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
A24-176State Inspector General (.docx) O4-O587G0/Any AFSCCA ANG HQRancho CordovaStatewide25-Jul-24
A24-156 Production Controller (.docx)E5-E7See Announcement129 RQWMoffett ANGSNationwide2-Aug-24
A24-170Intelligence Officer (.docx) O1-O414NX163 ATKWMarch ARBNationwide2-Aug-24
A24-172Financial Mgmt/Comp (.docx) E3-E6See Announcement163 ATKWMarch ARBNationwide2-Aug-24
A24-173FSS Senior Enlisted Leader (.docx) E8-E93FX9X163 ATKWMarch ARBNationwide2-Aug-24
A24-167Wing Inspector General (.docx) O4-O587G0/Any AFSC144 FWFresnoNationwide5-Aug-24
A24-171Attack RPA Pilot (.docx) O1-O411XX/18XX163 ATKWMarch ARBNationwide8-Aug-24
A24-182Aircraft Maintenance (.docx) E6-E72A572129 RQWMoffett ANGSNationwide8-Aug-24
A24-185Pararescue (.docx) E5-E71Z151129 RQWMoffett ANGSStatewide9-Aug-24
A24-186Material Management (.docx) E7-E82S071129 RQWMoffett ANGSWing AGR Only9-Aug-24
A24-183Security Forces (.docx) E1-E5See Announcement144 FWFresnoNationwide11-Aug-24
A24-169Logistics Superintendent (.docx) E7-E82G071195 WGBeale AFBNationwide11-Aug-24
A24-168Group Superintendent (.docx) E8-E99G100/Any AFSC146 AWChannel IslandsWing Only13-Aug-24
A24-175Financial Mgmt (.docx) O2-O565F3144 FWFresnoNationwide13-Aug-24
A24-174Wing Command Chief (.docx) E99E000/Any AFSC144 FWFresnoNationwide15-Aug-24
A24-180Fighter Pilot (.docx) O4-O511F3F144 FWFresnoNationwide15-Aug-24
A24-184Cyber Defense Operations (.docx) E5-E61D7X1163 ATKWMarch ARBNationwide19-Aug-24

Air DSG Unit Vacancies

“Effective June 1st Air Force DSG (M-Day) announcements can be found on MyVECTOR Website. Please reference the following job aid for instructions on how to register for a non-CAC Registration: MyVECTOR Registration for Non-CAC Users (.docx)

