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United States Army
Fort Hamilton Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11209
Visitor Control Center
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 in the local area surrounding Fort Hamilton is limited. The unemployment rate for Kings County is 4.5 percent, while the jobless rate for New York City is 4.3 percent. New York City minimum wage will be $15.00 per hour effective December 31, 2019. Visit the New York State Department of Labor website for employment opportunities and other resources.
For job hunting purposes, it is very important to hand carry all employment records and documents, resumes, SF171, SF50, transcripts, certificates and licenses.
Please call Army Community Service for Employment Service Referrals at 718-630-4754.
Appropriated Fund (AP) and Non-Appropriated Fund (NAF)
Appropriated Fund (AP) is a federal employment or Civil Service funded by US tax dollars. Employment opportunities including Defense Commissary Agency (DECA) are available through the website: www.cpol.army.mil.
Non-Appropriated Fund (NAF) is funded through Family Morale, Welfare, Recreation (FMWR) activities. NAF positions are Child and Youth Services Program Assistant, Bowling Center Worker, Food Service Worker, Bartender, Waiter, Cook, Recreation Aide, Custodial Worker, Fitness Center Assistant.
Army & Air Force Exchange Services (AAFES)
For local phone number of AAFES Human Resource Office, Brooklyn, NY, please call at 718-748-3440 Ext 211.
Private contractor job opportunities in Fort Hamilton. For employment opportunities, go to their website. For Serco’s Army Human Resource Office, please call 703-325-5399; DSN 221-5399.
Defense Veterans Administration Federal Credit Union (DVAFCU)
Employment opportunities at Fort Hamilton and Brooklyn branches, you can call at phone number 718-921-3010.
Army Spouse Employment Partnership (ASEP)
Military spouses seeking employment with corporate partners, please visit the Army Spouse Employment Partnership (ASEP) page on MyArmyOneSource. Go to Education, Careers and Libraries and click Spouses.
The New York State Department of Labor and Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) sponsor a Transition Assistance Program Workshop for retiring and transitioning Service Members, and their spouses. The workshop is offered every other month at the Education Center, Fort Hamilton. All personnel must attend not later than 90 days prior to their discharge date. To register please call Retirement Services at 718-630-4552.
The Education Center, Fort Hamilton, provides information on tuition assistance at 718-630-4715, DSN 312-232-4715.
For information on MyCAA and Military Spouse Education and Career Opportunities, visit Military OneSource.
Please call the New York State Department of Labor Brooklyn's location at 718-780-9200 or contact the Blue Star Families Career Team at 718-514-3976 New York City Chapter for employment opportunities.
Very Favorable -- Bookkeeping/Accounting/Auditing Clerks, Administrative Services Assistants, Bus Drivers, and Carpenters, Advertising Sales Agents, Nurses, and Emergency Medical Technicians
Favorable -- Teachers/Instructors, Advertising/Promotions Managers, Architectural Drafters, Budget Analysts, Cashiers, Bank Tellers, Restaurant Cooks/Waitresses, and Retail Associates
Least Favorable -- Automotive Body Repairers, Bakers, Billing/Posting Clerks, Machine Operators, Factory Workers/Laborers, Teachers (NY State Certification required).
Average wage depend on your occupation and industry, education level and experience. Please see the New York State Department of Labor website for further information.