California Military Department Career Opportunities

Welcome to the California Military Department’s careers page! Every role here represents more than just a job — it’s an opportunity to be part of a mission-driven team that’s shaping the future.  As you explore our openings, know that we value diversity, innovation, and the unique perspectives each individual brings.  Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just beginning your journey, there’s a place for your in the California Military Department.  

To find out more and see a wide variety of career opportunities in the military, federal, and state employment, click on the tabs below.  

Active Guard Reserve – Army

Application Information:

Effective February 7, 2022, CAARNG AGR accessions process transitions to FTSMCS Jobs. All VA’s prior to this date will be processed the same way, and applications will be submitted through SAFE. Any VA’s posted on or after this date will be posted both this CMD website, and FTSMCS. However, any VA’s posted on or after this date will no longer require applications to be submitted through SAFE but will require applications to be submitted on FTSMCS Jobs. CAC authentication is required for access into FTSMCS. For instructions on how to apply, please click the following link: FTSMCS AGR Jobs Module Instructions (.pdf)

Points of Contact (POC):

SSG Kasandra Terrell
(916) 854-3826
kasandra.terrell.mil@army.mil

Support Links

Active Duty Operational Support

 

Announcement NumberTitleGradeUnitDuty LocationArea of ConsiderationOpportunity TypeClose Date
FTNGD-TRVLAO 22-01 Defense Travel System Voucher Examiner Defense Travel System Voucher Examiner (.pdf)E1-E4Mather, CAMather, CAStatewideADOSUntil Filled
FTNGD-MFH 23-015
Honor Guard Team Member
Honor Guard Team Member (.pdf)E1-E4Military Funeral HonorsSan Jose, CAStatewideADOSUntil Filled
FTNGD-MFH 23-016
Honor Guard Team Member
Honor Guard Team Member (.pdf)E1-E4Military Funeral HonorsDixon, CAStatewideADOSUntil Filled
FTNGD-MFH 23-017
Honor Guard Team Member
Honor Guard Team Member (.pdf)E1-E5Military Funeral HonorsSacramento, CAStatewideADOSUntil Filled

Army M-Day Unit Vacancies

Announcement NumberTitleGradeUnitDuty LocationOpportunity TypeClose Date

Active Guard Reserve – Air Force

Point of Contact (POC):

MSgt Michelle Davis
(916) 854-4259
michelle.davis.20@us.af.mil

SSgt Nile Winn
(916) 854-4259
nile.winn@us.af.mil

Support Links

VA Announcement #TitleRankAFSCUnitDuty Location
Area of ConsiderationClose Date
A24-108Security Forces (.docx)E1-E5See Announcement144 FWFresno CAWing Only14-Apr-2024
A24-125Health Services Management (.docx)E7-E84A071129 RQWMoffett ANGBWing Only14-Apr-2024
A24-126Education & Training (.docx)E5-E63F271144 FWFresno CAStatewide16-Apr-2024
A24-117Material Management (.docx)E4-E62S051/2S071129 RQWMoffett ANGBNationwide25-Apr-2024
A24-123Production Recruiter (.docx)E4(P)-E68R000144 FWFresno CANationwide26-Apr-2024
A24-128Security Forces (CATM) (.docx)E5-E7See Announcement129 RQWMoffett ANGBNationwide26-Apr-2024
A24-131Special Warfare-Team Leader (.docx)NTE E6See Announcement129 RQWMoffett ANGBNationwide27-Apr-2024
A24-132Wing Inspector General (.docx)O4-O587G0/Any AFSC144 FWFresno CANationwide27-Apr-2024
A24-122 Space Operations
(.docx)
NTE O513S3D195 WGVandenberg AFBWing Only26-Apr-2024
A24-127 Aircraft Electrical & Environmental Systems
(.docx)
E5-E62A676146 AWChannel Islands CAWing AGR Only26-Apr-2024
A24-129 Force Support Officer
(.docx)
O4-O538F3 (Cross-Trainee's Accepted)144 FWFresno CAWing AGR Only29-Apr-2024
A24-130 All Source Intel Analyst
(.docx)
E5-E61N071195 WGBeale AFBNationwide30-Apr-2024
A24-133 Director of Operations
(.docx)
O4-O511XX/14XX163 ATKWMarch ARBNationwide4-May-2024
A24-101 Squadron Commander
(.docx)
O4-O5See Announcement195 WGSan Diego ANGSNationwide6-May-2024
A24-134 Military Personnel Management Officer (MPMO)
(.docx)
O3-O5Any AFSC (38F Preferred)CA ANG HQSacramento CANationwide11-May-2024
A24-137 Aircraft Fuel Systems
(.docx)
E3-E62A6X4144 FWFresno CANationwide12-May-2024
A24-139" Fighter AC INTG AVN
(.docx)
"s
E4-E72A354, 2A374144 FW Fresno CANationwide 12-May-2024

