12-month Air Force Experience – Airfield Defence Guard

Australia, All states and territories
Closing in 19 hours
  • Good salary package and numerous benefits
  • Dynamic one-year role
  • Contribute to the security and protection of Air Force assets and people

Your role
Are you up for the challenge of protecting the Air Force’s most important aircraft, equipment and people? This unique opportunity will give you the experience to make important contributions to the security of an Air Force base. You’ll join a close-knit and highly skilled team working in a variety of environments, often outdoors and in diverse conditions.

Working with qualified Airfield Defence Guards, you will learn how to handle weapons, experience what it’s like to conduct foot and vehicle patrols, construct field defenses and obstacles, plus undertake search and clearance operations.

Challenge yourself with this dynamic 12-month role in the Air Force and experience what life could be like. It’s called the ADF Gap Year Program, but it isn’t just reserved for people that are straight out of school. In this unique opportunity you’ll get to try out a year working with enthusiastic and professional Air Force personnel, all without needing any prior qualifications. Get paid to gain invaluable life and work experience while making friends that could last a lifetime.

If you’re looking to gain valuable skills for life, while building your mental and physical resilience – this role could be the start of something big for you.

Life in the Air Force Gap Year Program
Take to the skies and go beyond the ordinary in the Air Force Gap Year Program. This is the perfect opportunity for you to become a part of a world-class military force that operates some of the most advanced aircraft and defence technology in the world with just a one-year commitment.

Not only will you be given all the skills and experiences as full-time Air Force personnel, but you’ll be working alongside and collaborating with some of the most ambitious and talented people in Australia. Take the opportunity to receive world-class training and learn valuable skills you can take into a future Air Force role or another career.

Take a year to feel a sense of accomplishment and pride from serving your country and helping to keep our airspace safe in the Air Force Gap Year Program.

During your 12-month role and on completion of training, you’ll receive a salary package starting from $66,544.

In addition to your salary, you will receive generous superannuation, housing subsidies and free medical and dental care.

Apply Now
For this role, you must be aged between 17-24 years old to apply, an Australian Citizen, hold a provisional Drivers Licence (minimum) and have completed Year 12, with passes in Year 10 English and Maths.

Click the APPLY button if you think you have what it takes to spend 12 months as an ADF Gap Year Air Force Defence Guard and we’ll get in contact with you shortly. You can also visit the link below to view the full position description and learn more about life in the Air Force.



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