DFAS Hire a Hero Program


DFAS offers careers in Accounting, Auditing, Financial Management, Human Resources, Information Technology, Mission Support, and Contracting. If you’re looking for an opportunity to work for one of the largest finance and accounting operations in the world, DFAS is the place for you.

We recognize veterans bring tremendous value and skill to DFAS – their leadership skills, team attitude and mission focus are key attributes we consider essential to our agency.

DFAS Hire a Hero Program

DFAS is committed to providing employment opportunities for men and women who have honorably served on behalf of our nation. To support this commitment, we are currently using an Applicant Supply File that includes 10 point veteran's preference eligible applicants. After a preliminary qualification determination is made, we place applicants in this file as a match for all of our specialties (series) and grades for which they are likely qualified. As vacancies occur in these specialties and grades, we can use this file and these possible matches as a means of recruitment using streamlined hiring authorities.

Apply through the Hire a Hero Program

Select Category "Applicant Documents", Subcategory "Submit Documentation" to bring up a secure ticket to submit your documentation for the Hire a Hero Program. On the top of the form you will input contact information and establish a password to gain future access to your ticket.  On the bottom of the form you will attach the documents to support your application (see below list of documents) and have the opportunity to ask questions related to program. Once documents have been attached and required fields have been completed you will click the “Submit” button to securely transmit your information. Provide the following documents:

  •  Resume
  •  DD-214 (copy 2 or 4, which includes type of discharge (e.g. honorable, general, etc.) which is the copy needed to be registered)
  •  Letter indicating service-connected disability rating
  • College/University Transcripts (must be provided if qualifying based upon education in lieu of experience and/or requesting consideration for a position that has a positive education requirement (e.g. Auditor, Accountant, Contract Specialist, etc.)
  • Hire a Hero Questionnaire (identifies jobs and geographic locations of interest)

Hire a Hero DMPO Internship Program

The Defense Military Pay Office (DMPO) Internship Program provides opportunities to military members in “outpatient” status at numerous DMPO locations, prior to their transition to civilian life.  Military members who participate in the program continue to earn their regular military pay, while gaining practical employment experience with DFAS.  Internship participants have the opportunity to enhance their career readiness and prepare for a future with DFAS, or another organization.  Completion of the Internship Program may lead to full-time employment at one of DFAS’ many locations.  Military members maintain a flexible schedule that allows them to accomplish their primary mission of recovery.

Internship Positions Available:

  • Military Pay
  • Computer Assistant

The program has been established at the following locations:

Ft. Gordon Ft. Campbell
Ft. Knox Ft. Drum
Ft. Sam Houston Ft. Belvoir
Ft. Lewis Ft. Stewart
Ft. Eustis Ft. Bliss
Ft. Carson Ft. Riley
Ft. Hood Bethesda
Ft. Benning DFAS Indianapolis
Ft. Bragg DFAS Europe

If you are a military member at one of these locations and are currently assigned to a WTU/WTB, and are interested in the Hire a Hero DMPO Internship Program, please contact your Transition Coordinator.

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Page updated June 17, 2016