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United States Army
Building 5400 Buffalo Soldier
Fort Bliss, TX 79916
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.
For job hunting purposes be sure to hand carry the following when you move; all employment records, resumes, college transcripts, certificates, licenses, and last performance appraisal, SF50 if applicable. Do not let the movers pack these items.
The office for the Texas Workforce Commission is located at Building 503, Rm 127, (915) 887-2600. The phone number for unemployment claims services El Paso Tele-Center is 915-832-6400. Information about unemployment can be obtained at 1-800-939-6631 or at https://twc.texas.gov/jobseekers/unemployment-benefits-services
Army Community Service (ACS) and the Employment Readiness Program (ERP) are designed to assist family member in gaining employment and continuing employment after relocation. ERP offers weekly job listing on employment and volunteer opportunities both on and off post, employment preparation classes, individual counseling/advising sessions, and job skills training to assist job seekers in gaining the tools they need to successfully obtain employment. In preparing for employment, it is helpful to hand-carry important items with you.
Examples include but not limited to:
Employment preparation and selection can take a considerable amount of time and work. When you are ready to start your employment journey, consider us for your first stop. Please attend our Spouse Orientation every Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:30 am. Please go to bliss.armymwr.com or call 915-569-5838 to register. You will find our staff eager to assist you.
To expedite our services to you, please register in the following websites before visiting the Employment Readiness Program:
Please feel free to visit the Employment Readiness Program located inside the Army Community Service. Building 2494, Ricker Road, Fort Bliss, TX.
For information on MyCAA and Military Spouse Education and Career Opportunities, visit Military OneSource.
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El Paso's three large school districts are among the largest employers in the area. The unemployment rate for El Paso was 14.8% in Apr 2020, compared to the U.S. unemployment rate of 13.3% in Apr 2020. Median household income is $44,431.