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National Guard Job Overview

People interested in National Guard jobs can serve with either the Air Force or the Army. Enlisted individuals only train on a part-time basis for one weekend every month, and then a two-week intensive training session each year. They usually continue to hold traditional forms of employment until called for active duty. Here are some of the reasons why National Guard members may be required to serve:
  • To maintain order after terrorism attacks
  • To provide aid after a state of emergency has been declared by a state governor after a weather-related emergency
  • To offer additional security at airports and border crossing
  • To encourage peace during times of civil unrest

National Guard Job Education Requirements

People who want to join the National Guard must have a high school diploma or GED. Other aptitude and physical tests may be required depending on a person's desired position within the National Guard. It is also necessary to take a placement exam known as the Armed Forces Vocational Aptitude Battery. That test helps determine the type of military jobs that would be ideal for an individual. If you already have a certain kind of experience, you may be able to transfer it to the National Guard, such as by working in law enforcement or airport security.

National Guard Job Market

Although job prospects are expected to stay the same from now through 2022, opportunities are good for individuals who are well qualified. Due to emerging conflicts that may require the need for military intervention, the United States must consistently maintain adequate numbers of enlisted individuals within the National Guard and Air National Guard. It's generally easier to meet enlistment quotas when the economy is doing poorly and other job prospects are limited.

National Guard Job Salary Information

As a member of the National Guard, the amount of money you can earn depends on factors such as your education and the amount of time you have been serving. However, no matter what, you'll always be paid for each day you serve, and earn more whenever you're on active duty. For example, the average pay for a person who is just starting in the National Guard and only serving on weekends can expect to earn $3,184 annually. However, if that same person is on active duty, it's possible to earn over $1,500 per month as a soldier.
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This position is located in our MO, Kansas City facility Develops computer systems specifications that address business requirements and that fit with company/customer system architecture standards. 1. Analyzes and evaluates existing or proposed systems and designs complex computer systems to process data. 2. Analyzes systems and procedures to refine their formulation and converts them to progr...
Apply here: http://jobs.nationalguard.com/ngb/display_job/571844/Food-Service-Specialist.html?searchId=1409730186.6102&page=12 Job Description It's said that an army marches on its stomach. If that's the case, you can be the Soldier who keeps the Army National Guard marching on. In the Army National Guard, the Food Service Specialist takes care of the dietary and nutritional needs of fellow Sol...
General Dynamics Information Technology Kansas City, MO, 64126
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 28,000 professionals world...
Engility Corporation Alexandria, VA, 22313
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Engility is looking for a Program Manager (PM) to lead the delivery of Mission Command Training Support Services in support of the Army National Guard. The PM will serve as a focal point for both the contract and client regarding the program's direction, task scheduling, and budget control. He/she will direct internal and subcontractor team(s) and performs overall str...
BASIC JOB DESCRIPTION The Senior Analyst conducts organized analytical assessments and evaluations to understand and/or evaluate complex issues to inform decision making, policy development, system development, management, or administration of client processes. He or she performs studies, analyses, and evaluations across a wide variety of domains and provides recommendations to client organizatio...
Aecom Technology Corporation Arlington, VA, 22201
Job Summary Manage design and construction administration project(s) for Federal Government clients. Must be willing to travel to client sites in the mid-atlantic region as required or to supervise project progress. Successfully develops strategy, prepares proposals, negotiates contracts, and executes project(s). Acts as primary point of contact with client. Requires experience managing DOD/Homela...
G4S Security Solutions USA Bloomington, MN, 55431
The world’s leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for an Upscale Security Officer. G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more. G4S offers job security, exce...
PRN (On Call Weekends) Freedom Village Holland - 145 Columbia Ave, Holland, MI 49423 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also...
Part Time (Overnight weekends required) Brookdale Lake Arlington - 2500 Woodside Drive; Arlington, TX 76016 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives th...
Linxx Global Solutions, a fast growing Government contracting company, with corporate offices located in Virginia Beach, VA, is currently looking for experienced security guards to fill positions in Petaluma, CA. Responsibilities Responsible for providing armed security, safeguarding facilities, conducting patrols and escorting visitors as necessary. First responder to emergencies Investigate ...
CHENEGA TOTAL ASSET PROTECTION, LLC Company Job Title: Armed Security Guard, CDC Chenega Job Title: Guard II, Armed SCA WD Labor Category: Guard II, Armed Clearance: NACI Location: CDC- Atlanta, GA Reports To: Shift Supervisor FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time, Regular Prepared Date: 10-07-2014 Approved Date: 10-07-2014 Executive Order 13495 , The Non Displacement of Qualified ...
PRN - Second and Third Shifts needed with weekend and holiday availability Chatfield - One Chatfield Dr. West Hartford, CT 06110 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue...
5 STAR Event Services is now hiring part-time Event Staff/Event Security for the best events in Austin, Texas such as FORMULA 1, AUSTIN CITY LIMITS MUSIC FESTIVAL, U.S. Vintage Racing National Championship, Ringo Starr, Santana, Widespread Panic, and MANY others! We offer a flexible and fun work environment. 5 STAR provides event security and staff for venues and events like Austin City Limits Li...
You have a chance to kick-off 2015 with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work at one of the biggest sporting events in the world! S.A.F.E. Management is NOW HIRING for part-time security positions for Super Bowl XLIX at the University of Phoenix Stadium, home of the Arizona Cardinals! Since 2006 S.A.F.E. Management has been the primary security provider for the National Football League’s Super...
City: Sauget State: Illinois Postal/Zip Code: 62206 Oldcastle Lawn & Garden, a division of Oldcastle, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 30 production facilities. We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, an...
SRA International, Inc MCCLELLAN, CA
The candidate will be part of a team of contract analysts supporting the California State Threat Assessment Center. These efforts, in coordination with the other fusion centers within the California State Threat Assessment System (STAS), are designed to detect, deter and prevent terrorism in California. The plan to secure California from threats is based on public safety partnerships in informatio...
Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc. Lexington Park - NAS Patuxent River, MD
JOB TITLE: Senior Threat-Command and Control Engineer , U.S. Coast Guard PROJECT OVERVIEW: This opportunity is to support the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) 6.8 Corporate Business Office (CBO) with Programs and Systems Support (PASS) services. These services provide acquisition, budgeting, and/or sustainment to a variety of DoD Commands, Agencies, Field Activities, and other organizational Do...
SRA International Mcclellan, CA
The candidate will be part of a team of contract analysts supporting the California State Threat Assessment Center. These efforts, in coordination with the other fusion centers within the California State Threat Assessment System (STAS), are designed to detect, deter and prevent terrorism in California. The plan to secure California from threats is based on public safety partnerships in informatio...
Tetra Tech Arlington, VA
Job Description : Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services—delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. With more than 14,000 empl...
Chenega Corporation Atlanta, GA, 30301
CHENEGA TOTAL ASSET PROTECTION, LLC Company Job Title: Armed Security Guard, CDC Chenega Job Title: Guard II, Armed SCA WD Labor Category: Guard II, Armed Clearance: NACI Location: CDC- Atlanta, GA Reports To: Shift Supervisor FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time, Regular Prepared Date: 10-07-2014 Approved Date: 10-07-2014 Executive Order 13495 , The Non Displacement of Qualified ...

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