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 24-014Criminal Analyst (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
CDTFUkiah, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-022Criminal Analyst (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
CDTFImperial CountyStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-041Systems Administrator(.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
CDTFRancho Cordova, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-069HH-60G Pilot(.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: O1-O3
CDTFMoffett ANGB, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-072Criminal Analyst(.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
CDTFSan Francisco, San Jose or Oakland, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-077DDRO Specialist (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
CDTFSan Francisco, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-084Spanish or Chinese Linguist(.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E2-E5
CDTFDublin, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-085Spanish or Chinese Linguist(.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E2-E5
CDTFMather, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-088Drug Demand Reduction Outreach (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
CDTFBay Area, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-090Drug Demand Reduction Outreach (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
CDTFSan Diego and Imperial County, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-093Criminal Analyst (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E1-E6
CDTFSan Francisco or San Jose, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-097Aviation Maintenance Team Supervisor (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E5-E6
CDTFMather, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-098Aviation Maintenance (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E1-E5
CDTFMather, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-100Ground Reconnaissance (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E1-E6
CDTFSan Ysidro, Tecate, CalexicoStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-102DDRO NCO (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4 -E6
CDTFLos Alamitos, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-104Criminal Analyst (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4 -E6
CDTFLos Angeles, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-105Criminal Analyst (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4 -E6
CDTFCommerce, CA StatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-106Criminal Analyst (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4 -E6
CDTFSan Bernadino, CA StatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-107Criminal Analyst (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4 -E6
CDTFRiverside, CA StatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-108Criminal Analyst (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4 -E6
CDTFPorterville, CA StatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-109Senior Criminal Analyst (.pdf)Open to Current CDTF Members OnlyCDTFSan Diego, CA StatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-110Ground Reconnaissance (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4 -E6
CDTFSan Bruno, CA StatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
FTNGD-CD 24-111Ground Reconnaissance (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E7-E7
CDTFSan Ysidro, Tecate, CalexicoStatewideCounterdrugOpen 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 2024-05UH-72 Mechanic (.pdf)MOS: 15 Series/2A3XX/2A5XX/2A6XX/2A7XX
Min/Max: E5-E7
ESADStockton, CAStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
CDTF-ESAD 2024-06Ground Reconnaissance (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E1-E6
ESADSan Ysidro, Tecate or CalexicoStatewideCounterdrug Open Until Filled
CDTF-ESAD 2024-07ESAD Finance Support (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E1-E5
ESADRancho CordovaStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
CDTF-ESAD-JTFRS 2024-01JTFRS J3 Battle Desk Specialist (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E3-E5
ESADYuba CityStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
CDTF-ESAD-JTFRS 2024-02JTFRS J3 Plans NCO (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
ESADYuba CityStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
CDTF-ESAD-JTFRS 2024-03JTFRS Recruiting NCO (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E3-E5
ESADYuba CityStatewideCounterdrugOpen 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 2024-014 Assistant Squad Leader (SAD E-4) (.pdf)E-2 through E-5Discovery Youth Challenge AcademyLathrop, CANationwideSAD25 July 2024
SAD VA 2024-065 Area IV Coordinator (SAD E-8/CW3/O-3) (.pdf)E-6 through E-9 or WO1 through CW4 or O-1 through O-4
Facilities and InfrastructureLong Beach, CANationwideSAD23 July 2024
SAD VA 2024-070 SECFOR and Fire/Life Safety Officer (SAD O-4) (.pdf)O-3 through O-5
Consolidated Headquarters Complex (CHQC)Rancho Cordova, CANationwideSAD9 August 2024
SAD VA 2024-071 Lead Security Officer (SAD E-5) (.pdf)E-4 through E-6
Consolidated Headquarters Complex (CHQC)Rancho Cordova, CANationwideSAD29 July 2024
SAD VA 2024-072 Sergeant of the Guard (SAD E-6) (.pdf)E-5 through E-7
Consolidated Headquarters Complex (CHQC)Rancho Cordova, CANationwideSAD29 July 2024
SAD VA 2024-073 SECFOR NCOIC (SAD E-7) (.pdf)E-6 through E-8
Consolidated Headquarters Complex (CHQC)Rancho Cordova, CACurrent SAD EmployeesSAD29 July 2024
SAD VA 2024-074 MDSF Administrator (SAD E-6) (.pdf)E-5 through E-7
External Affairs/People FirstSacramento, CANationwideSAD6 August 2024
SAD VA 2024-075 Boards Administrator (SAD E-6) (.pdf)E-5 through E-7
State Personnel Programs, CHQCRancho Cordova, CANationwideSAD24 July 2024
SAD VA 2024-076 Platoon Leader (SAD CW2/O-2) (.pdf)WO1 through CW3 or O-1 through O-3
Discovery Challenge AcademyLathrop, CANationwideSAD6 August 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

Support Links

How to Volunteer for Joint Task Force – Rattlesnake 

Announcement NumberTitleMIN/MAX GradeOpportunity TypeDuty LocationArea of ConsiderationUnitClose Date
CDTF-ESAD-JTFRS 2024-01JTFRS J3 Battle Desk Specialist (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E3-E5
ESADYuba CityStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
CDTF-ESAD-JTFRS 2024-02JTFRS J3 Plans NCO (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E4-E6
ESADYuba CityStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled
CDTF-ESAD-JTFRS 2024-03JTFRS Recruiting NCO (.pdf)MOS: Open to All
Min/Max: E3-E5
ESADYuba CityStatewideCounterdrugOpen Until Filled