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Your job defines your starting equipment, your access on board the station, and what you're supposed to be doing. While the job descriptions do reflect some actual truths or common behaviors/occurrences, they are mainly jokes and are not the actual job description. They should not be taken as actual instructions or advice.

Roles on DeltaV
Command Captain · Head of Personnel · Head of Security · Chief Engineer · Mystagogue · Chief Medical Officer · Logistics Officer · Chief Justice
Justice Department Chief Justice · Clerk · Prosecutor · Lawyer
Security Head of Security · Warden · Security Officer · Prison Guard · Corpsman · Detective · Security Cadet
Engineering Chief Engineer · Atmospheric Technician · Station Engineer · Technical Assistant
Epistemics Mystagogue · Psionic Mantis · Chaplain · Scientist · Research Assistant
Medical Chief Medical Officer · Medical Doctor · Paramedic · Chemist · Psychologist · Medical Intern
Logistics Logistics Officer · Cargo Technician · Salvage Specialist · Courier
Service Head of Personnel · Janitor · Bartender · Botanist · Chef · Service Worker · Boxer · Clown · Martial Artist · Mime · Musician · Reporter · Passenger · Zookeeper · Librarian · Gladiator · Prisoner
Sillicon Cyborg · Personal AI
Antagonists Traitor · Nuclear Operative · Space Ninja · Thief · Paradox Anomaly · Revenant · Space Dragon · Listening Post Operative · Zombie

Command Jobs

They manage the station and ensure everyone is safe and productive.

Job Role Difficulty

Be responsible for the station. Make sure the Heads of Staff aren't stepping out of line. Secure the nuke disk! Make sure everything stays in working order and fix any issues that other crew members can't. Do not try to take over a department and do someone else's job, that's why you have a crew. hVery Hard

Justice Department Jobs

They uphold justice on the station by overseeing sentencing and organizing trials.

Justice Department
Job Role Difficulty

Chief Justice
Manage the justice department, act as a judge, and ensure everyone receives fair and just treatment. fHard

Manage the justice department, act as a judge, and ensure everyone receives fair and just treatment. bEasy

Pretend to be a part of security without actually doing any of the work. Tell security to notify you when a new prisoner arrives. Try as hard as you can to get everyone to go into the courthouse at any opportunity. "My CLIENT killed those two botanists in self-defense Your Honor." bEasy

Organize trials, notarize documents, review charges, and act as a judge if needed. dMedium

Security Jobs

They are here to ensure that the crew are kept in check and troublemakers receive proper punishment.

Job Role Difficulty

Head of Security
Make sure you and your security officers are following SoP and Space Law to a perfect degree, despair when they run around with their baton out. Organize the security officers into a formidable order-keeping force. Have the final word on how to resolve security related issues. hVery Hard

Protect the armory, protect the brig, protect your dog, make sure the officers know and follow Space Law. Process prisoners and give them timers. Manage the security department and all of the people imprisoned inside of it. Protect it from irresponsible staff and protect the prisoners from being forgotten in their cells. Don't leave the brig unless its justified. fHard

Security Officer
Turn on the stunbaton before batoning and cuffing troublemakers in a timely fashion. Have everyone cry "shitcurity" and hate you for trying to protect them. Be responsible and patrol the station, respond to calls for help, capture and detain (the correct) criminal, alert your department of any developments and enforce space law. fHard

Prison Guard
Listen to the Warden. Patrol the brig and everywhere Prisoners are. Prevent the prisoners from escaping. Develop a lasting friendship with the permabrig prisoners. Slip on soap and get beaten for your ID. fHard

Be security's medic. Make sure your fellow security officers and prisoners are kept healthy. Help out the Medical department if everything is calm. Remember that you're a doctor first, let your team mates do their job while you stitch their wounds. eMedium to Hard

Investigate crime scenes officers can't or won't solve. Help your department arrest the criminals you investigated. Keep an eye over evidence. dMedium

Security Cadet
Be on the path to becoming a proper and official SecOff. Keep in mind that the rest of the station may not take it easy on you as you are an easier target. Do your best to help break up fights, patrol the halls, and maybe even stop a Traitor or two. cEasy to Medium

Engineering Jobs

They are charged with station upkeep and engineering support.

