Logistics Officer
Department of National Defense
Ottawa, Canada
2d ago

Overview

Logistics Officers provide the various means of transportation, equipment and supplies for the movement of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members and all types and sizes of cargo throughout the world.

The responsibilities of a Logistics Officers include :

  • Procurement
  • Warehousing items and material control
  • Distribution and disposal of military material, equipment, and ammunition
  • Coordination of food services, postal services, human resource or financial services
  • Work environment

    Logistics Officers can be employed in the Royal Canadian Navy, Army or Royal Canadian Air Force and experience the unique challenges associated with these environments.

    They may work at on a base within Canada, at a home port, or be deployed during operations.

    Logistics Officers that work in the Royal Canadian Navy will serve at sea as a Ship’s Supply Officer early in their career.

    A Logistics Officer in the Army will be employed as a platoon commander in a General Support or Close Support Service Battalion.

    Logistics Officers in the Royal Canadian Air Force in the early stages of their career will be employed in an entry level junior Logistics position at an operational Wing where they will learn about the unique aspects of providing support to air operations.

    This experience will be followed by a position at a squadron. Subsequent tours will provide you with opportunities to further develop your knowledge and experience within one or more of the main Logistics disciplines.

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