Life in a Operational Support role
Roles available span the entire Defence Force. Whether working in New Zealand or overseas, you'll be expected to give your all to back our front-line teams, and ensure our interests and those of our allies stay safe.
Work that matters
In Operational Support roles, you’re the backbone that keeps our personnel safe and able to do their jobs.
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.
Free and subsidised medical and dental care
Access to subsidised equipment on camp and bases
Subsidised food on camps and bases
Sponsored tertiary study programmes at all levels
Free access to gyms and swimming pools on camp and bases
Subsidised accomodation on camps and bases
Free and subsidised insurance cover
Help to buy a home and save for retirement
Opportunities to travel
Operational Support Roles
3 Roles available in the Operational Support specialisation across the Airforce