Job Role Difficulty

Chief Engineer
Use your state of the art tools to set up power before it runs out. Protect your department from the hordes of thieves. Give orders to Station Engineers and Atmospheric Technicians instead of doing everything by yourself. Oversee the successful operation of the station's power source and send your underlings to rebuild damage and hull breaches. fHard

Atmospheric Technician
Watch and manage atmos. Make sure everybody is breathing by listening to complaints; if they can talk, everything's within tolerance. Forget to repair damaged piping. Be known as one of the three people who know how atmos works. Die in a plasma fire when you suddenly forget how atmos works. eMedium to Hard

Station Engineer
The arm of the Chief Engineer. Your job is to set up the engine, wire the solar panels, fix the maintenance wires chewed by rats and repair any damage to hull and equipment. Nothing is broken? Just give it a few minutes. Create new power sources and fix any power or integrity-related issues that the station may have. Hold the entire station together with your hard work and duct tape. Accidentally singuloose the station due to an oversight. dMedium

Technical Assistant
Learn the various duties and challenges that the engineers face and become more competent than them . Learn skills such as hacking doors, fixing power, building furniture, and Atmos. cEasy to Medium

Epistemics Jobs

They are here to study the secrets of the universe and unlock precious research.

Job Role Difficulty

Help unlock the secrets of the universe by probing the mysteries of the Noösphere!. Guard the oracle. Organize the requisition of whatever the Oracle demands of you. Try to control your department full of weirdos and make sure they are taking their job seriously. Forget to use your psionic powers against powerful entities. Cry when glimmer reach critical levels. dMedium

Psionic Mantis
Smoke blunts. Solve mysteries, big and small. From easy slam dunks like who killed the clown, to the nature of the universe. Be in charge of investigating crime scenes for clues and keeping rogue psionics in check. fHard

Preach to crew members and aid them in their journeys to spiritual oneness. Mass produce holy water, only to have people drink it. Sacrifice people to power up Golems. Ignore people complaining about Remilia. dMedium

Probe the mysteries of the Noösphere! Steal Politely ask for whatever the Oracle demands of you. Convince people that you are not part of a cult. Try to understand the mysteries of anomalies and artefacts. Constantly remind the crew to tell you where the anomalies are. dMedium

Research Assistant
Learn about the wonders of epistemics in a "peaceful" environment. Die tragically because you observed an artifact, and it, in lawful retaliation, covered you in fluorosulfonic acid. cEasy to Medium

Medical Jobs

They are here to provide medical treatment to other crew members.

Job Role Difficulty

Chief Medical Officer
Be in charge of either the calmest or more stressful department of the station. Make sure the Metempsychotic machine is linked properly! Manage the resources and personnel of the medical department to keep the crew in top shape. Know enough about each part of your department to be able to teach new hires. Panic when Medbay is inevitably overrun with corpses. dMedium

Medical Doctor
Work with your fellow doctors to keep the station alive. Mix medicine and make them into pills. Put away the ever stacking bodies back into the morgue. Remember to examine patients before treating or cloning them to drastically reduce work load. Get swarmed by a tide of people all needing band-aids, ointment and anti-toxins. dMedium

Roam around the station. Attempt to rescue people from dangerous situations. Get mugged and/or killed by any of the 20 antagonists lurking in maintenance. Stabilize injured personnel and bring them into Medical. Spend the entire shift collecting dead Salvage Specialist. dMedium

Use the chemistry machines to make unholy amounts of medicine for any damaged crew members. Set up cryo. Mix chemicals requested by crew. dMedium

Pursue the fruitless endeavor of trying to provide mental healthcare aboard a station staffed near exclusively with violent sociopaths. Attempt to teach Head of Security to read and fail. Deem the Captain is unfit to serve and watch as the station slowly descends in to madness. Replace the actual doctors when they don't know which end of the syringe goes in the body. bEasy

Medical Intern
Assist the doctors while they heal patients. Bother the chemists to teach you how to make meth and maybe medicine. Gather dead bodies from around the station and bring them to medbay so they can be revived. Discover why the chef's food tastes so good. Earn your CMO's approval. cEasy to Medium

Logistics Jobs

They are here to order and sell stuff for the crew.

