Station San Francisco
Coast Guard Station San Francisco's command is divided into two departments:
the Deck and Engineering departments. The Deck department will encompass
all Boatswain's Mates, Seamen, and Seaman Apprentices. The Deck department
is head by the senior Boatswain's Mate who is appointed by the Executive
Petty Officer. The Engineering Department consists of all Machinery Technicians,
Firemen, and Fireman Apprentices. The senior Machinery Technician is appointed
by the Executive Petty Officer as the head of the department.
Collateral duties are jobs required of the unit in addition to its primary
missions. Collateral Duties are assigned to personnel who have the attitude,
interest, or experience necessary for the job.
The Operations Officer is responsible for maintaining all SAR Files, Notices
to Mariners, Chart Corrections, logs, and general message traffic. He also
supervises and assists the Law Enforcement and Weapons Petty Officers in completing
their tasks. They will work with the Officer in Charge and Executive Petty
Officer in scheduling unit personnel and resources for marine events and educational
The First Lieutenant is responsible for organizing all routine boat maintenance,
equipment inspections, yard availability, and deck supplies for the unit's
fleet of small boats.
Master at Arms
The duties of the Master at Arms include ensuring the overall cleanliness
and material condition of all Station living quarters, grounds, and structures.
The Master at Arms also supervises the completion of special projects for
station renovation and modernization.
Some of the Supply Officer's duties include but are not limited to: budgeting,
supervising all supply administration, and approve all expenditures.
The Training Officer will be responsible for laying out a short range training
plan allowing sufficient time for instructors to prepare along with a long
range training plan to give alloted time for training that only occurs monthly,
quarterly, or even annually.
Weapons Petty Officer
The Weapons Petty Officer is responsible for the condition, administration,
and accountability of all weapons, ammunition, and pyrotechnics assigned to
Law Enforcement Petty Officer
The Law Enforcement Petty Officer is responsible for administration and coordination
of all law enforcement activities. He also has established liaison with other
law enforcement agencies. The Training Officer is assisted by the Law Enforcement
Petty Officer with law enforcement related topics.
Hazard Materials Coordinator
The HazMat Coordinator is tasked with maintaining the Master Material Safety
Data Sheet Index as well as monitoring training and the Hazardous Communications
Program. He inspects and monitors the storage and removal of hazardous materials
in accordance with commandant policy.
Rescue and Survival Systems Petty Officer
The Rescue and Survival Systems Petty Officer is responsible for maintaing
the units Personnel Protective Equipment and Survival Equipment program. This
includes conducting and recording maintenance, repairs and training on all
Protective and Survival Equipment.