Army Reserve Infantry Officer
In order to apply for this position, you MUST meet three basic criteria:
- You MUST be currently enrolled in an accredited Canadian university program OR have a university degree
- You MUST be between 16 and 56 years old
- You MUST be a Canadian Citizen. Permanent Residents can not apply.
You will be required to join the Canadian Armed Forces Army Reserve to be employed in this position.
This is NOT a civilian placement.
**Please note that in accordance with the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) regulations, there is a requirement to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to receive employment with the CAF. If you are not vaccinated and choose not to get the vaccine, you will be ineligible to join the CAF. If this is the case for you, please let us know as soon as possible so we can close your application. Furthermore, those who have a legitimate medical contraindication or those who provide legitimate grounds protected against discrimination under the Canadian Human Rights Act, including religion, can request for accommodation. Please make it known as soon as possible if you are requesting an accommodation. Individuals requesting accommodation will have their matter reviewed as part of the application process.**
We offer skills that most employers find valuable, for example:
- Problem Solving
- First Aid/CPR/AED Training
There are opportunities to travel and work in many different environments.
All training is paid and when you are sent on training courses, all accommodations, and meals are covered by the employer.
As a Reservist with the Canadian Armed Forces, you do not sign a contract locking you in to a fixed period of service.
As an Army Reservist we offer: 100% medical coverage while on duty, a dental plan, and a pension plan. Pay rates are based on a daily rate with annual increases, and increases with promotions.
This is an excellent opportunity for students. We offer a full time summer employment program that will provide the successful applicant the opportunity to work on a salary basis starting 1 May to 31 Aug, or any part thereof. This is guaranteed for the first four years that you are employed with us.
An Infantry Officer performs a wide range of duties, from commanding and leading soldiers as part of a team to occupying various staff positions involving planning, training, intelligence, logistics and personnel administration.
As commissioned members of Canada’s Infantry regiments, which belong to the Combat Arms, Infantry Officers are capable of operating anywhere in the world, in any environment including Arctic tundra, mountains, jungle or desert and in any combination of arms, including parachute, airmobile and amphibious operations. The primary role of Infantry during operations is to be involved in combat.
Infantry Officers experience the unique challenges of working outdoors in various weather conditions. When not in the field, Infantry Officers are responsible for garrison duties, which include physical training, office work and supervision, mixed with instructing staff and outdoor field and weapons training. Office work is focused on personnel administration and maintenance of weapons, equipment and vehicles. These duties usually occur during regular working hours.
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