Jobs

Heads of Staff

Colony Director

Difficulty

Very Hard

The Colony Director is in charge of the station and everyone on it. They make sure the crew is working and productive and any potential threats are seen to. They are expected to be able to command their Heads of Staff effectively, and have ultimate authority on the station.

Head of Personnel

Difficulty

Hard

The Head of Personnel is in charge of assigning and reassigning crew members correctly and making sure station departments are well-staffed and running optimally (and stay that way). They are on the same level as all of the other heads of staff and do not outrank any of them; however, you are the only one besides the Captain who has access to the Identification Card Modifier.

Head of Security

Difficulty

Very Hard

The Head of Security is in charge of the Security forces on the station. They command the Warden, Detective, and Security Officers and make sure that they don't ruin everything.

Chief Medical Officer

Difficulty

Hard

The Chief Medical Officer is in charge of the health of the crew. They make sure that the Medical Doctors are treating people effectively, and making sure the Virologists and Chemists are working for the good of the station.

Chief Engineer

Difficulty

Hard

The Chief Engineer is the individual in charge of the station's integrity and of the AI's structural well-being. That means making sure there are no breaches, equipment remains operational, and the AI doesn't get any weird laws. As the chief engineer, you have authority over station's engineers and the atmospheric technicians. Other than directing the workflow of the department, you're also expected to carry out general engineer duties and maintain the AI. To be a good chief it is imperative that you have a good working knowledge of how APCs, SMES cells, and power in general works, how to decipher atmospherics, how to efficiently set up the supermatter and solars and how to get your engineers moving.

Research Director

Difficulty

Hard

The Research Director in charge of the many variety of Scientists on the station. Your job is to direct research into new things. And you have a group of Scientists to help you do that.

Security

Warden

Difficulty

Hard

The Warden is a member of the security staff and is responsible for the brig and the prisoners. He also has access to the armoury and is responsible for handing out equipment. He has control over the Brig and the Prison Wing.

Security Officer

Difficulty

Hard

Security Officers are the main force behind Security on the station. They are responsible for dealing with security complaints and arresting those who break Corporate Regulations.

Detective

Difficulty

Hard

The Detective's job is to investigate the remains of any crime, identify the perpetrator, and then ask Security to arrest them for you. They have no brig access because they are supposed to be an evidence collector and investigator, not a Security Officer or Warden.

Internal Affairs

Difficulty

Medium/Hard

Internal Affairs' task is to remain impartial at all times, conduct investigations, and then summarize your findings in reports and deliver them to the relevant Head of Staff of the affected department. Remember that you are not a Lawyer, it is not your job to determine whether or not someone should be in jail. Rather, it is your job to make sure that the station's staff is working efficiently and following Standard Operating Procedure at all times.

Engineering

Station Engineer

Difficulty

Medium

As a Station Engineer you are the man that, when called, fixes a broken light bulb, repairs a door, or, rarely, helps break into a rogue AI's core. You watch over the engine, ensure the electrical machinery aboard the station is up and running, and, most of all, repair the station when it inevitably explodes due to unforeseen consequences.

Atmospherics Tech

Difficulty

Medium

As an Atmospheric Technician, what you do is rather simple. Firstly, you get the station's Atmospherics up and running. Secondly, if there is any sort of environmental disaster, head off and fix it! You have your tools, your engineering headset, two types of pipes, several space heaters, and atmospheric survival equipment. When things get quiet, sit back and start your own little projects, usually consisting of plotting ways to flood the station with a variety of toxic gases so that you can use said plans as a way to leverage other departments into recognizing the sovereignty of the great nation of Atmosia, then waiting for Security to come in and beat you silly.

Medical

Doctor

Difficulty

Medium

You are a Doctor, treat the wounded and send them back to work.

Paramedic

Difficulty

Medium

You are the Doctor's running boy (or girl). It's your job to run out and stabilize and transport people in distress back to the medical bay for further treatment by a Doctor or Surgeon.

Chemist

Difficulty

Medium

As a Chemist your job is to mix chemicals for the others to use. Your work will be needed mostly by Medical Doctors. You also have the option to make grenades, but using them or making them without clearance can get you brigged (or possibly banned).

See: Guide to Chemistry

Psychologist

Difficulty

Hard

As the Station Psychologist, you are tasked with identifying (and solving) personal and mental issues within the station's crew. This is a job that you may or may not be able to accomplish successfully. If need be, you have the power to deem someone mentally unstable and, with the approval of the Chief Medical Officer, strip them of any authority they might've had. Ultimately, you are responsible for the mental health and well being of the crew.

