Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR)

Defense, Space, IT, Cyber and Intelligence Hiring Fair

This is 1 of 3 events for Transition Careers hosted Southern California Series (Feb 12, 14,15)

(Feb 12 – NAVWAR), (Feb 14 – Edwards AFB), (Feb 15 – Los Angeles AFB)

EVENT LOCATION:
*NAVWAR HQ
4301 PACIFIC HIGHWAY
SAN DIEGO, CA 92110

WHEN:
MONDAY
FEBRUARY 12, 2023
11AM – 2PM (PT)

Event takes place inside a hangar. Wear warm clothes and bring a jacket.

*Open to All Active Duty, Guard, Reserve, Veterans, Contractors, and Experienced Professionals With Access To Military Installation.
(i.e. DoD ID, CAC or have your Own Sponsor. Registering does not give access to military installation.)

(If link doesn’t open on gov’t computer, use personal device.)

(Will be posted 1-2 days before event.)

(Link will go to registration page with all events.)

Event Details Listed Below
Organized by Transition Careers, LLC. No endorsement made or implied by the Federal Government and DoD

FOR JOB SEEKERS

Must Register Online And Share Your Resume With Employers.  
Even If You Can’t Attend, Register & Upload Your Resume.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER & UPLOAD YOUR RESUME
(If you can't open link on gov't computer, use your personal computer)

WHY ATTEND?

  • Free admittance. The hiring fair is open to Active Duty, Guard/Reserve, Contractors, Veterans, and Experienced Professionals that have access to the military installation (i.e. DoD ID, CAC Card or Have Your Own Sponsor). Registering does not provide access to gov't installation.
  • Meet top defense contractors, federal and military friendly employers.  Build your network, explore jobs, professional development opportunities and ask questions to multiple employers in one event.
  • Local & national jobs.  Employers will be focused on their hot job opportunities at this military installation, local community as well as nationwide positions!
  • Targeted jobs in Defense, IT, Cyber, Space, Engineering and Intelligence.  Most of the positions offered by the employers require a U.S. federal security clearance.  It's not mandatory to have a clearance but it's preferred.

DURING THE HIRING EVENT
-Go alone, if you go with family or friends walk the event alone.
-Observe the layout and listen to questions, network with other attendees.
-Don’t assume a company does not have open positions in your field. Network to find out who you could contact.
-When greeting a recruiter, introduce yourself and look confident.
-Express your interest by demonstrating your knowledge of the organization.
-Relate your skills, interests and experiences to the specific needs of the employer.
-Relax, speak slowly and confidently.
-Listen and ask relevant questions about the company and the position.
-Take notes.
-Ask the company what the next step is and how to follow up.
-Get appropriate contact information and ask for a business card.

THIRTY SECOND PITCH
-Name
-Opportunities that you are seeking
-Relevant experience
-Highlights of skills and strengths
-A significant achievement
-Knowledge of the company

MAXIMIZE THE HIRING EVENT
To maximize the brief time you have with each employer you need to know how your skills and interests meet their needs. Don’t just concentrate on the BIG names, there are often great opportunities with companies with which you are not familiar. End your pitch by asking a focused question that will engage the employer in conversation. "Could you tell me more about the new (product) you are developing?" "Could you tell me more about your financial management training program?"

Conduct yourself professionally at all times. Remember, you could be making an impression while you are standing in line or walking around the fair. Your ATTITUDE is important. Be positive, enthusiastic and friendly. ENERGY! Practice your 30 second pitch and incorporate positive non-verbal communication, such as eye contact, facial expressions, body language, posture etc.

AFTER THE HIRING EVENT
-Send a thank you note and reconfirm interest in the position and the company.
-Send another copy (or if you used business cards send a copy) of your resume targeted to the position you discussed.
-Within a week follow up with a phone call if you have not heard from them.

DON'TS
-When asked what type of position you are seeking, Don't say you would be willing to do anything
-Carry your backpack, large purse, or too much stuff
-Arrive at the end of the event
-Dress casually
-Ask questions about salary and benefits
-Grab the free stuff

FREE, MULITPLE JOB SEARCH AGENTS
The newest job postings from hundreds of job boards and websites sent to your email every day! Subscribe to your personalized job alert emails today.  Just go to the link below and enter your job search information:  
http://transitioncareers.com/job-alerts/

FREE JOB BOARD (NETWORKED TO OVER 3,000 BOARDS):
Create your free job seeker account and post your resume on our national job board.  All the employers we deal with nationwide can access our job board.  Furthermore, the Transition Careers job board is networked with 1500+ other job boards whose employers can view the resumes on our site.
https://www.careerwebsite.com/jobseeker/login?site_id=344&clientid=&msessid=Kdejw

Almost all events are only open to job seekers that have access onto the military installation (i.e. DoD ID, CAC Card, or Have Your Own Sponsor). 

Registering for an event does not give access to the military installation.  Transition Careers does not sponsor job seekers to gain access to the event.  

Sometimes events are held just outside the military installation and is accessible to the general public. If you are unsure or have questions about access, please contact the visitor center or security office for the specific military installation where the event is being held. 

If you can't physically attend, we encourage you to register and upload your resume. 

We will electronically distribute your resume to all the participating exhibitors.  This will provide you more visibility and exposure to multiple employers. 

 

FOR EMPLOYERS

Transition Careers provides Direct Access to Defense, Space, IT, Cyber, Intelligence and Security Cleared Professionals through our Hiring Fairs On-Site Military Installations Nationwide. We make it convenient for qualified and experienced candidates to visit our fairs during their workday, making our events the most successful and cost-effective way to recruit experienced candidates.

