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.
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|
|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.
Other NC resources available for Military Veterans:
- Many NC Department of Commerce Workforce Solutions sites employ individuals who are trained to provide employment services to veterans. These sites are located throughout the state and often have computer banks available for job seeker use. http://www.nccommerce.com/workforce/job-seekers/veterans
- The NC Department of Administration provides non-career related veteran’s services. http://www.doa.nc.gov/vets/