Fields of work

Learn more about the wide range of occupations in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). Browse the jobs in each field and find information about how to apply.


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Health care

Health Care Specialists work in teams to provide primary health care services or health care support to CAF members.


Engineers solve problems, design equipment, and build structures.


Technicians are highly-skilled specialists who operate and maintain the advanced equipment of the CAF.

Sensor and radar

Sensor and radar operators monitor and collect information about threats to the country.

Administration and support

Administration and support specialists work behind the scenes to ensure that CAF operations run smoothly.

Combat Specialists

Combat specialists develop combat skills, maintain their equipment, and, if necessary, engage the enemy in battle.

Public protection

Public protection specialists support and protect CAF members and the Canadian public.


Telecommunications specialists use special equipment to meet the communication needs of the CAF.

Air and ship's crew

Air and ship’s crew are technical specialists who work primarily onboard aircraft or ships.

Other specialty occupations

Discover exciting job opportunities with the CAF that require very specific skills.

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Find full- and part-time jobs in the Army, Navy or Air Force; search by education level, experience or interest.



Sonar Operator

See how you can become part of a ship’s intelligence gathering team.

Air Combat Systems Officer

Get your university education paid for and become an Air Combat Systems Officer.

Social Work Officer

See how you can support the morale and mental health of CAF members and their families.

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