CPOL Employment

Firstly what is CPOL?

CPOL stands for Civilian Personnel On-line. A part of the military that is crucial for it’s on going viability.The fighting personnel and other military support staff are critical to having a strong Army, Navy and Air Force; however there are many jobs that do not require any formal initiation into any of the fighting services.  All the military codes need to employ people to fill jobs like, cleaners, truck drivers, delivery drivers,  painters and other employment types.

How do you get that CPOL Employment or Jobs?

The military has need of civilian workers. So they are constantly assessing new CPOL employment hopefuls. To become one of these candidates you do need to fulfil a number of criteria. cpol employmentNot all jobs but most will require some kind of background check. The job could bring a potential employee in contact with some critical materials and therefore trustworthy employees are preferred.  After this the procedure pretty well the same as for any other type of employment.

Types of CPOL Jobs

A few of the most popular categories of employment within CPOL are as follows.

  • Technology Jobs – The US military have some of the most advanced computer systems on the planet. So this area does employ alot of skilled IT workers.
  • Medical Jobs – this can range from Surgeons to General Practitioners to Nurses and orderlies. Employment within this area can be varied and interesting.
  • Finance and Budgets – The Military services have some of the biggest budgets of any departments in the US Government. So a virtual army of accountants, book keepers, financial controllers and many others are employed.
  • Engineering – this can range from logistical to construction.  This part of the military takes the following jobs under its umbrella. Mechanics, brick layers, carpenters and much more.
  • (NAF) nonappropriated fund civilian personnel . this area takes into account jobs such as recruitment and retention personnel and employment such as Human resources.
  • Army Substance Abuse Program- psychological aid on substance abuse.
  • Army Contracting Command- contracting

Other benefits of CPOL Employment

Employment in the military is generally not your run of the mill job.  The flexibility and variation of positions is an aspect that appeals to a lot of people.  In other words just because you enter the military doing a specific job means you will always be doing it. besides moving up through your current employment hierarchy, there is a lot more provision to move sideways than in your standard job.

Travel , seeing the world; if you are a born traveller then some positions within the military offer great scope for travel. Positions open up all over the world and not just in war zones. The US military maintains bases in many friendly countries around the world and is always happy employ US civilian personnel  for these roles. if you have a family, in most cases the family will be able to travel with you.

there are other great remuneration benefits such as

  • Paid holidays and vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Overtime
  • A great medical benefits program
  • peerless retirement program

Studying while you earn is heartily encouraged by CPOL. Studying all the way from a bachelors degree through a masters degree and all the way up to a Doctorate is possible through CPOL Employment. However even if you are not interested in getting a degree there is on job training, so you will be gaining skills the whole time you are employed.

CPOL Jobs are the best in the world. Do not hesitate to give them a go. Get your resume together and submit it to the army resumix system as a first step to your new career.


 

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Overseas Jobs for Civilians

There are thousands of people in America that want to get out there and explore the world, unfortunately they don’t know exactly where to start looking for job. What many people fail to realise is that the military have hundreds of overseas jobs for civilians available. There are jobs available in almost all branches of the military from basic tasks to ones demanding management skills. One of the major benefits of working for the military is the ability to travel the world whilst still receiving a salary that will go much further in countries where it is cheaper to live. There are also many of other benefits availcivilian jobs overseasable for those that live on military bases.

When you begin searching for an overseas job there are a number of things that you will need to consider. The first thing is to make sure that you are capable of adapting to an overseas job. For this you will need to go through a number of physical examinations that will ensure your suitability for obtaining overseas jobs for civilians. If you are taking any dependents with you they will also need to go through the same exams, for example a spouse or your child.

The requirement will be obtaining security clearance. This will be a fairly involved process and will often take a while to complete. The more ‘involved’ your job the more in depth the security checks will be. This process will normally check your personality as well as your history including countries you have visited in the past for work and in some cases your financial history. If you have nothing to hide don’t worry, this process is only really designed for those that are at risk of sharing military secrets.

The final stage is looking at your transportation agreement. Here you will be told about how you will be transported from your home to your new job. Make sure that your speaking skills are up to scratch as many military jobs involve you having to speak the language of your target country fluently.