Job Role Difficulty

Logistics Officer
Oversee the operations of logistics, order equipment, and ensure your cargo techs do their jobs. Tell the salvagers to not die, lose radio contact with all of them ten minutes later. Sell anything valuable you can get your hands on and flaunt your wealth to the other departments. Dance in the bridge because you're now a head of staff. Get beaten by a confused Head of Personnel who still think cargo exists and is theirs. dMedium

Cargo Technician
Push them crates and ensure a smooth operation as dictated by the LO. Spend the cargo budget on insulated gloves and toys guns and drugs. Search maintenance for trash with single digit export values to gift to the LO like some kind of weird humanoid cat instead. Promote cargo shorts as they are comfy and easy to wear. cEasy to Medium

Salvage Specialist
Equip a hard-suit and salvage wrecked station parts from previous stations, a grim reminder of what's to come in the next ten minutes. Fight fish in space and hurriedly throw your loot out into space to fly back to safety. Accidentally space your department twice. dMedium

Deliver mail around the station, resulting in logistics receiving lots of money. Constantly remind your fellow crew members about their mail. Try not to go postal when Engineering has a pile of unopened mail on their counter the entire shift. bEasy

Service Jobs

They contribute to the crew's overall performance one way or another.
The service department is separated in four purely cosmetic sub-departments; Cargo, Catering, Entertainment and Civilian

Job Role Difficulty

Head of Personnel
Give out additional access where needed or change people's jobs but do contact the relevant Head of Staff first. Mediate any disputes that can't be solved by the relevant department heads. Be responsible for the Service department. Force passengers to indulge in your paperwork obsession. fHard

Keep the station's crew docile and drunk. Take their oddly specific requests and make them at your beer and soda machines. Don't be afraid to use your shotgun. Bar is one of the most bombed and attacked regions, as there is usually a lot of people there. Give the crew drinks and mix lengthy recipes into borderline-illegal concoctions. bEasy

Grow enough food to stop the chef from seeking "alternative sources". Grow lots of wheat, and when you get tired of that, grow weed. Make weed smoothies and spike drinks with nettles. Keep growing random plants until the chef is happy. Get blamed for releasing your new batch of killer tomatoes. bEasy

Keep the station fed so that they can continue scurrying around like cockroaches at full speed. Tell botany what to grow and watch in horror as they only grow wheat. Serve raw eggplants or deep fry everything. Snap and hunt passengers for meat. Be praised by everyone for being the first Chef in station history to do your job. Find out if it will blend. Deep fry the armory. dMedium

Service Worker
Be a sightly more useful passenger. Learn the other service level jobs stress free. Observe the other service jobs in their natural habitat before taking on their various responsibilities and challenges. bEasy

Constantly ask people to fight you and end up drinking in the bar when they don't. Decide you'll start some impromptu title fights only to become a regular patron of the brig's holding cells. Wind up in Medbay constantly. bEasy

Honk! Make the station laugh. Tell jokes. Trip on tables. Perform elaborate pranks. Hit the Nukie with a banana pie and snap their gun in half while they watch in horror. Ideally, you want everyone else to be laughing with you. Being a clown is not an excuse to be an asshole. Have a gun explode in your face when you need it the most. aClown

Be a prisoner but you get to fight stuff. Put on a combat spectacle for the crew. Fight for your freedom, glory, and honor. End up either dead or killing every single thing in the arena. bEasy

Martial Artist
Be honorable and disciplined, spar in the dojo, challenge security to CQC. End up forgetting the basics of CQC. bEasy

Play as the objectively strongest role in the game with special powers as long as you don't speak. Get your PDA stolen while you are writing out a 20+ word custom emote. aMime

Play MIDIs at deafening volumes. Lay down some smooth jams. Bum around in the bar and flex your knowledge on obscure bands. Pester Cargo for more instruments. Sell your soul for a gold-plated fiddle. Be sad that some humanoid bird has better MIDI playing capabilities. bEasy

