If you’re a member of the National Guard, or are willing and able to join the National Guard, you may be eligible to apply for federal jobs located within a National Guard unit.
Jobs within a National Guard unit are in the excepted service , so it’s important to read the Who May Apply section of the job announcement to understand if you’re eligible or what you need to do to be eligible. Some jobs:
In the job announcement look for the This job is open to section. When a job is open to National Guard & Reserves, or those willing to join, you’ll see this icon: There may be other groups listed that can also apply.
In search you can also select the National Guard filter. Your results will display all jobs open to the National Guard, reserves, and those willing to join.
The National Guard for each state requires different forms. You will likely need to complete forms to demonstrate prior military or federal service if appropriate. Standard forms that you may need to complete are listed below.
You can upload and save documents to your USAJOBS account. Once uploaded, you can submit these forms with your job application as needed. Sign into USAJOBS or learn how to upload documents.