An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Professional Development Center

The Professional Development Center (PDC) Program is a two to three year developmental and leadership program designed to enhance the professional knowledge and capabilities of personnel recruited for the Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC).  The PDC Program is managed by the Naval Facilities Institute (NFI) to replenish and sustain the NAVFAC workforce by providing entry level positions across the country, to include Hawaii and Guam.  Positions start at the GS-7 or GS-9 level depending upon education and job series requirements with promotion potential to the GS-12 level.  The PDC Program includes, but is not limited to, the following job series:
0020 Community Planner
0201 Human Resources Specialist
0343 Program Analyst
0808 Architect
0810 Civil Engineer
0830 Mechanical Engineer
0850 Electrical Engineer
1102 Contract Specialist
1170 Realty Specialist
2210 Information Technology Specialist
Job series availability varies by location.
PDC Program Employees are eligible for rapid promotions, extensive on-the-job training, networking opportunities, and mentorship support during the program which has a structured Master Development Plan that is tailored to an Individual Development Plan. Many successful participants have gone onto high-ranking positions with the Department of the Navy (DON) – a further testament to the power of our program in developing future leaders.  If you’re interested in starting a career with the DON, consider the opportunities offered by the PDC Program!

To be considered for the PDC Program, or if you have any questions regarding the program, please send your resume and unofficial transcript(s) to: 
This is an Official US Navy Website • Please read this Privacy Policy • GILS NUMBER DOD-USN-000702
NAVFAC Jobs  |  FAQ  |  Search  |  Accessibility  |  FOIA  |  No Fear Act  |  Veterans Crisis Line  |  VA Vet Center  |  FVAP  |  Site Map