DynCorp International (DI) set a company record for new hires last year, bringing on more than 12,300 personnel in 2011 to support its programs around the world. With global operations in more than 35 countries, the company created jobs for more than 7,000 Americans who are working to support DI’s programs around the world. DI works in support of U.S. national security and foreign policy objectives, delivering support solutions for defense, diplomacy and international development.
In 2011 DI also helped support the economies of and expand capabilities in local communities where it has operations. For example, the company hired more than 1,000 Afghan citizens and hundreds of Iraqi civilians to support programs within each country, respectively.
“These have been challenging times in the U.S. and in economies around the world,” said Bob Lehman, senior vice president of Human Resources at DynCorp International. “DI was very fortunate in 2011 to be able to offer positions to a record number of personnel last year. We hope to continue that growth in 2012.”
The new personnel are supporting a wide range of programs that fall under the company’s eight business areas: Aviation, Air Operations, Contingency Operations, International Development, Intelligence Training and Solutions, Operations and Maintenance, Security Services, and Training and Mentoring.
A Veteran-Friendly Employer
With an employee base that is more than 60 percent veterans, DynCorp International recognizes the experience and dedication that veterans contribute to its business, as employees, business partners and suppliers.
Over the years, DI has consistently recognized as a top veteran-friendly business. Highlights include:
- Selected by G.I. Jobs magazine as one of the nation’s Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers® for five years in a row, placing 14th in 2012.
- Honored in 2011 for the fifth year in a row by Vetrepreneur magazine as one of the U.S. 10 best corporations for veteran-owned businesses.
- Ranked number 17 on Military Times EDGE magazine’s 2010 list of Top 50 “Best for Vets” employers.
- DynCorp International also continues to partner with U.S. Military Transition Offices around the world. DI participates in the Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) and the Air Force Transition Assistance Program (TAP) job fairs, including employer panels. DI also sponsors the Service Academy Career Conference (SACC) four times a year for graduates from all the service academies as well as participates in U.S. Chamber of Commerce “Hiring our Heroes” and other commercial employment events geared toward assisting transitioning Veterans.
For information on current opportunities at DynCorp International, visit the DI Recruiting site.