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Careers

Engineering and Technical Trades

Keep our machinery fully operational and ready for action.

Life in an Engineering and Technical Trade role

Your life will be varied and interesting, as you get to grips with maintaining, repairing and diagnosing any problems with our most complex equipment. There are many roles available, each with its own set of skills required.

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An eye for detail

Whatever service you choose, you’ll be the crucial talent needed to keep our machinery up and running.

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Benefits and allowances

There are many additional benefits to being in the Defence Force, that will make your money go further.

For example, on top of your basic salary you can expect ‘Military Factor’. This provides you with significant extra financial rewards because of the commitment you’ve made to serve your country.

Access to your Service marae or tūrangawaewae

Sponsored tertiary study programmes at all levels

Free access to gyms and swimming pools on camp and bases

Opportunities to travel

Free and subsidised medical and dental care

Subsidised food and accommodation on camps and bases

Free and subsidised insurance cover

Help to buy a home and save for retirement

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