief Diplomatic Officer and Assistant Chief Diplomatic Officer informed of all relevant media stories, dealing with the press on a daily basis, creating and issuing mission statements, conducting personal interviews, and answer questions from the media journalists.

Ambassador — Free, Multiple Positions (Federation, Klingon, and Romulan)
Ambassadors perform many tasks for both their respective governments, and the Federation.

Civilians
Civilians play an important role in Starfleet. Many civilian specialists across a number of fields work on occasion with Starfleet personnel as a Mission Specialist. In other cases, extra ship and station duties, such as running the ship’s lounge, are outsourced to a civilian contract.

Judge Advocate General — Free
Although a civilian position, many retired Starfleet officers take this position. The Judge Advocate General (JAG) is responsible for upholding the principles of the Federation. They work closely with the Security & Tactical department, wherein the S&T Department catches the bad guys, and the JAG Department prosecutes (and defends) them when required. They also work with other departments when necessary. During the course of an investigation, they are granted absolute freedom within the confines of the law, and all departments (including command and security) are expected to work with them in order to find out the truth and to achieve justice.

Station Manager — Free
While the station manager does report to the Operations Department for allocation of needs and space, the position is a civilian-ran position in and of itself. The station manager manages the allocation of businesses on the upper and lower pylons, along with choosing their own staff and making sure all businesses follow the proper guidelines, with the assistance of operations and security when necessary.

Business Owner — Free, Multiple Positions
Starbase 900 requires interest for visitors from the Delta Quadrant, in order to have this there must be businesses operating within the Starbase. As such, anyone interested must seek out the Station Manager in order to apply for a space to run their business.

Civilian — Free, Multiple Positions
Civilians are at the heart of the business and economy of all civilizations, bringing in trade and new goods and resources.

Merchant — Free, Multiple Positions
Since civilians love to find new goods and resources, someone has to go out and collect and trade for them. At the heart of this is the merchant, the person willing to take the risk in order to double, or sometimes even triple, their profits.

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