No. NAVSEA hires civilians to support the U.S. Navy. You will be a federal government civilian employee, not a member of the armed forces. As a civilian employee at NAVSEA, you will perform important work that supports the security of the United States and helps our Sailors and Marines defend our nation abroad. You may work side-by-side with active duty men and women, but NAVSEA is staffed predominantly by civilians.
Yes, you must be a United States citizen when you apply for a NAVSEA position. We do not assist individuals in applying for U.S. citizenship.
An active security clearance is not required for immediate employment with NAVSEA. However, applicants must be able to meet the requirements to obtain a security clearance. Therefore, applicants must be 18 years of age or older and a U.S. citizen.
Federal government salaries are comparable to those in the private sector. Additionally, your earning potential will increase based upon your performance and tenure. NAVSEA also offers generous employee benefits, including a thrift savings program for retirement (similar to a 401k) with employer match, paid leave, healthcare coverage, flex time and more.
NAVSEA uses USAJOBS and our Talent Network to search for candidates. If you are interested in working for NAVSEA, search open positions and apply on USAJOBS. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network even if you have applied for a job on USAJOBS. NAVSEA hiring managers from across the world will be able to access your information and consider you for vacant positions. If you are a potential match, they’ll contact you directly. It’s a great way to make sure you don’t miss out on opportunities that may be a perfect fit for you.