Global Defence Solutions was established in 1998 as a family owned and run business. Since then, we have rapidly grown to be a trusted industry leader with a reputation for quality, innovation and outstanding customer service. We provide complete deployable infrastructure solutions to the Australian Defence Forces, emergency services and humanitarian organisations.

We employ a fantastic team of engineers, tradespeople, project managers and support staff at our head office in Nowra, NSW.

At GDS, we recognise that our people are our biggest asset. We value teamwork, innovation and opportunity. We invest in our people and take pride in supporting our team to grow professionally and personally.


Electrician/Refrigeration Tech

The Role:

The ideal candidate;

  • MUST have a strong safety focus.
  • As a minimum MUST hold a current NSW Supervisors Electrical License with a minimum 5 years’ experience in installations, servicing and fault identification.
  • MUST be willing to travel to various Defence sites to carry out servicing and fault finding on deployable capabilities.
  • MUST want an element of diversity in their role and demonstrate a willingness to assist in other areas of the business.

A HVAC License and experience in the Commercial/Industrial, refrigeration & air conditioning area is highly regarded.

Experience with installations in accordance with AS3001: 2008 would be favourably regarded.

The successful candidate must be eligible for security clearance if required.

To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter to:


or via Seek here

Administration Officer / Receptionist

An exciting opportunity exists for the right individual to work across both companies in a diverse, key role.

The Role

Your key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Managing the reception desk and responding to all face-to-face / phone/ email enquiries in a timely manner
  • Facilitating the setup of meetings and presentations, taking minutes, organising catering
  • General administration, filing, record keeping and data entry as required
  • Assisting the accounts department with accounts payable
  • Assisting management, project team, marketing dept as required

Essential Requirements

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Minimum Cert III Business Administration
  • Take pride in your work and your appearance
  • Be a team player with a flexible, can-do attitude
  • Have excellent presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office and other programs, including formatting, mail merge, tracking, macros, document management, forms and templates
  • Have outstanding organisational and time-management skills
  • Have a willingness to learn new skills


  • Knowledge and experience in WHS requirements
  • Experience in dealing with Defence

To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter to: