NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic to hold Career Fair to Recruit, Hire Qualified … – DVIDS


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NORFOLK, VA – Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Mid-Atlantic (NAVFAC MIDLANT) will host a Career Fair, Sept. 9, at the Chesapeake Conference Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in an effort to recruit and hire qualified candidates for open positions at NAVFAC MIDLANT and onboard installations in Hampton Roads.

NAVFAC MIDLANT is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all work experience levels are welcome. The event is open to the public.

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Career Fair
Date: Friday, Sept. 9
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Address: Chesapeake Conference Center, 700 Conference Dr.,
Chesapeake, Virginia 23320

“We are current seeking highly motivated and qualified candidates to fill immediate positions in the Hampton Roads area to better serve our Navy fleet and the warfighter,” said NAVFAC MIDLANT Human Resources Director Jessica Thompson. “We are fortunate to host this event because it helps us reach a wide variety of qualified candidates, and allows my team to provide important information to candidates who may not know about the benefits available to federal workers.”

NAVFAC MIDLANT is recruiting for open positions in a variety of professional disciplines, to include: HVAC/DDC Mechanics, High Voltage Electricians, Plumbers, Electricians, Crane Operators, Machinists, Riggers, Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Engineers and Architects, Construction Managers, Contract Specialists, Financial Management Analysts, and others!

NAVFAC MIDLANT recruitment efforts in Hampton Roads cover job openings at all area installations – Naval Station Norfolk, Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Naval Air Station Oceana; Norfolk Naval Shipyard, and Naval Weapons Station Yorktown. Because the command spans from Maine to South Carolina, and as far west as Illinois, applicants may also qualify for open positions in other areas within MIDLANT region.

“NAVFAC MIDLANT’s mission is to support the Navy and Marine Corps,” said NAVFAC MIDLANT Business Director Tom Barstow. “Through Career Fairs, such as this, we can match open job vacancies with the right people for the right jobs.”

Applicants are encouraged to bring multiple copies of their resume to the event, have a valid U.S. issued driver’s license, Social Security card, and a copy of their unofficial high school diploma/GED or college transcripts, if applicable. Candidates may receive up to a $5,000 incentive to join NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic based on experience level and position.

Job applicants must also meet the following requirements:
• Be at least 18 years of age
• Have at least 6 months of general work experience
• Be a U.S. citizen
• Be able to pass a pre-employment screening and have no felony convictions

Job benefits include:
• Paid federal holidays
• Earn paid annual and sick leave
• Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
• Long-Term Care Insurance
• Thrift Savings Program

Visit for tips on how to prepare and write a federal resume. Candidates will be able to meet with Human Resources representatives at the event to discuss the application process.

Directions to event (from Interstate 264 West):
• Take I-264W
• From I-264W, take I-64E to Greenbrier Pkwy in Chesapeake
• Take exit 289A-189B from I-64E
• Take Woodlake Dr. to 700 Conference Center Dr.

For questions about the Career Fair, email For additional information about NAVFAC MIDLANT on social media, follow our activities on Facebook at and on Instagram @navfacmidatlantic.
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