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Wherever you are in your career, the Navy and Marine Corps has excellent opportunities for you to support your nation and advance professionally. Whether you began in private industry and are looking to do more with your professional talents, or would like to use the skills you gained in military service, or as a civilian federal employee, in the Department of the Navy we recruit talented citizens.

Working for the Navy and Marine Corps offers a competitive salary and benefits package, salary increases for satisfactory performance, job security, responsibility, challenging work, and a valuable retirement plan.

Private Industry Professionals

You have built your career, now it is time to take the next step – with the Department of the Navy. Many exciting career opportunities are available for experienced professionals. Your academic and professional experiences are the backbone of your career. As a Federal government employee, you will have incredible experiences, benefits, and perks. You will also be a part of a supportive culture and a ground-breaking environment that lets your work achieve more than it ever has before. We have positions for experienced professionals in a variety of areas; so explore the Civilian Careers tabs at the top of the page.

Transitioning Military Service Member

The Navy and Marine Corps civilian workforce can provide veterans and wounded warriors the opportunity to serve their country. As a former service member, the civilian workforce is the perfect opportunity to continue your duty and diligence to the United States. Former service members currently comprise a large portion of Department of the Navy 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 the workforce spans from California to New York, even Europe and Asia. No matter where you serve as a Department of the Navy civilian, you are supporting the sailors and marines throughout the world.

Current Federal Employees

The Navy and Marine Corps are constantly seeking creative, team-oriented Federal employees who bring intensity integrity, experience, and leadership potential to our team. When you join the Department of the Navy, you become part of one of the most respected and stable organizations in the country. (We were founded in 1798!). As a civilian employee with the Department of the Navy you will have the chance to make important contributions by supporting your military colleagues and serving our Nation.  Additional information for current employees is available at USAJOBS on their Federal Employees page.

 Application Process

Navy and Marine Corps posts all Job Opportunity Announcements on USAJOBS. To begin your search either go directly to our USAJOBS site at or in the USAJOBS advanced search window select "Dept. of the Navy" under the Department and Agency field. To apply, you need to create a USAJOBS account. Click the "How to Apply" link on the top navigation menu or click here for applicant instructions, resources, and tips. We look forward to seeing your application.