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Employment Readiness

The Employment Readiness Program (ERP) offers resources to help with your career plan and job search. Whether you’re a military spouse or Family member who just moved to a new installation, Retiree, or DoD civilian looking for new opportunities, or active duty Military, active Reserve, National Guard member, or Wounded Warrior, we’re here to help.

 

Contact the Fort Wainwright Employment Readiness Program Manager (ERPM) at +1 (907)353-4337 or at +1 (907)353-4227 for more information.

 

Our services include:

  • Up-to-date information on local, national, and international employment opportunities, job market trends and education, and volunteer resources
  • Classes and seminars on self-assessment and career exploration, resume writing, interviewing techniques, dressing for success, networking, and entrepreneurship
  • Résumé critiques
  • Career counseling and individual career assessments
  • Job fairs and other hiring events
  • Teen/youth employment information
  • Computers with internet access, résumé-writing software, and typing tutorials
  • Virtual Career Library access

 

Military Spouse Preference (MSP)

Contact the ACS ERP office for information on MSP, Executive Order 13473 and Priority Placement Program - Program S - (PPP)

MSP applies to Appropriated Fund (AF) and Non-Appropriated Fund (NAF) positions found on the www.usajobs.gov website.

 

Employment Readiness Checklist

As you transition from one duty station to another, it is helpful to hand carry the following items with you:

  • School Transcripts
  • Updated Resume
  • Information on Previous Employers & References
  • Certifications/Awards
  • Letters of Recommendations
  • Portfolio
  • Marriage Certificate
  • DD214 (if prior Military)
  • SF50 (if prior Federal Employee)
  • DA Form 3434 (if prior NAF Employee)

 

More Community Support

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VIRTUAL Soldier & Family Readiness Group (SFRG) CFRR Training

Learn the roles and responsibilities of the Command Family Readiness Representative (CFRR)

Jan 25 12 pm - 3 pm

First Term Soldier's Financial Readiness Workshop

Attendance is mandatory within 2 weeks of in-processing for all Soldiers.

Jan 25 1 pm - 4 pm
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Breakup Survival Series

Learn what it takes to survive a breakup or support a friend who is going through one.

Jan 26
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Breakup Survival Series

Learn what it takes to survive a breakup or support a friend who is going through one.

Jan 26
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USAG Alaska Newcomers Expo

Get a jump start on your time in Alaska with help from knowledgeable experts who will help you navigate through settling into your new home.

Jan 26 8:45 am - 4:30 pm

VIRTUAL Soldier & Family Readiness Group (SFRG) Command Team Training

Learn the roles and responsibilities of Commanders & 1SGs in regards to SFRGs

Jan 26 12 pm - 2 pm
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VIRTUAL Soldier & Family Readiness Group (SFRG) Leaders Training

Learn the roles and responsibilities of the SFRG Leader.

Feb 15 5 pm - 8 pm
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VIRTUAL Soldier & Family Readiness Group (SFRG) Key Contact Training

Learn the roles and responsibilities of the Key Contact

Feb 16 5 pm - 7 pm
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Virtual USAG Alaska Family and MWR Hiring Fair

Join the USAG Alaska Family and MWR team!

Feb 17 12 pm - 4 pm

VIRTUAL Soldier & Family Readiness Group (SFRG) Informal Funds Custodian Training

Learn the roles and responsibilities of an SFRG Informal Funds Custodian.

Feb 17 5 pm - 7 pm
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Virtual USAG Alaska Family and MWR Hiring Fair

Join the USAG Alaska Family and MWR team!

Mar 17 12 pm - 4 pm
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Virtual USAG Alaska Family and MWR Hiring Fair

Join the USAG Alaska Family and MWR team!

Apr 21 12 pm - 4 pm