Personal Financial Counselor (AFC, ChFC, or CFP) – U.S. Military Installations

Location: Multiple (CT, MA, ME)

Salary: $65,225.00 – $75,335.00

Type: Full-time


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Possess a national certification as an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC), Certified Financial Planner (CFP) or Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)

Full Job Description

We are seeking certified Personal Financial Counselors to join our team in support of the DoD Personal Financial Counseling Program (PFC).  This is a full-time salaried position that offers competitive pay and benefits.

This position will provide personal financial counseling services at assigned military installations. Primary responsibilities include the full breadth of personal financial counseling services to military service members and their families at military installations. Services include education and counseling addressing financial services that may include, but are not limited to, one-on-one counseling, consultation with a commander or with another provider or staff, conducting briefings and presentations, or providing referral resources to a participant outside the context of a counseling session. Works closely with the installation and military branch Points of Contact (POC) to assure that the program is provided within scope and meets the needs of the installation. Furthermore, Personal Financial Counselors in this role will:

  • Provide personal financial counseling and management services directly to adults, children, and youth of service members.
  • Provide individualized financial counseling and assistance to service members and families.
  • Assist service members in establishing an extended absence financial plan.
  • Develop and makes available informational financial materials to service members and families.
  • Coordinate, publicize, and provide a wide variety of Personal Financial Management classes/workshops, e.g., topics across the military lifecycle, including, but not limited to, arrival at first duty station, pre and post-deployment, and personal and career events outlined in DoDI 1322.34.
  • Respond to requests for age‐appropriate classes or seminars to youths and teens as part of on-base education.
  • Possess the skills to effectively utilize virtual counseling or other electronic modes of communication, such as web based, secure online chat, or video-based communications and secure video teleconference sponsored by the customer which may be offered as an adjunct to face-to-face counseling in situations where service members and families are unable to attend in person.
  • Manage duty to warn and restricted reporting situations according to Department of Defense (DoD) protocol and staffs the cases with leadership.
  • Communicate with leadership and participates in regular individual and group supervision, sharing information regarding trends and issues on the installations to which the counselor is assigned.
  • Participate in regular in-services/training, quality Improvement committees or other contract activities as assigned/appropriate.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Other Job Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and speak fluent English.
  • Bachelor’s degree or have a combination of education and experience that equips the individual to serve as a financial counselor.
  • Be able to obtain a favorably adjudicated Tier 1 investigation.
  • Must have the following active certification: AFC®; ChFC®; or CFP®.
  • Must have over a thousand hours of financial counseling experience.

Federal Guardian, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply with and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position; and comply with all applicable legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements and internal policies and procedures.



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