Career Opportunities

 

DEVCOM AvMC’s most valued resource is our workforce. AvMC is a world-class organization with approximately 3,000 government civilian employees, more than 2,000 of which are engineers and scientists. We have approximately 20 military employees and over 8,000 support contractors. We are fortunate to operate under one of the Department of Defense’s personnel demonstration projects. Known as the LabDemo, the project gives AvMC unprecedented abilities to recruit and reward highly talented employees and, thus, compete with industry for the best and brightest. We have an almost unrivaled knowledge base in the areas of aviation and missile systems.

 


Current Opportunities

We periodically have openings in a variety of technical and support fields, including engineering (e.g. aerospace, chemical, computer, electrical, environmental, industrial, materials, mechanical) and science (e.g. chemistry, physics).

Our employees are located around the world, but the majority of positions are at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia; Moffett Field, California; and Corpus Christi, Texas.

USAJOBS is the official job site of the United States federal government and the source for DEVCOM AvMC job postings. To modify/tailor your search: (1) select Alabama as the state/territory/region, then add Huntsville and Redstone Arsenal as the location (2) select Department of Defense - Dept. of the Army under department & agency, add "U.S. Army Research, Development & Engineering Command" from the agency listings. This is the previous name of our parent organization. We are working to update job listings with our current name.) You can also type “Combat Capabilities Development Command” as a keyword search.

Candidates can apply by submitting their resume to: usarmy.redstone.devcom-avmc.mbx.human-resources@mail.mil

Resumes obtained by submission to AvMC Human Resources will be retained on our internal network for 12 months; these will only be accessible to personnel who recommend or approve selections to fill vacancies. Resumes typically contain elements of personally identifiable information covered by the Privacy Act of 1974. The AvMC network is authorized to process such information. To receive a copy of the privacy act statement for our network, please submit an e-mail to Human Resources using "recruiting privacy" in the subject line.


Science and engineering bachelor and advanced degree program

These special hiring authorities help to fill anticipated S&E vacancies with scientist and engineers who possess degrees in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics discipline.

Resumes obtained by submission to AvMC Human Resources will be retained on our internal network for 12 months; these will only be accessible to personnel who recommend or approve selections to fill vacancies. Resumes typically contain elements of personally identifiable information covered by the Privacy Act of 1974. The AvMC network is authorized to process such information. To receive a copy of the privacy act statement for our network, please submit an e-mail to Human Resources using "recruiting privacy" in the subject line.


Veterans STEM (including technicians) Program

 

This special hiring authority helps AvMC fill anticipated STEM and technician vacancies with qualified veteran candidates.

Resumes obtained by submission to AvMC Human Resource will be retained on our internal network for 12 months; these will only be accessible to personnel who recommend or approve selections to fill vacancies. Resumes typically contain elements of personally identifiable information covered by the Privacy Act of 1974. The AvMC network is authorized to process such information. To receive a copy of the privacy act statement for our network, please submit an e-mail to Human Resources using "recruiting privacy" in the subject line.


Salaries

 

AvMC is a rewarding place to work – and these rewards extend to our competitive salaries and strong benefits packages. As one of the leading laboratories in the DoD, AvMC was chosen to be one of the DoD S&T Reinvention Laboratory Personnel Demonstration participants. Better known as LabDemo, it provides a variety of benefits and opportunities not available to most federal employees, including better pay and faster pay raises. The LabDemo is a significant change in how DoD reimburses its people.

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Benefits

The DoD offers excellent benefits programs, some of which may include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Annual and sick leave – 10 paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time
  • Flexible work environment and alternate work schedules
  • Paid employment-related training and education
  • Possible student loan repayment
  • Payment of licenses, certification, and academic degrees, as applicable
  • Bonuses, incentives and awards as appropriate for the job
  • Flexible spending accounts – Health Care (HCFSA) and Dependent Care (DCFSA)
  • Comprehensive health benefits (FEHB)
  • Life insurance (FEGLI)
  • Generous retirement programs (FERS)
  • Long Term Care (FLTCIP)
  • Paid relocation/permanent change of station (PCS)

 

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