Build your career on something bigger.
Employees at Norfolk Naval Shipyard enjoy outstanding benefits and the security that comes with a federal job.
Including dental, vision, and life insurance for you and your family.
Including a thrift savings plan (like a 401K) that matches up to 5% of your contributions, and flexible spending accounts for your family’s medical and child care expenses.
Paid Time Off
13 days of annual leave (advancing to 26 days), 13 days of sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year!
“The reason I am where I am today is because people saw something in me, believed in me, and made suggestions or provided advice to me so that I could better myself.”
– Rachel Yarasavich, naval architect at NNSY
Norfolk Naval Shipyard is located in Portsmouth, Virginia, alongside the Elizabeth River, and is part of the greater Hampton Roads metropolitan region. As the location of the “First Landing” in 1607 by English Captain Christopher Newport, the Hampton Roads area was an early colonial settlement and is rich in history, claiming hundreds of historical sites and attractions. The natural harbor created by the flow of multiple rivers into the Chesapeake Bay and out to the Atlantic Ocean provides an ideal home for port-related industries and military facilities. In fact, the Hampton Roads area has one of the largest concentration of military bases and facilities in the world.
Residents and visitors can find much to enjoy in Hampton Roads. The cost of living is generally low, and the area ranks high in many quality-of-life surveys. Thanks to the mild coastal climate, outdoor activities like horseback riding, fishing, and kayaking are available year-round.
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