Profession armed forces officer
Commissioned armed forces officers provide leadership and management to organisational units in the armed forces and/or perform similar tasks to those performed in a variety of civilian occupations outside the armed forces. This group includes all members of the armed forces holding the rank of second lieutenant (or equivalent) or higher.
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- Conventional / Enterprising
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- Special forces crew member
- Military weaponry
The types of arms used by different military organisations, such as army, navy or air force and in different nations worldwide; the weapons' aspects, damage potential and ways to defend against them.
The different kinds of materials and specialised clothing used for concealment of people, vehicles or other equipment.
- Military combat techniques
The fighting techniques specific to military operations, using military weapons and equipment, and the regulations concerning military combat actions.
- Surveillance methods
Surveillance methods used in the gathering of information and intelligence for investigation purposes.
- Military drill
The marching techniques and use of weapons, and other disciplinary methods applied in military operations.
- Military code
The code language used in specific intelligence or military organisations and operations, how to use and decipher them.
- Identify security threats
Identify security threats during investigations, inspections, or patrols, and perform the necessary actions to minimise or neutralise the threat.
- Perform military operations
Perform military operations according to given instructions from superiors, such as battle operations, rescue missions, aid missions, search and intelligence missions or other operations concerning defense.
- Maintain operational communications
Maintain communications between different departments of an organisation, between the staff, or during specific operations or missions, to ensure that the operation or mission is successful, or that the organisation functions smoothly.
- Arrange equipment repairs
Arrange for equipment repairs when necessary.
- Train military troops
Train military troops or people in training to join the force in drill, combat techniques, weaponry, regulations, operation procedures, camouflage, and other military practices.
- Operate radio equipment
Set up and operate radio devices and accessories, such as broadcast consoles, amplifiers, and microphones. Understand the basics of radio operator language and, when necessary, provide instruction in handling radio equipment correctly.
- Handle surveillance equipment
Monitor surveillance equipment to observe what people are doing in a given area and ensure their safety.
- Devise military tactics
Devise the strategic and tactical components of a military operation, taking into account the available equipment and assigning tasks to the different troops, and supervising the use of weapons and other battle equipment.
- Defend human rights
Protect human rights towards and between colleagues and also towards the civil populations one is in contact with.
- Manage troop deployment
Manage the deployment of troops to areas in conflict, or in need of aid, and oversee the deployment procedures. Manage the deployment of the troops within an area for specific missions, and ensure the troops and resources are allocated to the missions in compliance with tactical considerations and safety of the troops.
- Ensure compliance with types of weapons
Use different kinds of firearms and other types of weapons and their matching ammunition, in compliance with legal requirements.
- Delegate activities
Delegate activities and tasks to others according to the ability, level of preparation, competence and legal scope of practice. Make sure that people understand what they should do and when they should do it.
- Use different communication channels
Use various types of communication channels such as verbal, handwritten, digital and telephonic communication with the aim of constructing and sharing information and ideas.
- Ensure public safety and security
Implement the relevant procedures, strategies and use the proper equipment to promote local or national security activities for the protection of data, people, institutions, and property.
- Lead military troops
Lead the actions of military troops on the field during a mission, either combat, humanitarian or otherwise defensive, compliant with the strategies devised prior to the operation and ensuring communication with other troops is maintained.