Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Am I Eligible for the VIBE Skillbridge Program?
Service members must be able to complete the program within their last 180 days of military service and must also obtain approval from their chain of command, which varies by each branch of the Military. The respective branch Commanders may approve or disapprove participation by a Service member based upon unit mission requirements.
What Opportunities Does the VIBE Skillbridge Program Offer?
The City of Savannah will match transitioning servicemembers with their career interests. Opportunities are based on the current needs of the organization. Visit our website for current opportunities at www.savannahga.gov
Who Is an Ideal Candidate for the Skillbridge Program?
The goal of the VIBE Skillbridge Program is for transitioning members of the military to obtain career opportunities that align with their career goals with the City of Savannah. The City of Savannah creates a learning environment where employees can grow and develop their knowledge and leadership skills.
How Can Transitioning Servicemembers Apply for Skillbridge Program?
Please visit our career site to review opportunities for which you meet the minimum requirements as well as matches your skillset. Please apply for the position(s) you have identified on our career site and attach your current resume. To get started visit https://dodskillbridge.usalearning.gov/how-to-apply.htm
For questions about the VIBE Skillbridge program email SavannahVibeSkillbridge@savannahga.gov. Our Program Manager will review your application, and then share with the Service Center of interest to determine a potential fit for the program.
Where Does the VIBE Skillbridge Program Take Place?
VIBE Skillbridge opportunities for internships, apprenticeship and fellows are based on current needs of our Service Centers with the potential of providing regular, full-time employment upon successfully completing the program. Although we cannot guarantee placement into the program, if you are selected for interview for the VIBE Skillbridge Program, our VIBE Program Manager will contact you for the area of interest regarding next steps. We appreciate your interest in VIBE and look forward to hearing from you!
Which Departments Participate in VIBE Skillbridge Program?
The VIBE SkillBridge program provides opportunities are based on current needs of our Service Centers with the potential of providing regular, full-time employment upon successfully completing the program. Although we cannot guarantee placement into the program, if you are selected for interview for the VIBE SkillBridge program, our Program Manager will contact you for the area of interest regarding next steps. We appreciate your interest in VIBE and look forward to hearing from you.
Are Veterans Able to Participate in The VIBE Skillbridge Program?
For additional information on eligibility requirements, please visit the DoDSkillBridge Program Overview career site to review the FAQ’s. Veterans and military spouses are encouraged to apply to our current job openings to join the City of Savannah team.