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ACS Office/ Family Employment Assistance
McAlester Army Ammunition Plant
ACS Office/Family Assistance Service
McAlester, OK 74501
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 McAlester area has an unemployment rate of 4.1 percent making area unemployment lower than the national average. McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP) is the largest employer in the area. Military spouses should visit the Army Community Service (ACS) Office for assistance when seeking employment. ACS has a list of all current jobs for MCAAP and access to the jobs available in the surrounding area. Other major employers are the Department of Corrections, McAlester Regional Hospital, Wal-Mart, McAlester Public Schools, Simonton Windows, Defense Ammunition Center, City of McAlester, Triad Transportation and Boeing North-American, Inc.
For more information on the McAlester area, you may visit the Chamber of Commerce website. For more information on job opportunities in the area call the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) at 918-423-6830.
The Department of Defense has actively engaged private partners and other government agencies to enhance employment and career opportunities for military spouses. The McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP) Personnel Office (CPAC) is the POC for all jobs.
Preparing for Job Hunting
The first step is to contact your present family center to receive assistance with compiling your resume, completing employment applications or suggestions on interviewing. Contact the Army Community Center (ACS) for employment search assistance to help you, a family member or a transitioning military member. Our Employment Readiness Program (ERP) coordinator in Army Community Service (ACS) is prepared to assist spouses seeking employment in the area.
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 for information on job openings. 918-420-6523 or 918-420-6271.
Transition assistance is available for all military spouses in the area. Visit or call the Army Community Service Office at 918-420-6523 or 918-420-6271 for assistance.
For information on MyCAA and Military Spouse Education and Career Opportunities, visit Military OneSource. Army Community Service (ACS) can assist Military Spouses with education opportunities in the McAlester area. Contact the ACS 918-420-6523.
At present time if you work in Oklahoma and you have to relocate because your spouse is transferred then you would be allowed to draw unemployment from Oklahoma after you relocate to another area or state. Each state is different, however; you should check with Employment Security Commission in the state you are working before you move to see what that state's policy is on unemployment benefits. For more information on unemployment benefits call the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission 918-423-6830. For assistance contact Army Community Service 918-420-6523.
McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP) is the largest employer in the area. Other major employers are the Department of Corrections, McAlester Regional Hospital, Wal-Mart and McAlester Public Schools. Unemployment rate is 4.1%. Median household income $32,932. Contact Army Community Service for assistance 918-420-6523.