Jobs & Employment - Fort Leonard Wood (U.S. Army)
Civil Service Jobs and Employment at Fort Leonard Wood (U.S. Army). There are numerous civilian employment opportunities at Fort Leonard Wood. 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)
These 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.
Fort Leonard Wood is one of three U.S. Army installations that provide in-processing and Basic Combat Training (BCT) for new Soldiers. There is an average of 450 international students (representing over 100 nations) who are trained each year at Fort Leonard Wood.
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.
Categories of civilian jobs at Fort Leonard Wood (U.S. Army) and at other Department of Defense installations: