Life in an Aviation role
Aviation requires complex machinery, attention to detail, hard work and a great team spirit. What you do (or don't do) directly affects the lives of others. It's this sense of responsibility and duty that will drive you to become the best.
Push yourself higher
You'll be amazed at what an Aviation role will demand of you – and also the level of professionalism you're capable of.
All full time members of the NZ Defence Force receive an added portion to their salary known as Military Factor. This additional compensation recognises the unique nature of military service and the commitment you make to serve your country. This can include short notice postings around the country and overseas. You will be directed at times to be continuously alert, undertake arduous and hazardous duties, and be exposed to adverse working environments exclusive to military life. This also includes the exercise of military skills not recognised by market comparisons. The part you play in our Defence Force and your commitment to our country will be financially rewarded.
Free and subsidised medical and dental care
Access to subsidised equipment on base
Subsidised food on base
Competitive superannuation, up to 4% with KiwiSaver
Sponsored tertiary study programmes at all levels
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