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NAVADMIN 308/11 – ENLISTED SUPERVISOR RETENTION PAY PROGRAM UNCLASSIFIED/

R 141500Z OCT 11 PSN 435838K31
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SUBJ: ENLISTED SUPERVISOR RETENTION PAY PROGRAM UNCLASSIFIED/

NAVADMIN 308/11

REF/A/DOC/N13/26SEP11//
REF/B/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/302240ZJUN11//
REF/C/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/122232ZFEB10//

NARR/REF A IS DEPUTY CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS, (MANPOWER, PERSONNEL, TRAINING
AND EDUCATION) POLICY DIVISION (N13) POLICY MEMORANDUM OF 26 SEP 11.
REF B IS NAVADMIN 193/11, UPDATE TO ENLISTED SUPERVISOR RETENTION PAY
MULTIPLES. REF C IS NAVADMIN 051/10, ENLISTED SUPERVISOR RETENTION PAY
PROGRAM.//

RMKS/1. THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO THE ENLISTED SUPERVISOR RETENTION
PAY (ESRP) PROGRAM. EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2012, REFS B AND C ARE CANCELLED.
ALL CHANGES ANNOUNCED IN THIS NAVADMIN WILL BE EFFECTIVE ON 1 JANUARY 2012.
ESRP-ELIGIBLE SAILORS AND COMMAND CAREER COUNSELORS SHOULD REVIEW REF A, WHICH
PROVIDES FURTHER PROGRAM DETAILS. REF A CAN BE FOUND ON THE NUCLEAR ENLISTED
COMMUNITY MANAGER WEBSITE AT: WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-
NPC/ENLISTED/COMMUNITY/NUCLEAR/.

2. SUMMARY. TO ENCOURAGE SERVICE IN THE NUCLEAR ENLISTED COMMUNITY’S MOST
CHALLENGING BILLETS AND TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES THAT PROMOTE CAREER LONGEVITY,
THE CHIEF OF NAVAL PERSONNEL HAS RESTRUCTURED ESRP TO BE AVAILABLE FROM 10
THROUGH 23 YEARS OF SERVICE. THIS CHANGE INVOLVES RESTRUCTURING ZONES C AND
D TO CREATE ZONES 1, 2, AND 3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THESE NEW ZONES
ARE DETAILED IN PARAGRAPHS 6, 7 AND 8 BELOW. THESE NEW ZONES AND ELIGIBILITY
REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISH A CLEAR CAREER PATH FOR NUCLEAR SAILORS TO ACHIEVE THE
PINNACLE OF NUCLEAR SERVICE: DUTY AS A SUBMARINE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT
MASTER CHIEF (EDMC), CVN DIVISION LEADING CHIEF PETTY OFFICER (LCPO), OR CVN
REACTOR DEPARTMENT MASTER CHIEF (RDMC).

3. ESRP PROGRAM MANAGER. DEPUTY CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS, (MANPOWER,
PERSONNEL, TRAINING AND EDUCATION) POLICY DIVISION (N133D) IS DESIGNATED AS
THE ESRP PROGRAM MANAGER.

4. ALL ESRP REENLISTMENT REQUESTS FOR 1 JANUARY 2012 OR LATER WILL BE
PROCESSED UNDER THE RESTRUCTURED PROGRAM. ANY ESRP REQUESTS ENTERED IN THE
OFFICER PERSONNEL INFORMATION SYSTEM (OPINS) PRIOR TO 1 JANUARY 2012 FOR A
REENLISTMENT ON OR AFTER 1 JANUARY 2012 WILL NOT BE PROCESSED UNTIL THE ESRP
PROGRAM MANAGER MANUALLY CHANGES THE REQUEST TO THE NEW PROGRAM FORMAT.

5. PROGRAM OVERVIEW. ESRP USES THE CRITICAL SKILLS RETENTION BONUS
(CSRB) LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE A RETENTION INCENTIVE FOR MEMBERS
ASSIGNED TO NUCLEAR NAVY ENLISTED CLASSIFICATION (NEC) CODES.
A. ESRP PROGRAM EXECUTION WILL BE SIMILAR TO THE SELECTIVE REENLISTMENT
BONUS (SRB) PROGRAM.
B. THE ESRP PAYMENT STRUCTURE IS IDENTICAL TO THE SRB PROGRAM, IN WHICH
50 PERCENT OF THE CONTRACT IS PAID UPON CONTRACT EXECUTION AND THE REMAINDER
IS PAID IN EQUAL INSTALLMENTS ON 1 OCTOBER FOR EACH REMAINING YEAR OF THE ESRP
REENLISTMENT CONTRACT.
C. INDIVIDUAL ESRP REENLISTMENT CONTRACTS ARE LIMITED TO 100K.
D. SAILORS IN ZONES A AND B ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ESRP, BUT CONTINUE TO BE
ELIGIBLE FOR REENLISTMENT INCENTIVES UNDER THE SRB PROGRAM. SAILORS WHO ARE
CURRENTLY IN ZONE B AND WITHIN 120 DAYS OF ENTERING ZONE 1 ARE ELIGIBLE TO
REQUEST ZONE 1 ESRP FOR A PENDING ZONE 1 REENLISTMENT.
E. ESRP REQUESTS FOR PERSONNEL BEING PROCESSED FOR NEC REMOVAL OR
RESTORATION WILL BE HELD IN ABEYANCE PENDING FINAL RESOLUTION.