The application process for your new job is pretty much similar to apply for any other job. You will fill out your resume and send it through the government civilian job website. A computer program will check whether you have used the correct format, and if it does it will be passed onto the human resources department. You will be able to check progress through all stages of your application.

Like other jobs you will need to ensure that your resume stands out. As it will be effectively checked twice, by a computer and by a real person you will really need to make sure that it is perfect. There are plenty of tips out there on the internet which will enable you to write the perfect resume in order to increase your chances of being accepted.

If you are looking for a new job abroad then you should really look into overseas jobs for civilians. You really will have the time of your life staying in your new country.

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Civilian Expeditionary Workforce

If you are looking for a fulfilling job with great pay opportunities then you should really consider joining the Civilian Expeditionary Workforce. Working for the Department of Defence will ensure that you are getting job stability in addition to happiness that you are doing work that is helping the country as a whole. There are many jobs out there for civilians wishing to work in the military, I am sure that you will be able to find something that suits your experience and none of them will require that have any previous military experience. The Civilian Expeditionary Workforce also has manycivilian expeditionary workforce jobs that will enable you to work abroad, something that you will not be able to do in most other jobs. With this job you know that you are helping the military to create a more peaceful world to live in.

If you have a degree or feel that you have a skill that can be shared with the world then it would make sense to look into applying to work as a civilian for the military. Even if you only spend a year overseas you will not only be safe in the knowledge that you are helping the military achieve their goals but it will look absolutely fantastic on your resume when you return, it will really help put you at the top of the ‘maybe’ pile when applying for a new job. Always check the requirements of the job before you apply to increase your chances of being accepted. You should keep in mind that as this is a military placement you will need to go through security clearance, this will involve looking at your personality as well as your past history, although this shouldn’t really worry most people. If you really feel that you have what it takes then you are ready to make a difference to the world.

In the Civilian Expeditionary Workforce every person is seen as an important cog in the wheel. Each person’s experience has the capability of making something change for the better. You will not get this same level of ‘importance’ placed upon you in any other job out there. It really doesn’t feel great to be important.

It doesn’t matter what your previous experience is. The Civilian Expeditionary Force is looking for everyone. Do you have accountancy experience? How about logistics experience or maybe even public affairs experience? Then you are wanted to feel these jobs and provide the military with the experience that they are currently lacking. You really will be surprised about how much your experience whilst in the workforce can work wonders when you look for jobs in the future.

Applying for the job is not difficult, there is a website set up by the government which enables you to browse all the jobs available from one simple place. After that it is just a matter of submitting your CV, after that you will be well on course to change your life forever. There is no better job than applying for the Civilian Expeditionary Workforce.

here is the civilian expeditionary workforce website

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Hollywood helping veterans get back to civilian life

Nearly everybody dreams of living the Hollywood lifestyle at some point in their lives. With the launch of the Got Your 6 campaign this dream is set to become a reality for many military veterans. In a move not seen before many of the largest studios, talent agencies, broadcast agencies and other entertainment companies have opened their doors and backed this campaign to provide civilian roles for military veterans throughout America.

veterans civilian life‘Got your six’ is a common military expression which means ‘got your back’. That is exactly the image that this campaign aims to promote, the fact that even after someone has left the military there will always be somewhere there that has got your back and willing to your life back on track once again.

The campaign was formed by the entertainment industry at the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting after inspiration from First Lady Michelle Obama’s ‘Joining Forces’ Campaign. This campaign launches today in a fantastic show of strength.

First Lady Michelle Obama today said ‘The Entertainment Industry captures our imaginations, opens our eyes and touches our hearts, and I’m proud to work with them our Joining Forces Initiative” she further continued with a rather touching statement “By sharing the stories of strength and resilience that define our military families, we can motivate even more Americans to honor these courageous individuals in new ways.  That’s why I’m looking forward to working with the industry in the months and years ahead.”

Many of the largest entertainment companies in the world have already given their public backing to the ‘Got Your Six’ Campaign. This includes Bad Robot Productions, Directors Guild of America, NBC Universal, Foursquare, Funny or Die, Viacom, Warner Brothers and the CBS Corporation.

