Civil Service Employment - Joint Base Andrews (JBA) Maryland

Joint Base Andrews


Civil Service Jobs & Employment - Joint Base Andrews (JBA) Maryland. There are civilian employment opportunities at Joint Base Andrews. These civil service jobs provide support for Air Force operations, training programs, and military personnel. 

Applications from the public are being accepted. 

Civilian job opportunities exist across a broad spectrum of skills and duties. Qualified U.S. citizens are encouraged to apply for these positions.  

  • This is an essential guidebook for correctly navigating the federal hiring process and getting selected. 

 Guidebook: How to Get a Civil Service Job at a Military Base

A few of the on-site military units and defense agencies now hiring (or may hire in the near-term) at Joint Base Andrews include:

  • Air Force District of Washington (AFDW)
  • 11th Wing (Air Force) 
  • 320th Air Expeditionary Wing
  • 79th Medical Wing
  • 89th Airlift Wing
  • 844th Communications Group
  • 113th Wing (Air National Guard)
  • Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) positions base-wide
    • Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA)   
    • Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) 
  • Air National Guard Readiness Center
  • 459th Air Refueling Wing (Air Force Reserve Command)
  • District of Columbia Air National Guard
  • Naval Fleet Logistics Support Squadrons 1, 48, and 53 (Navy Reserve)
  • Headquarters, National Guard Bureau
  • Naval Air Facility Washington D.C.
  • Naval Communications Security Material Systems
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Joint Base Andrews is home to the Air Force District of Washington (AFDW). AFDW provides support (manpower, personnel, legal, chaplain, finance, logistics, and safety) for designated Air Force activities located within the National Capital Region (NCR). This support is provided to approximately 40,000 Air Force military and civilian members working in the NCR. 



Seven Keys to Getting Hired for a Federal Civil Service Position:  

  1. Knowing how to find those position vacancies for which you are best qualified and most likely to be hired. 
  2. Understanding how the federal civil service application and hiring process works (you must know the rules of the game!) 
  3. Correctly setting up your own personal USAJOBS employment account. 
  4. Knowing how to create a "high-scoring" federal resume (federal resumes are very different from corporate resumes.)
  5. Knowing which "Key Words" to use in your resume and application package.
  6. Knowing how to correctly answer "Supplemental Questions" required for many position applications. 
  7. Knowing how to "ace" a federal job interview - it helps to know what to expect and how to prepare so you outshine the other candidates.   


Categories of Federal Civil Service Occupations


 USAJOBS Website 


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