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Division 5: Other Ranks

From DFRT Determination No. 2 of 2017

B.5.1 Purpose

This Division sets out the method for pay grade placement and rates of salary for Other ranks that apply.

B.5.2 Member this Division applies to

This Division applies to members holding an Other rank who are not covered by Division 4 or Division 6.

See:
Division 4, Service Warrant Officer and Warrant Officer Class 1
Division 6, Trainees

B.5.3 Pay grade for a member below the rank of Warrant Officer Class 1

  1. A member is placed in the pay grade specified in Schedule B.11 for the Service and employment category that applies to the member.

  2. See: Schedule B.11, Other rank pay grades
    Part 1: Navy
    Part 2: Army
    Part 3: Air Force

  3. If more than one pay grade applies to a member under Schedule B.11, the higher pay grade applies.

  4. A pay grade listed in Schedule B.11 applies to a member only during the period the member meets the requirements for the relevant employment category, including any required levels of qualification, experience or skill.

  5. If a member of the Army is in a Special Forces capacity listed in the following table, then the member's pay grade is increased by the prescribed number, up to the maximum pay grade specified.

  6. Special Forces capacity
    Item Special Forces capacity... number of pay grades increased by... up to a maximum pay grade of...

    1.

    Special Forces Support Staff member – Level J

    1

    7

    2.

    Special Forces Support Staff member – Level K

    2

    8

    3.

    Special Forces Support Staff member – Level L

    3

    9

  7. The pay grade is increased by one for a member who meets all of the following conditions.

    1. The member has a pay grade below pay grade 10.

    2. The member is posted to a designated submarine escape instructor position.

    3. The member is qualified and reasonably expected to perform duties supporting submarine escape training in that position for the duration of the posting.

  8. The pay grade is increased by one for a member who meets all of the following conditions.

    1. The member has a pay grade below pay grade 8.

    2. The member is posted to a designated recruit instructor position at 1st Recruit Training Battalion.

    3. The member is qualified and reasonably expected to perform recruit instructor duties in that position for the duration of the posting.

B.5.4 Rate of salary for a member below the rank of Warrant Officer Class 1

A member below the rank of Warrant Officer Class 1 is to be paid the rate of salary in Schedule B.12 that corresponds to all of the following.

  1. The member's Force.

  2. The member's rank and increment.

  3. The member's pay grade.

See: Schedule B.12, Other rank salary rates

Application to Reservists: Yes, in certain circumstances approved by the Tribunal.



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