Working as a civilian contractor for the U.S. Army offers many benefits.
Working overseas as a civilian contractor for the U.S. Army offers you benefits such as allowing you to experience a new culture, learning a new language and enriching your resume. In addition, you’ll receive the same benefits active duty soldiers receive while still maintaining your civilian status. Since the Army is organized in a structured fashion, most jobs available stateside exist overseas as well.
Jobs in the medical field focus on the health and welfare of soldiers and civilians, as well as research into new technologies. Some examples of medical jobs are physicians, surgeons, nurses, medical assistants, lab technicians, pharmacists, medical billing and clerical positions, dentists, dental hygienists, x-ray technicians and medical waste handlers.
Jobs in technology focus primarily on the gathering and management of information from both friendly and enemy forces. Some examples of technical jobs are military intelligence analysts and advisers, communication specialists, computer programmers, Internet specialists, translators and interpreters and engineers.
Service jobs focus primarily on meeting the needs of and completing tasks for mission completion. Some examples of service jobs are light and heavy wheeled mechanics, construction workers, cooks, office staff, cleaning specialists, supply specialists, forklift operators, tank mechanics, communication repair personnel and dry cleaners.