What is the Coast Guard recruitment process?

What is the Coast Guard recruitment process?

The application process includes scoring a minimum of 110 on the Armed Forces Aptitude Battery test (ASVAB) and passing your physical given at a MEPS. Your SAT or ACT scores also will be needed. Upon completion of your officer package, you will have an interview with three Coast Guard officers.

How long does it take to hear back from a Coast Guard recruiter?

Your information will be forwarded to your local recruiting office. You will also receive an email verifying that your information has been forwarded. However, our recruiters are very busy and it may take up to 72 hours to contact you. If you don’t hear back within 72 hours.

How long is the hiring process for the Coast Guard?

1 year
Generally, it takes and individual 1 year to go through the testing and physical exam requirements before making it to recruit training. Even after arrival you will be evaluated for an 8 week period with no guarantees of continuation in to the fleet. Varies depending on the needs of the service.

Is Coast Guard actively recruiting?

The Coast Guard is now offering a two-year active duty enlistment option for fiscal year 2021. The new enlistment contract is designed for candidates interested in serving, but reluctant to commit to a longer contract.

Is the Coast Guard hard to get into?

The Coast Guard is one of the more difficult branches to join because it accepts far fewer new recruits than the other branches of the military, and qualifying requirements are strict. You will have to undergo a credit check and pass a security clearance check.

Does the Coast Guard give a signing bonus?

The Coast Guard has taken a new approach to attract new recruits. It has become the last branch of the military to offer signing bonuses. “Because of the shortage we’ve had, that’s why we’re giving up some of those bonuses as an incentive, as a way to incentivize people to come in and join,” said Sekitoleko.