Ron Meyer, the current president of Universal Studios and a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran had this to say “Together, we are uniting to bring awareness to this incredibly important issue of bringing our country’s trained leaders home to be a valued part of our communities across the nation.”

The campaign was launched at a star studded event with famous names in the industry such as Tom Hanks, Milla Jovovich & Sarah Jessica Parker in attendance. Many other names that weren’t there also pledge to raise awareness of this worthwhile cause throughout the United States.

Awareness of the campaign will be generated in a number of different ways. The backing of the entertainment industry means that script integrations and advertising will be the norm. There will also be special events held throughout the United States with merchandise distributed.

The managing director of the Got Your Six campaign is Chris Marvin, a former helicopter pilot who was injured whilst in Afghanistan. He clearly set out the aspirations of this campaign with his statement “Over the next five years, more than one million service members will return to civilian life. It is imperative that Americans see this as an opportunity.  As we welcome this generation of veterans home, it is crucial that we view them and their families as leaders and civic assets.  Got Your 6 is a clear call to action for all Americans to join with our veterans in reinvigorating our communities”

The campaign will focus on six different pillars of ‘reintegration’:

  1. Jobs – This campaign will attempt to get over 500,000 veterans hired by businesses by the end of 2014.
  2. Education – The campaign pledges to get colleges and universities to run veteran targeted educational classes.
  3. Health – The campaign intends to educated 100,000 graduates about the specific health needs of people leaving the armed forces.
  4. Housing – The campaign intends to get all chronically homeless veterans housed by July 2014.
  5. Family – The campaign aims to get military families reintegrated into the community by a variety of different means.
  6. Leadership – The intention is to get over 1.5 million of hours of community services from ex-military personal by July 2013 with the intention of teaching them leadership skills.

Each of these pillars is supported by experts in the field to ensure that all of the goals are reached. In addition tot this many activation partners have signed up to support this worthwhile campaign. If this campaign is successful, and there is no reason to believe it won’t be all military personal will be successfully integrated back into civilian life after leaving their positions.

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cpol.army.mil

cpol.army.mil is the official CPOL site. Cpol stands for “civilian personnel online” as a site dedicated to the employment of civilian personnel for the Military. However even though it is predominantly a job site, it does offer a lot of other information that military employment hopefuls and current employee’s can use to help manage their day to day working lives. Here is a list of some of the information that is detailed on the army portal site.

  • Benefits and Entitlements - Within the site there is a New employee benefits tool kit, which outlines all the possible benefits that some who gets a civilian job in the army can expect. This includes areas like leave, extra earning entitlements, savings plans, over time and the like.
  • Career management – the managing of yourcpol.army.mil career with in the US military is something that is often only done as an after thought. However the Cpol site encourages new employees to plan ahead, to give your self a clear career path in the Army.
  • Civilian Expeditionary Workforce - is an area of the Cpol Army site that is dedicated to those personnel and potential employees who wish to have over seas deployment as part of their career structure. This is basically an area for people who want to have the chance to travel as part of their job.
  • Civilian Human Resource Agency - Is a portion of the site that provides “civilian” human resources support.
  • Emergency Guidance and Alert - this section outlines the procedures the Army has to counter any kind of catastrophic event that may affect civilian Army personnel or their families.
  • General information - The general information section has menus to the Army library which contains almost all information ever gathered about the US military. Also there are links for Army Brac “base realignment and closure”, Model tasks and listings, Configuration Control Board.
  • Labor Relations - in this section labor relations bulletins are posted.
  • Links Army - has links to the Army exit survey, Deputy chief of staff’s web site, Assistant secretary of the Army web site and many more. This is a very valuable link and should be explored fully.
  • Management employee relations - is the section that highlights awards that are given out by the army and contains the tapes newsletters. TAPES being the acronym for Total Army Performance Evaluation System.
This article has only scraped the surface of the information that is collated at cpol.army.mil. As a military resource it has no equal on the web. All information for civilian employees in the US Army is gathered here in one place. Not to long ago this information was distributed over many websites and documents on the web. this was proving to be a problem and out of this need for order cpol.army.mil was born. It has been a blessing for those of us employed by the US Army, Navy, Air Force, Department of Defence (DOD). It helps manage the Army employee relationship and although not perfect it does a very good job of keeping all personnel informed and updated about what is happening in the Army regarding their jobs.
lastly there is a login area of the civilian employee portal. If you are an employee of the Army you will be able to register for an account here. This is highly recommended as there is more information inside and it also gives you access to the AKO “army knowledge online system”
To get to the army cpol system click here
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Different aspects of CPOL

