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Personnel Officer


Minimum Education Requirement:
bachelor's degree


college graduateofficernontechnicallogistics & transportationbusiness, operations & administration

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Personnel Officer

Career Description

The greatest asset in the Air Force is its personnel. Making the most of each Airman's skills and experience is what keeps us as strong and effective as possible. This is the focus of Personnel Officers. Continually assessing staffing needs, they handle everything from procurement and assignments to professional development, promotions and separations. Personnel Officers develop plans and policies for personnel, education, training and functional responsibilities. They also develop social action programs that help commanders prevent substance abuse, ensure equal opportunity in mission readiness and improve work methods and procedures.

Career Tasks

  • Assign personnel, facilities and services
  • Develop plans and policies
  • Organize social action programs
  • Consult with commanders and staff personnel to train and evaluate Airmen

Relevant Interests & Skills

You might like this position if you have interests in these areas:

  • Logistics and Transportation
  • Business, Operations and Administration

Becoming an Officer

To become an Officer in the Air Force, you'll enter a rigorous nine-week Officer Training School that will challenge you physically and mentally while preparing you to be a leader.