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Vacancy summary

Royal Navy
OR-7 - CPO - SSgt/CSgt - Chf Tech/FS
Chief Petty Officer

27/03/2022, 23:55 

November 2021
Royal Navy
RN Engineer GS
Weapons Sensors
United Kingdom
FTRS - Home Commitment

Vacancy detail

Primary Objectives:

To assist in the development of all Weapon Engineering courses generated by the FTU, ensuring timely delivery of data and technical support to course and media developers in order to develop FTU courses by declared Ready For Training Date.  To achieve this, the incumbent will undertake the following:

a.    Act as the sole SME to FTU Courseware Developers with regard to nominated WE equipment and courses.
b.    Act on behalf of WE SO3 as the WE technical advisor during QA processes.
c.    Maintain a detailed understanding of modern WE equipment, processes and systems applicable to current FTU projects.
d.    Act as the conduit between WETU, SS and FTU to ensure coherence of concurrent projects.
e.    Provide SME advice on synthetic training solutions to the FTU Media organisation.
f.    Contribute to key stakeholder forums and other FTU related working groups as directed by FTU WE SO3.
g.    Manage S2022/safety updates to course material as required.

Secondary objectives:

Alongside the primary objectives, it is expected of the REQTS WE to:

a.    Undertake general tasks as tasked by FTU WE SO3.

b.    Undertake the role of 1RO/Divisional Officer to REQTS CIS.

c.    Achieve the annual objectives recorded via JPA account and agreed with the WE SO3.

Must be an OR7 of ENG WE SENSORS specialisation. OR6 applicants with a recommend for the next higher rank in their most recent OJAR will be considered. 

OR8 applicants, if successful, will only be paid as and wear the rank of OR7.

Must be serving as a member of the Reserve Forces or have served with the Regular Forces.

9005 Training Design Course    DCTS
Divisional Officer Course    CWD

2001 Defence Train The Trainer v2    DCTS

Applicants will undergo an initial eligibility sift. Successful applicants will have their details forwarded to the Post Sponsor to arrange interviews. Unsuccessful applicants will be advised accordingly.

Following interviews; the successful applicant will be informed that they are the Preferred Candidate with details being sent to the CM RES FTRS Cell who will continue the recruitment process. Unsuccessful applicants will be advised accordingly.

Once the recruitment process is complete then the Preferred Candidate will be invited to take up FTRS.


The Anticipated Start date for this position will be 1 Nov 21 or ASAP after this date

This advert will close within two weeks of an application being received

Eligibility for FTRS/ADC

Any member of the Maritime Volunteer Reserves (RNR, RMR) or the Royal Fleet Reserves (RFR) (Ex-Regular Reserve) may volunteer to undertake a period of FTRS/ADC. Ex-Regular personnel whose RFR liability has run out may be re-instated to take up FTRS/ADC.

Applicants undertaking a period of FTRS/ADC must be suitably qualified by rate, specialisation, qualifications and experience to fill the posts for which they apply. Applications will be accepted from reservists who hold one rate or more above or one rate only below the advertised rate. Applicants one rate below may be employed in the acting higher rate (excluding the advertised rate of WO2 or WO1) if they are suitable, qualified and meet current promotion regulations in all respects. Applicants prepared to serve in a position at a lower rate then the rate worn will be appropriate to that of the position. Exceptions will not normally be considered.

Applicants must also be medically fit to fulfil the duties which their Commitment will require them to undertake. Personnel who have been discharged P8 Permanently Unsuitable Naval Service through the MBOS and Employability Board will not be considered.

Ex-Regular Reserves other ranks of an equivalent rank from sister services may apply, however will have to transfer to the RFR and conduct a period of Marinisation if they are selected as the preferred candidate.

Applications for this job are to be submitted on the FTRS Job Application Form which should be emailed to:

Please use the phrase “Job Application for (followed by job title and reference number)” in the Subject line.

Suitable candidates will be informed about the next stage of the process approximately 2 weeks after the closing date.