Cpol Employment . Civilian Personnel Online

CPOL stands for Civilian Personnel Online which is basically the employment part of all military services in the United States of America. This includes the Army, Navy, Air Force and all subsections of; such as the Army reserves. CPOL specialises in recruiting no serving or civilian personnel to supporting roles, such as cleaners, chefs, mechanics and other such not fighting roles. The jobs that are recruited can be more exciting than your general run of the mill job. There is always the chance that you may be employed in another country if you are open to relocation as part of your vocation.

Army civilian jobs are generally the most sought after jobs in CPOL and employing people in the army tends to be an easy affair as the army is the largest fighting for in the United States military and therefore requires more support staff. Just like any other job you will need to get a resume together and submit it to the Army resumix system, which electronically sorts resume.s into the different niches with in the army job system. The army does have a cpol resume builder system that you can use to help you get a resume together and it is highly recommended that you do this. Within the Army some of the most popular and most highly sort after jobs are technology jobs,cpol medical jobs (including nurses), engineering Jobs and accounting jobs.

Air Force jobs

The US Air Force has some very specialized jobs that don.t occur in most other military codes. These jobs tend to revolve around the air craft themselves. The Air force has a lot of staff to support just a very few individuals; the pilots! These highly trained experts require a lot support because they are thin end of the attack wedge. These pilots tend to come through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). However do not despair everyone in the air force is an integral part of a well oiled machine and everyone is treated with respect from a lowly cleaner all the way up to the fighter pilots.

Navy Jobs

When people think of Navy Jobs, they generally think of jobs on the war ships. However the Navy employ many more people that never come in contact with a ship than those that do. So if you feel you want to travel the world while working then the Navy is a great choice. However if do not want to travel the world then the Navy is still a good choice as they have many support employees in land based locations

Army Jobs

Although we have discussed Army jobs before there are some other interesting points to make about being employed in the army. Firstly, civilians that employed by the Army will generally stay put. So if you are not interested in leaving American soil then a job at an Army base is for you. Secondly, Army employment tends to stable, with a great dental and health plan and very good job security.

Army Knowledge On-Line (AKO)

AKO is a site that is run by the defence forces. It is also sometimes known as DKO or defense knowledge online. This site provides a lot of information about how the military works and how to operate within the defence system. A subsystem is known as AKO Webmail. This system is a secure email client that provides all the functionality and security you could expect from a system run by the Army.

Everyone who works for the defence forces can use one of these email accounts and it is highly recommended that you do. One thing that is a problem is that Google chrome is not considered secure enough so you will have to use either Internet Explorer or FireFox.

Army Resumix System

The Army resumix system sometimes also known as the CPOL resumix system is the most important of all military websites for the prospective employee. Why? Simple, this site is the only way you can get a job in the Army, Navy or Air Force. Although the website shows you how to submit a resumix resume it does not help you write one. For that you will either have to write one yourself or get someone to write one for you. There are many great resumix writers out there and a simple google search will quickly high light just a few of them. They are usually part of companies that specialize in resumix resume writing.

Conclusion

Online Jobs for teenagers : teenagers are making lots of money online these days. Why is this? because they understand the technology. That gives teenagers a big advantage over their parents and grandparents who are trying to get online jobs. One big area that is opening up for teenagers is the area of virtual assistants. These jobs usually just require you to filter email and organise website posts and such things.

Conclusion

You want a civilian military job? Yes, then go out and get one. It is not as hard as you might think and in these uncertain times the military is employing more than it ever has. A military job might be just what you need to get you through these tough economic times and see you through to a better time. However, who knows, you might actually like the position and stay with the Defence forces.

