Don’t Miss These 5 Unique Cleared Career Opportunities

Posted by Ashley Jones
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In the cleared community we often see countless openings for engineers and analysts, but are you familiar with cleared opportunities for air traffic controllers or epidemiologists? While jobs like these may not appear frequently across your radar, there are many unique positions in the government contracting landscape that require security cleared professionals to get the job done.

If you’re looking for a fascinating opportunity or you’re curious how else you can put your clearance to use, check out our roundup of some of the most interesting cleared job openings currently on ClearedJobs.Net:

1. Air Traffic Controller

If you’re an Air Traffic Controller with a clearance, your next career is cleared for takeoff! Serco is seeking an Air Traffic Controller familiar with standard Air Traffic Control (ATC) concepts, practices, and procedures for a management position in Atwater, California. As a manager you’ll oversee training for controllers, ensure all reporting requirements are met, and also function as an ATC Specialist yourself, controlling air traffic of course!

2. Epidemiologist

Are you a “disease detective” looking to investigate patterns and causes of diseases? If you’re an Epidemiologist with at least three years of experience, ManTech has a job for you in Portsmouth, Virginia. Join the team to get started designing studies and metrics for the evaluation of the effectiveness of clinical services, medical management activities, disease prevention programs and health promotion activities in this vital role!

3. Payroll Specialist

Are you ready to get paid for helping other cleared individuals receive their pay? ASRC Federal has an opening for a remote Payroll Specialist near Reston, Virginia. As a Labor, Leave, and Payroll Specialist you’ll be responsible for the complete and accurate calculation of timesheets, employee leave and wages, maintenance and management of all records, and distribution of payroll, taxes, deductions, and reporting.

4. Visual Media Designer

If you have an eye for design and a Full Scope Poly in your back pocket, we’ve got the job for you. Aquent is in search of a Visual Media Designer with professional graphic design experience to join the team in McLean, Virginia. Develop corporate media design products used for print, web, interactive, mobile and video production in this creative role. You’ll also get to collaborate with video editors, web developers, programmers and others to translate customer requirements into unique, engaging products.

5. Weather Service Specialist

Any cleared folks with weather forecasting experience reading? PAE is looking for a Weather Service Specialist to serve the Life Support Services contract in support of the State of Department, based at PAE’s Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center in Baghdad, Iraq. You’ll operate and maintain services including Observations, Forecasts, Weather Warnings, Weather Advisories, Flight Weather Briefings and much more in this exciting role!

Curious about another cleared career? Search through our database of thousands of cleared positions and stay tuned for our next roundup of unique jobs. The perfect cleared opportunity for you may be waiting on the horizon.


  • Ashley Jones

    Ashley Jones is ClearedJobs.Net's blog Editor and a cleared job search expert, dedicated to helping security-cleared job seekers and employers navigate job search and recruitment challenges. With in-depth experience assisting cleared job seekers and transitioning military personnel at in-person and virtual Cleared Job Fairs and military base hiring events, Ashley has a deep understanding of the unique needs of the cleared community. She is also the Editor of ClearedJobs.Net's job search podcast, Security Cleared Jobs: Who's Hiring & How.

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This entry was posted on Monday, November 29, 2021 3:10 pm

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