Workforce and Higher Education
Workforce and Higher Education in Camden County, Georgia
Camden County is a community focused on education, with strong links to the military. In fact, with seven military bases in Georgia and the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, FL, the region leads the nation in the number of military officers and senior enlisted staff transitioning to the civilian job market. The Naval Submarine Base at Kings Bay—the only naval base in Georgia—alone delivers 550 nuclear submarine officers and technical staff to the civilian workforce every year, most of whom prefer to stay in Camden County.
More than 2,000 spouses of Navy Submarine Force service personnel, in addition to all the other military spouses in the area, bring their own skill sets with them, especially advanced business services.
There are 20,000 students attending local and regional universities and colleges in both Georgia and in Jacksonville, Florida. Regional colleges and universities near Camden County include:
- College of Coastal Georgia
- Coastal Pines Technical College in Georgia
- University of North Florida
- Florida State College at Jacksonville
- Naval Air Station Jacksonville
This significant pool of eligible, trained candidates is able to handle the most sophisticated technical equipment, production machinery and processes.
Transitioning Military Workforce
NSB Kings Bay offers employers a great opportunity to hire military service members that are retiring or re-entering the civilian workforce. The values that are instilled in our service members—motivation, personal accountability, timeliness and integrity—are highly sought after by most employers today.
Find out how their specific skills sets translate to civilian jobs and how you can benefit from employing a transitioning military workforce >>