Fort Sam Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 03, 2013
The Civilian Corps of the United States Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) is dedicated to spreading awareness of opportunities for those with disabilities. Civilian Corps representatives will attend the Careers and the disABLED Career Expo for People with Disabilities Friday, July 19 at 10:00 a.m. The event will be held at The New Yorker Hotel in New York, N.Y. Event attendees will have the opportunity to interact with Civilian Corps representatives and learn more about rewarding opportunities with the Civilian Corps.
“The Civilian Corps is committed to increasing federal employment of individuals with disabilities,” says Dr. Joseph Harrison, Chief, Recruitment and retention, Headquarters U.S. Army Medical Command, Civilian Human Resources Division. “Our recruitment efforts provide a great opportunity for us to connect one-on-one with individuals who may be interested in the rewarding career opportunities to work alongside our military counterparts.”
Civilians make up approximately 60% of the total Army Medicine workforce providing the day-to-day care for Army Soldiers, beneficiaries and their families at Army hospitals and clinics worldwide. The Civilian Corps utilizes the Federal Government’s Schedule A Excepted Service hiring authority for persons with disabilities and increases participation of individuals with disabilities in internships, fellowships and training and mentoring programs.
The Civilian Corps provides rewarding career opportunities for civilians to practice their specialty while serving those who serve their country. Employees are not subject to military requirements, such as enlistment or deployment, and receive excellent benefits, including flexible work schedules, competitive salaries, health and life insurances and access to state-of-the-art training and equipment. More information about behavioral health within Army Medicine Civilian Corps may be found at http://www.civilianmedicaljobs.com.