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How to Get a Civil Service Job at Westover Air Reserve Base (ARB), Massachusetts. There are numerous civilian employment opportunities at Westover Air Reserve Base. A few of the defense agencies now hiring (or projected to hire in the near-term) at Westover Air Reserve Base include:

  • 4th Air Force
  • 439th Airlift Wing (Air Force Reserve Command)
    • 439th Medical Group 
  • U.S. Army Reserve
  • Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 27
  • Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)
  • Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) positions base-wide
    • Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA)   
    • Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) 
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (onsite office) 

Westover ARB is home to many military units and organizations. The two major units at Westover ARB are the 439th Airlift Wing and Headquarters, 4th Air Force. Westover ARB shares two runways with the Westover Metropolitan Airport. Westover ARB encompasses approximately 2,500 acres.

The 439th Airlift Wing conducts a global airlift mission. It flies and maintains eight C-5B aircraft. The 439th Airlift Wing also has an operational support squadron, an operational aeromedical evacuation squadron, and an airlift control flight.

The 439th Airlift Wing has approximately 4,000 military and civilian employees. There is also over 680 personnel working at 15 tenant organizations at Westover ARB. The 439th Airlift Wing's Mission Support Group performs a wide range of support functions such as: civil engineering, human resources, security, communications, morale, welfare and recreation; base readiness, logistics readiness, supply, transportation, aerial ports, and bioenvironmental engineering.

On-base civil service jobs provide support services for Department of Defense (DoD) operations, training programs, military personnel and their families. Civilian job opportunities exist across a broad spectrum of skills and duties. Qualified U.S. citizens are encouraged to apply for these positions.  

Categories of civilian jobs at Westover Air Reserve Base and at other Department of Defense installations:  
We have compiled a master list of the major categories of civilian jobs at military bases and Department of Defense installations. This list includes the federal occupational groups and the specific series codes within each group. 

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