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Diverse Range of Vacancies at Air Force Nationwide

Occupations include Accountants, Secretaries, and Mechanics.

The U.S. Air Force continues to hire in many occupations. Currently there are over 890 vacancies. These range from Computer Scientists to Supply Technicians.

Air Force occupations are organized into 20 career fields that include professional, administrative, technical, and clerical support occupations.

White Collar Positions
Accountant GS-0510
Budget Analyst GS-0560
Industrial Engineer GS-0896
Intelligence Ops Spec GS-0132
Logistics Mngmnt Spec GS-0346
Med Records Technician GS-0675
Nursing Assistant GS-0621
Secretary GS-0318
Ops Reserch Analyst GS-1515

These positions follow the General Schedule pay system and range from the GS-5 to GS-13 level.

Wage Grade Occupations
Aircraft Electrician WG-2892
Aircraft Mechanic WG-8852
Machinist WG-3414
Machine Tool Operator WG-3414

The occupations listed above occur predominantly at the WG-8 to WG-10 level and are classified in the Wage Grade pay system. Wage Grade pay rates are not standard nationwide rates, but are based on local pay rates.

Some Job Descriptions
A current vacancy announcement for Accountant describes the duties as follows:
"Ensures timeliness, accuracy of payments and report completion. Analyzes accounting issues, establishes, and modifies local procedures to comply with fiscal law legislation and policy/guidance."

A current vacancy announcement for Budget Analyst describes the duties as follows:
"Budget analyst performing day-to-day control and management involving the formulation, execution, and/or analysis of the organization's budget and funding requirements."

A current vacancy announcement for Nursing Assistant describes the duties as follows:
"Establishes therapeutic relationships with residents and provides an emotionally supportive environment to promote the residents' optimal level of independent functioning, conducts ongoing observation for changes in residents' behavior and/or physical condition and reporting of same."

A current vacancy announcement for Industrial Engineer describes the duties as follows:
"Provides consultation and assistance on industrial engineering policies and technology on major industrial problems."

A current vacancy announcement for Intelligence Operations Specialist describes the duties as follows:
"Evaluates and interprets raw information received from all sources. Assesses present or future value and need for information and forwards to National Agencies, Joint Commands, Air Force MAJCOMs, and AOCs. Interprets,exploits, and plots information derived from imagery, establishing specificdata such as distance, cubic capacity of buildings, tanks and storage facilities,line of communications, transportation systems, number, type and specific location of facilities and marshaling areas, troop movements and contour ofter rain and man-made features."

A current vacancy announcement for Logistics Management Specialistdescribes the duties as follows:
"Manages, directs, and implements the local formulation and publication of installation deployment guidance based on regulations, manuals, instructions, and directives issued by higher headquarters."

A current vacancy announcement for Medical Records Technician describes the duties as follows:
"Initiates, maintains and codes medical records in accordance with prescribed directives. Locates and extracts pertinent information from medical files. Uses multiple office automation software with varied functions to produce a wide of range of documents, and formats."

A current vacancy announcement for Secretary describes the duties as follows:
"The primary purpose of the position is to serve as the principal office assistant performing various clerical and administrative duties in the support of the organization. Prepares a wide variety of recurring and some nonrecurring correspondence, reports and other documents and reviews and finalizes correspondence/documents prepared by others in handwritten or electronic drafts."

A current vacancy announcement for Operations Research Analyst describes the duties as follows:

"Knowledge of analytical, mathematical, and /or statistical theories, principles, and practices to plan, coordinate, and execute segments of complex studies."

A current vacancy announcement for Aircraft Electrician describes the duties as follows:
"Plans and lays out work to be accomplished in the shop which is then completed by the technician and lower graded electrician(s)."

A current vacancy announcement for Aircraft Mechanic describes the duties as follows:
"Directs, monitors or performs overall maintenance, servicing, inspections and documentation for one or more aircraft."

A current vacancy announcement for Machinist describes the duties as follows:
"The primary purpose of these positions is to machine repairable parts by independently setting up, laying out, adjusting and operating appropriate machine tools such as engine lathes, turret lathes, various milling machines and various precision grinders."

A current vacancy announcement for Tool and Parts Operator describes the duties as follows:
"The primary purpose of this position is to operate one or more conventional machine tools to perform assigned machining operations that may require the use of various machine tool attachments. Operates one or more conventional machine tools such as lathes, boring mills, milling machines, grinding machines, planers, shapers, or radial drills."

Application Procedures
Candidates interested in working at Air Force facilities can begin by scanning the jobs listed on this website.

Candidates can also visit:
Air Force Civilian Careers