Serve full-time in Naval Special Operations Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technician

Render safe and dispose of all types of bombs, explosives and weapons.

There are now openings for Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technicians in America’s Navy – with no experience necessary to apply.

Industry: Military, Emergency Response, Security, Electronics

Type of Service: Full-time (Active Duty)

Type of Position: Enlisted (high school diploma or equivalent required)

About this Job: Navy EOD Technicians identify, render safe, recover and dispose of various weapons and munitions, such as land and sea mines, torpedoes, depth charges and improvised explosive devices (IEDs). They are trained to handle chemical, biological and even nuclear weapons. Their efforts are critical in protecting both servicemembers and civilians.

Key Opportunities: Navy EOD Technicians accept missions all throughout the world, in every environment. Training involves 51 weeks of instruction that’s challenging both physically and mentally. Their advanced skills translate to extra pay, extraordinary duty assignments and increased opportunities in the civilian sector.

Qualifications and Requirements: Candidates must satisfy specific criteria to be eligible for employment consideration.

  • U.S. citizenship: Required
  • Education: High school diploma or GED or equivalent
  • Gender: Male or female
  • Age: 17 to 30
  • Medical exam: Required
  • Eyesight: 20/200 bilateral correctable to 20/25 with no color blindness
  • Physical screening test: Required
  • Minimum Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) score: AR+VE=109, MC=51 or GS+MC+EI=169
  • Service commitment: Minimum of two years of Active Duty

Learn more about an EOD Technician career in America’s Navy – including details on specific responsibilities and training.