Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
It’s likely that employment will change when a move occurs, especially for military spouses. The information below will provide you with employment assistance information and resources available such as SECO, MyCAA and MSEP Portals.
The job market in the National Capital Region is very competitive. Income and education levels are high. With its wide range of businesses, the area offers a multitude of employment possibilities to new residents. Individuals with experience or training in such diverse fields as space science, engineering, accounting, law, medicine, retail, service industries and/or nonprofit associations will find themselves at home here. There is a high turnover of clerical and office support personnel and food service workers.
Fairfax County offers a variety of economic, historical, cultural and recreational resources. It is the driving force in a dynamic regional economy. Many jobs are in high-paying industries like information technology, law, government contracting, and real estate.
The workforce in Fairfax County is highly educated and skilled. These talented employees are attracted by the great jobs and the outstanding public school and higher education systems that afford them and their families with unlimited opportunities for personal and professional growth. With its wide range of businesses Fairfax County offers a multitude of employment possibilities to new residents.
Employment Readiness Program
Defense Logistics Agency McNamara Headquarters Complex does not have an Employment Readiness Program; however, employment readiness help is available through Fort Belvoir Army Community Service at 5965 Sixth St., Building 1263, Fort Belvoir. Call 571-231-7013.
For job-seeking purposes, be sure to hand carry all employment records and documents, resumes, SF 171, SF 50, transcripts, certificates and licenses, or have these documents saved in a downloadable format.
A Transition Assistance Program is offered on Fort Belvoir for military personnel assigned to Fort Belvoir and the Defense Logistics Agency McNamara Headquarters Complex. Check with your transition manager for branch of service specific information.
My Career Advancement Account
For information on My Career Advancement Account and/or Military Spouse Education and Career Opportunities, visit the Education and Employment section on Military OneSource.
Military spouses looking for spouse education and career guidance, visit the Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) website.
For information about unemployment benefits, visit the local Virginia Employment Commission office and apply for unemployment in person. You will need two forms of identification: one picture identification and one ID with your Social Security number. You can also file using the online service.