Royal Australian Air Force

Royal Australian Air Force

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3.969 out of 5

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1 out of 51.0
3 months ago

Carer

Dec 2020

Carer

Western Australia, Australia

Rewarding but hard job

The good things

Staff are lovely to work with. Great resident care given
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The challenges

Management isnt very trustworthy. HR and manager dont listen to problems in the workplace. Staff feel alone
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3 out of 53.0
9 months ago

G.S.E TECH

Jun 2020

G.S.E TECH

Queensland, Australia
9 to 10 years in the role, current employee

I would highly recommend giving Defence force a look in if your looking for work. The training and the experience alone Defence provides is valuable, even when i sit here writing this, i wish i had joined younger then i did..

The good things

Work is flexible, especially with family commitments or With other things that might require you away from work for a few hours ie: doctors appointments, personal car issues and sporting commitments.
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The challenges

The constant moving is very taxing on family life especially with kids in the picture. Some job roles will require shift work.
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4 out of 54.0
last year

Aircraft Technician

Mar 2020

Aircraft Technician

Australia
More than 12 years in the role, former employee

Good mostly management is slow

The good things

mateship and postings
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The challenges

Promotion is slow very slow
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3 out of 53.0
last year

Mover

Mar 2020

Mover

Newcastle NSW, Australia
7 to 8 years in the role,

rollercoaster ride of ups and downs some good chances and some you wont get.

The good things

experiences, distinations you get to see no other will.. what u get to do and achieve
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The challenges

family balance.. lifestyle changes.. relationships going into defence
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1 out of 51.0
last year

Enlisted

Mar 2020

Enlisted

Australia

If you want consistency of outcomes and no purpose, this is the place

The good things

You go home, you get paid fortnightly
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The challenges

Listening to the same thing over and over and getting told it will improve. But it never does
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3 out of 53.0
last year

Electrician

Nov 2019

Electrician

Tindal NT, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, former employee

If you like same females that likes of females company aboriginal muslin you will be promoted quickly lol

The good things

Work life balance not at home much
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The challenges

Junior offices not knowing what to do or how to handle situations
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3 out of 53.0
last year

Aircraft Technician

Nov 2019

Aircraft Technician

NSW, Australia
9 to 10 years in the role, former employee

Lip service and crippling bureaucracy in a shiny package

The good things

Potential for overseas trips and travel.
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The challenges

A lack of professionalism, work/life balance and guidance for career development.
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4 out of 54.0
last year

Logistics Coordinator

Nov 2019

Logistics Coordinator

Townsville QLD, Australia
former employee

Great opportunity to travel and live in different parts of the country.

The good things

Travel, sporting activities
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The challenges

Promotion can be difficult and unfair.
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2 out of 52.0
last year

Mover

Nov 2019

Mover

NSW, Australia
7 to 8 years in the role, current employee

Do NOT join.

The good things

Low standards of productivity
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The challenges

Working for people with no leadership experience or education.
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3 out of 53.0
last year

Aircraft Technician

Nov 2019

Aircraft Technician

Australia
9 to 10 years in the role, former employee

It has been great however, it’s not got to be a career for life like I originally expected.

The good things

Lots of opportunities to do different things.
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The challenges

Work life balance is getting worse and worse as the RAAF saves money. Constantly trying to do more with less people.
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