Warriors who rely on physical power and endurance to supplement their training in the tactics and techniques of battle. Combat Specs are walking arsenals who employ both technology and their own bodies as weapons in the pursuit of their chosen profession. Typical combat specs find work as mercenaries, bodyguards, and soldiers.
Those who use interaction skills and personal resolve to accomplish their jobs. They specialize things done through bargaining heated discussion, and even guile. Diplomats are typically hired as negotiators, managers, deal-makers, merchants or clergy.
The purpose of the enforcer profession is to provide protection and enforce federation or planetary law, corporate rules, or employer interests, (whichever fits the character’s occupational standing) and investigate those who break those regulations. Typical enforcers work as Star Lawmen, corporate security personnel, and private investigators.
The purpose of the explorer profession is to operate alone or in small groups on an unexplored planet or as guides or scouts for scientific or military expeditions. Typical positions held by explorers include scout, mercenary strike force or commando team member, corporate spy, and advance emissary to primitive cultures.
Troubleshooters or field operatives who rely on agility, interaction skills, and natural independence to get a job done. They’re agents who may be ops for hire, or they may have ties to a specific government or organization,but in general they work better in small groups than as members of a large force. Free Agents don’t typically have ‘jobs’ as most people would understand them, and are usually found as Pirates, Con Artists, Burglars, and Thieves.
Mindwalker is the common name given to those characters who have dedicated their lives to the use of mental powers. Other names for Mindwalkers are menatlists, psions, psychics, psychers or headcases. Being a mindwalker is not so much a religion or profession as it is a dedication to a way of doing things. Their purpose in life is to fulfill some type of useful function that they are suited for, considering their abilities. Mindwalkers almost always wear some type of distinctive uniform (usually light blue) or medallion to signify their profession. This is not only a source of great pride for them, but required by law on many planets.
Scispec is the common name given to a member of the Scientific Specialist profession. The job of the scispec is to oversee scientific expeditions, conduct experiments, provide medical aid, and create computer programs. Typical positions held by a scispec include forensic scientists, medics, exobiologist, corporate research expedition member, and independent doctors.
Those of this profession live and work on starships and are not typically bound by the restrictions of a single planet or even a single star. Spacers live with danger, never knowing what peril waits for them at the end of a jump. But they live with mystery and excitement as well. It is said that once a person has tasted the thrill of crossing the Void, charting a world never seen before, or guiding a mighty starship on a trip to the stars, no tiny bit of planet will ever again be called his home. Unlike other professions, the position of a spacer is to be a spacer.
Aka technical operatives, or Techex (Technical Expert) are skilled in the use of particular equipment or have been specially trained to build, direct, maintain, and repair his employer’s technical equipment, computers, and robots. They rely on natural genius, agility, and expert training to accomplish their goals. Typical positions held by a tech op include computer expert, corporate robotics development, research and maintenance personnel, private contractor, or technology.