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Want to apply? Please read the following important information to guide you through the process!

We are a part-time component of the Canadian Army which is trained to augment the Regular Army (full-time) and aid civilian authorities during crisis or emergency situations (floods, ice storms, forest fires, etc.). Even though we are part-time, we have many full-time employment opportunities available, especially during the summer.


If you are definitely interested, the first step toward being contacted by the Recruiter, is to complete the on-line application.  All applications must be submitted online.


The Application Procedure page provides detailed information about all the steps that every successful applicant to the Canadian Armed Forces completes.


To get you started, go to www.forces.ca, choose English or French.  On the left it shows an "Apply Now" link, the new page opens and to the right of "Step 7" is another "Apply Now" link. Press "Log in and start application". Step 2 is Log in. From there you have a few options. It may sound lengthier than it really is. See the screen shots below for more detailed information about how to enter the information correctly for an application to 41 Service Battalion.


By completing the application, it does not commit you to anything but simply begins the screening process for you and the Forces. If you have any problems, please contact us as follows:


In Edmonton: contact Sergeant Daniel Pagnutti at 780-973-4011 ext 2839 or e-mail at 41cbgrctredm@forces.gc.ca.


In Calgary: contact Master Corporal Aaron Walsh at 403-410-2320 ext 3579 or email at Aaron.walsh@forces.gc.ca.



41 Service Battalion is actively recruiting the following Trades (in order of availability as of March 2017):


Greatest number of Positions available:


- Mobile Support Equipment Operators (Drivers/Equipment Operators)


Some Positions available:


- Supply Technician (Warehouse Inventory Management, Supply Chain Management)

Vehicle Technician (Automotive Mechanics)

Cook (Food Services)

- Weapons Technician (Land) (Firearms Mechanics)


Limited Positions available:


- Logistics Officers (Logistics Managers/Planners)

- Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Officers

Financial Services Administrator

- Human Resources Administrator 




Select Screenshots of the Online Application


At the page shown above, be sure to:

1.    Select "Reserve Force" when prompted for your Component of Interest 
2.    Select "Primary Reserve" when prompted for a sub-component
3.    Select "41 Service Battalion" from the drop down list of Reserve Units




At the page shown above, be sure to:

1.    Select "Canadian Army" when prompted for your Occupational Environment of Interest 




At the page shown above, be sure to:

1.    Select "Non-Commissioned Member" if you would like to apply for our most available positions.  Please contact us if you would like more information about the availability of Officer positions.
2.    Select "Unskilled" from the drop down list of Entry Plans.  Please contact us if you would like more information about the other Entry Plan options. 
3.    Select three Military Occupations in order of your preference.  Remember we have many occupations to choose from as listed above.  You should select all three choices to increase the chances that a position in 41 Service Battalion will be available and we strongly advise selecting Mobile Support Equipment Operator as one of the choices because as of March 2017 it is the one with the greatest number of vacancies.




Important points about the final screen depicted above:

1.    Make sure you have resolved any validation errors that were detected.  The page should report "no errors were found" as indicated in the red balloon above.

2.    If you are finished and you want to apply click the "I Agree" button.

3.    If you want to save your application so that you can resume later click the "Save and Logout" button.  Saved applications can be accessed later but these will be deleted if there is no activity for 90 days.

4.    If you click "Cancel", close your browser, or leave the application inactive for 20 minutes the online application session will terminate and unsaved data will be lost.

5.    Remember, unless you click the "I Agree" button to submit your application you have not applied and nobody will contact you to follow up.

6.    If you have applied to 41 Service Battalion and you have not received an email from a recruiter within two weeks asking you to gather your documents for verification then please contact us.


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