No. NAVSEA seeks candidates for civilian careers in support of the Navy. You will be a federal government civilian employee, not a member of the uniformed armed forces.
As a civilian employee at NAVSEA, you will perform vital work that enables the safety of the United States and allows our Sailors and Marines to defend our nation abroad.
You may work side-by-side with active duty men and women, but NAVSEA is staffed predominantly by civilians.
Federal government salaries
are comparable to those in the private sector.
Additionally, your earning potential will increase based upon your
performance and tenure with NAVSEA.
In addition to providing a
competitive salary, NAVSEA also offers generous employee benefits.
While you should always
maintain a current resume, you will build and submit your resume, along with
your application, through the federal government’s staffing site, USAJOBS.
Federal internships for students from high school through
post-graduate school are available throughout the year. For more information go to our Internship page.
participates in the Naval Acquisition Development Program and the Pathways for
Recent Graduates program. More information is available on the employment
programs web page.
As with any job in the
federal government, the application process will vary. If you are a qualified
candidate, you will be contacted by a hiring manager, who may proceed to
conduct an in-person interview at his or her discretion.
You may need to attend an
in-person interview, though this is based on the discretion of the hiring
Reimbursement may be provided
for relocating certain personnel, but it is ultimately up to the hiring manager
and depends on program funding.
The NAVSEA Commanding
Officer reports to the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), who in turn is
responsible for carrying out orders from the Secretary of the Navy.
NAVSEA Organizational Chart
Numerous divisions exist
within NAVSEA: Comptroller; Contracts; Logistics; Maintenance & Industrial
Operations; Ship Design Integration & Engineering; Warfare Systems
Engineering; Undersea Warfare; Corporate Operations; and Nuclear Propulsion.
Across NAVSEA activities,
including 11 warfare centers, four shipyards, seven regional maintenance centers,
headquarters and five program executive offices (PEOs); the command offers
fascinating careers in engineering, program management, logistics, finance and
programs, management training, student loan repayment programs and performance awards
are in place to encourage and support learning and progress at every level.