New Zealand Army

Please click on the following links for more information about each trade. The links will take you directly to the pages on our Defence Careers website.



Armoured Soldier
Commando Soldier
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Operator Soldier
Gunner Soldier
Infantry (Rifleman) Soldier
NZSAS Soldier



Army Officer Officer
Emergency Responder Soldier
Field Psychologist Officer
Learning Development Officer Officer
Legal Advisor Officer
Military Police Soldier


Medical & Health

Chaplain Officer
Dental Assistant Soldier
Dental Hygienist Soldier
Dental Officer Officer
Environmental Health Officer Officer
Medic Soldier
Medical Officer Officer
Nursing Officer Officer
Pharmacist Officer
Physical Training Instructor Soldier
Radiographer Officer


Apprenticeship Trades

Automotive Technician          Soldier
Carpenter Soldier
Electrician Soldier
Plumber Soldier


Engineering & Technical Trades

Ammunition Technician Soldier
Armourer Soldier
Combat Engineer Soldier
Electrical Fitter Soldier
Electronics Technician Soldier
Maintenance Fitter Soldier
Plant Operator (Heavy Machinery Operator) Soldier


Intelligence, IT & Communications

Communication Systems Operator Soldier
Electronic Warfare Operator Soldier
Information Systems Operator Soldier
Intelligence Operator Soldier
Operational Support & Information Specialist Soldier
Systems Engineer Soldier



Chef Soldier
Musician Soldier
Steward Soldier


Logistics & Administration

Combat Driver Soldier
Movement Operator Soldier
Supply Technician                             Soldier


Visit the Defence Careers site for more information on how to join the New Zealand Army as either an Officer or a Soldier, and read about our lifestyle and salary, fitness requirements and upcoming intakes.

This page was last amended on 22 August 2018