NZDF have a variety of technical and specialist roles that include Explosive Ordnance Technician, Avionics Technician, Aircraft Technician, Geospatial Analyst, Geospatial Data Manager.
Meet Heather, a Geospatial Analyst in Whenuapai Auckland.
“New Zealand Defence Force uses many different software platforms which keeps the role interesting and adds to my skill set, plus advanced training is encouraged which is great for my career.
I’m a working mum so the shifts work for me, plus it’s a great location - out of the city traffic. Working for and with the military is a unique environment and the variety of work involved in the role really drew me in.
As a Geospatial Analyst in NZDF we create and produce charts to support exercises and operations, an opportunity that you wouldn’t get in other roles. Before this role I was self employed and it was great to move into a professional, friendly and encouraging environment.”