A second officer was the officer third-in-command of an establishment or unit, ranking right below the first officer and commanding officer. In Starfleet, the second officer normally was a department head, like chief engineer, as his or her primary responsibility, with his or her second officer duties coming second.

By the 24th century, Starfleet second officers usually was a member of away teams.

Notable second officers

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