Civil Service Employment - Joint Base Charleston (JBC) South Carolina

Joint Base Charleston


Civil Service Jobs & Employment - Joint Base Charleston (JBC) South Carolina. There are numerous civilian employment opportunities at Joint Base Charleston. These civil service jobs provide support for base 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 projected to hire in the near-term) at Joint Base Charleston include:

  • 628th Air Base Wing (628 ABW)
  • 437th Airlift Wing (437 AW)
  • 315th Airlift Wing (315 AW)
  • Naval Support Activity Charleston
  • Nuclear Power Training Unit
  • Naval Nuclear Power Training Command
  • Naval Health Clinic Charleston
  • Naval Munitions Command
  • Naval Consolidated Brig
  • 841st Transportation Battalion
  • Systems Center Atlantic (Navy)
  • Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) positions base-wide
    • Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA)   
    • Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) 
  • 1st Combat Camera Squadron
  • 373rd Training Squadron, Detachment 5
  • AFOSI Det 310 Office of Special Investigation
  • Army Reserve Units (Joint Base Charleston)
  • Army Strategic Logistics Activity - Charleston
  • Marine Corps Reserve Training Center
  • Coast Guard Maritime Law Enforcement Academy
  • U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Sector Charleston
  • U.S. Department of Veterans (VA) Medical Center 

Charleston AFB is home to over 60 Department of Defense (DoD) and federal agencies. There is a total population of nearly 90,000 people at Joint Base Charleston.  


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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