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EMPLOYMENT

Posted 6/28/2012 Printable Fact Sheet

Air Force Civil Service Positions
Whether you're a scientist, an accountant or in another line of work, Kirtland AFB may have a job just right for you in a variety of technical and nontechnical fields. Here is information to check available jobs for the government and how to apply.

377th Force Support Squadron Nonappropriated Funds positions
NAF Human Resources Office
1451 4th Street
Building 20245, Room 132
Kirtland AFB NM 87117

Listing of job openings

For more information, call 846-1522 or 846-1525.

Nonappropriated Funds Human Resources Office recruits for positions listed on the established position list for Nonappropriated Funds within the 377th Services Squadron.

Positions do not have to be posted or opened in order to apply. Applicants must be 16 years of age to apply for most positions, 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent to work in our Youth Support Flight Child Development Center and Boys and Girls Club), and 21 years of age to work around alcoholic beverages.

NAF Resources Office accepts applications on a continuous basis and applications are kept on file for 90 days.

They accept applications from anyone that applies. You do not have to be a U.S. citizen to apply for nonappropriated fund positions, however, if a non-U.S. citizen is selected, a work authorization card must be provided at time of in-processing. 

Hire Vets First
The National Hire Vets First Committee, which was created by the Jobs for Veterans Acts Public Law 107-288), has designed this Web site to help employer find qualified veterans, and to help veterans make the best use of a national network of employment resources. Please visit the following link www.hirevetsfirst.gov .

Information about the Hire Vets First Campaign in New Mexico, go to www.dol.state.nm.us/dol_vets.html. To contact the Hire Vets First representative e-mail hirevetsfirst@state.nm.us or call 841-9529.

Additionally, the Hire Vets First Campaign in New Mexico host Virtual Job Fairs for the Local area and New Mexico. The Virtual Job Fairs run on a continuous basis and is open to Veterans, their families and the general public. To participate online and to view businesses/employer job postings, apprenticeships/on the job training, internship programs or VA work-study programs. We invite the company and job seekers to participate and for additional information or job fair flyers, please click the following link www.dol.state.nm.us/dol_newsfairVet.htm.

For questions about the Virtual Job Fair e-mail Hire Vets First at virtual.jobfair@state.nm.us

Army and Air Force Exchange Service
The Army and Air Force Exchange Service AAFES brings a tradition of value, service and support to its 7.3 million customers at military installations in the United States, Europe and the Pacific. 

Defense Commissary Agency
The Defense Commissary operates a worldwide chain of 284 commissaries to provide groceries to military personnel, retirees and their families.

Department of Energy, Albuquerque Operations Office
The U.S. Department of Energy's Albuquerque Operations Office employs approximately 1,000 personnel on Kirtland AFB.

Sandia National Laboratories
Sandia National Laboratories is run by Lockheed Martin for the Department of Energy.

Civilian Personnel Office
1451 Fourth Street, SE
Kirtland AFB, NM 87117
846-9556

The Kirtland AFB Civilian Personnel Flight is the point of contact for civil service government employment opportunities on Kirtland AFB provides employment opportunities for federal employees with current career or career-conditional status. Employment opportunities also exist for individuals with no prior federal service experience. Recruiting for these positions is centralized at the Air Force Personnel Center at Randolph AFB, Texas.

To apply for federal jobs applicants must submit a resume in the format listed at the Air Force Personnel Center and must self-nominate under vacancy announcements.

Applicants may also visit USA JOBS for vacancy announcements.

Laboratory Demo vacancies
Laboratory Demo covers scientist and engineer positions at the Air Force Research Lab. This site includes current job openings and application procedures for Kirtland AFB Lab Demo vacancies that are serviced by the Kirtland AFB Civilian Personnel Flight. This site also includes general information regarding employment sources for non-Lab Demo vacancies. 

Defense Commissary Agency
7801 Gibson Boulevard, SE
Kirtland AFB, NM 87117
846-4902

www.commissaries.com

Jobs Available call to check on other openings

Sales Store Checker, GS 2/3
Open continuously. Contact the Commissary to apply.

Store Worker, WG 4/5
Open continuously. Contact the Commissary to apply.

Commissary Baggers
Baggers work for tips only. Contact the Commissary for more information.

