YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Applying for a nonappropriated fund job with the Air Force has gone paperless.

The service launched last month to advertise all open positions and process job applications.

“It’s easier and better for the applicant and supervisor,” said Craig Pearson, the NAF human resources chief at Yokota.

The new site collates NAF job openings from Air Force bases worldwide, allows hopefuls to apply online and sends applications directly to hiring managers for consideration.

Vacancies previously had been posted on individual bases’ websites, and interested applicants were required to submit paper resumes and other documentation via mail.

Individuals must create a profile on that includes work background, military experience and education before submitting an application. There is also an option to upload resumes.

Unlike the nearly 180,000 federal civilian employees paid out of the federal appropriated-fund budget, the Air Force’s 25,000 NAF employees are paid by money generated through NAF activities such as Air Force clubs and golf courses.

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From staff reports

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