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What kinds of jobs are offered by DynCorp in Afghanistan?

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Jobs offered by DynCorp International in Kandahar, Afghanistan, as of July 2015, include general labor foreman, materials control specialist, light vehicle mechanic, movement control specialist and general laborer. Jobs available in Kabul include quality control technical inspector, air asset controller, procurement manager, travel assistant and several armed guard positions.

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Other DynCorp positions in Kandahar and Kabul include aircraft mechanic, aerospace structural welder, supply technician and sheet metal mechanic. Positions available in Bagram include electrical engineer and container manager. Jobs in human resources, food services, clerical services, finance and medicine are also available.

Positions often involve work at remote locations with few, if any, amenities, extreme temperatures, and stressful, sometimes hostile work environments. Some positions require prior military service and position-specific training, as well as technical or professional certifications, and many require a security clearance or the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance. All positions require English language proficiency, basic computer skills and, at minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent.

DynCorp International, which is based in McLean, Virginia, provides services in support of national security and the foreign policy objectives of the United States, working in the areas of defense, diplomacy and international development. In June, 2015 DynCorps received a U.S. Air Force contract valued at $5 billion dollars and was named to the 2015 best of the best list for top veteran-friendly companies.

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