Whether you are a member of the military or are a civilian, there are many ways to serve both your community and the nation as an Indiana National Guard full time employee. All employees of the Indiana National Guard enjoy a professional work environment, competitive wages and excellent benefit plans. The Guard offers its federal and state employees comprehensive and affordable health insurance, retirement, paid leave and sick days, eligibility for raises and bonuses, alternative work schedules, regularly scheduled teleworking and up to five hours per week of paid time for performing physical fitness activities. Depending on the type of employee you are, different rules may apply. Check with your hiring manager to learn about the benefits being offered for your position.
- Active Guard Reserve
- Federal Military Technician (Title 32)
- Federal Employee (Title 5)
- Traditional National Guard
- State Jobs
Military members of the Indiana National Guard are eligible to serve full-time in the Active Guard and Reserve (AGR) program. AGR soldiers and airmen receive the same pay, health insurance and retirement benefits as their active duty counterparts, but are never required to relocate outside the state (unless temporarily ordered by the President of the United States to serve on a federal mission). An AGR job provides the opportunity for retirement after 20 years of active service.
A Federal Military Technician (dual status) is a federal civilian employee who is employed under U.S.C. Section 709 (b) of Title 32. Members of the military are eligible to serve in the technician program and must maintain membership in the Indiana National Guard. Military Technicians are assigned to a civilian position and perform full-time duties in the administration and training of the National Guard or in the maintenance and repair of supplies or equipment issued to the National Guard or the Armed Forces.
A Federal Employee (Title 5) Technician with the Indiana National Guard is a federal civilian employee who is employed under U.S.C. section 3101 of Title 5. These positions have either competitive or excepted civil service status, depending on the position for which they are hired. Federal Employees are not required to maintain military membership in the Indiana National Guard. Title 5 Technician positions are open to civilian and military members alike.
Traditional National Guard soldiers serve their community, state, and federal mission during monthly Individual Duty Training (IDT) and an Annual Training (AT) period once a year. Positions are open to currently serving uniformed members of the Indiana National Guard or other states. Requests to fulfill a current vacancy are processed through the chain of command.
The State of Indiana job bank, known as “Work for Indiana,” offers a wide range of services for job seekers. Visit the state job bank to take advantage of many online services, including searching for employment opportunities; learning more about state employment, benefits and retirement; submitting a job application; signing up for email updates; downloading the mobile app and more. Type “National Guard” into the Keyword Search to get started.
Federal Human Resources Office
The Human Resources Office (HRO) is a consolidated office that provides personnel, manpower, management and administrative support service for full-time personnel programs. The office serves as the adjutant general's single span of control for managing and administering the Indiana Army and Air National Guard full-time personnel programs. We serve more than 1,500 full-time Army, Air, Active Guard and Reserve (AGR) and National Guard employees throughout the state of Indiana.
The HRO sponsors links to jobs that require and do not require membership in the Air or Army National Guard as employment criteria. Review the following job category definitions prior to searching vacancies. If you need assistance with understanding what the different categories are, please contact us.
|Human Resources Section||Phone|
|AGR Air Staffing (Applications/Announcements)||317-247-3300, Ext. 3390|
|AGR Army Staffing (Applications/Announcements)||317-247-3300, Ext. 74013|
|AGR Pay & Leave Slips||317-247-3300, Ext. 74012|
|AGR Separations & Retirements NCO||317-247-3300, Ext. 74015|
|Air Guard Classification||317-247-3278|
|Army Classification||317-247-3300, Ext. 73292|
|Technician Staffing||317-247-3299 or 317-247-3460|
|Deputy Human Resources Officer||317-247-3467|
|DTS & Technician Budget Assistant||317-247-3300, Ext. 74014|
|Employee Training & Development||317-247-3440|
|Human Resources Admin Assistant||317-247-3289|
|Human Resources Officer||317-247-3285|
|Personnel Systems Manager||317-247-3288|
|State Tricare Rep/Covalence||317-247-3390|
|Supervisor of Technician Services||317-247-3387|
|Technician OWCP Coordinator/EAP/Awards||317-247-3469|
|Technician Performance Evaluations||317-247-3387|
|Technician Staffing Supervisor||317-247-3299|