Communications And Information Systems Officer, Auckland

Last update 2024-05-26
Expires 2024-06-26
ID #2047163364
169,941 NZ$
Communications And Information Systems Officer, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified February 27, 2024


Communications and Information Systems Officer

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About the role

Career progression and training

Salary and benefits

Entry requirements
As a Communications and Information Systems Officer (CISO), you will be responsible for leading personnel and Information Communication Technology (ICT) systems to support operations wherever the RNZAF is deployed.

Air Force
Intelligence, IT and Communications
Auckland, Palmerston North, Wellington, Blenheim
Starting Trade Training
About the role

Effective employment of Information Communication Technology (ICT) can offer a military force a significant operational advantage. Communication and Information Systems Officers (CISOs) are experts in the employment of high-tech IT systems designed to interconnect elements of a military force.
As a CISO you will be responsible for leading personnel and ICT systems to support operations wherever the RNZAF is deployed.
Job on base

Job on deployment

To know you can talk up to almost 3000 kilometers away on a piece of wire is really rewarding.
After successful completion of RNZAF Officer Commissioning Course (ROC), you will take your first command appointment as a section commander in charge of a team of CIS Technicians at RNZAF Base Whenuapai or RNZAF Base Ohakea.
Completion of military training and industry courses will further develop your knowledge, and changing job roles every 2 – 3 years will help broaden your experience. There will be opportunities to deploy on exercises in New Zealand and overseas which are designed to prepare you to lead on military operations.
As you gain experience and move up in rank you will have the opportunity to be posted to the operational Headquarters in Trentham or to the strategic Headquarters in Wellington. There you will apply your specialist knowledge to help plan overseas operational deployments and manage projects to introduce new technologies for use by the New Zealand Defence Force.
Throughout your career there will be opportunities to study for career-relevant tertiary and industry qualifications, with opportunities to be posted overseas.
Salary and benefits

Careers in the

Air Force

are well-rewarded, as well as being diverse and exciting. As you become more experienced and move up through the ranks, gaining additional skills and qualifications, you will see your salary rise accordingly.

Under Initial Training

Starting Trade Training

Future Potential Earnings
Figures updated on July 1st 2023
Military Factor

Earn a competitive salary while training or learning your trade, along with additional allowances for time spent in the field, at sea, overseas, or deployed on operations.

In addition to salary and allowances, other benefits of joining the New Zealand Defence Force include:
Free and subsidised medical and dental care

Access to subsidised equipment on camp and bases

Subsidised food on camps and bases

Sponsored tertiary study programmes at all levels

Free access to gyms and swimming pools on camp and bases

Subsidised accomodation on camps and bases

Free and subsidised insurance cover

Help to buy a home and save for retirement

Opportunities to travel

Competitive superannuation

Entry requirements



Fitness and medical

Period of Service

You must be at least 18 years of age at the completion of your RNZAF Officer Commissioning Course (ROCC)
Meet the citizenship & security requirements to gain TSV security clearance for this trade.
Full Drivers Licence but consideration given for Restricted (in a manual transmission vehicle).
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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Communications and information systems officer

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