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Navy Diver

Female US Navy diver waits patiently before starting on a special mission.

Navy Diver

No matter how extreme the condition or task at hand, Navy Divers are there to play a vital role. Taking calculated risks when no one else will. Using willpower and thorough mental and physical training to excel in any situation. All for the purpose of a greater goal: to make the world a better, safer place.

No matter how extreme the condition or task at hand, Navy Divers are there to play a vital role. Taking calculated risks when no one else will. Using willpower and thorough mental and physical training to excel in any situation. All for the purpose of a greater goal: to make the world a better, safer place.

Earn an $8,000 enlistment bonus.
And prepare to dive the world over.
US Navy Diver in full dive gear sets sights on completing his mission.

About This Job

Their accomplishments are epic. Their expertise is unrivaled. No other force is more intensely trained to succeed in the perilous world of underwater adventure. Each assignment they take on is crucial and backed by a steadfast dedication to teamwork.

Navy Divers are part of an extraordinary community. They journey anywhere from the darkest depths of the world’s oceans to freezing arctic-like conditions underneath icebergs. Accomplishing a number of tasks only few can perform. With no margin for error.

Navy Divers may be expected to:

  • Perform a variety of diving salvage operations and special diving duties worldwide
  • Take part in construction and demolition projects
  • Execute search and rescue missions
  • Support military and civilian law enforcement agencies
  • Serve as the technical experts for diving evolutions for numerous military Special Operations units
  • Provide security, communications and other logistics during Expeditionary Warfare missions
  • Carry out routine ship maintenance, including restoration and repair
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Get a Head Start on Your Training.

To become a Navy Diver in the Naval Special Warfare/Naval Special Operations community, you must first go through what is widely considered to be one of the most physically and mentally demanding military training programs in existence. Get started on your physical training now by learning about the minimum Navy Physical Screening Test (PST) requirements for Navy Challenge Programs.

NOTE:If you're pursuing an NSW/NSO position, much better PST scoring is expected.
Minimum PST

Physical Screening Test
SEAL SWCC EOD Diver AIRR
Swim 500 yards
(450 M) - breaststroke or sidestroke
[in minutes]
12:30 13:00 12:30 12:30 12:00*
REST: 10 MINUTES
Push-ups
[in 2 minutes]
50 50 50 50 42
REST: 2 MINUTES
Sit-ups
[in 2 minutes]
50 50 50 50 50
REST: 2 MINUTES
Pull-ups
[in 2 minutes]
10 6 6 6 4
REST: 10 MINUTES
Run 1.5 miles
[in minutes]
10:30 12:00 12:30 12:30 12:00

* AIRRmay use sidestroke or breaststroke and utilize American crawl/freestyle or a combination of all.

NOTE: You should consult your physician or other health-care professional before starting any exercise regime or other fitness program to determine if it is right for your needs. This is particularly true if you (or your family) have a history of medical illnesses or ailments that could be made worse by a change in physical activity. Do not start a fitness program if your physician or health-care provider advises against it.

ENJOY AN INCREDIBLE BENEFITS PACKAGE.
Paid training. Competitive salary. Comprehensive health coverage. Generous vacation. World travel. The list goes on.
US Navy servicemen raise US flag.
US Navy servicemen raise US flag.