DynCorp International Sets Hiring Record in 2011
DynCorp International hiredmore than 12,300 workers in 2011 to support operations in communities where it works around the globe.
- Washington, DC-MD-VA-WV (1888PressRelease) January 25, 2012 - DynCorp International announced that it hired more than 12,300 personnel in 2011. The record-setting hiring surge comes on the heels of reporting 11 percent growth during the third quarter of 2011. With global operations in more than 35 countries, DI created positions for more than 7,000 Americans in 2011. It also hired locally overseas.
Last year, DI brought on more than 1,000 Afghan citizens and hundreds of Iraqi civilians to bolster programs operating in each country.
"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."
DI works in support of U.S. national security and foreign policy objectives, delivering support solutions for defense, diplomacy and international development.
Personnel are supporting a wide range of programs in the areas of Aviation, Air Operations, Contingency Operations, International Development, Intelligence Training and Solutions, Operations and Maintenance, Security Services, and Training and Mentoring.
Veteran-Friendly and a Great Place to Work
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 been consistently recognized as a top veteran-friendly business. G.I. Jobs magazine selected DynCorp International as one of the nation's Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers® for five years in a row, placing 14th in 2012.Vetrepreneur magazine honored DI in 2011 for the fifth year in a row as one of the nation's 10 best corporations for veteran-owned businesses. And the Military Times EDGE magazine's 2010 list of Top 50 "Best for Vets" ranked DI number 17 on its list.
On November 14, DI reported earnings of $935.4 million during the third quarter of fiscal 2011, an 11.2 percent increase from the same period in 2010.
Referring to the number of positions available in 2011, Lehman said, "We hope to continue that growth in 2012."
Check out DynCorp International on Twitter and visit their blog Inside DI to learn more about DI's work.