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There are over 50 challenging roles with the Royal Air Force from Cyberspace Communications Specialists to Catering and from Air Operations (Control) Sergeant to Logistics.

World-wide travel, learn while you earn – we offer opportunities few civilian careers can match.

Other benefits include six weeks’ leave, subsidised food and accommodation and free gym facilities.

£15,670 - £20,000 yearly
RAF Halton, Aylesbury, UK
20 Aug, 2020
Full time
PPLICANTS MUST: Be aged 16 – 47 years old (Must attest before 48th birthday) Applications can be submitted from age 15 years and 9 months GCSE Grade C/Grade 4 in English, Maths and preferably Science - See full details below You must be a citizen of the United Kingdom or dual UK/Other nationality Whether or not you were born in the United Kingdom, you should have resided there for the 5 years immediately preceding your application. Commit minimum 3 years post Phase Two Training (or 4 years if in receipt of the £5k Joining Bonus) after specialist training. Pass the   Airmen Selection Test Pass a Fitness test TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES Manage equipment like Tactical Satellite Systems Protect and defend the RAFs Cyberspace Set up communication and control systems for operations and exercises Provide Mission Support System Capabilities to next-generation aircraft TRAINING YOU’LL RECEIVE Your career will start with a 10-week Basic Recruit Training...
£17,000 - £25,525 yearly
RAF Halton, Aylesbury, UK
20 Aug, 2020
Full time
APPLICANTS MUST: Be aged 17.5 -47 (Must attest before 48th birthday) Perform to a minimum Grade 8 standard as defined by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music or equivalent; current instrumental vacancies include Violin, Viola, Oboe, Clarinet, Cornet, Tuba and Percussion Have GCSE at Grade G/1-3 or SCE Standard Grades at Grade 6/Scottish National 4 in English language Be a citizen of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, holder of dual UK/other nationality or have been a Commonwealth citizen since birth Commit minimum 3 years post Phase Two Training Meet the health and fitness criteria Pass a Fitness test TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES Perform at concert halls, graduation ceremonies and military parades Play dance music, chamber repertoire, military marches, symphonic concerts and jazz Provide musical support for events like dinners, dances and visits by Heads of State TRAINING YOU’LL RECEIVE Your career will start with a 10-week...
£15,670 - £20,000 yearly
RAF Halton, Aylesbury, UK
20 Aug, 2020
Full time
APPLICANTS MUST: Be aged 17 – 47 years old (Must attest before 48th birthday) Be a citizen of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, holder of dual UK/other nationality or have been a Commonwealth citizen since birth To meet RAF residency requirements, you should have been a UK Resident for a minimum of five years immediately preceding application, and have spent no more than 28 days per year outside the UK within those five years. UK residents of less than five years, or those who have spent more than 28 days per year outside the UK will require more eligibility checks. Commit to minimum 3 years post Phase Two Training Have a provisional UK DVLA driving licence with no penalty points or driving bans - See full details below Meet the fitness and health criteria Pass the   Airmen Selection Test Pass a Fitness test   TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES Drive a range of vehicles throughout the UK, Europe and on worldwide operational deployment or field...
£15,670 - £20,000 yearly
RAF Halton, Aylesbury, UK
20 Aug, 2020
Full time
APPLICANTS MUST: Be aged 16 – 47 (Must attest before 48th birthday) No formal qualifications required For qualified entry please see requirements below Be a citizen of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, holder of dual UK/other nationality or have been a Commonwealth citizen since birth Commit minimum 3 years post Phase Two Training Pass the   Airmen Selection Test Pass a Fitness test TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES Prepare meals in RAF messes Order, store and account for food Help plan menus for everyday meals and VIP occasions Prepare in-flight meals for cabin crew and passengers TRAINING YOU’LL RECEIVE Your career will start with a 10-week Basic Recruit Training Course (BRTC) at RAF Halton in Buckinghamshire. The course is designed to help you adjust to a military environment. As well as fitness and military training, you’ll also learn about the RAF lifestyle. SPECIALIST TRAINING If you are joining with little or no catering...
£15,670 - £20,000 yearly
RAF Halton, Aylesbury, UK
20 Aug, 2020
Full time
APPLICANTS MUST: Be aged 16 – 47 (Must attest before 48th birthday) Applications can be submitted from age 15 years and 9 months No formal qualifications required Be a citizen of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, holder of dual UK/other nationality or have been a Commonwealth citizen since birth Commit minimum 3 years post Phase Two Training Meet the health and fitness criteria Pass the   Airmen Selection Test Pass a Fitness test TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES Provide forward air control and ground combat support in deployed operations Train other RAF personnel in defensive military skills Support various Special Forces units TRAINING YOU’LL RECEIVE Your career will start with a 10-week Basic Recruit Training Course at RAF Halton in Buckinghamshire. The course is designed to help you adjust to a military environment. As well as fitness and military training, you’ll also learn about the RAF lifestyle. SPECIALIST TRAINING Upon successful...
