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.
When you arrive at Tyndall Air Force Base, contact the M&FRC at 850-283-2400 for employment assistance. >
The following services are available: Job Search Assistance, Career goal planning & assessments, Resume reviews, Job applications, cover letters, &USAJOBS.gov, Local Market & Salary Information, Interview Skills, Salary Negotiation Skills, LinkedIn workshops, job referral information, Department of Defense job search, America's Job Bank and individual counseling. Classes & Workshops are provided to assist with resumes and interview skills.
For job hunting purposes, be sure and bring all employment records and information, resumes, federal employment applications, transcripts, certificates, licenses, awards, VMET, appraisals, volunteer information, etc.
The local economy is a mix of tourism, federal government, trades, services, manufacturing and commercial fishing. The average unemployment rate year-to-date according to the Bureau of labor Statistics (BLS) is 2.10% but may be higher during the fall and winter months due to the off-season for tourism. Local average hourly wage is $21.76 with an annual average income of $49,870 per household.
Networking is one of the best ways to secure employment.
Tyndall AFB has partnered with the local employment office, to provide the Military & Family Employment Advocacy Program (MFEAP) assistance at their location. The MFEAP provides local workforce resources and assistance to all DoD ID Card Holders in the local area.
M&FRC's Employment Assistance Program (EAP) main goal is to assist veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses/ dependents in obtaining and retaining gainful employment.
Military members separating or retiring from government service, should contact the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) team. The Transition Assistance Program provides initial and pre-separation counseling (mandatory for military members), and monthly Transition Assistance Program (TAP) seminars.
Active duty, ANG and AFRESERVE military members that are due to separate/retire from military service should contact the Military and Family Readiness at 850-283-2400 to schedule the mandatory initial/pre-separation counseling appointment with a transition assistance counselor. This appointment is a prerequisite to attending a TAP workshop and should be scheduled NLT 365 days before the member's separation/retirement date.
Please call 850-283-2400 or DSN 312-523-2400 for further information on the Transition Assistance Program
For more information about the Tuition Assistance Program, contact the Force Development Center at 850-283-2295/2296 or the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 850-283-2400 for various types of tuition assistance available to our service members and family members.
My Career Advancement Account
For information on My Career Advancement Account and/or Military Spouse Education and Career Opportunities, visit Military OneSource or MyCAA: Scholarship For MilSpouses.
If you are considering applying for unemployment benefits, contact your losing state's unemployment benefits' representative for the appropriate paperwork. When you resign your position, include a statement to the effect that you are resigning to accompany your military spouse on his/her permanent change of station. For more information, contact Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.
The local economy is a mix of tourism, federal government, trades, services, manufacturing and commercial fishing. The unemployment rate is higher during the fall and winter months because it’s the off-season for tourism. The unemployment rate in Panama City is 2.3%. The median household income is $51,569. For job opportunities on base and in the local area, please visit the Tyndall Airman and Family Readiness Center.
Force Support Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base: Recreation on Tyndall includes arts and crafts, camping, fishing, a gym, a library, outdoor recreation, swimming, and a recreation center.
Commissaries: One on post 850-283-4825
Exchange System: Base Exchange 850-286-5804 Express Shoppette 850-286-5826
Financial institution on base: Tyndall Federal Credit Union