2 Naval Historian Jobs

1) Naval Historian, Naval History and Heritage Command, closes 28 January

This position is being filled using the Pathways Recent Graduate Program.  Please ensure you review the qualifications portions of this posting closely for eligibility requirements.

This position is with the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC), the Navy’s principal agency filling the Navy’s needs for historical and heritage services. As an official Department of the Navy Museum, the Great Lakes Naval Museum’s mission is to select, collect, preserve, and interpret the history of the United States Navy with particular emphasis on the Navy’s only “boot camp” at Naval Station Great Lakes, Great Lakes, Illinois.


2) Historian Manager, Naval Special Warfare Command, apply today.

HDG is currently seeking a full-time (exempt) Historian Manager for a Naval Special Warfare Major Command.  This is a contract position located on Dam Neck Annex, Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Position Description: Individual will serve as an historian (management administrative support) for the Government.  Historian will be responsible for conducting research and collecting interviews, reports, operational vignettes, and data to provide historical information for the command through the use of database updates and entries and writing reports.  The historian will be responsible for completing and submitting the annual Command Operations Report; the historian will also be responsible for delivering historical lectures to command members as required.

Requirements: Individual must have an extensive knowledge of the tactics, techniques, and procedures used by Naval Special Warfare and an in-depth and current understanding of operations involving Special Operations Forces as well as being familiar with the current Naval Special Warfare command mission in order to effectively fulfill this requirement.  Bachelors Degree is required and a Masters Degree is desired.  Demonstrated writing and lecturing skills are critical as is the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.  An Active SECRET clearance is required.

Specific Duties:  Historian will conduct a complete review of the Naval Special Warfare command history documents.  Historian will perform research, analysis, interpretation, and interviews as required to accurately complete the annual Command Operations Report per OPNAVINST 5750.12J.  Historian will present documents to NSW headquarters and NSW Special Security Officer for review and then provide copies of final reports to higher headquarters via electronic means.  Preservation and storage in government-provided secure storage on back-up CD for NSW is required.  Historian must publish Command Operations Report on established command portal for command access.  Historian must be able to effectively deliver command history lectures to designated command members upon request.  Historian will continue to populate, organize, and maintain the existing command database format.  Will identify the data to capture, format, and report as required pertinent photos, videos and recordings.  Historian will work with NSW automated information system (AIS) and knowledge management personnel to maintain the database in a useable and accessible portal format.

Security Clearance: Active SECRET Security Clearance Required with no derogatory background investigation.