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.

About the Position:

This position is location within the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Ground Garrison Directorate of Emergency Services. The Directorate of Emergency Services is a 24 hour, 7 days a week operation with rotating shifts.


APG sits on more than 72,500 acres in Harford County, Md, and offers recreation, sports, golf, pools, and child/day care facilities. The area offers housing, public, private and parochial school systems, and major colleges. Baltimore, Wilmington and Philadelphia offer additional cultural and recreational activities. Visit APG:

Because of the partnership with Picerne Military Housing, Department of Army civilian employees now have an option to rent family housing and enjoy the benefits of living on-post at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. There are various floor plans available. Selection is on a first-come first-served basis. If you are interested in this housing option, please contact the Picerne Military Housing Leasing and Relocation Center at 877-276-6659.

Who May Apply: US Citizens and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligibles.


Serves as Emergency Communications Dispatcher and Alarms Monitor for Aberdeen Proving Ground.  Responsible for control of all Emergency Response Patrols (police, fire, ambulance) to include, but not limited to the dispatching of, rendering assistance/guidance to, and the supplying of critical information to the patrol units.  Receives and transmits by way of radio, police, fire, medical and other emergency calls as needed.  Immediately determines the nature of the calls received and initiates necessary action by relaying messages and dispatching and assisting emergency service vehicles to emergency and non-emergency calls for service.