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Government & Public Administration

Military public administration careers involve taking charge of how policies are crafted and disseminated among the services.

There are 4 military careers in this industry

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Military Emergency Management Officers

Emergency management officers evaluate potential and actual disasters, ensuring adequacy of warning systems, shelters, and disaster preparedness plans. Emergency management officers prepare and administer measures to cope with both natural disasters and chemical, nuclear weapon, reactor, and radiological incidents. They direct command and control centers during the development of situations and also participate in emergency response operations. These operations may involve responding to accidents.

  • Median Salary:$111,723
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Environmental Health and Safety Specialists

Environmental health and safety specialists protect the military community through programs to ensure that military facilities and food supplies are free of disease, germs, and other hazardous conditions. These specialists identify, research, and mitigate occupational and environmental health hazards and risks that may negatively impact health, human performance, and environmental health quality. They manage programs related to communicable disease control and prevention, food safety, sanitary compliance, occupational health and safety, hazardous material control, and public health contingency response. They also assess Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear safety.

  • Median Salary:$76,340
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Equal Opportunity Managers

An important goal of equal opportunity managers is to create an environment free of discrimination and harassment, and address allegations of improper discriminatory conduct. Equal opportunity managers implement EO policies and develop initiatives, such as training, to proactively combat discrimination. They assist in investigations of discrimination and/or sexual harassment and racial incidents. They may also conduct community relations work.

  • Median Salary:$80,973
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Equal Opportunity Specialists

Equal opportunity specialists perform administrative functions, including preparation and maintenance of equal opportunity (EO) case files. They are responsible for the maintenance and analysis of pertinent data, and the development of relevant reports. They control budget operations, assess EO education program activities, counsel military personnel and civilian employees on EO policies, and provide recommendations and advice to leaders in resolving problems related to EO matters. They promote an effective organizational climate by implementing seminars, focus groups, and other techniques.

  • Median Salary:$76,628
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree