Dental Hygienist

Amentum, Pearl Harbor, HI, US


Amentum is currently looking for a Dental Hygienist at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HI and Offutt Air Force Base, NE

A successful candidate will support the Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Accounting Agency (DPAA) accounting and coordinating the dental remains at the DPAA Lab and will serve as an assistant to DPAA Odontologists.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists odontologists with matters related to dental remains and associated casework at DPAA Lab (inventory, cleaning, radiograph, photograph, charting, etc.)
  • Operates digital dental X-ray equipment to take dental radiographs
  • Catalogs antemortem radiographs
  • Conducts preliminary assessments of dental remains
  • Processes teeth and prepares paperwork for DNA submission
  • Assists the Evidence Manager with cleaning, accessioning, and storage-related tasks of dental remains
  • Tracks case progress, creates databases, writes short reports and scientific memoranda for dental remains, as assigned
  • Completes recurring duties independently, but refers deviations, problems, or unfamiliar situations to the supervisor for assistance
  • Occasionally travels nationally and perhaps internationally (travel anticipated to be approximately 5-10%)
  • Assists DPAA Odontologists with current day processing of remains
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential
  • Follows all client policies and procedures
  • Completes other duties as assigned



  • B.A/B.S. or M.A/M.S. degree in dental hygiene, forensics, related field, or certified as an extended duty dental assistant
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills

The above experience should demonstrate the capability to deliver products under conditions of high operational tempo, frequently adjusting priorities and flux in requirements, on time. It should also demonstrate the ability to interface effectively with senior members of external organizations to develop and support technical positions, to justify technical recommendations, and communicate effectively in both oral and written formats.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ten years of clinical dental experience
  • Some experience in forensics


Will discuss during screenng process

How to apply

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