Public Health, Mental Health and Social Sciences

The DoD strives to strengthen the physical and mental well-being of its civilian employees, service-members and their families. Through various positions, the Department provides policy, resources and services to enable the DoD community to prevent or respond to their health concerns. This group of professionals performs a wide array of jobs such as proving mental health services, conducting substance abuse evaluations, performing crisis intervention services for family maltreatment, developing creative arts therapy programs and many more. Find your fit in the Public Health, Mental Health and Social Science career field to help support the DoD workforce.
Please note that psychiatric service positions can be found at Medical, Health, and Wellness | DoD Civilian Careers.
If you are interested in exploring the many different opportunities within the Public Health, Mental Health and Social Sciences career field in DoD, search current openings at USAJOBS.

Current Opportunities

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Career Options

Family Violence and Abuse Prevention Specialist


Psychology Aid and Technician

Public Health Program Specialist

Recreation/Creative Arts Therapist

Social Science

Self-Directed Harm Prevention Specialist

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Specialist

Social Science Aid and Technician

Social Services

Social Services Aid and Assistant

Social Work

Workplace Violence and Harassment Prevention Specialist






Job Perks

Mass TransportationMass Transportation Subsidy
13 Days of Sick Leave Per Year13 Days of Sick Leave Per Year
11 Paid Holidays11 Paid Holidays
Up to 26 Days of Annual Leave Per YearUp to 26 Days of Annual Leave Per Year
Competitive SalariesCompetitive Salaries


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