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USS Charleston NCC-70570

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Duty Positions


Flight Control

Chief Flight Control Officer
Assistant Chief Flight Control Officer
Chief of Helm/Astronavigation Officer
Assistant Cheif of Helm Officer
Assistant Cheif of Astronavigation Officer
Helmsman
Astronavigation Officer
Flight Controlís Mate
Flight Controller



The available duty positions are not limited to those listed on this page. If you want a position that is not listed, just select "other" on the application and fill in the appropriate box describing what position you would like.

Chief Helm/Astronavigation Officer: It is the duty of the Chief Helm/Astronavigation Officer to manage the sub-departments of Helm and Astronavigation, which make up the Flight Control Department. 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. In the Chief Helm Officer role, s/he is the vessel's pilot. S/he is responsible for the ship's course and heading adn advises the CO/XO of any navigational hazards that may be in the ship's path.

Assistant Chief Helm Officer: The Assistant Chief Helm Officer assists the Chief of Helm/Astronavigation in the daily work; in issues regarding Helm and any administrative matters. As and if required the Assistant Chief Helm Officer must be able to take command of the Helm/Astronavigation department.

Assistant Chief Astronavigation Officer: The Assistant Chief Astronavigation Officer assists the Chief of Helm/Astronavigation in the daily work; in issues regarding Astronavigation and any administrative matters. As and if required the Assistant Chief Astronavigation Officer must be able to take command of the Helm/Astronavigation department.

Helm Officer: There are several Helm Officers aboard of each vessel. They are assigned to their duties by the Chief of Helm/Astronavigation and his/her Assistant Chief and mostly work shifts on the bridge at the CONN.

Astronavigation Officer: The Astronavigation Officer is a Helm Officer who has chosen to specialize in a specific role. S/he is responsible for plotting the ship's course and avoiding navigational hazards. The Astronavigation Officer works closely with the Stellar Cartographer and the Astrometrics Specialist.