April 20, 2021 —
Calling on all master chief petty officers and senior chief petty officers and reserve chief petty officers who are interested in serving an assignment as a Gold Badge or a Silver Badge Senior Enlisted Leader in assignment year 2022.
Command Senior Enlisted Leaders (CSEL) uphold the highest standards and traditions of the United States Coast Guard, and these assignments are reserved for outstanding individuals whose careers have displayed excellence in mission execution, adherence to core values, and a keen understanding of Coast Guard policies.
The CSEL is the direct representative to their principal on all matters pertaining to efficient and effective management of day-to-day activities in their area of responsibility (AOR). CSELs assist and advise in enhancing policy, strategy, and outreach to the workforce, serve as a liaison to the Command Master Chief (CMC) and Chief Petty Officer (CPO) network and manage communications between their principal and Senior Enlisted Leaders (SELs) throughout their AOR. They must possess the communication skills necessary to push ground truth feedback up and down the chain of command. These skills are critical in building and maintaining a strong and effective Command Cadre as well as enhancing a positive command climate.
This solicitation is open to active duty MCPOs and SCPOs who are tour complete in AY22 or AY23, or those who will have completed two years in their current assignment in AY22, and who meet qualifications set forth in the Military Assignments and Authorized Absences, COMDTINST M1000.8A and in the Command Senior Enlisted Leader Program, COMDTINST 1306.1H.
This opportunity is also open to reserve (RSV) MCPOs, SCPOs, and CPOs who meet qualifications set forth in the Military Assignments and Authorized Absences, COMDTINST M1000.8A and in the Command Senior Enlisted Leader Program, COMDTINST 1306.1H.
Incumbent CSELs (Gold and Silver) who are tour complete in AY22 and desire a follow-on CSEL assignment (or extension) are required to submit a complete application.
Applications: You must submit your application no later than July 24, 2021 to:
Selection panel is scheduled to convene on or around Aug. 10-20, 2021, and the results can be expected around Sept. 1, 2021
If you are selected to fill a CSEL position, active duty and reserve members will be expected to no later than July 1, 2022.
Members and commands should pay close attention to the requirements listed in the standard application found at PSC’s portal site. Incomplete or improperly formatted applications will result in the applicant not being considered for the CSEL Program. Deadline extensions will not be granted to correct errors.
For active duty only, the special assignments officer will coordinate the release from rating process. Applicants should not contact their detailer asking to be released from rating.
For more information, please email the CSEL program manager, Master Chief Charles R. Bushey or call (202) 372-4431. You can also email the special assignments officer, Chief Warrant Officer Jaime Baldueza or call at (202) 795-6587. The reserve CSEL assignment officer is Master Chief Angelica Ingham, (202) 795-6524.