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Civilian life not what you expected? Or are you currently serving and in need of a new challenge? The RLC could be your answer.

No matter whether you want to re-join, re-trade, or transfer to The RLC, you must find out if we have a vacancy in your preferred trade. All job opportunities in The RLC are listed in Official Army Vacancies List (OAVL).

The OAVL is designed to identify areas in which trade vacancies exist for interested personnel. The OAVL should be considered as a guide and if there is not a suitable employment opportunity listed, but the applicant has an expressed desire to join an alternative trade for which they are qualified, the case will be reviewed by the appropriate Manning Brick prior to the commencement of the application process.

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The Regular Army Transfer policy and process is outlined in 2014DIN01-014 โ€“ Regular Army Transfer Policy and the form on which someone may apply is AF B241A.

Units have a key role in aiding successful transfers and must not delay or decline an application, irrespective of their current manning situation.

Just as army personnel may apply to transfer to the Royal Navy or Royal Air Force, the Army will also consider applications for transfer from the other Services.

For personnel currently serving the OVAL can be found on the Defence Intranet.

Looking to Re-Join or Re-Trade?


Thinking of Re-joining the Regular Army and want to come into The RLC? Call 0345 600 8080 to find the current job opportunities in The RLC. The Regular Army Soldier Re-join Policy and process is outlined in 2017DIN01-105.

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Want To Re-trade?

Thinking of re-trading and want to find a new career within the RLC? First you must see if there are job opportunities in the latest OVAL. The RLC’s re-trade policy and application process can be found in Annex H to RLC Corps Instruction H18.

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Feel like a change in direction? Have you considered retrading?

The Royal Logistic Corps is looking for the following:

rlc ammunition technician

Ammunition Technician

Ammo Techs inspect, repair and destroy ammunition. Bomb disposal operators support the police and military operations.

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rlc logistic specialist

Logistic Specialist (Supply)

Responsible for the issue, storage and receipt of all army supplies.

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rlc Vehicle Support Specialists

Vehicle Support Specialists

The RLC’s VSS keep the Army supplied with vehicles. Theyย  maintain, service and drive all army vehicles.

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rlc Movement Controller

Movement Controller

Ensure the safe and efficient movement of troops, vehicles and supplies around the world.

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rlc mariner


Navigate sea-going craft used for transporting troops and supplies.

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rlc Petroleum Operator

Petroleum Operator

Store, handle and deliver petroleum products to where they are needed, wherever they are needed.

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rlc driver


We need drivers to deliver vital supplies including fuel, water and ammo forward into battle.

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rlc Driver Communication Specialist

Driver Communication Specialist

You work with officers and set up communications systems on operations.

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rlc Marine Engineer

Marine Engineer

Maintain, repair and keep all the moving parts of the RLC’s marine vessels working.

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rlc Postal and Courier Operator

Postal & Courier Operator

Deployed across the world, you ensure the secure delivery of mail for all three services.

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rlc Tank Transporters

Tank Transporter

You work with the 900hp HET. You loadย  main battle tanks and heavy equipment delivering it to the right location

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Reserve to Regular – Thinking of transferring from the Reserves to the Regular RLC? Look for job opportunities on the OAVL. The policy and process for applying to joining the Regular RLC, from the Reserves, is similar to the internal Regular Army Transfer policy and is contained within 2014DIN01-213. Applicants should apply to transfer on an AF B241B and units will be required to supply background details to enable APC career managers to make a decision.

Army Reserve Opportunities – The OAVL no longer displays Reserve opportunities. An Army Reserve Job List exists on the MS Web and ArmyNet. The lists shows all 30,000 Reserve positions and has a postcode look up to allow Reservists to see what jobs are available in their area. Further details can be found in ABN 16/15. The policy and process for Regular soldiers and officers transferring to the Army Reserve can be found in 2015DIN01-157.

Click the button below to find out about Full Time Reserve Service jobs.

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The Royal Logistic Corps

Over 4-5 March a team of 12 from 3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps will pull a 4-tonne VW van as far as they can in 24 hours. The event will take place at Blenheim Palace and will raise money for ABF The Soldiers' Charity and Mind as well as supporting the #ArmyConfidence recruitment campaign.

Please visit their page and support these great causes. #WeAreTheRLC
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RLC Chefs, Cpl Grahame Wickam and LCpl Richie Godden, as part of the Combined Services Culinary Arts Team are going for Gold at the 2020 Culinary Olympics in Stuttgart. The event takes place 14-19 Feb and attracts 2000 civilian and military chefs from across the globe.

At a final practice held at Food Services Wing Worthy Down last week, the team prepared an amazing three course meal for 120 covers. Based on that they have a great chance of a medal. Good luck.
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On 5 Feb the Armyโ€™s Apprenticeship Launch took place in support of the National Apprenticeship Week.

The successful nominees for the upcoming Army Apprenticeships Awards were present. The Colonel RLC said how extremely proud he is of the work the soldiers have put into completing their awards and congratulated them on progressing to the Army Apprenticeship Finals on 11 Mar.

The Colonel RLC's aspiration to secure an apprenticeship for all direct entry RLC soldiers, was furthered during the week at a visit to 17 Port and Maritime Regiment RLC, Marchwood to confirm if Mr K Foster, CEO of the Workboat Association and Mr M Ince from the RLC's service provider Pearson would support the aspiration for RLC Mariners to be enrolled on the L2 Workboat Crew Member Apprenticeship. WO1 Styles on behalf the Regiment and staff from 73 Squadron were on hand to ask questions. #WeAreTheRLC Army Jobs
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