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How To Apply

 How to Apply

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. The Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses — in the Department of the Navy, the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless.

The Department of the Navy uses a fully automated process to fill its positions. You can apply online through USAJOBS, which is available 24/7. Below are the key steps of the application and hiring process, by clicking each you will find information, resources, and tips to help.

Attention to all job applicants (including DON employees)!
Beginning 1 July 2019, all applicants, (including DON employees applying to all DON vacancies) will need to submit documentation supporting eligibility and qualification at time of application.   This includes employees in professional positions applying for reassignment or promotion.  For more information on this check out our Fact Sheet – Applicant Supporting Documentation Change.

Interested in seeing a visual on the application process? We've outlined the steps for "Applying for a job with the Department of the Navy" in a visual presentation.