ACC leaders support BEYA conference to fill command vacancies

By Maj. Christina Wright, Army Contracting Command Public AffairsFebruary 10, 2023

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama (February 10, 2023) – The Army Contracting Command commanding general and command human resource advisors are looking to hire participants this week at the 2023 Black Engineer of the Year Awards STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Conference at National Harbor, Maryland.

Brig. Gen. Christine Beeler and human resource advisors from across the ACC enterprise are looking to fill more than 70 positions during the conference.

The BEYA STEM community offers college students, corporate, government, military professionals, business, and industry employers with three days of learning, networking, celebrating excellence, and showcasing STEM career opportunities during its annual conference.

ACC leaders support BEYA conference to fill command vacancies
Brig. Gen. Christine Beeler talks with two job candidates during the Black Engineer of the Year Awards 2023 career fair Feb. 10 at National Harbor, Maryland. Beeler, the commanding general of Army Contracting Command, and ACC human resource advisors offered more than 70 jobs during the career fair. (Photo Credit: Maj. Christina Wright) VIEW ORIGINAL
Beeler met with BEYA STEM participants to promote the benefits of serving as an Army civilian and the many acquisition positions available at some of the 100 ACC locations across the world. The ACC commanding general was also on hand to witness BEYA STEM officials recognize SheKenta Tibbs, the chief of the data analytics division at Headquarters ACC, with a BEYA Professionalism Achievement Award.

The ACC effort to hire participants of the 2023 BEYA STEM Conference is part of the Army Materiel Command drive to offer approximately 300 positions across the AMC enterprise. Jobs being offered to BEYA participants range from contract specialist to computer science and from engineering to information technology. The Army Civilian Corps plays an important role in accomplishing the Army’s mission. Since the Revolutionary war, Army Civilians have been central to the success of the service in peacetime and conflict.

The Army is the largest employer in the Department of Defense with more than 330,000 employees worldwide. Army civilians work in over 500 career fields ranging from STEM, medicine, administration and cybersecurity. Army civilian service provides valuable on-the-job experience, training, and opportunities for advancement.

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The Army Contracting Command is headquartered at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. From food and clothing to bullets and bombs; from tanks and trucks to boats and aircraft; from Soldiers' weapons to the installations where they work and live with their families, ACC ensures Soldiers have what they need to be successful. As the Army's principal buying agent, ACC supports Army readiness and modernization by using best practices and expert-level oversight to provide warfighters with premier contracting support. The command accomplishes its global operational missions with a professional workforce of Soldiers, Department of the Army civilians, foreign local nationals and contractors at more than 100 locations worldwide.