In order to participate, employers must register for one of our recruiting services.  Each of your representatives must submit security information in order to gain access to the military installation.

EMPLOYERS CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


Employer POC

Jason Semerakis
Transition Careers, LLC
301-455-6912
[email protected]

Series discount availalbe if you exhibit at all events.  Call for details.


Prospectus

Find out about pricing and how you can recruit at this event and meet qualified talent from transitioning service members, guard/reserve, veterans and experienced civilians. 

VIEW PROSPECTUS


Itinerary

9:30AM - 10:30AM (SETUP)
Tables are not pre-assigned. You can choose your table at time of set-up.Make sure your exhibit is a Table-Top Display and NOT a 10ft X 10ft Booth Display.

11:00AM - 2:00PM (HIRING FAIR)
(3 hours) Exhibitors will have their exhibits/displays set-up and be prepared to greet attendees by 10:30am. Please note: Exhibitors who disassemble displays and/or depart before 2:00 p.m. may not receive resumes for this event.

2:00PM - 2:30PM (BREAKDOWN)
Please disassemble your display, throw away all garbage and leave your area clean.


Logistics

SHIPPING:
There is no advance shipping allowed directly to this location. You are encouraged to bring your items with you, or coordinate shipping with your hotel.

TABLE SELECTION:
Tables are not pre-assigned. You can choose your table at time of set-up. Make sure your exhibit is a Table-Top Display and NOT a 10ft X 10ft Booth Display. Typically the tables provided are 6ft X 3ft rectangular table. We suggest you bring your own branded or plain linen.

ELECTRICITY:
There will not be access to electrical outlets.

INTERNET:
There may not be Wi-Fi at the event venue.  You can bring your own Wi-Fi hotspot.

LUNCH IS ON YOUR OWN:
There is an eatery at the event venue. Coffee and water will be provided in the morning. 


About The Military Installation

Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) is one of six major Department of Navy acquisition commands. NAVWAR focuses on capable and secure communications and networks that span platforms and facilities.  

NAVWAR provides research and development, systems engineering, testing and evaluation, technical, in-service and support services to it’s respective acquisition program executive offices (PEOs) during all phases of a program’s lifecycle. NAVWAR consists of bicoastal reporting Naval Information Warfare Centers (NIWCs), which collectively account for more than 11,000 civilian, active duty and reserve professionals located around the world.

The following organizations make up NAVWAR

Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic
Conduct research, development, prototyping, engineering, test and evaluation, installation, and sustainment of integrated information warfare capabilities and services across all warfighting domains with an emphasis on Expeditionary Tactical Capabilities & Enterprise IT and Business Systems in order to drive innovation and warfighter information advantage.

NIWC Pacific
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC) Pacific
Conduct research, development, prototyping, engineering, test and evaluation, installation, and sustainment of integrated information warfare capabilities and services across all warfighting domains with emphasis on Basic and Applied Research and Tactical Systems Afloat and Ashore in order to drive innovation and warfighter information advantage.

PEO C4I
Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (PEO C4I) is the Navy’s first line to acquire the right communication and technology tools to deliver affordable, integrated and interoperable information warfare capabilities to the fleet. PEO C4I is headquartered at NAVWAR’s Old Town Campus in San Diego, CA. It includes ten program offices responsible for acquiring fielding, and supporting C4I systems extending across Navy, joint, and coalition platforms. This includes the management of acquisition programs and projects that cover all C4I disciples.

PEO Digital
Program Executive Office Digital and Enterprise Services (PEO Digital) is the Department of the Navy’s (DON) enterprise-wide information technology acquisition agent. PEO Digital is digitally transforming systems to evolve and deliver modern capabilities and technologies to maintain the competitive edge while meeting demand signals from our user communities. The challenge is delivering the tools required by the DON with speed, agility and affordability.

PEO MLB
Program Executive Office Manpower, Logistics and Business (PEO MLB) is the Department of the Navy’s manpower, logistics and business solutions information technology acquisition agent. The systems and solutions PEO MLB develops, acquires and delivers are the backbone enabling the DON’s day-to-day administrative, business and financial operations. PEO MLB provides Sailors, Marines, DON civilians and their support systems with the services needed to complete their missions and tools to manage their careers.

DRIVING INSTRUCTIONS

*Job Seeker Access - Event is only open to job seekers that have access onto the military installation (i.e. DoD ID, CAC or Have Your Own Sponsor).  Registering does not give access to military installation.

REAL ID Act - The military installation will not accept non-compliant REAL ID Act Driver’s License. Individuals with non-compliant DL will also need to present a second form of ID (i.e. Passport, Passport Card). Go to the DHS website to see list of compliant drivers licenses. https://www.dhs.gov/real-id

Car Insurance & Registration - Make sure you have current vehicle registration and insurance documents.

EVENT LOCATION:
NAVWAR HQ
4301 Pacific Highway
San Diego, CA 92110

GOOGLE MAPS TO NAVWAR:
https://maps.app.goo.gl/konrEvFrs1apB4b46

**PARKING & DIRECTIONS:
If you have a DoD ID or CAC that allows you access to drive onto NAVWAR, there is limited parking close to OT-3. Park in any unreserved space. There will be directions signs on campus.

If you can't drive onto NAVWAR, you can use the West Parking Lot across the street from their campus and walk across the pedestrian bridge. If you are using a taxi or ride share, have the driver drop you off at the west parking lot. 

GOOGLE MAPS TO WEST PARKING LOT:
https://maps.app.goo.gl/Zv7CjZxvEXt93waT6

 

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