Air DSG Unit Vacancies

UnitTitleRankAFSCDuty Location
Close Date
149 IS Commander(.docx)Promotable O-4
Auth Grade: Lt Col/O-5
14N Intel (Preferred)
/17D/17S/13S Cyberspace Ops
Officer/ Cyber Warfare
Ops Officer/Space Ops Officer (May apply but
must be willing to
obtain 14NX AFSC)
Mather Field8-April-2024
222 ISS Commander(.docx)O4/O5 - O4 Promatable14N Intel (Preferred)/
17D/17S/13S
Cyberspace Ops Officer/ Cyber Warfare
Ops Officer/Space Ops Officer (May apply but
must be willing to obtain 14NX AFSC)
Beale AFB8-April-2024
146 AESCommander Aerospace
Evacuation Squadron(.docx)
O-6 (0-5 PME complete/Promotion eligible)41A3 or X46F3Channel Islands ANGS15-April-2024
146 CRFCommander Contingency Response Flight (.docx)O5 / O311M3Channel Islands ANGS15-April-2024
129 RQWFlight Surgeon (.docx)O1/O548R, 48A, 48GMoffett ANGB3-May-2024
147 CBCSSquadron Commander (.docx)O4 (promotable) - O517D (Preferred), 14N/17D/17S/13S (may apply but must be willing to obtain 17D AFSC)San Diego ANGS6-May-2024
163 ATKWEqual Opportunity Advisor (.docx)E5 (or E5 Select) to E7AnyMarch ARB15-May-2024
163 ATKWEqual Opportunity Director (.docx)O2 (promotable to O3 within one year) - O4AnyMarch ARB15-May-2024
195 WGEqual Opportunity Practitioner (.docx)SSgt/E-5 (Promotable) - MSgt/E-73F4X1 (cross-trainees accepted)Beale AFB28-May-2024
129 RQW Aircraft Maintenance Officer (.docx)O1/O421AXMoffett ANGBOpen Until Filled
CA ANG HQParalegal (.docx)E5/E75J071Multiple: See JobOpen Until Filled
CA ANG HQJudge Advocate (.docx)O4/O551J3Multiple: See JobOpen Until Filled
CA ANG HQJudge Advocate (.docx)O3/O451J3Multiple: See JobOpen Until Filled
144 FW (AMXS)Aircraft Armament Systems (.docx)E1/E62W1X1FresnoOpen Until Filled
144 FW (MXS)Munitions Systems (.docx)E1/E52W1X1FresnoOpen Until Filled
144 FW (OSF)Weather (.docx)E1/E71W0X1FresnoOpen Until Filled
144 FW (AMXS)Tactical Aircraft Maintenance (.docx)E1/E62A3X3FresnoOpen Until Filled
144 FW (MXS)Tactical Aircraft Maintenance (.docx)E1/E62A3X3FresnoOpen Until Filled
144 FW (AMXS)Fighter Aircraft Integrated Avionics (.docx)E1/E62A3X4FresnoOpen Until Filled
144 FW (MXS)Aerospace Propulsion (.docx)E1/E62A6X1FresnoOpen Until Filled
144 FW (MXS)Aircrew Egress Systems (.docx)E1/E62A6X3FresnoOpen Until Filled
144 FW (MXS)Aircraft Fuel Systems (.docx)E1/E62A6X4FresnoOpen Until Filled
144 FW (MXS)Aircraft Electrical and Environmental Systems (.docx)E1/E52A6X6FresnoOpen Until Filled
144 FW (MXS)Aircraft Metals Technology (.docx)E1/E52A7X1FresnoOpen Until Filled
144 FW (MXS)Nondestructive Inspection (.docx)E1/E52A7X2FresnoOpen Until Filled
144 FW (MXS)Aircraft Structural Maintenance (.docx)E1/E52A7X3FresnoOpen Until Filled
144 FW (CES)Fire Protection (.docx)E1/E63E7X1FresnoOpen Until Filled
144 FW (FSSS)Education and Training (.docx)E1/E73F2X1FresnoOpen Until Filled
144 FW Det-1Aerospace Medical Service (.docx)E1/E54N0X1FresnoOpen Until Filled
CA ANG HQCivil Engineer (.docx)O1*-O4
Commissioning
Opportunity
32E1/32E4Sacramento Open Until Filled
129 RQW LRSFuels (.docx)E1/E52F0X1Moffett ANGBOpen Until Filled
129 RQW (MXS)Aerospace Propulsion (.docx)E1/E52A6X1Moffett ANGBOpen Until Filled
129 RQWParalegal (.docx)E3/E65J071Moffett ANGBOpen Until Filled
129 RQWCombat Rescue Officer (.docx)O1/O419ZXCMoffett ANGBOpen Until Filled

Counterdrug Task Force

Points of Contact:

CPT Roudebush, Brianne M. 
CDTF HR OIC
brianne.m.roudebush.mil@army.mil

MSG Nelson, Danielle
CDTF HR NCOIC
danielle.l.nelson16.mil@army.mil

Applications can also be emailed directly to the CDTF mailbox at: NGCA-CDTF-CD1-Applications@army.mil prior
to announcement closing date.

