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Explore a Career with Navy Installations

Careers
Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) is responsible for worldwide U.S. Navy shore installation management as the Navy's shore integrator, designing and developing integrated solutions for sustainment and development of Navy shore infrastructure. CNIC oversees 10 Navy regions, 70 bases, and more than 48,000 employees who sustain the fleet, enable the fighter and support the family.

CNIC offers a plethora of career options in the federal government with endless career-building opportunities. At CNIC, employees may draft policy for the entire shore enterprise; support base infrastructure recovery following a natural disaster; aid Navy families during PCS moves by helping them find housing or coordinate new schools; care for service members’ children; manage airfield or port operations; spearhead environmental conservation projects; improve Navy families’ quality of life by coordinating morale and recreational programming; and so much more.

The work is demanding, rewarding and exciting. Growth opportunities abound. The benefits are outstanding. And best of all, with CNIC, you will expand your career while bringing real value to our nation and our citizens.

Click here to view open positions with CNIC. You can also search jobs by Navy region or by the name of your closest installation.

Jobs at Navy Installations
CNIC offers civilian positions in a wide array of professional fields – for college graduates, skilled tradesmen and seasoned professionals, from entry levels to senior levels.

At its heart, CNIC’s mission is sustaining the Fleet, enabling the Fighter and supporting the Family. We do this at a number of levels, each requiring skilled execution, thoughtful planning and strategic leadership.

Sustaining the Fleet

  • Airfield operations

  • Port operations and logistics

  • Training and readiness

  • Emergency management

  • Fire and emergency services

  • Law enforcement

  • Installation safety

  • Environmental conservation and compliance

  • Facility investment and modernization

  • Facility management

  • Facility services

  • Utility management and improvement

  • Installation strategic laydown

Enabling the Fighter

  • Unaccompanied housing

  • Galleys

  • Fisher House

  • Morale, welfare and recreation (MWR)

  • Fleet and Family support

  • Mental health counseling

  • Sexual assault and domestic violence prevention

  • Religious services

  • Deployment readiness

  • Crisis response

  • Suicide prevention

  • Navy Wounded Warrior

Supporting the Family

  • Family housing

  • Child and youth programs

  • Child development centers

  • Exceptional Family Member Program

  • Navy Gold Star Program

  • Casualty Assistance Calls Officer (CACO)

  • Spouse career support

  • Life skills classes

  • Family emergency readiness and response

Our diverse workforce offers a wealth expertise from which we recruit and develop leaders. Every employee is valued and respected and has the opportunity to reach his, her or their full potential. The potential to grow professionally is yours within CNIC.

You'll have your choice of nationwide and worldwide locations as well as projects that are challenging and diverse whether you work as an engineer, child care provider, law enforcement professional, fire & emergency responder, community planner, facilities manager, program analyst, utilities professional, logistician, financial analyst, housing manager, culinary specialist, school administrator, business professional or in any other critical support role.

Click here to view open positions with CNIC. You can also search jobs by Navy region or by the name of your closest navy base.

Hiring Process Applying for federal employment can seem overwhelming, especially if you've only applied for jobs in the private sector. Don't let that deter you from taking the first step towards a fulfilling, challenging, and important career.

There's one thing to keep in mind about our hiring process: you must submit your resume to www.usajobs.gov to be considered for vacant positions.

We strongly encourage each interested candidate to submit his, her or their resume to www.usajobs.gov. You may apply on multiple job announcements. Make sure, however, if you see an open position listed on USA Jobs in which you are interested, that you submit your resume through www.usajobs.gov prior to the job’s specified closing date.

Students

Whether you're currently seeking your degree or have recently finished your education, CNIC has employment opportunities to launch your career. Several federal government and Navy programs exist and are designed to help you transition into your professional career while you gain experience and learn from your peers. These are highly competitive positions for talented candidates; the work you'll do supports CNIC’s mission. Entry level employees and recent graduates do real work that directly impacts Sailors and their families.

The Pathways Internship Program is for current students and individuals accepted for enrollment in a qualifying educational program. The program is designed to attract students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions (high school, home-school programs, vocational and technical, undergraduate and graduate) with paid opportunities to work and explore Federal careers while still in school. This program exposes students to jobs in the Federal civil service by providing meaningful developmental work at the beginning of their careers, before their careers paths are fully established. The flexible nature of the program also accommodates the need to hire students to complete temporary work or projects, perform labor-intensive tasks not requiring subject matter expertise, or to work traditional “summer jobs.”

The Pathways Program provides a clear path to Federal Internships for students from high school through post-graduate school and to careers for recent graduates, and provide meaningful training and career development opportunities for individuals who are at the beginning of their Federal service. As a student or recent graduate, you can begin your career in the Federal government by choosing the path that best describes you and where you are in your academics.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Department of Navy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

 

 
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