Royal Navy jobs that are available right now - and how you can apply

PORTSMOUTH has long been associated with the Royal Navy.

Wednesday, 1st July 2020, 4:16 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st July 2020, 4:21 pm

The city’s history is intertwined with the naval force and remains so to this day.

Across Portsmouth people are proud of the Royal Navy and the return of ships like HMS Queen Elizabeth still draw fanfare.

If you are thinking about joining the navy, there are more than 100 roles available – find out more about them here.

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Royal Navy are recruiting jobs right now.

However there are three high priority roles currently being recruited for by the Royal Navy.

Here is what you need to know:

Warfare Specialist (Submariner)

This is a high priority role that the Royal Navy are recruiting for right now.

An F-35 takes off from HMS Queen Elizabeth off the south coast. Photo: Royal Navy

In this role you’ll use some of the most of the advanced radar systems on the planet to identify potential threats. If it sounds like a lot of responsibility, that’s because it is.

From your first day on board, your role will be vital to the safety of your crewmates, and the success of some of our most highly classified missions, all over the world.

To apply for the role you need to be between the ages of 16 and 39, there are no education qualifications required and salary starts at £20,000 but have potential to earn up to £51,000 through progression.

You will also get six weeks of paid holiday every year.

Could you be suited to working in the navy? Image: Royal Navy

Communications Specialist (CIS)

This role is a high priority at the moment and anyone applying for it should know that it will put you in the thick of the action.

In the role you will be transmitting and receiving crucial messages.

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The Royal Navy website says: ‘Without you the ship, and its crew, are isolated.’

To apply for the role you need to be between the ages of 16 and 39, there are no education qualifications required and salary starts at £20,000 but have potential to earn up to £51,000 through progression.

You will also get six weeks of paid holiday every year.

Communications Specialist (CIS) (Submariner)

Another high priority role, successful applicants will become part of the elite Silent Service.

In the job you will be a central member of your submarine’s engineering team.

On the Royal Navy’s website it says: ‘Using ultramodern radio and satellite systems to communicate with off-vessel command, you’re key to tactical and strategic communications.’

To apply for the role you need to be between the ages of 16 and 39.

You don’t need any qualifications to apply.

Salary starts at £20,000 but with the potential to earn up to £51,000 through progression.

You will also get six weeks of paid holiday every year.

Engineering Technician (Weapon Engineering) (Submariner)

This job with the submarine service is another high priority role being recruited for by the Royal Navy.

If you are successful for applying for this role, you will be responsible for the UK’s nuclear deterrent.

You will be maintaining and preparing some of the most advanced defence technology ever developed.

The Royal Navy says on its website: ‘You might be working with ballistic missile systems one day, and state-of-the-art sensors and radars the next. As a Weapon Engineer in the Silent Service, you provide the firepower, and the stealth.’

To apply for the role you need to be between the ages of 16 and 39.

You don’t need any qualifications to apply.

Salary starts at £20,000 but with the potential to earn up to £51,000 through progression.

You will also get six weeks of paid holiday every year and in other benefits, you will also get £5,000 for earning your ‘Dolphins’

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