Employment Readiness Program

Hours of Operation

Closed all Federal Holidays

Monday 7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Tuesday 7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Wednesday 7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


Soldier Service Center
Bldg. 5700, Rm. 373
Google Map

+1 (334)255-2594

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Employment Readiness

Employment Readiness Program (ERP)

The Employment Readiness Program (ERP) offers resources to help with your career plan and job search. Whether you’re a military spouse or Family member who just moved to a new installation, Retiree, or DoD civilian looking for new opportunities, or active duty Military, active Reserve, National Guard member, or Wounded Warrior, we’re here to help.

Our services include:

  • Up-to-date information on local, national, and international employment opportunities, job market trends and education, and volunteer resources
  • Classes and seminars on self-assessment and career exploration, resume writing, interviewing techniques, dressing for success, networking, and entrepreneurship
  • Résumé critiques
  • Career counseling and individual career assessments
  • Job fairs and other hiring events
  • Teen/youth employment information
  • Computers with Internet access, résumé-writing software, and typing tutorials
  • Virtual Career Library access

Contact your Employment Readiness Program manager (ERPM) for more information. Contact information for installation ERPMs can be found at Army OneSource.

Virtual Career Library

Virtual Career Library

Additionally, get help with your job search or explore different careers online from any computer. Access over 6,000 digital pages of career guidance information. Inside you will find hundreds of career advice videos, digital career books and directories, virtual job data cards, job bank resources, and occupational videos to help you achieve career and life success. Just go to http://virtualcareerlibrary.com/rucker/ to set up a free VCL "library card" to get started. Note: First time users of the Virtual Career Library must click on the "First Time Registrant" link and complete and submit the access request form. Your account should then be accessible to you within one business day. From that point on, you can access the library with the username and password you created.


Passport Career

Welcome Military spouses, Service Members, Retirees, Civilians and Family Members to the U.S. Army Passport Career system! We are delighted to provide you with access to this comprehensive global career support system. This online program will help you explore job, volunteer, education, professional development and other opportunities in the U.S and around the world! You will find extensive resources on job searching, career planning, and networking, as well as live global career training sessions, a unique social network, and tools to help you make your next career move. Get started right away with it by going to www.Passport Career.com and follow the easy registration instructions.

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