Recruiting

We welcome applicants from a broad range of backgrounds. After Basic Military Training, candidates undergo further training to become 2 Intelligence Company Operators or Officers.

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Intelligence Operator

Intelligence Operators collect information from various sources to support operations, planning and decision-making for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and the Government of Canada.

Intelligence Operators:

  • Collect, process, analyze and disseminate intelligence

  • Identify and analyze intelligence and information from multiple sources, which is likely to affect military operations, national policies and objectives

  • Advise and assist in the coordination of intelligence tools and surveillance systems

  • Provide intelligence briefings and written products to commanders and their staff

  • Operate, manage and safeguard information technology systems

  • Work with and safeguard highly classified material

Work Environment

Intelligence Operators work mainly in an office environment at bases and wings across Canada, but they can also work on board ships at sea and in the field in various climates and conditions while participating in national and international operations. 

Specialty Training

Intelligence Operators may be offered the opportunity to develop specialized skills through formal courses and on-the-job training to be employed in a specific intelligence area, including:
 

  • Strategic Defence Intelligence Analysis

  • Imagery Intelligence

  • Full-Motion Video Analysis

  • Counter Intelligence

  • Human Intelligence

  • Electronic Warfare Intelligence

  • Foreign Language Training

Intelligence Officer

Intelligence Officers provide military intelligence support in operations, planning and decision-making. Their work has an impact on military and national security, and the political and public relations of the government.

 

Intelligence Officers:

  • Recognize and analyze information which is likely to affect military operations, national policies and objectives

  • Command, direct and control an intelligence unit, section or team

  • Operate and manage information technology systems

  • Advise and plan employment of sophisticated intelligence collection and surveillance systems

  • Safeguard highly classified material

Work Environment

Intelligence Officers usually work in an office environment but they can also participate in local, national and international operations, in various climates and conditions.

Specialty Training

Intelligence Officers may be offered the opportunity to develop specialized skills through formal courses and on-the-job training, including:
 

  • Strategic Defence Intelligence Analyst

  • Advanced Intelligence Officer Course

  • Counter Intelligence

  • Interrogator

  • Source Handling

  • Imagery Analysis

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