Careers & Jobs
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Army Civilian Service employees receive a benefits package designed to provide a comfortable and secure work-life balance. These benefits include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time
  • A flexible work environment
  • Comprehensive health and life insurance options with a substantial employer contribution to premiums
  • A three-tiered retirement program with matching employer contribution
  • Bonuses, awards and other incentives for job performance


Put your military experience to work and continue your service to the nation.

If you are a veteran, you may be eligible for preference in hiring over non-veteran applicants. Veterans' preference was established by Congress to recognize those who have served in the U.S. military. While veterans' preference does not guarantee you'll be hired, it does help your resume stand out among other applicants.

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Military spouses may be eligible for noncompetitive appointment or preference when seeking federal employment through Army Civilian Service.

Whether you are a seasoned professional or just beginning your career, Army Civilian Service provides challenging, stable job opportunities that may transfer from installation to installation. Military Spouse Preference is a Department of Defense program applicable to positions in the continental United States and overseas.

Visit America’s Veteran for more information about special hiring authorities for military spouses and family members.

Learn more by visiting the USAJobs Source Spouse Center.


Student work programs within Army Civilian Service offer valuable on-the-job experience, training and avenues for advancement. Whether you are in high school, college, or graduate school, student work opportunities allow you to develop specialized skills and gain meaningful career-related experiences. Student positions are available throughout the United States, may be filled at any time during the year and are typically located on or near a U.S. Army installation.

Recent Graduates
Army Civilian Service will fill more than 100,000 jobs in the next three to five years. Match your college major to in-need career fields with the Federal Jobs by College Major listing.

Army Civilian Service has an established culture of growing leaders. The Career Intern Program prepares entry-level employees for advancement in professional, administrative and technological career fields.

The Army promotes employment opportunities for students and recent graduates through the Pathways Programs.


If you have a disability, you may qualify for competitive and noncompetitive federal employment.

Disabled individuals may qualify for Army Civilian Service based on a special appointing authority. Applicants must be able to perform the essential duties of the job with reasonable accommodation.

Noncompetitive employment is also available for individuals with severe physical, psychiatric or intellectual disabilities. Candidates must provide documentation of their disability and proof of job readiness signed by a licensed medical professional, a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist, or a representative from any federal or state agency that provides disability benefits. Candidates who are selected for noncompetitive appointment are hired through the Schedule A (5 CFR 213.3102(u)) Hiring Authority.

Learn more about opportunities for individuals with disabilities.


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