£17,000 - £32,700 yearly
RAF Halton, Aylesbury, UK
20 Aug, 2020
Full time
APPLICANTS MUST: Be aged 17.5 - 32 years old (Must attest before 33rd birthday) Have GCSEs at Grade C/4 or SNE at Grade 5 or SCE Standard Grades at Grade 2/SNE 5 in English and Maths and at least three other subjects. Be a citizen of the United Kingdom or holder of dual UK/other nationality Pass the Officer and Aircrew Selection Centre Pass a Fitness test  Candidates must be able to swim TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES As a WSOp Crewman (Cmn) on the helicopter force you will be integral to a small crew that operates in demanding environments, providing direct support to battlefield operations, taking the fight to the enemy whilst having the versatility to support medical evacuation, humanitarian and peace support operations. The role is physically demanding and rewarding because you will be relied upon within your crew to have a deep knowledge of aircraft systems and tactics whilst working very closely with all units and agencies to deliver on operations. As a WSOp...
£17,000 - £33,396 yearly
RAF Halton, Aylesbury, UK
20 Aug, 2020
Full time
APPLICANTS MUST: Be aged 17.5 – 32 (Must attest before 33rd birthday) Have GCSEs at Grade C/4 or SNE at Grade 5 or SCE Standard Grades at Grade 2/SNE 5 in English and Maths and at least three other subjects. You must be a citizen of the United Kingdom since birth Must have resided in the UK for at least 7 years immediately preceding application Your parents/spouse must currently have UK citizenship Commit to minimum 12 years service Pass the Officer and Aircrew Selection Centre Pass a Fitness test   TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES Interpret foreign transmissions in real time Provide up-to-date intelligence to military commanders TRAINING YOU’LL RECEIVE Your career will start with the 10-week Basic Recruit Training Course (BRTC) at RAF Halton in Buckinghamshire. The course is designed to help you adjust to a military environment.  As well as fitness and military training, you will also learn about the RAF lifestyle. Following the Basic Recruit Training...
£22,900 - £37,100 yearly
RAF Halton, Aylesbury, UK
20 Aug, 2020
Full time
APPLICANTS MUST: Be aged 17.5 – 47 years old (Must attest before 48th birthday) Have GCSE at Grade C/4-5 or SCE Standard Grades at Grade 2/Scottish National 5 in English Language, Maths and three other subjects You must be a citizen of the United Kingdom or holder of dual UK/other nationality Commit to a minimum of 3 years post Phase 2 Specialist Training Meet the health and fitness criteria Pass a Fitness test   TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES Coordinate air traffic to and from military airfields. Become part of the team that order Typhoon jets to scramble and intercept suspect aircraft. Control fighter, bomber, surveillance, refuelling and even unmanned aircraft as they support missions at home and overseas. Work alongside civilian controllers as an Area Radar Controller making sure military aircraft don’t clash with civilian airliners. Give specialist battlespace management support to both UK and international missions around the world. Go away on military...
£15,670 - £20,000 yearly
RAF Halton, Aylesbury, UK
20 Aug, 2020
Full time
APPLICANTS MUST: Be aged 16 – 47 years old (Must attest before 48th birthday) Be a citizen of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, holder of a dual UK/other nationality or have been a Commonwealth citizen from birth Commit minimum 3 years post Phase Two Training Pass the   Airmen Selection Test Pass a Fitness test   TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES Deliver equipment to the operational front line Use computerised accounting techniques, storage methods and equipment handling Work on airfield fuel installations or in specialist storage areas TRAINING YOU’LL RECEIVE Your career will start with a 10-week Basic Recruit Training Course at RAF Halton in Buckinghamshire. The course is designed to help you adjust to a military environment. As well as fitness and military training, you’ll also learn about the RAF lifestyle. SPECIALIST TRAINING Continuing at MOD Worthy Down, you will enter the challenging specialist trade training environment. The...