How To Apply
Positions at the Commissary are filled through the Telephone Application Processing System. After picking up an application from the commissary, simply follow the application process as described in the Supplemental Qualifications Statement Questionnaire that comes with the application. You then call the Telephone Application Processing System and answer questions by phone. This phone call should take about eight minutes if you fill out the questionnaire in advance.

You should then receive written notice within 7-14 days that will show the information you entered. If you are not satisfied with your application responses, or if you did not receive written notification of your responses, you should call and re-enter your application.

Career Focus Program
Kirtland AFB Airman and Family Readiness Center
846-0741
Monday through Friday, 7:15 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

The Career Focus Program assists military, family members and DOD personnel in their job search. One-on-one career counseling is available to help in assessment of skills, education, and career training. Workshops provide assistance in employment seeking strategies. The CFP is designed to enhance the marketability and employability of Air Force family members and DOD personnel. If you are seeking employment, make this your first stop in that process. Our goal is to help you find the job you want, based on your interest areas and skills.

Resource Center
The Resource Center has computer programs which provide job availability throughout the United States plus access to word processing programs to create or update resumes and cover letters.

The job bank, also in the Resource Center, lists employment vacancies in the local area. Typically, there are over 100 jobs listed in the job banks. Career enhancement videos and books are available to sign out. The Resource Room is open Monday through Friday, 7:15 a.m.-4 p.m. No appointment is necessary to use the room. 

Volunteer Resource Program
Airman and Family Readiness Center, 853-1708

The Volunteer Resource Program is a base wide program designated to fully use and recognize the contributions of volunteers at Kirtland AFB. One of its primary functions is to assist base volunteer agencies in meeting their needs and to help individuals find volunteer placement matching their personal interests or career goals.

Volunteer opportunities are available at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The center volunteers provide services which help military personnel and families settle into their new surroundings by offering such things as base brochures, videos, loan closet items, Airman's Attic merchandise, welcome packets, and sponsorship material.

If you are interested in volunteering on or off base or in need of volunteers please call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 846-0741 or 846-0751.

Volunteer opportunities on base

Public Affairs tour guides and speakers
Training operations, Education And Training Flight administrative assistant
Thrift Shop volunteer
Health and Wellness Center volunteer
Services marketing and publicity volunteer
Outdoor Recreation volunteer
Airman and Family Readiness Center volunteer
Boy Scout liaison and greeters
Staff Judge Advocate receptionist
Family Child Care lending library coordinator
Library aid
Kirtland Boys And Girls Club recreation helper
American Red Cross pharmacy assistant

Volunteer Opportunities off base
Kirtland Mentoring program
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Central New Mexico
Mission of Adelante Development Center Volunteer
Hospice companion
Habitat for Humanity
Albuquerque Rescue Mission
Albuquerque Meals on Wheels
Cibola search and rescue
Ombudsman residents' advocate
Albuquerque Biological Park education outreach volunteer
Explora Science Center and Children's Museum exhibit explainers and office Help

This list is not inclusive, if you are interested in other off-base volunteer opportunities the Airman and Family Readiness Center has the updated United Way Volunteer opportunities directory available to assist with a referral.

Air Force Careers
Explore the great opportunities available in the Air Force, Air Force Reserve, and New Mexico Air National Guard.

Albuquerque-area Air Force Recruiters
3320 Coors Boulevard, NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
833-5134
Check out Air Force.com

Air Force Reserve
Air Force Reserve Recruiter
Kirtland AFB, NM 87117
846-0544
National recruiting 800-257-1212 
Visit: www.afreserve.com for more information.

New Mexico Air National Guard
2251 Air Guard Road, SE
Kirtland AFB, NM 87117
505-846-6499

Other Military Service Careers
U.S. Army Blue to Green Recruiter
Phone: 206-246-5763
Cell phone: 206-793-7707
Fax: 206-246-7761
TOLL FREE PHONE: 877-248-7364

University of N.M. Army ROTC
Phone: 505-277-2250
http://www.unm.edu/armyrotc/

Base contractors wishing to provide links for available jobs at Kirtland, can contact the Kirtland Webmaster here.

Chugach Alaska Corporation
http://www.chugachjobs.com/index.php

Abacus Technology Corporation
http://www.abacustech.com/careers.html

Northrop Grumman
http://careers.northropgrumman.com/ExternalHorizonsWeb/getQuery.do

Chenega Technology Services Corporation
https://www.ctsc.net/careercenter/jobs.cfm

RLM Communications, Inc.
http://www.rlm-communications.com/employment.php
 







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