Regional Employment Resources

CountyZoomMap3Stennis Space Center is a unique federal and commercial city that is home to more than 30 federal, state, academic and private organizations and numerous technology-based companies. For more than four decades, Stennis has served as America’s largest rocket test complex.

Located in Hancock County, Mississippi on the Louisiana border, the workforce of 4,500 civil servants, contractors, scientists, and engineers provides a significant source of employment and income in the two state region.

NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility is located in New Orleans, where Lockheed Martin Space Systems manufactures the Space Shuttle External Tanks. Michoud also works on experimental space vehicles and related projects. With 2,200 employees, the organization is one of the largest employers in New Orleans.

The Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command is headquartered at Stennis Space Center. The command administers nearly 1,000 personnel at Stennis, comprising the largest concentration of oceanographers in the world.

The partner communities in Mississippi and Louisiana surrounding Stennis offer abundant job opportunities. Below, you’ll find a number of links to help in your search for area opportunities. 

Jobs at Stennis Space Center

Hancock County, Mississippi

Hancock Chamber of Commerce

Hancock County Library Job Seeker Resources

Harrison County, Mississippi

Coast Chamber of Commerce
MDES WIN Job Center in Biloxi and Gulfport

Pearl River County, Mississippi

Picayune Chamber of Commerce
MDES WIN Job Center in Picayune

St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

St. Tammany East Chamber of Commerce
St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce
West St. Tammany – Covington Workforce Center

Orleans Parish, Louisiana

New Orleans Chamber of Commerce


Louisiana Department of Labor
Mississippi Department of Employment Security
South Mississippi  – Sun Herald job listings
Mississippi Works – Dedicated to making sure that every Mississippian who wants a job can find a job

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