Student Summer Hire Program

8-week Part-Time Employment Program

Open to ages 14–21

Application Deadline: Friday, March 22

*Applicants under 16 years of age must have parental consent.

3–4 p.m.  |  Torii Building 656, Room 2316

  • Wednesday, March 13
  • Wednesday, March 20

Looking to earn some extra money this summer? Get all the tips and information you need to apply for a job and get credit for federal employment. This 8-week part-time employment program will begin Monday, June 24 and end Friday, Aug. 26. Employment will be in various Air Force units on Misawa Air Base.


  • Military or civilian dependents must hold SOFA status or have PCS orders in order to apply. For more information, contact the Civilian Personnel Office at 226-3521.
  • Applications will be available at the Civilian Personnel Office in the Torii Building on the second floor. You can visit the sites below for more employment information. 

Job Fairs and Briefings


03apr3:00 pm4:00 pmNAF Summer Teen BriefingNAF Human Resources Office

10apr3:00 pm4:00 pmNAF Summer Teen BriefingNAF Human Resources Office

17apr3:00 pm4:00 pmNAF Summer Teen BriefingNAF Human Resources Office

24apr3:00 pm4:00 pmNAF Summer Teen BriefingNAF Human Resources Office

NAF Human Resources

The 35th Force Support Squadron is currently one of the largest employers on Misawa AB, offering a variety of non-appropriated fund (NAF) positions ranging from administrative, food services, recreational, lodging, and child development.

NAF employment is considered federal employment. It is, however, different from federal civil service employment because the monies used to pay the salaries of NAF employees comes from a different source. Civil service positions are paid for by money appropriated by Congress. NAF money, on the other hand, is self-generated by Air Force clubs, bowling centers, golf courses, and other activities that use NAF employees.

Step One:

Go to

Step Two:

Click Open Positions and then select Misawa to view jobs

Step Three:

Create an account and submit your application

Civilian Personnel- US Programs

The Civilian Personnel Section (CPS) is the administrative office that assists those who have been selected for an APF post for the Department of the Air Force, both GS & WG, at Misawa Air Base.  Civil Service positions within the federal government are classified by occupational series, grade or pay level, and pay plan. Pay plans identify the pay system under which the position is covered. Many white-collar employees are paid under the General Schedule (GS).

Civilian Personnel- JN Programs

The Civilian Personnel Office provides support to Japanese nationals looking to enhance their career by working alongside U.S. Military members and the base community. JNs provide various support services including clerical, engineering and sales work. The U.S. Forces Japan (USFJ) is looking for work-ready employees who have extensive knowledge and experience in these fields. Our mission is to achieve the most effective and efficient recruitment process as well as fairness and equality for Misawa Air Base MLC / IHA positions.

Employment System and Job Titles
The government of Japan and the United States have concluded three labor furnishing contracts regarding the employment of USFJ employees:

  • The Master Labor Contract (MLC)
  • The Mariners Contract (MC)
  • The Indirect Hire Agreement (IHA)

The employees of Misawa Air Base work under MLC and IHA.

The MLC and the IHA differ in terms of workplace, however, they do not greatly differ in income, working hours or leave. JN employees are required to have adequate skills in English comprehension.

Employee Contact List

Kendra O. Finklea

Civilian Personnel Flight Chief


Naoko Miura

Personnel Staffing Specialist/APF Program


Miwako Yoshida

Personnel Technician/APF Program


Alicia Ruiz

Human Resources Specialist (EMR)/APF Program


Yurie Kawamura

Staffing, Recruit and Fill/MLC and IHA Program


Akiko Ohyama

MLC/IHA Program Manager & Employee-Management Relations


Wakako Taneichi

Employee Welfare & Office Administration/MLC and IHA Program


Michiru Ishitsuka

Staffing, Recruit and Fill/MLC and IHA Program


Chieko Ozaki

Personnel Clerk/NAF HRO

Tsuyoshi Kaneno

Classification & Data Management/MLC and IHA Program


Michelle P. Quilit

Human Resources Officer/NAF HRO


Ashley Pukay-Martin

Human Resources Assistant/NAF HRO

NAF Human Resources

BLDG. 626
Monday–Thursday  |  8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Friday | By Appointment Only


226-3108  DSN
0176-53-5181  CELL


Civilian Personnel Section

BLDG. 656
Monday–Friday  |  7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
CLOSED weekends, federal holidays, and the last Friday of the month


226-4621 DSN
0176-53-5181  CELL