Officer Definition

(Wikipedia) - Officer This article is about the position. For the location in Australia, see Officer, Victoria. For the game, see Officers (video game).

An officer is a person who has a position of authority in a hierarchical organization.

  • 1 Examples
    • 1.1 Military
    • 1.2 Shipping industry
    • 1.3 Law enforcement
    • 1.4 Politics and government
    • 1.5 Ceremonial and other contexts

Examples Military
  • Officer (armed forces)
Shipping industry
  • Captain (nautical), the person in charge of a merchant ship
  • Chief Officer, typically the person in charge of the deck department of a merchant ship
  • Second Officer (nautical), typically the navigator and medical officer on a merchant ship
  • Third Officer or Third mate, typically the safety officer on a merchant ship
  • Chief Engineering Officer. The person in charge of the technical department on a merchant ship.
  • Second Engineering Officer. The person in charge of the engine room on a merchant ship.
  • Third Engineering Officer. An Engineering Officer of the Watch.
Law enforcement
  • Corrections officer
  • Customs officer
  • Officer of the court
  • Bylaw enforcement officer
  • Parking enforcement officer
  • Probation officer or Parole officer
  • Law enforcement officer or Peace officer
  • Police officer
  • Security officer
Politics and government
  • Chief Medical Officer
  • Presiding Officer (disambiguation)
  • Returning officer
  • Foreign Service Officer, a diplomatic officer
Ceremonial and other contexts
  • Bank officer
  • Chief academic officer, a provost
  • Corporate officer, a corporate title
  • First Officer (disambiguation)
  • Great Officer of State
  • Merchant marine officer or licensed mariner
  • Officer of arms
  • Officer, a grade, class, or rank of within certain chivalric orders and orders of merit (e.g. Order of the British Empire, National Order of the Cedar, Légion d''honneur)
  • Officer in The Salvation Army, and other state decorations
  • Sabbatical officer

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