Website Royal Navy
As an Observer in the Royal Navy you’ll be a key part of a flight crew. And that means whichever of our helicopters you’re working with, you’ll navigate, operate communications systems and even control the weaponry. You’ll need to be constantly aware of, and in control of, your surroundings. But you’ll do much more than that too. So much more. It’s how you use your second-to-none navigation skills and technical knowledge that counts. Wherever you are in the world, and whatever the challenge is, you’ll need to rise to it without fail.
- Specialize on one of our three types of helicopter. You could become an expert in anti-submarine warfare on a Merlin, qualify as a fighter controller on a Sea King, or even work alongside the Pilot on our new two-man Wildcat.
- Be an integral part of a flight crew, coordinating and executing vital missions, all over the world.
- Master tactical and technical skills over a two-year training period.
- Be assigned to a flight, with a Pilot, Aircraft Controller, and team of Engineers, working together on multiple missions.
- You must be aged 17 to 34
- Must pass CBAT. Specialist Aviation Medical at OASC, RAF Cranwell post AIB.
- A Body Mass Index (BMI) between 18 and 28 (between 17 and 27 if under 18)
- A confident multi-tasker
- Pass the Naval Swimming Test
- An ability to thrive on responsibility
- A minimum height of 151.5cm
- A calmness under pressure
- Have a high level of numeracy
- Reliable and extremely professional
Qualification & Experience:
- Study for GCSEs, A-Levels, NVQs or even a degree, with funding from us
- A Foundation Degree in Aviation Systems Management as you progress through your professional training/career
- You’ll need a minimum of 96 UCAS points. These can be accrued from either GCE A/AS levels (or equivalent) or National Diplomas (e.g. BTEC)
Company: Royal Navy
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Functions: Other
Job Location: Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Application Deadline: N/A