Veterans

Veterans

You've served our country, ready to serve our state?

Continue a meaningful career of service! Bring the leadership, adaptability and sense of purpose you developed in the military to the State of North Carolina. We appreciate your service and actively seek to employ qualified veterans. While serving your country, you developed leadership, discipline, and a whole host of other valuable skills and attributes. Now put those skills to work in a career where you can continue to make a difference, have an opportunity for growth, and enjoy the many benefits the State of North Carolina has to offer you.

Read more about the NC Military Employment Initiative

Employment preference is given to qualified eligible veteran applicants.

Learn about how you can transition easily from military service to employment within North Carolina.

Moving from a Military Career to a Civilian Career

Are you curious about how your military experience can translate to a civilian job in North Carolina State Government? Here are some examples of our jobs and their military counterpart:

Job Title Military Counterpart Description of Duties
Probation Officer Security Forces Supervision and services to offenders
Law Enforcement Agent Security Forces Crime prevention and public safety
Administrative Officer Logistics/Supply Management/Information Management Office support and customer service
Business and Technology Application Specialist Computer Systems Operations & Control Systems development and analysis, information technology
HVAC Mechanic Maintenance & Munitions/Heat, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration/Electrical Power Production Maintenance, construction and grounds
Trainer Instructor Personnel/Education & Training Design and deliver training
Engineer Engineering Technical engineering
Recruitment Specialist Recruiter Talent management and retention

But don't be fooled by this list. It's not at all comprehensive. there is an online tool that allows you to enter your military job to see a more comprehensive list of civilian counterparts.

Check Out O-Net Online

Other NC resources available for Military Veterans: