88 ABW - Employment Opportunities at Wright-Patterson AFB

NEW EMPLOYEES:  If you have been given this link by your hiring official for in processing forms, click here.

With more than 30,000 Airmen, civilian and contractor employees, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is the largest single site employer in Ohio. This fact sheet is designed to assist those seeking employment with the Air Force, both at Wright-Patterson and other locations.

For uniformed military career opportunities as an officer, enlisted member or healthcare professional, visit: www.airforce.com.

If you are seeking civilian employment with the U.S. Government, the USA Jobs website is the fastest and most comprehensive way to search for civil service career opportunities and information.  USA Jobs, managed by the Office of Personnel Management, lists current jobs and application procedures for positions throughout federal government. Start your search for USA Jobs. 

A number of civilian career areas are in high-demand by the Air Force, including scientists, engineers, contracting specialists, financial management specialists, budget analysts, cost estimators, police officers, as well as logistics and supply chain management specialists and some medical specialists.  The Air Force Personnel Center maintains application information, and other useful, searchable information on civilian career opportunities at:
http://www.afciviliancareers.com/.  Another site focused on acquisition and technology opportunities is http://jobs.afacquisitioncareers.com/.

While the websites above should provide most of the information federal job federal job seekers will need, you can also refer a friend without Internet access to the USA Jobs automated telephone system, at (703) 724-1850, or by calling the Official Federal Government Interactive Voice Response System at (978) 461-8404.

Students seeking jobs with the U.S. Government web can visit the USA Jobs Pathways web site.

For Base Commissary employment visit their Career Information web site.

For Base Exchange employment with  the Exchange Service, visit the Exchange employment web site.

For Non-appropriated Funds (NAF) Employment visit the 88th Force Support Squadron web site.

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR BASE VISITORS: Due to increased security measures on base, non-affiliated personnel no longer have free entry to the base employment office; however, you may apply to any positions listed on the employment web sites. If you would like to visit the Civilian Personnel Office, you will need to obtain a visitors pass from the 88th Security Forces Squadron Pass & Registration Center at Bldg 286, in Area A, near the Gate 15A (OH State Route 844) entrance. This facility can provide passes for short-term visits to Civilian Personnel, Building 2, 2000 Allbrook Drive. Please note that all visitors to Wright-Patterson must have a sponsor. The sponsor must meet them at the Security Forces Pass & Registration Center.  The sponsor must be a Wright-Patterson military or civilian employee with DOD ID and CAC-enabled Air Force Portal access.  The sponsor must be able to provide a Social Security Number and phone number to sponsor guests onto the installation.

EXCEPTIONS: Contractor personnel are prohibited from sponsoring guests onto the installation. The visitor request form cannot be used for foreign nationals. If you feel that you need personal attention, please call the Civilian Personnel Office at 937-257-8305 or the Security Forces Pass & Registration Center at 937-257-6506. Information provided is protected under the Privacy Act of 1974.

Current government employees:  Current federal employees may register in USA Jobs to search for new job postings. Searches can be saved and the system will automatically email the employee when specific job opportunities are available. For more information visit http://www.usajobs.gov/.

Retired Information: Retirees must provide proof of eligibility by showing their expired ID card or a copy of their Retirement Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) and may go directly to the Military Personnel Flight for a replacement ID.

If you are a new employee at Wright-Patterson, below are documents that may be required for processing your employment package.  Your hiring official will inform you which, if any, forms you need to submit.

2016 Benefits Effective Date Chart

Air Traffic Controller - Certificate of Understanding

Benefits Summary for Temporary Employees

Child Care Positions - Required Immunizations


Conditions of Employment (Driver's License-CDL)

Excepted Service Employment

Federal Employees Affordable Care Act Notification

Federal Employees Retirement System-Revised
Annuity Employees

Federal Health Benefits Summary

Health Care Reform FEHB FastFacts

  How to Access EBIS

My Biz & My Workplace Pamphlet

MyPay Pamphlet

Ohio Tax Exempt form - Military Spouses

Ohio Withholding Tax Form

Physical Agility Test (PAT)

Seasonal Employment

Unemployment SOU

Voluntary School and City Tax Withholding Form

Weapons Qualification

Real Estate Packages for individuals who will be transferring to and from WPAFB from other locations/states:

Fast Start (FMS Form 2231) 

Travel Voucher or Subvoucher (DD Form 1351-2)

Real Estate Reimbursement Claim Checklist

Reimbursement for Real Estate Sale and/or Purchase Closing Cost Expenses (DD Form 1705)

DD1705 Work Sheet

Withholding Tax Allowance Guidance

Allowable Expense Listing

Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA)