2016 Navy Employment Cross Reference

A layman’s comparison of civilian occupations to Navy enlisted rates.

Navy veterans offer employers a workforce schooled in a solid work ethic, understanding the benefits of hard work and committed to teamwork. However, due to the unique occupations required by the Navy, understanding the skills a sailor possesses if often confusing for employers. This cross reference is created to help. In this document you will find a civilian occupation and then the corresponding Navy enlisted rate that has some or all of the skills in that occupation.