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United States Air Force
7601 Randall Avenue
F. E. Warren AFB, WY 82005-5202
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 Airman and Family Readiness Center's Transition Assistance Manager can help review resumes and assist with job searches, interview skills, starting your own small business, salary negotiations, and skills inventories. Spring and Fall career fairs are held jointly with the State of Wyoming and Laramie County Community College. For further information or assistance, telephone 307-773-5942 or 307-773-5940.
Research Federal appropriated fund job openings or call the Non-Appropriated Funds (NAF) office at 307-773-2097 for other installation job openings. Also, research City, County and State employment opportunities.
Jobs in the services sector that require unskilled workers, such as fast food restaurants and entry level retail sales are almost unlimited. Wages in these areas are $5.15 to $7.50 per hour. Also available are jobs for nurse's aids and bank tellers and wages in these areas are $7.50 to $9.00 per hour. Openings usually exist for experienced clerical workers. Those with accurate typing, word processing, computer, and advanced computer skills will find employment more quickly. Blue collar position¿s main focus is in construction and warehousing and these wages are $8.00 to $18.00 per hour.
Cheyenne also has professional openings for nurses, teachers, travel agents, and some engineers, salary would be negotiable. Those looking for upper level banking positions have somewhat limited opportunities.
Most clerical and professional jobs that existed in the Civil Service system on the installation have been affected by downsizing and Priority Placement Programs making openings rare.
For job hunting purposes, be sure to hand-carry all employment records and documents, current resume, cover letter, list of references, OF-612s, SF50, transcripts, certificates and licenses. Please contact each federal agency for hiring procedures.
For more information or assistance contact 773-5945.
Department of Labor (DOL) conducts a Transition Assistance Program (TAP) workshop that provides employment information, training opportunities, and vocational guidance to allow separating service members to make informed career choices. The Department of Defense (DoD), Veteran's Administration (VA), and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with DOL, provide a comprehensive mix of veterans benefits and program information for the service member's use in determining their future career direction. For further information call 307-773-3069 or 5942.
Civilian Tuition Assistance (CTA) is offered to all civil service employees on the installation. Call the Education Office at 307-773-4333 for more information.
The General Hap Arnold Grant is a means for family members to receive money for college. To find information and applications call the Air Force Aid Office at 307-773-2214.
For information on MyCAA and Military Spouse Education and Career Opportunities, visit Military OneSource.
Unemployment compensation may be available for the spouses of newly assigned military member or civilian employees. The Laramie County unemployment rate is currently at 3.9%. Please contact the Wyoming Unemployment Department in Casper Wyoming at 307-473-3789.
The unemployment rate in Wyoming is 3.7%. The City of Cheyenne is higher at 3.9%. The median household income is $54,845.