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AKO DKO

AKO

AKO is the Abreviation for “Army Knowledge Online”. We have spoken about this system before in the article ” Army Knowledge On-line ” but it is such a broad topic we feel we should revisit it.

AKO broadly speaking is a site that is run by the US Army and falls basically under the umbrella of the department of Defence (DOD) , who incidentally have branded the same site DKO  . We realize this is a little confusing and there are so many abbreviations however bear with us and all will be explained.
AKO DKO
The history of the AKO and DKO website stems form the DOD getting snowed under with enquiries about military jobs. Both service men and women employment and well civilian personnel. A lot the question that were being asked by prospective employees were being asked over and over again. So a decision was mad to consolidate alot of this information and as a result AKO was born. When you head to the website you will see a relatively un interesting screen that has 3 options. When clicking on any of the links your browser will ask you to authorize the security certificate for the site. You can accept this as the site is run by the military and if you can’t trust them who can you trust?

1) Login AKO/DKO

If you have a CAC (Common Access Card)You can click on the blue link labelled “AKO/DKO Login Page” If you do not have a username and password you can also register one by clicking on that same link.

2) Login AKO Webmail

This link will take you to a separate login for webmail. The page will look similar to the one in option 1) above. The link looks like this “AKO Webmail Login Page

3) Help AKO/DKO Help Site

This third link is probably the most useful those of you who are trying to do some research into Army, Navy, Air Force or basically any military jobs. When you click on this link you will basically be presented with 6 option and they are as follows.

  • Get Answers : We store all resolved problems in our solution database. Search by product, category, keywords, or phrases.
  • My Stuff : Login to check the status of your questions, modify your answer update notifications, update your personal profile, or access restricted information and features.
  • Report Computer Attacks : Submit a report to ACERT regarding computer attacks.
  • DoD Security Requirements May Require Browser Changes : On 23 June 2010, AKO converted to using only NIST/NIAP-approved Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption. To ensure access to the Portal, it may be necessary to change your individual browser settings. For more information and required security settings, click here.
  • *NEW Enterprise Email Support and Information : DISA’s new Enterprise Email service support and information is pending development. For support and information contact your regular IT support organization. *AKO/DKO service desk agents are unable to provide support for Enterprise Email
  • Contact AKO Helpdesk : Click here to read our most commonly asked questions, read about any announcements, or find out how to contact/call us should you still need assistance.

The bullet point above that we will be speaking about here is “Get Answers” This link will send you to a well stocked database that has an answer to almost any question you could possibly ask about the military. However if you do manage to exhaust this wealth of knowledge then you can always try the “Contact AKO Helpdesk“ although you should make this a last resort.

For your convenience we have put a link to the AKO and DKO website here!

Wikipedia also has some good information on Army Knowledge Online (AKO) here en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Army_Knowledge_Online

 

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Air Force Jobs

What are the Requirements for Air Force Jobs?

There are some requirements that you must meet before you can apply for air force jobs. Many people want to workair force jobs in the air force because these jobs come with security, but they also come with very strict requirements. Most people think that jobs in the air force are for pilots only, which is not true. Only a few personnel in the air force serve as pilots, while others are technical and non-technical personnel. If you want to get into the air force, you should know what you need to become eligible.

There are several modes of entry into the air force jobs. You can become an officer in the training school, an Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), Air Force Academy or join the direct commission. The ROTC is best suited for those who are in college while the direct commission is best suited for those who are planning to work in the medical field.The first step to becoming an air force office will be to undergo a four year training program. Nevertheless, degree holders can choose to go for training for 14
weeks only. To join the air force you must be a holder of a high school diploma and above. Make sure to contact your local recruiting officer if you are planning to join the Direct Commission or ROTC for directions.

Once you apply for air force jobs, the recruiting officer will select a date in which you will be required to undergo a physical test. The doctor will have to confirm that you are physically fit before you can be accepted into the air force. You will also need to be mentally fit, and in this test you must achieve a score of 75 percent in order to be accepted. After this, you will go for the air force officer qualifying test (AFOQT). This test is divided into five main areas namely the aptitude test, navigation, pilot, quantitative and verbal. This test contains 11 parts and you may take hours to complete. If you are planning to become a pilot you will need to et a score of 20 out of 20.

