Cooks prepare nutritious food items and meals for Canadian Forces members and National Defence employees.
Their responsibilities are to:
Operate, clean and maintain food services equipment and facilities
Manage food safety
Assist in the handling and control of food and non-food supplies
Practice workplace health and safety procedures
Prepare and serve meals that range from cafeteria-style menu items to formal multi-course meals for military and civilian dignitaries
Materials Technicians maintains and repairs land vehicles and related equipment. Materials Technicians belong to the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch of the Canadian Forces.
Their primary responsibilities are:
At this time we are only accepting applicants for this trade who have previous service in the Canadian Armed Forces as Materials Technicians.
Mobile Support Equipment Operator
Mobile Support Equipment Operators operate military vehicles ranging in size from standard automobiles to snow removal equipment and all-terrain vehicles.
The primary responsibilities of the Mobile Support Equipment Operator are to:
Operate buses, automobiles, trucks and tractor-trailers
Operate specialized mobile equipment such as fuelling tankers, snowplows, tractors and all-terrain vehicles
Receive, load, secure and unload materiel and equipment transported by road
Provide transportation support for combat and field operations
Maintain equipment in serviceable condition by cleaning, inspecting and correcting minor faults
Prepare dispatch schedules and coordinate user requirements for vehicles and equipment
Prepare and maintain job-related forms, records and reports
Resource Management Support Clerk
Resource Management Support Clerks provide administrative and financial support to all military activities.
The primary duties of a Resource Management Support Clerk is to provide:
Human resource administration and services
Financial management support services
Personnel support services
Corporate and general purpose administration
Supply Technicians ensure that all of the supplies and services necessary for Canadian Forces operations are available when and where they are required. They handle a variety of items such as food, fuel, heavy machinery, spare parts, stationery and clothing.
The primary responsibilities of Supply Technicians are to:
Manage the purchasing, warehousing, shipping, receiving, stock control and disposal of obsolete stock and equipment
Receive, handle and prepare items for shipment
Operate military vehicles weighing up to 10 tonnes and materials-handling equipment such as forklifts
Process invoices and prepare shipping documents
Order material from internal and external sources and purchase supplies
Deliver supplies and provide services to operational units
Perform recordkeeping, stocktaking and inventory control
Maintain accounting and financial records
Process and coordinate repair and disposal functions
Vehicle TechnicianVehicle Technicians maintain, repair, and overhaul land vehicles and related equipment to keep them in top condition. Vehicle Technicians belong to the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch of the Canadian Forces.
A Vehicle Technician has the following responsibilities:
Inspect, repair, overhaul and modify all types of automotive equipment and components
Repair, adjust and modify automotive systems
Repair, adjust, overhaul and modify powered equipment such as electrical generators and fuel-fired heating devices
Use and maintain common and specialized tools, basic garage hydraulic, mechanical and pneumatic equipment and oxyacetylene welding equipment
Carry out the recovery of all types of vehicles used in the land forces, utilizing standard towing trucks and specialized tracked and wheeled recovery vehicles
Drive all types of vehicles ranging from small jeeps to tank transporters
Prepare and process maintenance documentation dealing with work orders, individual time cards and parts request forms
Perform in land operations, when necessary, fight as infantry
Weapons Technician - Land
Weapons Technicians maintain and repair weapons, weapons systems and ancillary equipment. They are members of the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch of the Canadian Forces. They also are responsible for the maintenance and repair of miscellaneous equipment such as scales, hydraulic lifts, locks and security containers, personal flotation devices, rebreathers, and equipment for heating, cooking and lighting in the field.
Weapons Technicians are primarily responsible for the maintenance and repair of the following equipment:
Rifles, submachine-guns and handguns
Machine-guns and non guided anti-tank weapons
Training devices, including simulators
Grenade projectors, mortars and launcher systems
Light weapons and turret systems for armoured fighting vehicles
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Officer
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Officers maintain and support all Army equipment, and the land-based equipment of the Royal Canadian Navy and the Royal Canadian Air Force. They are commissioned members of the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch of the Canadian Forces.
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Officers lead the soldier technicians who keep equipment in top condition and work in every equipment life-cycle phase, from design, evaluation and acquisition through in-service support to eventual disposal. Their duties involve leading staff and providing specialized engineering knowledge. They lead a team of highly skilled technicians of the Vehicle, Weapon, Electronic-Optronic and Materials occupations.
Logistics Officers provide the various means of transportation, equipment and supplies for the movement of Canadian Forces members and all types and sizes of cargo throughout the world.
The responsibilities of a Logistics Officers include:
Warehousing items and material control
Distribution and disposal of military material, equipment, and ammunition
Coordination of food services, postal services, human resource or financial services