433- Commissioned officers of the Canadian Forces
Commissioned officers of the Canadian Forces
This unit group consists of commissioned officers of the Canadian Forces who plan, organize, command and evaluate the activities of personnel in the Canadian Forces. All ranks of commissioned officers in the Air Force, Army, and Navy are included in this unit group.
Commissioned officers of the Canadian Forces perform some or all of the following duties:
Plan, organize and command the activities of Canadian Forces combat units such as armour, artillery and infantry battalions
Develop and implement military procedures and policies based on detailed knowledge of units' capabilities and performance
Direct subordinates in training and co-ordinate and direct activities of units in accordance with military practices
Assume responsibility for welfare, morale and discipline of units
Review and evaluate unit performance, prepare reports and provide briefings for superiors
May command and lead units engaged in non-combat operations for disaster relief and humanitarian and peacekeeping efforts domestically and internationally.
A university degree is usually required.
Completion of military training is required.
Experience as a non-commissioned member of the armed forces and demonstrated leadership ability may substitute for a university degree.
Senior ranks, such as colonel, require several years of experience
Non-commissioned ranks of the Canadian Forces (4313)
- Procurement Clerks
- Office Clerks, General
- Air Crew Officers
- Aircraft Launch and Recovery Officers
- Armored Assault Vehicle Officers
- Artillery and Missile Officers
- Command and Control Center Officers
- Infantry Officers
- Special Forces Officers
- Military Officer Special and Tactical Operations Leaders, All Other
National Occupation Classification, (2011)
Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,
Catalogue no. 12-583-X