If you pass the test, you will need to submit your documents. You will need to communicate with the recruiter to know what documents you are supposed to submit. Some of the documents you will need to submit include your resume, three recommendations letter, high school certificates as well as your report for physical test. You may also need to provide your birth certificate and citizenship proof documents. Other requirements for air force jobs include being a citizen of the United States and you must also be an adult of 18 years, but not above 30 years. Other requirements will depend on your entry mode and you can get them from your recruiting officer.

The age limitation plays a very crucial role in air force jobs, and if you have no experience you will need to apply for the job when you are 17 so you can go for training. If you are planning to work as a training officer you must submit your application before you reach 34 years. You should only apply for a job in the army if you have no prior convictions. Moreover, you should not have a history of drug abuse. You should also know that obscene tattoos are illegal in the armed forces.

The air force jobs are viewed by people as one of the most prestigious jobs in the country. These are people that protect the country at night as well as during the day. You will need to meet several requirements to be admitted to the air force.

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Army Civilian Jobs

How to Apply For Army Civilian Jobs

There are many jobs that civilians can apply for in the army. These jobs are known as the army civilian jobs and they are jobs performed by people other than those working as army officers. These jobs are usually reserved for those who wish to work for the military, but for some reasons fail to qualify. In spite of your educational background, you can find a job in the military that meets your qualifications. There are jobs for professionals as well as for casual laborers. Applying for a job in the military is not like the normal application process because you can not take your application to a military base. The best alternative, therefore, is to apply online.

The first thing you should do if you want to get a civilian job in the military is to know your skills. Identify the areas you are good and use this information to come up with a strong resume. The Civilian Personnel online website contains the skills required to get army civilian jobs and you can use this information to access your skills. Here you will also get a list of job openings available for you to apply. Identify the job that suits you most and then upload your resume. Make sure to keep checking on the status of your application to make sure it goes through.

The section where you will upload your resume has a resume builder that is intended to assist you to upload the resume correctly. If you are not sure about the job you want to apply for, use the search function on the Army civilian jobs website. You can search the job by location, control number or current status if you are already an employee in the army. This will help you to locate the job you are looking for fast since you will only get the jobs that match your specifications. The next thing after locating the ideal job for you will be to tailor your resume to make sure it addresses the needs of the jobs. You can then send the resume and wait for a reply.

It is always good to contact the help desk or the department you are applying the job for clarification about the position. This will show your willingness and the department may consider you before other applicants. However, you can only get the job if you met the stated qualifications. It will take two weeks or less for the army to contact you and inform you if you have been selected for the job. You can check your hiring results on the website by clicking the answer button. You will learn if you were considered for the position or if your application was rejected.

Applicants for army civilian jobs are advised to give only true information in the resume since a background check will be done to conform that what you have included in your resume is right. If you provide wrong information you will not be considered for the job.

Applying for army civilian jobs can be done on the Civilian Personnel online website. Here you will find a wide range of positions. Choose the one that matches your skills and then send a resume. There are different types of jobs in the army for civilians ranging from professional jobs, technical as well as administration jobs. These jobs are put under one category known as the Army Civilian Corps. If you are a spouse of an army officer you can apply for these jobs when your spouse is relocated to a new station. The personnel in these jobs get several benefits including health, retirement, medical as well as vacation benefits.

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Army Knowledge Online

The Army Knowledge Online, also known as AKO, is a site provided by the Department of Defense to the military personnel. The users can check their mail on this site and also see other important military documents. Users can also check email address of their co-workers and other people that work in the military. To use this site, you need to open an account so you can be given a username and a password. This is the identity you will use any time you want to check your account. You can register from any computer as long as it is connected to the internet.

Once you sign into your Army Knowledge Online (AKO) account, you will be able to view several features and options concerning the military. The users can send army correspondences securely through this site. You can even visit discussion boards for the military or go for training on the self-service function. Not only that, users can also use the instant messenger to send messages to their friends, colleagues or family members. The main benefit of signing up for this online account is that you can locate former co-workers that you have lost touch with. You will find the information of the person you are looking for on the people database as long as they used to work in the army. Users can also access their Enlisted Brief Record on this site.

