Life in a Specialist role
Life as a specialist means you’re the person others turn to when they need answers, and fast. You’ll need self-belief, and the ability to train in, and competely master a specific area.
Mastering the knowledge
Whether offering advice, solving a technical problem, or being the one with the answers, Specialist roles are always demanding.
Benefits and allowances
There are many additional benefits to being in the Defence Force, that will make your money go further.
For example, on top of your basic salary you can expect ‘Military Factor’. This provides you with significant extra financial rewards because of the commitment you’ve made to serve your country.
Free medical and dental
Access to subsidised equipment on base
Subsidised food on base
Competitive superannuation, up to 4% with KiwiSaver
Sponsored tertiary study programmes at all levels
5 Roles available in the Specialist specialisation across the Airforce