Civil Service Employment - Fort Leonard Wood (U.S. Army) Missouri

Fort Leonard Wood


Civil Service Jobs & Employment - Fort Leonard Wood (U.S. Army) Missouri. There are numerous civilian employment opportunities at Fort Leonard Wood. These civil service jobs provide support for Department of Defense (DoD) 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 defense agencies now hiring (or projected to hire in the near-term) at Fort Leonard Wood include:

  • U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear School (USACBRNS) 
  • General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital 
  • U.S. Army Engineer School (USAES)
  • Medical facilities and clinics (on-base)
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detachment - Kansas City District 
  • Logistics Readiness Center (LRC)
  • U.S. Navy Detachment, Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering 
  • Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) positions base-wide
    • Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA)   
    • Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) 
  • Capability Development and Integration Directorate (CDID) 
  • Directorate for Counter Improvised Explosive Devices (DCIED)

Fort Leonard Wood has approximately 6,900 permanently assigned military personnel and an annual average of 80,000 active duty military personnel and 12,000 reserve military personnel attending schools on-site. The annual operating budget for Fort Leonard Wood is more than $450 million. 


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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