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Applying for NCDOC JOBS

Read the "HOW TO APPLY" section in each of the job announcements. Many will say to send your resume to ncdoc.hiring@ncdoc.navy.mil and then will specify what to include in the Subject Line. The subject line is very important because we sometimes have multiple positions open and are collecting resumes for several positions. Hiring Managers do not have time to review ALL resumes coming in for ALL positions. The subject line is specific to the Dept/Div and the job title for which you are applying. Your email will get to the appropriate Hiring Manager when identified in the subject line.

Some announcements will direct you to apply through USAJOBS. If this is the case, please follow those announcement directions. 

Some helpful tips to keep in mind about YOUR RESUME:  

  • Make sure that your resume includes the following:

    • Dates (month and year) for all of your work or volunteer experience (also include how many hours on average you worked each week).

    • Salary information.

    • Supervisor’s name and contact information.

  • On average, federal resumes are 2-4 pages in length. The key is lots of detail – but the right details. For example:

    • Don’t just list a database, tool or computer programming language; use a bullet point to demonstrate how you used them in your daily work or studies.

    • Answer these questions with your bullet points:

      • What were you challenged to do?

      • How did you go about doing it?

      • Who did the project affect or who was the customer?

      • What was the impact of your work? What results did you attain?

      • What metrics can you use to quantify your work/volunteer experience?

    • Make sure to include demonstrated experience that speaks to the following competencies:

      • Problem Solving

      • Oral Communication

      • Customer Service

      • Attention to Detail

    • In addition to the above four required competencies, general knowledge* for cybersecurity positions include: 

      • Cybersecurity and privacy principles

      • Computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies

      • Laws, regulations, policies and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy

      • Risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk

      • Cyber threats and vulnerabilities

      • Specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses
         

  • Be mindful of the closing dates, and be sure you complete each application in its entirety before the closing date.  Review the job announcement closely for this information.

 
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