Position Description Edit
The duties of the Second Fleet Deputy Chief of Operations will be quite similar to his / her direct superior officer. The Deputy Chief of Operations is the most senior officer in the Operations Department of ST: SFO under the Chief of Operations. The Deputy Chief of Operations’ main responsibility is the overseeing of the fleet (in conjunction with the Chief of Operations), making sure that it is meeting all requirements to remain active. The Deputy Chief of Operations will also be coordinating with members of his or her department in recommending appointments for commanding officers of vessels for when it is time to launch new vessels. This will be done in conjunction with the Chief and Deputy Chief Superintendent of Shipyards. The Deputy Chief of Operations does not have to be strictly in the Command division of ST: SFO, though it is highly preferred and encouraged to transfer to the Command division, but that member will not be forced to do so whatsoever. Though the Commanding and First Officers of the individual vessels will maintain the streamlining of the role-playing within the ships, the Deputy Chief of Operations will make sure to see if the ships are maintaining their course in completing their episodes in a timely manner and will cordially remind the senior officers of any ships that may be delinquent of the RP rules of ST: SFO. The Deputy Chief of Operations will hold the position of global moderator of the ST: SFO forums and be available for forum support when it is needed. The Deputy Chief of Operations will also be a senior instructor for the Second Fleet’s Academy Branch in evaluating potential candidates for senior positions within the fleet. The Deputy Chief of Operations reports directly to the Chief of Operations. The Deputy Chief of Operations is appointed by the Chief of Operations with approval given by the Commander-in-Chief.
General Requirements Edit
The officer holding this position must be generally active unless a leave of absence has been given for personal, emergency, or family reasons. The member must have at least three months (or more) experience within the RP and hold a senior line officer rank. Command experience is required for this position as well. Member can be in a division other than Command, though it is highly encouraged (but not required) that the member transfer to the Command division.
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(Ranks above Rear Admiral are reserved for COMMAND DIVISION only.)
Other Incentives Edit
- Administrator on the ST: SFO Forums
- Chairman of the ST: SFO Command Council (Non-Voting Member)
- Direct Overseer of the Departments of Operations and Fleet Services