Intelligence Intelligence Officer

Full Time
  • Post Date: February 7, 2018
  • Apply Before: February 7, 2019
  • SALARY & BENEFITS Initial pay after training £30,616 + Benefits Pay during training £25,727 + Benefits
Job Description

The RAF relies heavily on defence intelligence to support operations in both peace and war time. Intelligence Officers obtain, analyse and present this intelligence from a variety of sources.

Typical Responsibilities:

• Provide intelligence updates and threat assessments to support operational planning
• Provide intelligence support to aircrew before their missions
• Lead teams of skilled intelligence analysts to provide Imagery or Signals intelligence

Similar civilian roles include Police Inspector or Criminologist.

Full Time Regular

Initial pay after training

£30,616 + Benefits
Pay during training

£25,727 + Benefits
Entry level

Officer Commitment

Usual service

12 Years

Spare Time Reserve

Initial pay after training

Day rates dependent on rank, role and experience
Entry level

Only qualified ex-military commissioned personnel are eligible to enter directly as officers, however we actively encourage suitable personnel, who enter as airmen and airwomen, to apply to commission as they gain experience. Many of the serving officers in this specialisation have commissioned in this way.
Commitment

27 days per year for 12 years minimum. Each year includes a 15 day block for general RAF training, which is taken over a two week period, and 12 days for additional/trade training, or training exercises.

The possibility of being deployed to a UK or overseas base for up to 6 months after the first year.
Locations

502 Sqn Aldergrove Flying Station, Co Antrim
505 Sqn St Mawgan, Newquay (Extremely Ltd Vacancies)
600 Sqn Northolt (Extremely Ltd Vacancies)
602 Sqn Glasgow (Extremely Ltd Vacancies)
607 Sqn RAF Leeming, Northallerton
611 Sqn RAF Woodvale, Merseyside
614 Sqn Cardiff, Glamorgan
7006 Sqn RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire
7010 Sqn RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire
7010 Sqn RAF Marham, Norfolk
7630 Sqn Chicksands, Bedfordshire

Requirements
Full Time Regular
Job requirements

Qualifications:

You will need a minimum of 5 GCSEs (or acceptable equivalents): at a minimum of Grade C (Grade 4 to 5 with effect from Aug 17), including English Language, and Mathematics or 5 Scottish Certificate of Education (SCE) Standard Grades; at a minimum of Grade 2, including English Language, and Mathematics or 5 Scottish National Equivalent (SNE) Grades at a minimum of Grade 5 including English Language and Mathematics.

In addition, you need at least 2 A2 Levels / 3 Highers at Grade C or above (excluding General Studies or Critical Thinking) which must total a minimum of 64 UCAS points.

Alternatively, if you hold a UK degree at Grade 2:2 or higher (or acceptable alternative) you only need Mathematics and English Language GCSEs at a minimum of Grade C (Grade 4 to 5 with effect from Aug 17) or Mathematics and English Language SCE Standard Grades 2 or SNE Grade 5 for both.

Age: 17½ – 36* *Must have entered IOT by 37th birthday. Upper age limit of 44 for Internal Commissioning Scheme

Spare Time Reserve
Job requirements

Qualifications:

You will need a minimum of 5 GCSEs (or acceptable equivalents): at a minimum of Grade C (Grade 4 to 5 with effect from Aug 17), including English Language, and Mathematics or 5 Scottish Certificate of Education (SCE) Standard Grades; at a minimum of Grade 2, including English Language, and Mathematics or 5 Scottish National Equivalent (SNE) Grades at a minimum of Grade 5 including English Language and Mathematics.

In addition, you need at least 2 A2 Levels / 3 Highers at Grade C or above (excluding General Studies or Critical Thinking) which must total a minimum of 160 UCAS points.

Alternatively, if you hold a UK degree at Grade 2:2 or higher (or acceptable alternative) you only need Mathematics and English Language GCSEs at a minimum of Grade C (Grade 4 to 5 with effect from Aug 17) or Mathematics and English Language SCE Standard Grades 2 or SNE Grade 5 for both.

Only qualified ex-military personnel, are currently eligible for this role.

Age: 18 – 54 (Must attest before 55th birthday – Ex Regulars over the age of 55 may be considered on a case by case basis)