The Department of the Navy (DON) needs to attract and retain a skilled and talented workforce to advance the mission and support of the war fighter. The DON civilian workforce can provide veterans and wounded warriors the opportunity to serve their country after separating from military service.
Former service members currently comprise a large portion of DON civilian workforce, in civilian careers ranging from machinists to mechanics, sandblasters to scientists, intelligence analysts to IT specialists. Not only are civilian opportunities located in your commuting area, but DON’s workforce spans from California to New York, even Europe and Asia.
As a veteran you may be eligible for consideration alongside other federal employees for job opportunities using one of several Veterans Hiring Authorities. Additionally, if you are qualified for a position that you apply to, you may also be eligible to receivie preference for selection consideration depending on if you are entitled to veterans preference. OPM's Veterans Guide and USAJOBS Veterans Information Page both have specific information on appointment entitlements for Veterans.