Artillery Soldier

Canadian Armed ForcesVictoria, BCa month ago

Responsible for surveillance, target acquisition, and indirect fire. The Artillery is part of the Combat Arms in the Canadian Armed Forces.


  • Permanent Part-time: Tuesday evenings and weekends (ideal for students or a second employment).
  • Flexible full-time employment is available from May to August (earn up to $11,500 at the base pay rate, paid vacation time is also accrued).

The primary responsibilities of Gunners are to: 

  • Operate Field Guns, mortars and vehicles
  • Operate technically advanced fire-control computers and laser range-finders
  • Operate Forward Observation Post equipment
  • Operate surveyor instruments and GPS
  • Operate small arms and support weapons


  • Paid job training and ongoing professional development
  • Career advancement
  • Competitive salary
  • Job security
  • Transferable skills
  • Dental coverage
  • Government of Canada Pension Plan
  • On-site gym

Benefits for Students

  • 4 High School credits for completing training from the BC Ministry of Education
  • Earn money training part-time during the school year and full-time during the summer
  • 4 Years of full-time summer employment
  • Post-secondary education reimbursement up to $8,000.00 (max. $2000.00 per year)

Minimum Hiring Requirements

You must be:

  • Between the ages 16-57;
  • Canadian Citizen; and
  • Successful Completion of Grade 10
  • If you are below the age of 18 we will require parental consent.

There is a variety of basic training options for members of the Primary Reserve. Based on your availability, full-time or part-time courses are conducted throughout the year.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: From $96.06 per day


  • Dental care
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking
  • Tuition reimbursement

COVID-19 considerations:

Our recruiting process has been modified to meet the provincial government's standard for COVID-19 precautions. Any appointments at our offices will require applicants and staff to bring a mask and follow social distancing procedures.

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