- U.S. Army Civilian Career Opportunities
ACC is Committed to Employing Veterans
The Army Contracting Command (ACC) values veterans’ skills and dedication to public service. ACC is proud to be a part of AMC’s “Always a Soldier” program, a hiring initiative that reaches veterans who are retired, honorably discharged, and/or medically retired with a service-connected disability.
ACC has an outstanding record of employing veterans and is committed to expanding opportunities for veterans. We take advantage of four hiring authorities to help veterans secure employment:
- Veterans Recruitment Appointment—a special authority by which agencies may appoint an eligible veteran without competition; the candidate does not have to be on a list of eligibles, but must meet the basic qualification requirements for the position.
- 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans Appointment—if qualified, the candidate may be noncompetitively appointed to a position without going through the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
- Disabled Veterans Enrolled in a VA Training Program—a veteran may enroll for training or work experience under the terms of an agreement between AMC and the VA, with the intent to prepare the individual for an eventual appointment within the AMC.
- Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA)—a competitive service appointing authority that allows veterans to apply for jobs that are open only to “status candidates.”
Additionally, Veterans’ Preference provides veterans a favorable competitive position for employment. Veterans meeting the criteria for preference are eligible to have either 5 points or 10 points added to their numerical ratings. An online tool/advisor available from the U.S. Department of Labor can help you determine whether you are eligible for a 5-point or 10-point preference.
When applying for Federal jobs, eligible veterans should claim preference on their resumes. Applicants claiming 10-point preference must complete form SF-15, Application for 10-point Veteran’s Preference.
- Feds Hire Vets is the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s website dedicated to helping veterans, transitioning service members and their family members. Available resources include news about upcoming job fairs and information about how Federal jobs are filled.
- Always a Soldier is AMC’s program to provide a continuity of support to the soldiers transitioning from the military to civilian employment.
- TurboTap.org is the Department of Defense’s official website for service members transitioning from military service. Live online learning events provide practical information on topics such Landing a Federal Job, Job Fair Success Strategies, and Federalizing Your Resume.
- VetSuccess.gov is the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs resource for job tools and tips, including military skills translators, which help veterans identify Federal jobs related to their military occupational specialty.
- National Resource Directory is partnership among the Departments of Defense, Labor and Veterans Affairs. Resources include the Veterans Job Bank and information about education and training.
- Career One Stop is the U.S. Department of Labor’s website for all job seekers and provides dedicated resources for veterans, including a Military-to-Civilian job search tool that can be used to find local opportunities and search by military job title/MOC.
- Veterans.jobs is sponsored by the Direct Employers Association and offers the ability to search job openings by entering MOC codes and military occupation titles.