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Australian Army Careers and Employment

About us
The Australian Army is a versatile and modern military force that helps protect the Australian people and national interests as well as providing critical support to communities in need through humanitarian and disaster relief operations around the globe.

With more than 40,000 officers and soldiers based at 15 major locations, the Army presents a
 – more... wide variety of roles – from officers focusing on leadership and management to soldiers specialising in specific roles and skills.

Army personnel are drawn from all sections of Australian society, bringing with them a unique blend of skills, strengths and knowledge. We recognise that to be respected and supported, our armed forces must represent our whole society, and should reflect the rich multicultural diversity of Australia itself.


The Army has a proud heritage spanning more than 100 years, serving at home and aboard service in major international campaigns stretching from Boer War to Afghanistan and Iraq. The Army live by the values of courage, initiative, respect and teamwork. They are ordinary Australians who tackle extraordinary challenges.


The Army handle some of the world’s most advanced weaponry and equipment, supported by modern armoured vehicles, high-tech aircraft and sophisticated ICT systems. From tanks and artillery to multi-purpose helicopters and electronic warfare systems, you will work with world-class military technology.


We offer over 100 roles across a variety of disciplines and professions, and welcome applications from all Australians. Join the Army and you’ll be rewarded with an exciting career, unique lifestyle and experiences you won’t find anywhere else.
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What is it like to work at Australian Army?

3.6
Work/Life Balance
4.1
Salary/Benefits
4.4
Job Security/Advancement
3.6
Management
4.0
Culture

What are people saying about the leadership at Australian Army?

88%
of employees approve of CEO’s performance
CEO Approval is based on 104 ratings
5.0
Good career
Written by Senior Technical Storeman (Former Employee) from All over Australia on 12 May 2020
Wonderful career, I wish I could go back into the Army. Lots of friends and very good Management
Every day is a different day for you to work and see other things to do.

Top place to work.
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What jobs are available at Australian Army?

Top work locations
4.9
Perth WA
4.8
Wagga Wagga NSW
4.6
Holsworthy NSW
4.6
Melbourne VIC
4.3
Canberra ACT
Most popular roles
4.7
Administrative Supervisor
4.7
Team Leader
4.5
Information Systems Technician
4.3
Corporal
4.3
Infantryman

Australian Army jobs:

What did candidates say about the interview at Australian Army?

Interview experience
Based on 43 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 42 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 40 interviews
More than one month
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