As the name connotes, information enlisted on the Army Knowledge online is not available to the general public, but rather to soldiers and civilian military employees. Those that are employed in civilian military jobs as contractors, on the other hand, are given sponsored accounts. You should also know that it is illegal to use these accounts to commit any illegal activities. Violating this rule will result in your account being deactivated immediately.

The registration process is quite easy since all you need to do is to go to the go to the Army Knowledge Online website and sign up. You will need to provide your name and email address. Next, you will create a username and a password for your account which you will fill out every time you want to access your account. You will receive a notification on your email informing you that your account has been verified. Once you get this notification you can use site to locate another person. Go to your account and click on the people icon that is visible at the top of the page. Next, fill the personal details of the person you are looking for on the find a person box. Make sure you know the name of the person as well as where he is located currently.

It might take a few seconds for the site to locate the email address of the person you are looking for. You will get a list of names, and if there are people with similar names, you can always narrow down your search by rank. The names will then be organized based on their middle name and rank, and once you find the person you are looking for you can find his email address on the under the username.

You must be very careful when opening your account because it can be deactivated if you use the wrong password too many times. If this happens, you will need to contact the help desk so your account can be activated.

The Army knowledge online account allows military personnel to access their email and other features online. This site is open to those who work in the military only. They will need to sign up first to start using this site. The account can be locked if they use it wrongly. 

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Civilian Military Jobs

These are jobs in the armed forces that are given to civilians that have specialized skills. Working in the military calls for plenty of honor and respect, and not many people can manage that. There are many people that would like to work in the military, but they just do not have the physical and mental energy that is required in this job. Fortunately, you can apply for jobs in the military if you possess certain skills or expertise in a particular field.

Civilian military jobs were first established in 1776. Before 2006, the armed forces employed only drivers, laborers, craftsman and carpenters. In 2006, the chief of staff in collaboration with the Secretary of the army introduced new positions for civilians. This new department was named the Army Civilian Corps, and the people who work in this department are required to perform duties that an army officer cannot meet. These jobs can only be performed by people with a high degree of competency and skills.

The jobs have been divided into various categories also known as occupation families. The supervisory jobs, professional jobs, analytical jobs and technical support jobs are them main categories. In the supervisory jobs we have jobs such as human resource, administration and program management while technical jobs include finance, accounting and computer. Analytical jobs, on the other hand, include engineering, biological sciences and physical sciences jobs. We also have medical jobs such as health care and dentist. Jobs such as public information, investigation, foreign affairs and law enforcement fall under the protection and investigation category.

When you are employed in the civilian military jobs field, you will begin at a level known as Band 1 and general schedule. However, those who are employed in jobs that require high degree of professionalism and skills usually start at a higher level. These include engineers, scientists and medical jobs. These professionals start at Band 1, GS-5 level. You will keep on moving to the next year as you gain experience and your promotion to the next level will depend on the number of years you have worked in the military, rather than your skills. Band 4 GS-14 levels is the highest position a civilian employee can attain. It is important to no6te that this position can only be attained by those in the engineering, investigation, protection and scientific fields.

When it comes to the benefits of working as a civilian in the military, those working as civilian military employees enjoy several benefits. For one, you will get a compensation package that includes vacation days, paid for holidays, bonuses and incentives. In other words, you will get similar benefits to those working in other jobs. You will also get a medical cover that caters or your long term health care. In addition, these employees are given a free medical insurance and they are also enrolled in the military retirement benefit plan as well as other social security benefits. Other benefits of working as a civilian employee in the military include having a flexible schedule, job sharing, telecommuting among others.

To apply for civilian military jobs, you will need to confirm if you have met the necessary requirements. You must have the expertise and skills required for the job you want to apply for. If you are qualified, you will need to write a resume and then check the jobs listed on the army website and submit your resume for consideration. You will get a notification once your application has been considered.

Lastly, to apply for civilian military jobs in the military you must have a high degree of professionalism. Most of these jobs require you to be an expert in a certain period. Serving in the military enhance your career since it symbolizes a high degree of professionalism.

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