This page contains a Flash digital edition of a book.
NAVY NEWS, SEPTEMBER 2009 15
RECRUITMENT FEATURE
ENGINEER OFFICERS
UP TO £5500 SPONSORSHIP WHILE STUDYING AT UNIVERSITY
NOW
£12,000 JOINING BONUS
*
£29,006 TO £32,061 A YEAR
TRAIN FASTER AND GO FURTHER
What was your route into the Royal Navy?
“I joined as a university cadet which meant that after
completing basic training at Britannia Royal Naval College,
the Royal Navy paid me a salary while I was at uni.”
Your job must be very technical?
“It is! I’m responsible for managing all the weapon,
sensors and communications systems on board my ship
RECRUITING
ensuring they’re fully operational 24/7.”
RICHARD
WEAPON ENGINEER
OFFICER
As part of the Royal Naval Reserve
you’ll be part of the Royal Navy and Supplying Royal Navy ships and shore
have the chance to go on operations. units is a massive operation, that
You’re combining it with your civilian involves thousands of people and
life and career, so it’s definitely not millions of items, 365 days a year.
an easy option. But it’s incredibly From ammunition to breakfast cereal,
rewarding, knowing you’re doing it all has to be in the right place, at
something really important and the right time. Join the RFA and you’ll
worthwhile – and getting paid for it. be part of the team that gets it there.
ROYAL NAVAL ROYAL FLEET
RESERVE AUXILIARY
ROYAL MARINES ROYAL MARINES
BAND SERVICE RESERVE
As one of the world’s most respected Same training. Same tests. Same green
military musicians, you’ll be keeping up beret. Same respect. Make no mistake,
our unique reputation for “precision, as a member of the Royal Marines
spectacle and flair”. But, you’ll develop Reserve, you’re a Royal Marines
more than just your talent for music. Commando. Challenges don’t come
You’ll be a Royal Marine, trained to much bigger or tougher than this,
provide important medical support especially when you’re combining it
when the Royal Marines Commandos with your day job. But if you’ve got
go into action. Whether you’re on the motivation and the Royal Marines
parade, on operations or in the Royal Commando ‘state of mind’, it’s an
Albert Hall, it’s all about teamwork. incredible opportunity.
SUBMARINERS
£5000 QUALIFYING BONUS
*
£16,681 TO £87,655 A YEAR
**
COVERT OPERATIONS
ELITE TRAINING
NOW
Why did you join the Submarine Service?
“I did an internship in an office, but it just wasn’t for me. I wanted something a bit more
challenging, a bit different.”
How does your job compare to working on a warship?
“I get a lot more exposure to the war-fighting side of things. We work in the control room,
so we have an input into navigating the sub; we’re also plotting all the intelligence that
comes in from outside.”
BEN
WARFARE OFFICER
(SUBMARINER)
*Taxable bonus
**Starting as an Able Rate you’ll earn £16,681 a year and you could earn up to
RECRUITING
£87,655 a year as a Captain. Plus qualified Submariners receive additional pay
between £11.88 and £21.14 a day. See website for details.
014-015_NN_Sept.indd 2 18/8/09 14:27:32
Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40  |  Page 41  |  Page 42  |  Page 43  |  Page 44  |  Page 45  |  Page 46  |  Page 47  |  Page 48
Produced with Yudu - www.yudu.com