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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.

Free medical and dental
Access to subsidised equipment on base
Subsidised food on base
Competitive superannuation, up to 4% with KiwiSaver
Sponsored tertiary study programmes at all levels
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