Job Overview


Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

You could experience the best of two worlds by taking advantage of the opportunity to become a Citizen Soldier in the United States Army Reserve Military Technician Program. As a Citizen Soldier, you are employed by the Department of Army as a civilian working a normal full-time workweek with all the benefits available to a Federal service employee to include health and life insurance, retirement and Thrift Savings Plan, and accrual of leave (annual, sick and military). When duty calls, you can proudly put on the uniform as a military service member of the United States Army Reserve and receive the pay and benefits associated with the military assignment. As a member of the United States Army Reserve, you are required to perform military duty one weekend a month and at least fourteen days a year of annual training. In your civilian position, you perform work in direct support of the US Army Reserve in an administrative, professional or maintenance related position. As a US Army Reserve Military Technician, you are a vital link in the chain of command of the United States Army Reserve and civil service, working with professionals like yourself at locations around the world or as close as next door. As a civilian Military Technician you are one of the most important keys to combat readiness; as an Army Reservist you have the opportunity to perform military duty to defend and to serve your country by performing military duty when needed.

About the Position:

This position is with the 311th Army Reserve Theater Signal Command Support Unit, 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command located in Costa Mesa, California.

Located 30 minutes from Southern California's world famous attractions and theme parks. Position offers a generous package of benefits including health insurance, life insurance, retirement (pension) plan, Government Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a civilian 401k plan), sick leave, and annual leave. Position is in an air-conditioned office setting. Under the supervision of the Company Commander and the Command Executive Officer. Requires organizational, people, communication, multitask and computer skills

This position will be filled on a Permanent Basis.

Who May Apply:

   U.S. Citizens


The Duties of This Position Include:

      Review incoming directives, policies and instructions

      Proficient in the use of automated inquiries

      Manage personnel, finance and automated systems activities

      Process and review personnel and military pay actions

      Perform extensive record management duties

      Ensure compliance with regulations and internal controls

      Manage unit and individual training

      Interpret training policies and training regulations

      Provide advice on mobilization planning and issues

      Assign, distribute and review work of others

      Monitor preparation for inspections and staff visits

      Manage unit publications