Don’t Miss Out on These 5 Unique Cleared Jobs

Posted by Ashley Jones
unique cleared jobs

In the cleared community we often see countless openings for Engineers and Analysts, but are you familiar with cleared opportunities for Boat Coxswains or 3D Game Artists? While jobs like these may not appear frequently across your radar, there are many unique positions in the government contracting landscape that require security cleared professionals to get the job done.

Check out our roundup of some of the most interesting cleared job openings currently on ClearedJobs.Net to see some of the ways security clearances can be put to use. These may not all be for you, but if anyone in your cleared network fits the bill, let them know about the following openings.

1. Audio & Video Producer

If you come from the Audio/Visual world and have a Poly in your back pocket, this might be the job for you! LMI is hiring an Audio & Video Producer in Washington, D.C. with a flair for the creative to produce podcasts, long-form videos, magazine-style videos, and short-form videos. You’ll also enjoy producing original content, including pitching, script writing, and storyboarding.

2. Boat Coxswain/Diesel Mechanic

What’s a Coxswain, you might ask? If you know it involves steering a boat, Peraton may be looking for you. They’re hiring a Boat Coxswain/Diesel Mechanic to support US Navy mine countermeasures missions in Panama City, Florida. This role will perform coxswain duties for an 11 meter RHIB and CRRC, maintain the vessel’s diesel engine, launch and recover vessels, and more.

3. Photo Lead

A picture is worth a thousand words, and you’ll be taking over a thousand of them in this role with Chenega MIOS SBU in St. Louis, Missouri. Use your experience with Nikon cameras and Adobe Creative Suite to document events and take portraits. You’ll also write captions, perform metadata tagging, and more.

4. 3D Game Artist

Game Developers aren’t solely employed in the commercial world. If you’re ready to help lead a team of game artists to create AAA title quality hard surface 3D models, textures, materials, and environments, keep reading! SAIC is looking for a 3D Game Artist / Game Developer to join the team in Huntsville, Alabama. Your background in traditional arts will come in handy in this creative role.

5. Tool & Die Maker

If something needs replacing on an aircraft, we don’t junk the whole plane. It’s up to the Tool and Die Maker to produce those replacement parts and make repairs. If that sounds like your expertise, join Amentum in Fort Bragg, North Carolina as an Aircraft Mechanic Machinist / Tool and Die Maker. You’ll be responsible for the shaping of metal parts to close tolerances, fitting and assembling parts into mechanical equipment, and more.

Curious about other cleared careers? Search through our database of thousands of cleared positions and stay tuned for our next roundup of unique jobs. The perfect cleared opportunity for you may be waiting on the horizon.


  • Ashley Jones

    Ashley Jones is ClearedJobs.Net's blog Editor and a cleared job search expert, dedicated to helping security-cleared job seekers and employers navigate job search and recruitment challenges. With in-depth experience assisting cleared job seekers and transitioning military personnel at in-person and virtual Cleared Job Fairs and military base hiring events, Ashley has a deep understanding of the unique needs of the cleared community. She is also the Editor of ClearedJobs.Net's job search podcast, Security Cleared Jobs: Who's Hiring & How.

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This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 11:18 am

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