Officers & Management

As an Officer in the Air Force you'll get the chance to be a part of experiences that will change the way you view the world. You'll travel to new places; enjoy leadership opportunities and the support you need to take your career to new and exciting heights. You can work as an Officer in a range of areas, including aviation, security, logistics, health care and engineering. And you'll benefit from the job security and professional rewards that are unique to the Australian Defence Force.

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Training that will take you places

Regardless of whether you have previous qualifications or experience, you will need to complete the Initial Officer Course at Officers' Training School, at RAAF Base East Sale, in Gippsland, Victoria to become an Officer in the Air Force. This comprehensive course runs for 17 weeks (it also has a part-time option for Reserve) and covers everything from leadership and management, to ground defence and fitness training. Learn More

Real earning potential

As an Officer in 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

Not only is the Air Force made up of an impressive fleet of aircraft, including the new F/A-18F Super Hornet, it also uses some of the most advanced communications and IT technology in the world to control these aircraft, in Australian skies and overseas. So whether you’re flying these amazing machines, or working on the ground to keep them up in the air, you’ll be contributing to the success of this exceptional organisation. Learn More

Make a difference

As a member of the Air Force you get the chance to make a genuine difference to people’s lives, helping to assist and even rebuild entire communities, through deployments and peacekeeping exercises. These are incredibly rewarding experiences, which many of our Officers regard as the highlight of their careers. Learn More

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
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

A unique chance to broaden your engineering, management and logistics skills working for a large organisation with branches Australia-wide.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

An exciting opportunity to be responsible for the spiritual ministry and pastoral support to airmen and airwomen and their families in a range of challenging environments.

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.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

The main role of an Air Force Training Systems Officer is to analyse, design and evaluate training to meet workplace needs and quality control the development and conduct of training.

An outstanding opportunity to work with a large world-renowned organisation on some of the most high-tech aircraft in Australia.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

Like to broaden your engineering background to work with weapons systems and their associated hardware? This position is for you.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

Forget private practice. Here’s an opportunity to work in some exciting and diverse locations all over Australia.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

An exciting opportunity to be responsible for the planning, co-ordination, and development of workplace health strategies for this large Australian organisation.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

Leadership, responsibility, planning and coordination – as a Ground Defence Officer you will be responsible for the defence and security of the airbase during times of increased threat.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

A unique and exciting opportunity to work in a highly classified environment providing intelligence support for this large Australian organisation.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

If medical pathology interests you, this large organisation will have you performing and supervising pathology investigations in a diverse environment

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

A unique opportunity for lawyers to broaden their experience in the areas of international and operations law, administrative, discipline and civil law.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

As a Logistics Officer, you could find yourself responsible for the acquisition, sustainment and support of modern and valuable equipment vital to Air Force capability.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

Be a part of a large organisation responsible for the continued health and fitness and preventative medical services of its employees.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

Broaden your nursing skills with a career in the Royal Australian Air Force at home and possibly overseas.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

Conducting mission planning, tasking, coordination and monitoring of air operations may test you, but it's well worth the rewards.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

The measure of Air Force’s capability rests with its people. Personnel Capability Officers contribute to the delivery of air power through personnel force generation and force sustainment, strategic communication and specialist corporate support.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

An exciting opportunity for pharmacists wishing to expand their careers working for a large organisation in diverse locations throughout Australia and overseas.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

Physiotherapists are responsible for providing physiotherapy services for ADF personnel in a variety of environments which may include on-Base ADF facilities, in support of personnel on exercises or operational deployments.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

Psychologists are an integral element of the Royal Australian Air Force Specialist Reserve component which provides a broad range of services to complement and supplement those maintained in the Permanent Air Force.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

Air Force Specialist Reserve Public Affairs Officers perform a wide range of duties, usually undertaken within a tri-service or departmental environment.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

Forget the regular hospitals, this position will have you working with state of the art equipment in varied locations throughout Australia.

  • Full Time
  • Reserve
  • ADFA

Managing and planning for security risk management, security operations, law enforcement and investigations are just a small part of what this exciting career will offer.