Wounded Warriors possess a wide array of skills and experienced gained from their military service. There are hundreds of civilian occupations and careers that provide a fit for those skills — from supply sergeant to logistics specialist, corpsman to medical technician, cyber security operation to information technology manager, and many more.
DORS — the Defense Outplacement Referral System — is a centralized system designed to provide a single source for Wounded Warriors to register their skills and expertise as well as their availability for civilian careers in the Department of Defense (DoD). By registering in DORS, Wounded Warriors provide human resources professionals and hiring managers with ready access to a host of high-caliber talent ready to fill a position in 30 days.
"DORS offers Wounded Warriors a great network and advantage to getting their information out.”
Purple Heart RecipientMatthew SullivanRecords Room Supervisor
Veterans are you?
Do you have?
Is your disability?
If you can answer yes to all of the above questions, you should consider registering in DORS to make your resume available to hiring managers across the Department of Defense.
"There are different ways to serve your country … and opportunities like DORS help make that possible.”
Purple Heart RecipientGabe LedesmaTransition Outreach
"Even though we aren’t on the ground, we are part of the big picture and supporting our Sailors and Marines."
Purple Heart Recipient,Laura Langdeau - Production Controller
When seeking a position as a civilian, there are special (hiring) authorities that apply to preference-eligible veterans. These authorities include: VRA, 30% or More Disabled Veterans and VEOA. For more information on these authorities, visit the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Veterans website.
For a step-by-step guide on applying for Civilian Employment Opportunities with the Department of the Navy or other Federal Agencies, visit the How to Apply section of this website.
For a complete listing of available job opportunities within the Department of the Navy please visit: https://don.usajobs.gov.
The Department of Navy is committed to recruiting and employing veterans.
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