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Personnel Capability Officer (Uni Degree Sponsorship) Northern Territory

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Royal Australian Air Force

Royal Australian Air Force Northern Territory Australia

1 week ago

Join a human resources role that keeps the Air Force operating at peak capability, through workforce planning, personnel management and strategic communication.

This your opportunity to join a dynamic, people-focussed organisation that offers great lifestyle and opportunities you won’t find anywhere else, all whilst having your remaining study sponsored, earning a salary as you complete your degree and having a guaranteed job following graduation.

Your Role

The Air Force needs the right people with the right skills in the right numbers to maintain optimum capability and operate effectively. In this senior human resources role, you'll be responsible for supporting that need.

In this diverse and challenging career, you’ll be responsible for the welfare of personnel, as well as maintaining and organising them. Wherever the Air Force deploys, you’ll be one of the first on the ground, managing human resources.

Some of the roles you may perform as part of this role include:
• Staff... Officer Personnel, which includes a wide variety of responsibilities such as human resource case management, information and knowledge management, corporate communication, budgeting, reporting and governance tasks.
• Personnel Operations, where you identify, prepare and support personnel from across the Air Force and wider Australian Defence Force to deploy on operations.

You may also be involved in:
• Strategic Communication, where you plan and execute communication strategies.
• Workforce Development and Review, where you’re responsible for effecting organisational change.

On top of this, as an Air Force Officer you’ll be trained to become an inspirational leader and mentor; adept at effectively communicating with, and managing teams, with a comprehensive knowledge of Air Force attitudes, values and military protocols and procedures.


This is your opportunity to be paid a competitive salary as you study at the university of your choice. Not to mention, you’ll receive other benefits like rental allowance, textbook reimbursement and assistance with your HELP fees.

Upon commencing the program, your salary will be between $35,326 - $54,166 plus 16.4% superannuation depending on the completion status of your course.

On completion of your degree and initial training, you could earn $85,051 per annum plus 16.4% superannuation.


Upon completion of your training in Victoria and New South Wales, you may be posted to one of the major Air Force bases around Australia such as RAAF Base Amberley, RAAF Base Darwin or RAAF Base Tindal.

Life in the Air Force

When you join the Air Force, you’ll benefit from our investment in your professional growth and development, enjoy great work/life balance, a supportive team environment and extensive benefits – from free healthcare to excellent fitness facilities. Plus, there’s the potential for overseas travel.

In addition, there’s the meaningful experiences that come with serving your country. From participating in Air Force exercises and operations to providing support to communities in need, this is your opportunity to take on a career with many rewarding dimensions.

Apply now

To be eligible to apply for an Air Force undergraduate sponsorship, you must be an Australia citizen, over 17 at the time of enlistment and have been accepted into a university offering an eligible full-time undergraduate degree in Human Resource Management, Business Studies, Finance or Accounting.

You must also be able to obtain a security clearance and meet the minimum medical and fitness requirements. More information is available here:

Click APPLY to start your journey in the Air Force and we’ll get in contact with you shortly.

For more information or to email your interest, contact Cassandra Kennedy in our Specialist Recruitment Team on 0429 354 625 or via email at [email protected].

More information about this role is also available here:

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30,000.00 – $50,000.00 per year

• Australian Citizenship? You must be an Australian Citizen. (Required)

Work Location: In person

Application Deadline: 30/09/2023
Northern Territory Australia

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