Session Objective. Educate, describe and clarify the process involved in becoming a civilian employee of the Department of Navy.Update the latest developments on changes in Federal employment processesExplain conventional and new hiring authorities available.Offer practical suggestions on navigating the difficult Federal employment system.Promote Federal and DOD civilian service. .
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1. How to Get a Job at Naval Base Ventura County Ed Vicuna
HRO Site Director
Naval Base Ventura County 1
2. Session Objective Educate, describe and clarify the process involved in becoming a civilian employee of the Department of Navy.
Update the latest developments on changes in Federal employment processes
Explain conventional and new hiring authorities available.
Offer practical suggestions on navigating the difficult Federal employment system.
Promote Federal and DOD civilian service. 2
3. Employment Update Uncertainty over Federal Government expenditures
Federal Career Intern Program (NICP) Revocation
Pathways programs -
Internships Programs (high school, vocational; upper and lower division)
Recent Graduate Program: Available for those who complete a qualifying degree within the preceding two years.
Presidential Management Fellows: Available for those who complete a qualifying degree within the preceding two years
Workplace demographics and succession planning
Department of the Navy (DON) remains intricately involved with the culture, business, and social fabric of Ventura County 3
4. Eligibility and Qualification
Eligibility: Determination made as to which regulatory authority the individual can be hired.
Qualification: Education, Experience or certifications required to perform the duties of the position. 4
5. Applicant Categories STATUS: These applicants have a formal tie to the Federal government:
Current or Former employees
Are in possession of eligibility for potential employment (Veterans, etc).
*These candidates are eligible to apply on the
majority of Navy civilian positions. Navy and
Federal agencies employment sites
6. Status Hiring Categories Current Permanent Federal Civilian Employee
Current Permanent Department of Defense (DoD) Civilian Employee
Executive Order 12721 Eligible
Postal Service/Peace Corps and Other Unique Authorities
Military Spouse under Executive Order 13473
Interchange Agreement (NAF, etc.)
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program Eligible (ICTAP)
7. Status Hiring Categories Veterans’ Recruitment Appointment and/or 30% or More Disabled Veteran
Veterans’ Employment Opportunity Act Eligible
Persons with Disability
Current Student (SLEP, STEP)
Overseas Military Spouse Appointment Eligible
Overseas Family Member Preference Eligible
Overseas Limited Appointment Eligible
8. Open to Public PUBLIC: Open applicants that meet none of the potential hiring authorities held by status candidates.
Numerical and Categorical Ranking
*These candidates search for and apply for recruitments that are open to the general public. OPM and DON delegated examination announcements.
9. Direct Hire Authorities 9 Medical Occupations
Information Technology (INFOSEC)
10. Qualifications Minimum Age
National Security Clearance 10
11. Web Based Resume Builder and Submission The majority of Federal agencies utilize web based recruitment announcement and resume submission.
Applicants are required to build profiles and answer questions about appointment eligibility.
Resume-Builder: Applicant cut and paste work experience descriptions into template.
Department of the Navy (DON) Website – https:chart.don.navy.mil
To access all other Federal Agencies: www.USAJobs.com
After August 2011 www.USAJobs.com will be the only source used by the DON for submission of resumes 12
12. Resume Suggestions Pay attention to keywords and K/S/A’s (knowledge, skills & abilities).
*Key word communicates multiple skills and
*Main credentials/Sales Pitch/Editor’s Eye
Use Numbers and percentages.
*Resources managed; percentage of time
spent; savings and efficiencies achieved.
13. Key Points to Remember The Federal workforce is now overwhelming “retirement eligible.”
Great variety of opportunities to be part of DOD mission to protect and defend national interests
Persistence, rigor and positive attitude are required: many submission may not elicit a response, much less a job offer—keep applying.
14. Employment Web Sites Federal Government: www.usajobs.gov
Air Force: www.afpc.randolph.af.mil/af civilianjobs/index.asp
www.opm.gov: Reference source for pertinent employment laws and regulation. 15
15. Internship Programs NAVSEA JP Engineering Internship Program
NAVAIR (ESDP) Engineer and Scientist Development Program: http://jobs.navair.navy.mil/esdp.html
SPAWAR (NP) New Professional Program for Engineers and Computer Scientists
Financial Management Internship program:
The NAVFAC Professional Development Center Internship Program: https://portal.navfac.navy.mil/portal/page/
Navy Acquisition Internship Program: https://acquisiton.navy.mil