Experience some of the world’s most advanced aircraft, ships, vehicles, weaponry and ICT systems
Defence Force Recruiting
•Protecting the interests of Australian and our people.
•Helping communities and supporting our international operations
•Adapting to complex strategic environments
Work at the leading edge of technical innovation in the Navy, Army or Air Force and make the most of your potential in a STEM career. You can be sponsored by the ADF to complete a degree in aeronautical, electrical, mechanical or marine engineering.
Who we are
The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is a modern, dynamic, supportive and people-focused organisation comprising the Navy, Army and Air Force. We offer hundreds of roles ranging from admin, trades and logistics to engineering and combat – and are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplaces.
There’s a role in the Australian Defence Force to match all interests, skill levels, qualifications and ambitions. All offer the opportunity to move up the ranks to increased levels of responsibility and leadership.
What we do
•Defend our nation, people, borders and way of life
•Help communities affected by conflict or natural disasters
•Support our allies through international operations
Reasons to join
•Be part of an inspiring team and make lifelong friends
•Experience an exciting variety of work with unique opportunities
•Enjoy a competitive salary, generous superannuation and job security
•Get ahead with world-class training, nationally recognised qualifications or sponsored degrees
•Benefit from leadership and management training
•Enjoy free sports/fitness facilities and special interest clubs
•Receive free medical and dental care
Defence Force Careers for STEM
Harlan Marks is a Warrant Officer 2 in the Australian Army, who by role is a Fitter & Turner, however his current job is a Trade Specialist at Defence Force Recruiting in Melbourne. Harlan has been a huge driving force with the STEM focus and initiatives at Defence Force Recruiting this year, and is very knowledgeable about many the many aspects that STEM incorporates.