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Driver (Entry Level)

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An entry requirement for employment with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) is that you must be an Australian citizen. If you do not meet the citizenship conditions for service in the ADF, we are unable to accept an application from you. You are welcome to apply once you have completed your citizenship journey.

If you're interested in getting behind the wheel of a vehicle more exciting than a standard car or truck, this could be the role for you. From Mercedes Benz G Wagons or 40M Medium trucks, to HX77 Heavy Utility trucks, there will be no lack of variety as a Driver in the Army. Your role: As a Driver, you’ll keep the Army moving and play a pivotal role in the distribution of equipment, supplies and Army personnel via a wide range of different vehicles, on all-terrain.

You will enjoy secure employment and opportunities to develop a variety of skills in this unique role. No experience is required, just a driver's licence. You’ll be trained in driving, loading and maintaining these vehicles, allowing you to achieve a wide range of tasks to support the Army in Australia and overseas.

Along with this, you’ll be trained to fully camouflage a vehicle, operate forklifts, cranes, winches, conduct vehicle inspections and operate a vehicle in a range of scenarios. Location: Following your initial military training, you could be posted to one of the many Army bases and units across Australia. It’s not possible to guarantee a specific posting location for the duration of your service, therefore you must be willing to relocate.

Salary In the Army you'll get paid a competitive salary from day one regardless of your age, experience or qualifications. Upon commencing training, your starting salary will be approximately $50,272 per annum plus 16.4% superannuation and your pay will increase as you progress through training.

On completion of your initial military training and initial employment training, you could earn $68,294 per annum plus generous super. As part of your training for this Driver role, you’ll earn qualifications for the operation of certain vehicles. Life in the Army: Action, adventure, exciting career opportunities and amazing mateship—there’s so much to love about life in the Army.

Whether you’re looking to pick up a new skill, get qualified with fully paid training or are up for a new challenge, you’ll find it all in the Army. Not to mention there’s also the sense of accomplishment and pride that comes from serving your country and providing support to communities in need, both here and overseas. This is no ordinary job—but that’s exactly what you’re looking for.

Enjoy a rewarding career, opportunities to travel, excellent fitness facilities, and free medical and dental; all in a dynamic and fulfilling work environment. Apply Now: For this role, you must be an Australian citizen, over 17 at the time of enlistment, hold a provisional or full driver’s licence, and have completed an Australian Year 10 education (or e.


Date02 October 2021

Location -

type Full Time

Salary $50,000 - $69,999 per annum, plus 16.4% super

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