U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps Attending Upcoming Paralyzed Veterans of America 6th Annual Summit & Expo
August 5, 2016 - Fort Sam Houston, Texas – The Civilian Corps of the U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) will be exhibiting at the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) 6th Annual Summit & Expo, which will be held in Orlando, FL from August 30 – September 1 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®.
The Civilian Corps will be at booth 111 during exhibit hall hours from Tuesday, August 30 to Wednesday, August 31. Career consultants will be available to discuss vocational opportunities for civilian individuals with disabilities within the U.S. Army.
Utilizing the federal government’s Schedule A Excepted Service hiring authority, and guided by Executive Order 13548, the Civilian Corps is dedicated to reducing discrimination against workers with disabilities and encouraging Americans with disabilities to seek employment in the federal workforce.
By filling open positions and programs with qualified professionals, the Civilian Corps of MEDCOM can continue “to provide the best quality of care to U.S. Army uniformed service members, the retired service members, their families and other eligible beneficiaries,” says Joseph Harrison Jr. Ph.D., Chief, Recruitment and Retention, Headquarters U.S. Army Medical Command, Civilian Human Resources Division.
The U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps provides rewarding career opportunities for civilians to serve those who serve their country. Civilians make up approximately 60% of the total Army Medicine workforce. Employees of the Civilian Corps 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 at Army hospitals and clinics worldwide.
The Civilian Corps currently has hundreds of open positions in more than 70 global locations.For more information about the Civilian Corps’ commitment to hiring individuals with disabilities, please visit https://www.civilianmedicaljobs.com/jobs-for-individuals-with-disabilities/.