Washington D.C.
Apr 18, 2019
Apr 18, 2019
Full Time

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time
  • To be appointed students must be currently enrolled FULL time as defined by the institution, and remain in the program of study with a GPA of 2.0 or above. Entry level positions may also be assessed using ACWA or USAHIRE. Recent graduates must be appointed with two years of being awarded a bachelor's or graduate degree from a qualifying educational institution as defined in 20 U.S.C. Section 1001.

    Recent Graduates Eligibility: Recent graduates must be appointed within two years of being awarded a bachelor's or graduate degree from a qualifying educational institution as defined in 20 U.S.C. § 1001. The two-year period of eligibility will be extended to four years for veterans who have completed a period of obligated uniformed service of more than four years, and were awarded a degree by an institution of higher education not more than four years before the date of appointment. The four year uniformed service requirement need not be continuous. If the veteran did not complete more than four years of uniformed service, the two-year eligibility period applies.

    Post-Secondary Students Eligibility: Students must be currently enrolled in a full-time academic program at an institution of higher education as defined in 20 U.S.C. § 1001. A full-time academic program is defined by the individual institution. Students must have completed at least one full year of their academic program prior to appointment Students must be in good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 2.0 and making satisfactory progress towards the receipt of a bachelor's or graduate degree. At the time of application, students must provide proof of full-time academic enrollment and academic standing as well as a copy of their transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable). Prior to the EOD date, the student must provide an official set of school transcripts. Individuals must meet the qualifications and eligibility requirements throughout the duration of the appointment and are required to provide up-to-date transcripts (unofficial are acceptable) at the end of each trimester, semester, or quarter, which include grades for the previous term, unless requested more frequently by the supervisor or HR office for verification of enrollment and academic standing as proof of continued eligibility for participation in the program. Students who fail to meet and maintain eligibility requirements may result in termination.

    Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:




    2210 IOR:

    0856: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment

    Substitution of education for experience is allowed for the 0080, 0343 and 1035 series as follows:

    NT-2: Your resume must illustrate completion of 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree OR 3 years of general experience, 1 year of which was equivalent to the NT-01 or GS-1/4 grade level.

    NT-3: Your resume must illustrate completion of a master's or equivalent graduate degree OR 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.B. or J.D., if related

    NT-4: Your resume must illustrate completion of a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR completion of 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.M., if related

    The NT-5 pay band encompasses positions equivalent to the GS-13 and GS-14. The salary range shown in the announcement represents all of the positions within the band, including GS-14 equivalent (high grade) positions. This is not a high grade position; therefore the salary may be limited to a GS-13 Step 10 (currently $126,062).

    THIS IS A DIRECT HIRE ANNOUNCEMENT. Section 1106 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 authorizes the Secretary of Defense to recruit and appoint qualified Post-Secondary Students and Recent Graduates directly to positions in the competitive service for Professional and Administrative occupations within the Department of Defense (DoD). Competitive rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to the Direct Hire process.

    The NSWC Carderock Division encompasses the following installations in the U.S.:
    - Carderock Division Headquarters (West Bethesda, MD) - Combatant Craft Division (Norfolk, VA)
    - Detachment Puget Sound (Silverdale, WA)
    - Acoustic Research Detachment (Bayview, ID)
    - Acoustic Trials Detachment (Cape Canaveral, FL)
    - South Florida Ocean Measurement Facility (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
    - William B. Morgan Large Cavitation Channel (Memphis, TN)
    - Southeast Alaska Acoustic Measurement Facility (Ketchikan, AK)

    Salary range below:
    KETCHIKAN, AK: NT-2 $33,120 - $73,652 NT-3 $50,833 - $80,380 NT-4 $61,830 - $114,115
    FT. LAUDERDALE, FL: NT-2 $31,728 - $63,310 NT-3 $48,697 - $77,002 NT-4 $59,231 - 101,399
    CAPE CANAVERAL, FL: NT-2 $29,992 - $61,990 NT-3 $46,032 - $74,120 NT-3 $55,991 - $95,851
    BAYVIEW, ID; MEMPHIS, TN; NORFOLK, VA: NT-2 $29,847 - $61,990 NT-3 $45,810 - $74,120 NT-4 $55,720 - $95,388
    SILVERDALE, WA: NT-2 $32,367 - $64,586 NT-3 $49,677 - $78,553 NT-4 $60,424 - $103,441
    WEST BETHESDA, MD: NT-2 $33,172 - $66,191 NT-3 $50,912 - $80,505 NT-4 $61,926 - $106,012 NT-5 $81,548 - $148,967

    This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

    Several vacancies may be filled.

    A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

    Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

    As vacancies occur, the Human Resources Office will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this flyer. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume, along with your supporting documentation.

    If selected, you may be required to provide additional supporting documentation.

    If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

    Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    All qualification requirements must be met before being considered for any vacancies.

    Read more Security clearance Secret

    Drug test required No

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