Defence Force Members - Other Rank

Defence Force Members - Other Ranks provide specialised military services to the Australian and New Zealand Defence Forces.

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    Overview

    Defence Force Members - Other Ranks provide specialised military services to the Australian and New Zealand Defence Forces.

    Day-to-day

    • guarding airfields and other defence force bases
    • serving as an infantry soldier
    • erecting bridges, building field defences, constructing temporary roads, clearing minefields, repairing airfields and demolishing targets using explosives
    • crewing armoured fighting vehicles
    • operating artillery, ground and surface-based defence systems, shipboard weapons and other advanced specialist military weapons and equipment
    • providing firepower and ground-based air defence
    • establishing and maintaining command, control and communications equipment and facilities
    • conducting surveillance, reconnaissance and boarding operations
    • maintaining personal arms and ammunition.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Requires driving

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