Skip to content


Canadian Armed Forces
Canadian Armed Forces
See more positions
Business Location:
Oxford County, Ontario
Position type:
Part Time
Work Place Location:
In Person

Job Description

Full job description


You will be required to join the Canadian Armed Forces Army Reserve to be employed in this position.

This is NOT a civilian placement.


Gunners are responsible for surveillance and target acquisition, and indirect fire to engage the enemy.

As a Gunner you are responsible for the operation, maintenance and use of artillery systems, to include howitzers, mortars, radars, acoustic systems, uncrewed aerial systems, and armoured fighting vehicles. Gunners work closely with the other members of the combat arms as in the Armoured, Infantry and Combat Engineers, along with all other support arms on and off the battlefield.

As a member of the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery, the primary responsibilities of Gunners are to:

  • Operate and maintain 105mm and 155mm howitzers
  • Operate and maintain future Ground Based Air Defense Systems
  • Operate and maintain surveillance and target acquisition systems, to include radars, acoustic systems, and uncrewed aerial systems.
  • Operate and maintain a variety of vehicles including but not limited to ¼ ton – 7 ton trucks, Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV), and Light Armoured Vehicles (LAV 6.0)
  • Operate technically advanced command-post computers, laser range-finders and fire control computers.


A Gunner can be called upon to serve in any kind of terrain be it Arctic tundra, tropical jungle, desert, mountains, or urban towns and cities. They are deployed overseas on operational missions and in Canada in support of civil authorities in cases of national emergency.


Not Applicable

How to Apply

You must be logged in to access this information.
Please login or create an account.

If you need assistance with resume writing or access to computers/internet, please connect with our Community Employment Services (CES) Oxford, at 40 Metcalf Street, in Woodstock, or by phone at +1 888-439-8161. These services are free as CES Oxford is an Employment Ontario Service Provider, a non-profit agency providing free service to job seekers and local employers through Employment Ontario provincially funded programs. Offering employment and training programs in our community since 1994, CES Oxford’s mission is to create opportunities, via programs and support, for the empowerment of individuals.

See more job opportunities

Government of Canada logo. Employment Ontario Logo. Government of Ontario Logo

This Employment Ontario service is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.