Enjoy your stay and offer assistance to anyone who looks like they need it. End up getting in trouble for getting into places you shouldn't. Save the Station when least expected. aNone

Try to keep the station clean of spills. Use your mop to clean up spills by replacing them with puddles. Ignore the woes of man with your no slip shoes, engaging in schadenfreude as you point at the wet floor sign. Watch as people complain about you not cleaning areas you don't have access to. bEasy

Attempt to hold poetry readings. Host D&D games. Beat the snot out of anyone who doesn't return their library books. Find treasure for your exhibit in the depths of space. Play D&D for the rest of the shift with the captain. bEasy

Make reports on the smallest of things happening around the station. Place your cameras in well frequented places. Provide access to entertainment to everyone. bEasy

Sit in prison and learn about growing plants and cooking. Gamble with your cell mates. Talk to the warden. Write your memoirs. Roleplay with the Lawyer/Warden/Prison Guard until you forge a deep, personal relationship. Don't invite the Head of Security to the wedding. bEasy

Take care of animals. Put on a joyful display of cute animals and space carps for all the crew to see. bEasy

Silicon Jobs

They are programmed to help and support the crew.

Job Role Difficulty

Follow your laws. Read your laws. READ YOUR LAWS. Do not read your laws and eat an awfully long ban. Assist the humans. Have lengthy discussions with crew members about the correct interpretation of your laws. fHard

Personal AI
Become pals with your carrier. Act as an on-demand jukebox. Be the friend someone has always wanted. Make up your own personality and gimmick to enhance the roleplay of your carrier and your own. bEasy

Antagonists Jobs

Main Antagonist

Main antagonist are typically the primary bad guy of a single round and are selected on round start. They are usually the main factor on how a round can play out.

Main Antagonist
Job Role Difficulty

Buy a glowy sword. Start with special objectives. Use codewords to find allies throughout the station. Buy tools to assist you on causing as much chaos as possible. Play mind games with security as you bomb cargo. Get robusted by a toolbox-wielding mime. aMedium to Very Hard

Nuclear Operative
Spend 30 minutes discussing a detailed plan, then explode before setting foot on the station. Forget the nuke. Get the nuclear disk and create a mass grave. Get shot by your own team. Have your shuttle stolen by a single clown. Kidnap Ian. hVery Hard

Side Antagonist

Side antagonists are either subservient to another antagonist or have a small chance to appear during any round type.

Side Antagonist
Job Role Difficulty

Space Ninja
Summon an even worse side antagonist. Roleplay as an edgelord, then dash into a tritium generator. Break open every blue and red door on the station. Commit terrorism, but only in the janitorial closet. Be beaten to death by a mob of angry scientists for getting your dorito-covered gloves on their research computer. fHard

Steal important items. Steal unimportant items. Hoard items. Steal pets. Steal organs. Steal people. Steal entire rooms. You're a dirty thief; you just can't get enough! eMedium to Hard

Paradox Anomaly
Either befriend your double and enjoy a calm shift or try and fail to replace your double by killing them. Get instantly spotted anyway when you are more competent than your double. End up role-playing as a lost twin, only to get robusted by the original on the spot for no reason. fHard

Be everyone worst nightmare. Eat the crew's life force, break tiles, overload lights, induce crippling depression in the clown, break tiles, taunt the crew, cry when the chaplain hits you, break tiles. dMedium

Space Dragon
Burninate the peasantry. Place your rift in Engineering, then abandon it. Fill the station with carp corpses. Have the shuttle called, arrive and depart long before you could possibly come close to succeeding. Get unceremoniously killed by an assistant wielding an improvised shotgun. dMedium

Catch flies passengers in your web and suck their juices out. Make massive nests of webbing. Have your work cut out by the friendly Arachnes that webbed half of the bar. dMedium

Listening Post Operative
Be a glorified Radio Telephone Operator for the syndicate. Get into range, observe the station and intercept communications. Potentially assist operatives in the area when able to. Try to not get salvaged. bEasy

Spread the infection and transform the whole station into a biohazard. Test how effective security and medical are. aLiterally Brainless