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Like any employer, Fairchild Civilian Careers expects you to be “qualified” when you apply for a position, but unlike some employers, you must also be “eligible.” What’s the difference? It’s actually pretty simple.

“Qualification” is based on education and/or experience. As with any other employer, you will need to have certain educational and/or work experience in order to be qualified for a given position. For example, if you want a job as a doctor, you need to have completed medical school and fulfilled the related requirements. The kinds of background needed are always clearly detailed in the Job Opportunity Announcement listed at airforce.usajobs.gov. Be sure you meet those expectations before you decide to apply.

However, even if you are completely “qualified” for a job, you may not actually be “eligible.” In the Federal jobs environment, “eligibility” refers to Federal regulatory requirements that determine who can apply for specific jobs.

Each AFCS Job Opportunity Announcement will carefully spell out who is eligible to apply in the “Who May Apply” section. Further details on who may apply can be found in the “Other Information” and “How to Apply” sections. It is very important to review these requirements carefully. If you do not meet the requirements listed, you may not apply for the job.

Step 1

Create an Account

When you visit USAJOBS.gov, the first step is to create a profile so that you can save jobs, save and automate job searches, and manage everything you need to complete your application, including resumes and required documents.

  • Select ‘Sign In’ in top right-hand corner of the webpage
  • Select ‘Create an account’
  • Enter the email address you want associated with your account
    • Verify that it is one that you can access easily
  • Check your email and select the ‘Confirm Email Address’ link within the email from no-reply@login.gov
  • Create Password
  • Select a method for 2-Factor Authentication
  • Continue to USAJOBS.gov at the end
  • Sign in and begin searching for jobs
  • Complete your USAJOBS Profile
    • Follow the prompts
  • Under the ‘Documents’ tab
    • Add applicable resumes
    • Add High School Diploma, College Transcripts, PCS Orders, etc.

Create an Account now!

Step 2

Search for a Job

In this section, you are going to review open positions at Fairchild and make a selection to begin your application for the job of your choice. Jobs are categorized as entry, mid, and senior levels, and are associated with different qualifications and pay grade levels. And, there are special categories of job opportunities, including jobs for students and recent graduates, veterans, military spouses, and individuals with disabilities.

  • Search Fairchild AFB
    • Child & Youth Program Assistant
    • Education & Training Technician
    • Food Service Worker
    • Cook
    • Operations Clerk
  • Select job
  • Select “Apply” button within the job announcement
  • Start Application
  1. Select Resume to be uploaded or build resume within the website
    • Create a name for your document
    • “Save & Continue”
  2. Select Documents to be uploaded to application
    • ALWAYS submit High School Diploma and/or College Transcripts – If not submitted, your application will not make the job interview list for potential employers
    • Enter a name for your document that describes what it is
    • “Save & Continue”
  3. Review Package
    • Ensure your resume, High School Diploma, and/or College Transcripts are uploaded to application
    • Select “I acknowledge that I have reviewed my resume and document(s)”
  1. Include Personal Information
  • Select enter demographic information or select not to enter information
  • Either select how you heard of job posting or select not to enter information
  1. Continue Application with Agency
  • Select the certify box
  • Select “Continue to Agency Site”

Step 3

Finalize Your Application

You are now at the Agency website to finish and submit your application.

  • You may need to enter Personal Security information
    • Month and Date of birth
    • Last four of SSN
  • Confirm Biographic Information from USAJOBS Account
  • Answer Eligibilities questions
    • If you answer yes to any of the questions, 1-5 you must upload documentation to support claim
  • Select Lowest Grade willing to accept for position
    • Verify on job posting – what are you qualified for?
  • Answer the Conditions of Employment questions, such as, completing a physical, completing a drug test, etc. if prompted
  • Assessment 1
  1. Answer to verify that you possess a High School Diploma or GED
    • This must be uploaded
  2. Do you have any experience in Child and Youth Programs/a CDA/or higher education?
    • Must upload documents to support claim
  3. Certify true and accurate responses
  • Documents
    • Must upload resume, High School Diploma or GED
    • College transcripts (if applicable)
    • If military spouse – upload PCS Orders, Proof of Marriage Status, etc
    • Any other supporting documentation showing qualifications
  • Review & Submit
    • Select acknowledgement of supporting documents and application
    • Submit Application

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Sat-Sun: Closed

Email

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(509) 247 - 4313

Address

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WA 99011

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