Pre-Training Requirements for At-Sea and Dockside Monitors

  • At-Sea Monitors
  • Dockside Monitors
ITEM/TASK SOURCE OF INFORMATION/CONTACT INFORMATION COMPLETION DATE
Security Clearance Paperwork Instructions and additional information:
NEFOP Security Background Check Instructions

 

Submission Request Form Available on above link. 2 weeks prior to training start date
e-QIP (online form)
5 year history of residence, employment, and education.
Available on above link. Completed and ready to turn in on first day of training
Optional Form 306-Declaration for Federal Employment Available on above link. Completed and ready to turn in on first day of training
Security Coversheet Available on above link. Completed and ready to turn in on first day of training
Fingerprints Conducted at Northeast Fisheries Observer Program Center.
Contact Katherine McArdle  (508) 495-2377
Appointments scheduled during training
Note: Fingerprinting appointments may be scheduled on a weekend
NOAA Badge Katherine McArdle/NMFS Issued last day of training
Procedure for Foreign Nationals
Notification of Foreign Nationals
Applies to ALL visitors, guests, and contracted staff.
Inform service provider
Service provider to inform NMFS
MUST be reported no later than 30 days prior to training start date. 
No exceptions!!!
Identifying Information Contact Katherine McArdle  (508) 495-2377
Have the following information available:
  • Full Name
  • Gender
  • Country of Permanent Residence
  • Country of Birth
  • Date of Birth
  • Country of Citizenship
  • Passport Number
  • Country of Passport
30 DAYS prior to training start date
Security Clearance Paperwork for Contractors who are Foreign Nationals
Submission Request Form Available on above link. 2 weeks prior to training start date
If Foreign National has US Social Security Number:
  • e-QIP (online form)
  • 5 year history of residence, employment, and education

If Foreign National does NOT have US Social Security Number:

  • SF85 Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions
  • 5 year history of residence, employment, and education
Available on above link. Completed and ready to turn in on first day of training
Optional Form 306-Declaration for Federal Employment Available on above link. Completed and ready to turn in on first day of training
Security Coversheet Available on above link. Completed and ready to turn in on first day of training
Certification of Conditions and Responsibilities for a Foreign National Guest Available on above link. Completed and ready to turn in on first day of training
Fingerprints Conducted at Northeast Fisheries Observer Program Center.
Contact Katherine McArdle  (508) 495-2377
Appointments scheduled during training
Note: Fingerprinting appointments may be scheduled on a weekend
NOAA Badge Katherine McArdle/NMFS Issued last day of training
Current Passport Individual's responsibility. Must be completed prior to training start date
Physician Note Licensed physician Must be completed prior to first at-sea trip
Species Identification Review Flescher’s Guide Review Material
CPR Certification Red Cross or American Heart Association Must be completed prior to training start date
First Aid Certification Red Cross Must be completed prior to training start date
ITEM/TASK SOURCE OF INFORMATION/CONTACT INFORMATION COMPLETION DATE
Security Clearance Paperwork Instructions and additional information:
NEFOP Security Background Check Instructions
 
Submission Request Form Available on above link. 2 weeks prior to training start date
E-QIP (online form) 5 year history of residence, employment, and education Available on above link. Completed and ready to turn in on first day of training
Optional Form 306-Declaration for Federal Employment Available on above link. Completed and ready to turn in on first day of training
Security Coversheet Available on above link. Completed and ready to turn in on first day of training
Fingerprints Conducted at Northeast Fisheries Observer Program Center.
Contact Katherine McArdle  (508) 495-2377
Appointments scheduled during training
Note: Fingerprinting appointments may be scheduled on a weekend
NOAA Badge Katherine McArdle/NMFS Issued last day of training
Procedure for Foreign Nationals
Notification of Foreign Nationals
Applies to ALL visitors, guests, and contracted staff.
Inform service provider
Service provider to inform NMFS
MUST be reported no later than 30 days prior to training start date. 
No exceptions!!!
Identifying Information Contact Katherine McArdle  (508) 495 2377
Have the following information available:
  • Full Name
  • Gender
  • Country of Permanent Residence
  • Country of Birth
  • Date of Birth
  • Country of Citizenship
  • Passport Number
  • Country of Passport
30 DAYS prior to training start date
Security Clearance Paperwork for Contractors who are Foreign Nationals
Submission Request Form Available on above link. 2 weeks prior to training start date
If Foreign National has US Social Security Number
  • e-QIP (online form)
    5 year history of residence, employment, and education

If Foreign National does NOT have US Social Security Number:

  • SF85 Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions
    5 year history of residence, employment, and education.
Available on above link. Completed and ready to turn in on first day of training
Optional Form 306-Declaration for Federal Employment Available on above link. Completed and ready to turn in on first day of training
Security Coversheet Available on above link. Completed and ready to turn in on first day of training
Certification of Conditions and Responsibilities for a Foreign National Guest Available on above link. Completed and ready to turn in on first day of training
Fingerprints Conducted at Northeast Fisheries Observer Program Center.
Contact Katherine McArdle  (508) 495-2377
Appointments scheduled during training
Note: Fingerprinting appointments may be scheduled on a weekend
NOAA Badge Katherine McArdle/NMFS Issued last day of training
Species Identification Review Flescher’s Guide Review Material
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(File Modified Jan. 10 2018)