6. ESRP ZONE 1 ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS ARE IN ADDITION TO THE REQUIREMENTS
OF PARAGRAPH 5 OF REF A.
A. COMPLETION OF 10 YEARS OF SERVICE THROUGH COMPLETION OF 14 YEARS OF
SERVICE.
B. ADDITIONAL OBLIGATED SERVICE (AOS) THROUGH COMPLETION OF 16 YEARS OF
SERVICE MAY BE USED IN THE AWARD CALCULATION.

7. ESRP ZONE 2 ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS ARE IN ADDITION TO THE REQUIREMENTS
OF PARAGRAPH 5 OF REF A.
A. COMPLETION OF 14 YEARS OF SERVICE THROUGH COMPLETION OF 18 YEARS OF
SERVICE.
B. MUST BE A FROCKED CPO OR IN PAYGRADE E7, E8, OR E9 ON THE DATE OF THE
ESRP ZONE 2 REENLISTMENT.
C. AWARD CALCULATION IS ONLY PAYABLE THROUGH COMPLETION OF 18 YEARS OF
SERVICE.

8. ESRP ZONE 3 ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS ARE IN ADDITION TO THE REQUIREMENTS
OF PARAGRAPH
5 OF REF A.
A. COMPLETION OF 18 YEARS OF SERVICE THROUGH COMPLETION OF 23 YEARS OF
SERVICE.
B. MUST BE A FROCKED SCPO OR IN PAYGRADE E8 OR E9 ON THE DATE OF THE ESRP
ZONE 3 REENLISTMENT.
C. MUST HAVE PREVIOUSLY SERVED AS, BE CURRENTLY SERVING AS, OR HAVE
ACCEPTED ORDERS AS A SUBMARINE EDMC, CVN LCPO, OR CVN RDMC.
D. AWARD CALCULATION IS ONLY PAYABLE THROUGH COMPLETION OF 23 YEARS OF
SERVICE.

9. ESRP AWARD MULTIPLES.
A. ESRP ZONES 1 AND 2 MULTIPLES:
RATING PNEC ZONE A ZONE B ZONE 1 ZONE 2
ETSS (NUC) 3363 SRB SRB 8.5 2.5
EMSS (NUC) 3364 SRB SRB 5.5 2.5
MMSS (NUC) 3365 SRB SRB 7.0 2.5
ELTSS (NUC) 3366 SRB SRB 8.0 2.5
ETSW (NUC) 3393 SRB SRB 5.5 2.5
EMSW (NUC) 3394 SRB SRB 5.0 2.5
MMSW (NUC) 3395 SRB SRB 5.0 2.5
ELTSW (NUC) 3396 SRB SRB 5.5 2.5
B. ESRP ZONE 3 MULTIPLES:
AOS AOS AOS
RATING PNEC 0-24MOS 25-36MOS 37+MOS
ETSS (NUC) 3363 0.5 1.0 1.5
EMSS (NUC) 3364 0.5 1.0 1.5
MMSS (NUC) 3365 0.5 1.0 1.5
ELTSS (NUC) 3366 0.5 1.0 1.5
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ETSW (NUC) 3393 0.5 1.0 1.5
EMSW (NUC) 3394 0.5 1.0 1.5
MMSW (NUC) 3395 0.5 1.0 1.5
ELTSW (NUC) 3396 0.5 1.0 1.5
C. PERSONNEL WHO HOLD AN INACTIVE NUCLEAR NEC (3359 OR 3389), WHO
PREVIOUSLY HELD A SUPERVISOR NEC, AND WHO ARE OTHERWISE ELIGIBLE TO REENLIST,
WILL BE PERMITTED TO REENLIST AT THE AWARD LEVEL SPECIFIED FOR THE LAST ACTIVE
SUPERVISOR NEC HELD.