Support Links

Announcement NumberTitleGrade and MOS/AFSCUnitDuty LocationArea of ConsiderationOrganizationClose Date
FTNGD-CD 23-026Legal Advisor (.pdf)MOS: 27A / 51J - Judge Advocate
Min/Max Grade: O1-O3
CDTFRancho Cordova, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-013Criminal Analyst (.pdf)Open to Current CDTF Members only
CDTFNorwalk, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-014Criminal Analyst (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
CDTFUkiah, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-015 CD2 Admin Assistant (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
CDTFRancho Cordova, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-017Criminal Analyst (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
CDTFSacramento, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-018Administrative NCO (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
CDTFStockton, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-019Finance Specialist (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E1-E5
CDTFRancho Cordova, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-021Operations NCO (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
CDTFRancho CordovaStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-022Criminal Analyst (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
CDTFImperial CountyStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-023Criminal Analyst (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
CDTFSan Diego CountyStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-024Criminal Analyst (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
CDTFSan Diego CountyStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-025Engineer (Surge) (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
CDTFSan Diego CountyStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-026 Administrative NCO (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
CDTFRancho CordovaStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled

Counterdrug Task Force (ESAD)

Points of Contact:

CPT Roudebush, Brianne M. 
CDTF HR OIC
brianne.m.roudebush.mil@army.mil

MSG Nelson, Danielle
CDTF HR NCOIC
danielle.l.nelson16.mil@army.mil

Announcement NumberTitleMIN/MAX GradeOpportunity TypeDuty LocationArea of ConsiderationUnitClose Date
CDTF-ESAD 2024-03ESAD Support NCO (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
CDTF ESADRancho Cordova or San Bruno, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled

The California Military Department federal employment program provides two unique excepted service career opportunities: Title 5 USC (employee) and Title 32 USC* (dual-status technician).  These opportunities range in all career fields and offer many benefits and incentives for both General Schedule (GS) and Federal Wage Schedule (FWS) positions.  

To view our current job openings, please click: USA Jobs (custom search link “California National Guard”) 

*NOTE: Employment under Title 32 – Dual Status Technician requires military membership in the California National Guard.

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For more information on federal employment with the California National Guard, please visit our site at: Human Resources Office | Cal Guard

For assistance with the application, resume or questions please email us at HRO Staffing – Recruitment

State Active Duty

Point of Contact (POC):

MSG (CA) Jorge Garcia
jorge.garcia@cmd.ca.gov

Ms. Tericia Andresen
(916) 854-4209
tericia.andresen@cmd.ca.gov

Please submit your SAD applications, as one file, to: SP.SADApplication@cmd.ca.gov

Click the links below for following documents:

Announcement NumberTitleMIN/MAX GradeUnitDuty LocationArea of ConsiderationOpportunity TypeClose Date
SAD VA 2023-170 Civil Engineering (CE) Craftsman (SAD E-6) (.pdf)E-5 through E-7
195th WingVandenberg AFB, CANationwideSADUntil Filled
SAD VA 2024-006 Squad Leader (SAD E-5) (.pdf)E-4 through E-6
Discovery Youth Challenge AcademyLathrop, CANationwideSAD22 April 2024
SAD VA 2024-007 FireGuard Analyst/Intel-Ops Integrator (SAD E-6) (.pdf)E-5 through E-7
FireGuardMather, CANationwideSAD16 April 2024
SAD VA 2024-014 Assistant Squad Leader(SAD E-4) (.pdf)E-2 through E-5
Discovery Youth Challenge AcademyLathrop, CANationwideSAD17 April 2024
SAD VA 2024-019 Security Guard (SAD E-5) (.pdf)E-4 through E-6
144 FW/SFSFresno ANG Base, CANationwideSAD29 April 2024
SAD VA 2024-026 RPM Assistant (SAD E-5) (.pdf)E-4 through E-6
Discovery Youth Challenge AcademyLathrop, CANationwideSAD16 April 2024
SAD VA 2024-028 Range Maintenance (SAD E-4) (.pdf)E-2 through E-5
DPMS-Range BranchCamp Roberts, CANationwideSAD18 April 2024
SAD VA 2024-030 Squad Leader (SAD E-5) (.pdf)E-4 through E-6
Sunburst Youth Challenge AcademyLos Alamitos, CANationwideSAD17 April 2024
SAD VA 2024-032 Project Manager (SAD E-8) (.pdf)E-7 through E-9
Facilities and InfrastructureSacramento, CANationwideSAD22 April 2024

State Civil Service (SCS) Employment Information:

If you are interested in applying for a State Civil Service position at the CA Military Department, please go to this link: State Civil Service Positions

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