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WARFARE SPECIALIST

Reference
VAC-4083
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Defence & Security, Retail
Location
UK WIDE
Salary
competitive
Expiry Date
31/05/2017

The Royal Navy is one of the world’s most versatile fighting forces. Above and below the waves, on land and in the air, we represent and defend the UK’s interests at home and abroad. However, we deliver more than just military power; we help police the world’s oceans, enforcing trade sanctions and preventing drug trafficking. We provide humanitarian relief in places of crisis worldwide and conduct world-leading scientific research of the oceans. We achieve all this because we work as a team of dedicated professionals. You can be part of that team.

We’re looking for men and women from all backgrounds and various levels of education, on a full-time and reserve basis, for positions such as engineers and submariners, nurses, logisticians and in the Royal Marines and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. We are committed to ensuring everyone has equal opportunities for employment, training and advancement based solely on their merits and ability. By valuing diversity, individual skills and talents, we acknowledge our people are the most important factor in delivering operational effectiveness.

Job Description

WHAT YOU’LL DO

As a Warfare Specialist in the Royal Navy means you’re the person who identifies our targets, and our threats. Whether working in the Operations Room or on the ship's Weapon Systems you will be the heartbeat of the war-fighting effort. This job comes with serious responsibility, get it wrong and the ship could sustain damage, get it right and the enemy is defeated.

 

Your role

  • Act as the eyes and ears of the ship. You’ll work with our most advanced war-fighting equipment on a daily basis, providing information that influences major tactical decisions.
  • Specialise in above-water, underwater or electronic warfare, developing the unique skills needed to operate safely in some of the most challenging environments on the planet.
  • Be an essential part of each mission, using your knowledge of war-fighting techniques to support the Command. That might mean detecting and reporting contacts, or passing vital information to other vessels.
  • Become a highly professional sailor, getting hands-on with some sophisticated equipment to provide mission critical information on the surface, under the sea and in the air.

 

For more information and to apply for this role Please click the link below

http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers/roles-and-specialisations/services/surface-fleet/warfare-specialist