Gunner

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The Canadian Armed Forces Army Reserves is hiring a Gunner! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Employer Name: Canadian Armed Forces Army Reserves
City: Kenora
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: P9N 4G2
Application Deadline: June 27, 2024
Hours of Work: Various
Job Type: Various Hours
Wages: 101.96/Day

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

Gunners are responsible for surveillance and target acquisition, and indirect fire to engage the enemy.

As a Gunner you are responsible for the operation, maintenance and use of artillery systems, to include howitzers, mortars, radars, acoustic systems, uncrewed aerial systems, and armoured fighting vehicles. Gunners work closely with the other members of the combat arms as in the Armoured, Infantry and Combat Engineers, along with all other support arms on and off the battlefield.

As a member of the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery, the primary responsibilities of Gunners are to:

  • Operate and maintain 105mm and 155mm howitzers
  • Operate and maintain future Ground Based Air Defense Systems
  • Operate and maintain surveillance and target acquisition systems, to include radars, acoustic systems, and uncrewed aerial systems.
  • Operate and maintain a variety of vehicles including but not limited to ¼ ton – 7 ton trucks, Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV), and Light Armoured Vehicles (LAV 6.0)
  • Operate technically advanced command-post computers, laser range-finders and fire control computers

Work Environment:

A Gunner can be called upon to serve in any kind of terrain be it Arctic tundra, tropical jungle, desert, mountains, or urban towns and cities. They are deployed overseas on operational missions and in Canada in support of civil authorities in cases of national emergency. Initially, they are posted to one of five Artillery regiments:

  • 1st Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, Shilo, Manitoba
  • 2nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, Petawawa, Ontario
  • The Royal Canadian Artillery School, Combat Training Centre, Gagetown, New Brunswick
  • 4th Artillery Regiment (General Support) Royal Canadian Artillery, Gagetown, New Brunswick
  • 5th Canadian Light Artillery Regiment, 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, Valcartier, Quebec
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:

Minimum requirements to apply: https://forces.ca/en/how-to-join/#ci

How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

You can apply at https://forces.ca/en/apply-now/

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