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Employment Readiness Program Manager
5326 Valdez Circle
Dugway, UT 84022- 5001
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.
Employment opportunities on board Dugway Proving Ground cover a broad spectrum of job categories, from general labor to higher professional. Personnel may find full- or part-time employment through the federal government or with various contractors on DPG.
The following websites will provide you with some of the current employers and job openings on DPG and in the surrounding area:
You can also contact the Army Community Service’s Employment Readiness Program manager for assistance at 435-831-2260 or DSN 312-789-2260.
Jobs are available at the Community Club, the Golf Shack and the bowling alley on an as-needed basis. However, for highly skilled professional spouses, employment opportunities are limited. The closest off-post employment is located in Tooele (40 miles northeast) with a greater chance in Salt Lake City (80 miles northeast).
Good prospects - Food service workers, recreation aids, cooks, custodial, construction and child care
Fair prospects - Clerical, retail cashier and teaching
Poor prospects - Administrative and management positions, medical and real estate agents.
Statistics: The regional unemployment rate is 3.3%; the average wage is $13.10 an hour.
Note: Prospects vary greatly with the strength or weakness of the budget and contractor hiring. For more information, contact your ERP manager at 435-831-2387.
For job-hunting purposes, be sure to hand carry all employment records and documents, resumes, SF 171, SF 50, transcripts, certificates and licenses.
Contact Army Community Service and visit the following websites for support concerning your transition:
DPG does not have Transition Assistance Program office. Separating Soldiers schedule TAP assistance and attendance through their command at Fort Carson.
Dugway Proving Ground does not have an education center.
My Career Advancement Account
For information on My Career Advancement Account and Military Spouse Education and Career Opportunities, visit Military OneSource.
If you become unemployed and believe that you are entitled to unemployment insurance, file your claim at your local unemployment office. In Dugway, it is the Utah Department of Workforce Services, which is located at 305 North Main St., Tooele, Utah. Call 435-833-7310 for more information.
In addition, you can call the Unemployment Insurance Claim Hotline Center at 888-848-0688.
It is your responsibility to initiate a claim for unemployment insurance as soon as you become unemployed. Unemployment insurance benefits are paid for weeks of unemployment after the claim is initiated. The time you are out of work cannot be counted for credit until you file a claim. You will not receive benefits for any period prior to filing a claim for unemployment benefits. When you go to the unemployment office, provide the following:
If you have been a federal civilian employee within the past two years, bring the Notice of Federal Employee about Unemployment Compensation, SF-8, and/or notification of Personnel Action, SF-50.
If you are a prior service member, you will need to present the original copy of your DD 214, copy No. 4.
Your former employer will be notified that you have filed a claim. The employer will be asked to indicate the last date you worked, the reason you became unemployed and any special payments made to you, including vacation, holiday or unused sick pay.
Employment opportunities on board Dugway Proving Ground cover a broad spectrum of job categories from general labor to higher professional.
For individuals looking for part time work, the job opportunities are limited to work at the Commissary, Shoppette, and with FMWR as a NAF 'flex' employee.