Careers at Oshkosh Defense

Life-saving purpose. Make it your career.

At Oshkosh Defense, the products and services we deliver make a difference in the lives of those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. There’s no doubt that our expectations are high, but we provide the support and encouragement to achieve your personal goals and our company’s objectives.

What's it like to work at Oshkosh?

Hands-on Approach
Experiencing the ride through the mud, evaluating new components and technologies in the shop or drawing it all out in the office – we’re hands on all the time.
We’re all in it together and work towards a common goal. Oshkosh’s culture fosters teamwork by simply finding the right people to get the job done.
Entrepreneurial Spirit
We encourage initiative and reward progressive thinking.
At Oshkosh Defense, our dedicated, hardworking experts accept nothing less than the best. That’s why our team leads the defense industry in delivering the most advanced tactical wheeled vehicles, systems and technologies.

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We believe that on-going education is vital to individual growth as well as corporate development. The following training and education programs are available to Oshkosh employees.

  • Extensive training programs – instructor-led, web-based and video-based
  • Tuition reimbursement for advanced degrees at technical colleges, universities and specialty institutes
  • Orientation program to familiarize new employees with their job, our company and our culture
  • Internships

Oshkosh offers employees the opportunity to choose plans and programs that meet individual and family needs. Beyond competitive wages, paid holidays and performance increases, employees may be eligible for:

Health and Well-Being
  • Medical insurance
  • Prescription coverage
  • Dental insurance (elective)
  • Vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Confidential employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Relocation benefits
  • Pension plan
  • 401(k)
  • Employee stock purchase plan

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Please review our application policy.

  As a government contractor, Oshkosh Corporation has many administrative and contractual responsibilities. To remain in compliance with the Affirmative Action regulations, all applicants must be surveyed for their race and gender. For these reasons, the following Applicant Policy Statement has been adopted by Oshkosh Corporation.
  • Resumes will be accepted ONLY when there is an open and/or listed position.
  • Job Service, NationJob Website and the Oshkosh Corporation Website.
  • Resumes for an open and/or listed position will be accepted until the position is filled or closed. All resumes received after the position has been filled will be considered inactive, but will be retained. No notification on the status of inactive resumes will be given.
  • Please submit resumes electronically via our website careers section at
  • Unsolicited resumes will not be considered. All unsolicited resumes will be discarded upon receipt.
Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.     Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation’s legal duty to furnish information.

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