£15,670 - £20,000 yearly
RAF Halton, Aylesbury, UK
20 Aug, 2020
Full time
APPLICANTS MUST: Be aged 17 – 47 years old (Must attest before 48th birthday) No qualifications required but you will need to meet the relevant AST score for the role Be a citizen of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, holder of dual UK/other nationality or have been a Commonwealth citizen since birth Commit minimum 3 years post Phase Two Training Have a provisional unrestricted UK Driving Licence Pass the   Airmen Selection Test Pass a Fitness test   TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES Check in passengers and cargo flying out on operations Operate a forklift and other vehicles to load freight for transport Plan loads using logistical IT systems Opportunity to drive and operate specialist aircraft handling equipment TRAINING YOU’LL RECEIVE Your career will start with a 10-week Basic Recruit Training Course at RAF Halton in Buckinghamshire. The course is designed to help you adjust to a military environment. As well as fitness and military...
£15,670 - £20,000 yearly
RAF Halton, Aylesbury, UK
20 Aug, 2020
Full time
APPLICANTS MUST: Be aged 16 – 47 years old (Must attest before 48th birthday) GCSE Grade C/Grade 4 or SCE Standard Grades at Grade 2/Scottish National 5 (Grade A – C) in English, Maths & Science/Tech based subject Be a citizen of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, holder of dual UK/other nationality or have been a Commonwealth citizen since birth Commit to minimum 3 years post Phase Two Training Pass the   Airman Selection Test Pass a Fitness test   TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES Use manual and computer-operated machinery like drilling, milling, cutting and forming equipment Manufacture or modify aircraft parts to strict standards Consult with Aircraft Technicians on the best methods of component removal and fitting TRAINING YOU'LL RECEIVE Your career will start with 10 weeks of basic recruit training at RAF Halton in Buckinghamshire. The course is designed to help you adjust to military life. As well as fitness and military training, you...
£15,670 - £20,000 yearly
RAF Halton, UK
20 Aug, 2020
Full time
APPLICANTS MUST: Be aged 16 – 47 years old (Must attest before 48th birthday) Applications can be submitted from age 15 years and 9 months Have GCSE at Grade C/4-5 or SCE Standard Grades at Grade 2/Scottish National 5 (Grade A–C) in English Language and Maths. (Waivers may be considered for professional qualifications and experience) Be a citizen of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, holder of dual UK/other nationality or have been a Commonwealth Citizen since birth Commit minimum 3 years post Phase Two Training Meet the health and fitness criteria Pass the   Airmen Selection Test Pass a Fitness test   TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES Advising on and administering; pay and allowances; movements, travel and accommodation; performance appraisals. Preparing RAF personnel for deployment to operations and military exercises and supporting them throughout, often deploying with and working alongside them. TRAINING YOU’LL RECEIVE Your career will start...
£15,670 - £20,000 yearly
RAF Halton, UK
20 Aug, 2020
Full time
APPLICANTS MUST: Be aged 16 – 47 years old (Must attest before 48th birthday) Have GCSE at Grade C/4-5 or SCE Standard Grades at Grade 2/Scottish National 5 in English Language and GCSE at Grade C/4-5 or SCE Standard Grades at Grade 2/Scottish National 5 in Maths Be a citizen of the United Kingdom or the holder of dual UK/other nationality Commit minimum 3 years post Phase Two Training Meet the health and fitness criteria Pass the   Airman Selection Test Pass a Fitness test TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES Assist in the scrambling of Quick Reaction Alert Typhoon jets to intercept suspect aircraft. Keep watch for foreign missile launches and monitor foreign surveillance satellites to warn friendly forces they may be being observed from space. Monitor and identify all aircraft flying within UK airspace and throughout NW Europe. TRAINING YOU’LL RECEIVE Your career will start with a 10-week Basic Recruit Training Course at RAF Halton in Buckinghamshire. The...
£15,670 - £20,000 yearly
RAF Halton, UK
20 Aug, 2020
Full time
APPLICANTS MUST: Be aged 16 – 47 years old (Must attest before 48th birthday) Have GCSE at Grade C/4-5 or SCE Standard Grades at Grade 2/Scottish National 5 in English Language and GCSE at Grade C/4-5 or SCE Standard Grades at Grade 2/Scottish National 5 in Maths Be a UK citizen or have dual UK/other nationality. Commit minimum 3 years post Phase Two Training Meet the health and fitness criteria Pass the   Airmen Selection Test Pass a Fitness test - Detail below TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES The coordination of airspace, military and civilian aircraft and airfield operations. Be a key member of the Air Traffic Control and Station Operations teams in direct support to Air Operations Controllers, Air & Space Operations Managers and Air Operations (Systems) Officers. Management of mission planning systems and aeronautical data to support aircrew in peacetime and conflict. TRAINING YOU’LL RECEIVE Your career will start with a 10-week Basic Recruit...