10. APPLICATION PROCESS: ESRP REENLISTMENT REQUESTS WILL BE SUBMITTED 35-120
DAYS IN ADVANCE OF THE MEMBER’S DESIRED REENLISTMENT DATE TO ENSURE THE
APPROVAL MESSAGE CAN BE RELEASED IN A TIMELY MANNER. EXCEPTIONS TO THIS
POLICY WILL BE APPROVED BY THE ESRP PROGRAM MANAGER ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS.
A. OPINS FORCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (FORMAN) IS PROGRAMMED TO PROCESS ESRP
REENLISTMENT REQUESTS AND EMPLOYS THE SAME PROCESS USED TO REQUEST AND APPROVE
SRB REENLISTMENT REQUESTS.
CAREER COUNSELORS AND PERSONNEL SUPPORT DETACHMENTS ARE FAMILIAR WITH THIS
PROGRAM AND SHOULD USE IT AS THE PRIMARY METHOD OF ESRP REQUEST SUBMISSION.
THE ESRP REQUEST TYPE IS 3AA FOR SAILORS ON ACTIVE DUTY AND 3BB FOR BROKEN
SERVICE REQUESTS.
B. IN THE EVENT OPINS IS NOT AVAILABLE, THE COMMAND CAN FAX, EMAIL
(SCANNED COPY OF REQUEST), OR MAIL THE REQUEST DIRECTLY TO THE ESRP PROGRAM
MANAGER UTILIZING THE FORMAT FOUND IN THE ESRP POLICY MEMORANDUM (REF A).
IF OPERATIONAL COMMITMENTS LIMIT THE ABILITY TO SUBMIT ESRP APPLICATIONS VIA
THIS MANNER, COMMANDS SHOULD SUBMIT THE ESRP REQUEST VIA MESSAGE TO THEIR
IMMEDIATE SUPERIOR IN CHARGE (ISIC), WHO CAN SUBMIT THE OPINS REQUEST. ESRP
REQUESTS SENT DIRECTLY TO THE ESRP PROGRAM MANAGER BY MESSAGE OR MAIL MAY
RESULT IN A PROCESSING DELAY.
C. ZONE 1 SAILORS MUST HAVE A VALID APPLICATION ENTERED IN THE PERFORM TO
SERVE (PTS) SYSTEM TO BE ELIGIBLE TO REENLIST. PTS SUBMISSION CAN BE MADE IN
PARALLEL WITH THE OPINS REQUEST FOR ESRP.
D. A SAILOR MUST BE PREAPPROVED FOR AN ESRP REENLISTMENT. ESRP APPROVAL
WILL NOT CURRENTLY NOTIFY THE DEFENSE JOINT MILITARY PAY SYSTEM (DJMS) OF THE
SAILOR’S INTENT TO REENLIST. UNTIL DJMS CAN BE PROGRAMMED TO ACCEPT ESRP
REENLISTMENT PAYMENTS, MANUAL PROCESSING IS REQUIRED. PAYMENTS SHOULD POST TO
THE SAILOR’S ACCOUNT WITHIN 14 DAYS FOLLOWING THE DAY THE ESRP PROGRAM MANAGER
RECEIVES NOTIFICATION OF REENLISTMENT. INITIAL PAYMENT WILL BE AUTHORIZED AS
SOON AS THE CONTRACT EXECUTION IS REFLECTED IN THE ENLISTED MASTER FILE (EMF).
IN ORDER TO ENSURE PROMPT PAYMENT, NEW CONTRACTS MUST BE POSTED TO THE EMF IN
A TIMELY MANNER.
E. PERSONNEL SUPPORT DETACHMENTS AND COMMANDS SHOULD CONTACT THE ESRP
PROGRAM MANAGER (N133D) VICE DFAS TO RESOLVE ANY PAYMENT ISSUES.
F. A SAILOR WITH AN APPROVED PRE-CERTIFICATION, WHO DOES NOT REENLIST ON
THE DATE SPECIFIED IN THE PRE-CERTIFICATION MESSAGE, MUST RESUBMIT A REQUEST
TO REVISE THE REENLISTMENT DATE AND ESRP AWARD AMOUNT.

11. POINT OF CONTACT:
- NUCLEAR ENLISTED PROGRAM MANAGER, N133D, AT (703) 695-1276/3301/4449/DSN
225 OR E-MAIL AT NXAG_N133D3 (AT)NAVY.MIL, NXAG_N133D2(AT)NAVY.MIL, OR
NXAG_N133D(AT)NAVY.MIL.

12. RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL S. R. VAN BUSKIRK, N1.//

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