Civil Service Employment - Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (AFB) Arizona

Davis Monthan AFB


Civil Service Jobs & Employment - Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (AFB) Arizona.  There are numerous civilian employment opportunities at Davis-Monthan AFB.  This base is one of the largest employers in the state of Arizona. 

Applications from the public are being accepted. 

These civil service jobs provide support for Department of Defense (DoD) operations, training programs, and military personnel. 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 defense agencies now hiring (or expected to have civil service openings in the near future) at Davis-Monthan AFB include:

  • 355th Fighter Wing (355 FW)
  • 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG) 
  • Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) 
  • Headquarters, Twelfth Air Force 
  • 355th Medical Group and clinics (on-base) 
  • Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) positions base-wide
    • Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA)   
    • Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) 
  • 214th Reconnaissance Group (214 RG) - Arizona Air National Guard 

Davis–Monthan Air Force Base is one of the largest installations and flying operations in the United States Air Force. Davis-Monthan AFB has over 7,500 military personnel and more than 3,000 federal civilians working on base. There are more than 100 aircraft based at Davis-Monthan AFB. 

The 355th Fighter Wing is the host unit for this Air Force installation. This wing provides A-10 Thunderbolt II (aircraft) close air support and OA-10 (aircraft) forward air controllers to ground forces worldwide. The 355th Fighter Wing also provides medical, communications, civil engineering, logistics, and operational support to all of Davis-Monthan AFB assigned units. 

The 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group is the Department of Defense's sole aircraft boneyard for excess military and government aircraft. Because of Tucson's dry climate and alkali soil, it is an ideal location for long-term aircraft storage and preservation. 


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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