About the role
As an Intelligence Officer, you will interpret and analyse a wide variety of information to help inform modern air operations.
This will include analysing, evaluating and fusing information in the context of the operation or activity you are supporting.
Ultimately the result of an Intelligence Officer’s assessment helps better inform decision making for tactical, operational or strategic commanders and to ensure the safety and security of our people and the operations we are conducting at home and overseas.
In the broader Intelligence Officer role you will be involved in functions such as the production of all-source intelligence products and the review and amendment of intelligence policy.
You will also be involved in the management of intelligence personnel, development and support of Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, fixed wing transport or rotary wing capabilities, mission planning, managing projects, security and intelligence processes and outputs.
Intelligence Officers will likely be deployed on operations, supporting a platform or as part of a wider air operations team, holding responsibility for co-ordinating and delivering critical intelligence support to the operation.
This will include the application of analytical thinking, analysis, preparation, co-ordination and implementation of intelligence functions associated with the conduct of Air Operations.
Your role will see you having a high degree of computer literacy; utilising a variety of computer based systems and applications.
This will include both web based applications as well as digital data libraries and tools. Technology and learning are staple aspects of your job with the next challenge only another mission away.
You will also have strong public speaking skills, briefing crews and commanders on a day-to-day basis.
You will usually work in a secure environment with a close knit, highly motivated team who are very mission focused. As an Air Force we are always ready to respond, with intelligence support being a 24 hour job, you may deploy at short notice and operate in various locations throughout the world.
This offers diverse, challenging and rewarding opportunities.