Australia Army Recruitment 2023/2024 | Australia defense recruitment 2023/2024 : Details about Australia Defence Force application form, recruitment portal, requirements, starting/closing date and how to apply are available in this post.
The Australia army recruitment 2023/2024 is ongoing. The application form is free and accessible online at www.army.defencejobs.gov.au, interested candidates are to visit the Australian army recruitment portal to submit application.
Is Australia Army Recruitment Form 2023/2024 Out?
Yes, the Australia Army recruitment form is out. The application form is available from Saturday, 1st March, 2023 and will be closing on Thursday, 1st June, 2023.
Next year, the Australia army recruitment will start on 1st October, 2023 and will be closing on 30th May, 2024.
When is Australia Army Recruitment Starting/Closing?
The Australian army recruitment is starting March 1, 2023 and will end June 1, 2023. Next will be October 1, 2024 and will be closing May 30, 2023.
Requirements for Australia Army Recruitment 2023
To apply for the Australian army recruitment, below are the criteria you must meet:
- Current serving member of a foreign military service, or left less than three years ago
- At least five years of full-time military experience
- Qualifications, skills and experience that can be directly transferred to the Army
- The minimum academic and military educational standards required by the Army
- Less than 48 years old at time of application
- Able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language (speaking, reading, writing and listening) as defined by the International English Language Testing System
To be accepted you’ll need to:
- Be recommended by a Selection Board after interview,
- Pass the medical entry standard for the ADF,
- Obtain an Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186) Visa from the Department of Home Affairs (you and all accompanying family members will need to meet certain health and character requirements),
- Be able to obtain and hold an appropriate level of ADF security clearance,
- Have resigned from your current military service and not be required to perform any Reserve service, and
- Be eligible and undertake to become – an Australian citizen.
Australia Army Recruitment Vacancies
The vacancies in Australia army are categorized into “Officer” and “other ranks”, see details below.
General Service Officer (GSO)
You’ll need to have completed a minimum level of education equivalent to an Australian Higher School Certificate (Year 12), plus a level of military commissioning training equivalent to that conducted at the Royal Military College – Duntroon.
Specialist Service Officer (SSO)
You’ll need to have obtained a level of tertiary qualifications for your specialist area of expertise – and qualify for registration with the relevant Australian registration body/authority prior to appointment. You’ll also need to have completed a level of military commissioning equivalent to the Specialist Service Officer course conducted at the Royal Military College – Duntroon.
Other Ranks (soldiers)
You’ll need to have completed a level of education equivalent to an Australian Secondary School Certificate (Year 10), plus a level of basic military training equivalent to that conducted at the 1st Recruit Training Battalion – Kapooka.
Australian Army Recruitment Process
- Your application will be managed by the Directorate of Career Management Support – Army (DCMS-A), not Defence Force Recruiting.
- You should expect the process to take 18 to 30 months from initial expression of interest through to your first day at work in the Army.
- During this time, you will need to meet the medical standards for Army, been deemed suitable during a board interview, granted a visa and demonstrate that you have resigned from your current military service, able to provide a separation date from all service types (full time, reserve service, etc) and gain the required security clearance.
- Your first approach to DCMS-A (using the email form link later on this page) should be an expression of interest accompanied by a CV/resume.
- If you are assessed as having the qualifications, experience and potential to fill an expected vacancy, you will be invited to submit a full application.
- Once that is submitted, it will be reviewed to confirm that your skills and qualifications can be readily transferred to the Australian Army.
- If you have been assessed as having the required skills and qualifications that can be readily transferred to the Australian Army, you will be asked to provide a full medical history which will be reviewed by a doctor to confirm if you meet the necessary medical standards for the Australian Army.
- Additionally, you will be required to undertake a psychological screening and an interview with Defence Member and Family Support prior to attending a selection board.
- If you obtain a successful outcome during the medical review and selection board and there is a vacancy in your identified trade a letter of offer may be extended.
- If you accept the Letter of Offer, the Australian Army will apply for an Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186) Visa from the Department of Home Affairs for you and your dependants that will be accompanying you to Australia. If you and your dependants successfully obtain a visa, proof that you have or will be separating from all service types (full time, reserve service etc) before the ‘First entry date’ listed on your visa is required.
Note: Subclass 186 Visa’s will be sponsored for dependent children under the age of 21 at time of subclass 186 visa nomination submission or dependent children over the age of 21 if recognized as a dependent with special needs.
Prior to commencing work in the Australian Army, you will need to obtain the relevant security clearance.
How to Apply for Australia Army Recruitment 2023/2024
- The first step is to visit www.army.defencejobs.gov.au
- Select the position you wish to apply
- Create an account on the recruitment portal
- Login to the portal
- Fill in your correct information in the spaces provided
- Upload academic and professional credentials including guarantor’s form
- Proofread your application carefully to avoid mistakes
- Then submit
Please note that Australian Embassy, High Commission staff and individuals outside of DCMS-A do not have an active role in the OLRS application process.
You should address any correspondence to: email@example.com