Aviation

The Air Force offers a range of Aviation jobs for both men and women many of which could see you responsible for controlling and operating some of the fastest aircraft in the skies. We'll pay you while you train, before moving onto your chosen specialisation where you'll enjoy leadership opportunities and exciting experiences right from the start. Working in Air Force Aviation puts you at the absolute forefront of your industry and offers job security and long-term career prospects you won’t find anywhere else.

Air Combat Officer

Training that will take you places

All Officers, Airmen and Airwomen will complete Initial Training, learning everything from leadership and management, to ground defence and weapon handling. After this you'll complete specific employment training relevant to your chosen job. This could include learning how to co-ordinate aircraft on the runway and in the air, or teaming up with a pilot to operate electronic warfare equipment onboard the new Super Hornet. Learn More

Real earning potential

As a member of the Air Force you have the potential to earn an impressive salary, with frequent opportunities to increase your wage through further study, participation in deployments and peacekeeping missions overseas, and years of service. You’re also entitled to a range of outstanding benefits including full medical and dental cover, travel and leave entitlements, and rental assistance. Learn More

Technology that’s out of this world

The Air Force’s fleet of aircraft are truly amazing machines, fitted with components like afterburners, electronic fly-by-wire systems for controlled handling and Leading Edge Extensions on the wings for greater manoeuvrability. And we have the cutting edge aviation communications systems to match, including a GPS network which can navigate aircraft and track potential targets anywhere in the world. Learn More

Make a difference

As a member of the Air Force you can make a genuine difference to people’s lives, responding to natural disasters and other emergencies, within Australia and overseas, through peacekeeping missions and deployments. Helping small groups or even entire communities to rebuild their lives is an incredibly rewarding experience and one you’ll be glad to be a part of. Learn More

Joint Battlefield Airspace Controller (Air Traffic Controller)
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General Jobs

An excellent opportunity to be part of a large Australian organisation responsible for the maintenance of aircraft electrical and electronic systems.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

Let your military aviation career soar with this exciting position as a master of the most sophisticated and advanced airborne electronic systems and sensors in Australia.

Full-time civil air traffic control is one thing, but military battlefield airspace control takes it to new heights not only in Australia but on missions overseas. Air Force Air Traffic Controllers are currently serving in the Middle East and Sudan.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

Forget charter and commercial work, this pilot role could see you command the fastest and most exciting aircraft in the Australian skies.

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General Jobs

An exciting opportunity to be a part of a large Australian organisation maintaining life support equipment aboard a variety of aircraft.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve

An outstanding opportunity to manufacture, assemble, install and repair components on some of the most high-tech aircraft in Australia.

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