Defence Jobs Spotlight: Air Force Police, Fire Fighter

With great skills and training comes great responsibility — and these jobs are all about responsibility. Fancy being a Fire Fighter or Air Force Police the Air Force? Read on to find out more.

Air Force Police

What's cool about this job? Investigations, general policing, emergency response and security operations are just a small part of what a career in the Air Force Police means.

You'll be responsible for law enforcement, policing patrols in support of security operations and support to emergency management. You will be required to apprehend, process and manage offenders, prisoners and other detainees and provide movement support.

Military law enforcement involves the detection and investigation of offences, and the apprehension and prosecution of offenders. You will be conducting your law and order duties in accordance with the Defence Force Discipline Act (DFDA) 1982. This includes policing patrols as well as responding to emergencies as dictated by the situation. You will also conduct investigations into Service offences on Air Force Bases and may undertake more complex investigations in specialist roles within the Australian Defence Force Investigative Service.

How much does it pay? Salary package upon completion of training is $71,013 per year (includes service allowances and a generous super contribution)

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Fire Fighter

What's cool about this job? You'll be working in a unique environment — providing firefighter services to airfields and associated installations.

Your primary role will be to provide Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting services. Other roles will include Structural Rescue and Firefighting (SRFF), Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) response, Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) response, wildfire response and operator level maintenance and functional testing of fire vehicles and ancilliary equipment mounted on fire vehicles.

You'll need to maintain high levels of readiness through on the job training, provide continuation training of military and/or civilian personnel employed on Air Force bases and provide aid to the civil community when required.

You will also be responsible for decontamination of personnel and/or equipment as a result of agents/chemicals accidentally discharged during peacetime, and/or following deliberate chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear attacks.

How much does it pay? Salary package upon completion of training is $71,013 per year (includes service allowances and a generous super contribution)

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