Virologist

Difficulty

Medium

Congratulations doctor, you have been selected to study and treat various types of viruses and to create valuable vaccines. Grab your latex gloves, get your breath mask on, and head over to Virology. You are the Virologist.

Research

Scientist

Difficulty

Medium

The Scientist is one of the most feared and fun jobs on station. Being a scientist means you can make and test a large number of tools and gadgets through research, construct highly explosive bombs, or study dangerous alien life forms.

Roboticist

Difficulty

Easy

Primarily, the Roboticist's job is to make cyborg bodies, and generally maintain activated cyborgs. Secondarily, Roboticists created helpful robots like Medibots and Floorbots. A skilled set of Roboticists can even build a powerful set of mechanized exosuits.

Phoron Researcher

Difficulty

Hard

Xenoarcheologist

Difficulty

Medium

The Xenoarcheologist's role is to do Xenoarcheology. You're looking for the Guide To Xenoarcheology.

Xenobiologist

Difficulty

Medium

The xenobiologists role is to do xenobiology. You're looking for the Guide To Xenobiology.

Xenobotanist

Difficulty

Medium

The Xenobotanist's role is to do Xenobotany. You're looking for the Guide To Xenobotany.

Supply

Quartermaster

Difficulty

Medium

As a Quartermaster, your primary job is to order equipment to help keep the station running. You have up to three potential Cargo Technicians to help you redistribute things throughout the station. You also have authority over mining, and should try and coordinate the miners to meet the needs of the station.

Cargo Tech

Difficulty

Easy

The Cargo Technician's role is to unload crates, load crates, make things in autolathe and mess with the MULE and mail systems. Don't forget to monitor the disposals area as well.

Miner

Difficulty

Easy

The Miner's role is to do Mining. You're looking for the Guide To Mining.

Civilian

Assistant

Difficulty

Very Easy

This job has no access. But it's good to play if you are a newbie, because you can have an infinite number of assistants on a station. A Head of Personnel can give you more access on your Identification Card, so you can be something other than a random assistant.

Bartender

Difficulty

Easy

As a Bartender, it's your job to keep any alcohol inclined crew happy. That means serving drinks to anyone who comes by the bar.

Chef

Difficulty

Easy

As a Chef it's your job to cook for the crew and keep them fed. Really, that's it.

Chaplain

Difficulty

Easy

Also known as the Counselor, the Chaplain's role is to provide psychological support to the crew who need it. Besides your office, you have no access. Chaplain is a very social role, but relies on the chaplain themselves to do most of the work.

Librarian

Difficulty

Easy

The Librarian spends most of his or her time in the Library printing out books and lending them out, or roaming the station with a camera and paper pad to build news stories. Books in the library database are kept between rounds, and can be added to by enterprising writers.

Janitor

Difficulty

Easy

As the Janitor, your job is simple. Keep the station clean and tidy, and do all the dull maintenance work that the engineers are too busy to look at. This is a fairly relaxing and unimportant role, and very useful for new players to get comfortable with the game mechanics and roleplaying.

Botanist

Difficulty

Easy

As a Botanist, it's your job to grow stuff for the Chef to keep the crew fed. There are plenty of vegetables to grow, and if you're feeling adventurous, there are some other less edible plants to experiment growing with.

Synthetics

AI

Difficulty

Extremely Hard

Robot

Difficulty

Medium/Hard

pAI

Difficulty

Very Easy

Maintenance Drone

Difficulty

Medium

Non-Humans

Construct

Difficulty

Medium

Ghost

Difficulty

N/A

Mouse

Difficulty

N/A

Diona Nymph

Difficulty

N/A

Antagonists

Mercenary

Difficulty

Very Hard

Cultists

Difficulty

Very Hard

Changeling

Difficulty

Hard

A Changeling is an alien creature that is intelligent and able to morph into humanoids. Changelings are solitary hunters, but may form short-lived alliances with other Changelings, to serve their interests. The main weapons of the Changeling are its ability to internally synthesize dangerous chemicals, morph into other creatures that it has absorbed, and blend in with humanity and friends.

Wizard

Difficulty

Hard

Raider

Difficulty

Hard

Cortical Borer

Difficulty

Hard

Ninja

Difficulty

Medium/Hard

Emergency Response Team

ERT Leader

Difficulty

Very Hard

ERT Security

Difficulty

Hard

ERT Engineer

Difficulty

Hard

ERT Medic

Difficulty

Hard/Very Hard