Civilian careers with the Department of the Navy (DON) can provide veterans with another opportunity to continue government service. Because of their service to the United States, veterans of the Armed Forces may be given a degree of preference appointments to federal employment opportunities. In the federal government, retired service members are provided these special hiring authorities:
You may be eligible for this appointing authority if you are a:
NOTE: The highest grade level you may be initially appointed under this authority is GS-11 or equivalent, however, the full performance (or target) level of the positions may be higher than the GS-11 or equivalent.
You may be eligible for this appointing authority if you have:
You are eligible for this hiring authority if you are:
NOTE: "Preference eligible" under VEOA includes those family members entitled to derived preference.
Additional information on Veterans preference can be found on www.fedshirevets.gov or www.dol.gov/elaws/vets/vetpref/choice.htm.
Check out how other Veterans are making the difference by viewing this YouTube video: Vet to Fed Compilation Video.
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