Job Overview


About the Agency

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

 This position is located at the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC), Washington Navy Yard.  The mission of the Naval History and Heritage Command is to: collect, preserve, protect, and make available the artifacts, documents, and art that best embody our naval history and heritage for present and future generations through professional research, analysis, interpretation, products and services. 

The NHHC provides historical information services, writes and publishes naval histories, operates the Navy Department Library, maintains archives for naval operational and other selected records, coordinates collection, preservation, distribution, and exhibition of art, historical artifacts, and photographs, and manages the Navy's submerged cultural resources, including shipwrecks and sunken aircraft.


  • Plans, researches, and prepares original studies, monographs, briefings and booklets that furnish detailed historical analysis
  • Collects and analyzes historical documents
  • Prepare, collect and process oral histories
  • Conduct research and collect written and oral histories to develop historical knowledge products pertaining to Navy history
  • Assists senior historians with major research and writing projects
  • Responds to external and internal historical inquiries
  • Represents the command at historical meetings and conferences for purposes of planning projects, presenting professional papers, and exchanging professional views regarding Navy historical matters

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No