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:
United States Military Entrance Processing Command (USMEPCOM) is one of the Department of Defense's most strategic and critical assets in the military personnel accession system. It is "Freedom's front Door" with the mission of ensuring the quality of military accessions during peacetime and mobilization in accordance with established standards. Processing today's armed forces requires USMEPCOM to have a highly competent, technical and motivated team of professionals. Each MEPS military and civilian member is a vital part of attaining the ultimate goal ... bringing the nation's best young people on to the country's defense team.

This position is located in San Diego, CA; located within 20 miles of the Mexican border, is the second largest city in California and the county seat of San Diego County. It has an excellent natural harbor, which has made it an important shipping and receiving point for Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico and Mexico's Baja California. Because of San Diego's delightful climate, its 17 miles of public, ocean beaches and many historic attractions and proximity to Mexico, many visitors, convention groups, artists and retirees vacation here. Its year-round mild climate, sunny days and warm ocean temperatures make the San Diego coast one of the nation's surfing capitals.
Who May Apply:

  • U.S. Citizens


As a Medical Technician for the San Diego Military Entrance Processing Station, San Diego, CA you will perform duties such as:

  • Examining military applicants for fitness of military duty.
  • Screening medical records for disqualifying enlistment/re-enlistment factors.
  • Obtaining laboratory specimen for analysis.
  • Documenting results of examinations to determine military entrance/retention.