Job Description

Tracking Code
3013-317
Job Description

McKean Defense is an employee owned Naval Life Cycle Management, Engineering, Enterprise Transformation and Program Management business headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. McKean’s engineers, developers, technical staff, programmers, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms, and develop strategies to support the Warfighter. McKean’s employees create strategic solutions to help customers reach new levels of mission support and transform their organizations.

The selected candidate will support the Aegis Ashore Project in all major milestone evolutions, organize office space, and provide administrative assistance in all departmental areas in preparation for crew arrival and ongoing crew support. Direct administrative support to the Commanding Officers/Executive Officers including coordinating schedules and activities efficiently on behalf of the CO/XO.

Required Skills
  • Deploy and manage the Plan of Action and Milestone Program.

  • Receive, review and distribute Command correspondence and take appropriate action to staff responses. Maintain correspondence, serial logs and naval message logs.

  • Provide and maintain Department of the Navy required documentation to support Aegis Support stand up and daily functions.

  • Develop baseline of ship’s instructions, notices, and directives. These directives shall be prepared as required by Type Commander’s policy to support crew certification milestones.

  • Support development of department bills and instructions needed for crew certifications.

  • Files and processes shall be drafted in accordance with the Navy Directives Manual.

  • Maintain a current database for governing directives

  • Maintain a turnover Personnel Qualification Standard (PQS) file

  • Lesson plans for systems operation and maintenance.

Required Experience
  • Prior PS or YN experience is preferred

  • In-depth knowledge of Navy ranks and ratings

  • Experience in the following areas is an asset:

    • Familiar with Navy detailing system

    • Functional familiarization with the Enlisted Distribution and Verification Report

  • BS/BA with 2 to 5 years

  • MS/MA with 0 to 3 years

  • 8 to 10 years with no degree

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance required

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

McKean Defense Group is an E-Verify company.

Job Location
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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