Canadian Armed Forces Primary Reserve Members

Canadian Armed Forces Primary Reserves is hiring Canadian Armed Forces Primary Reserve Members! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Who are 116th Independent?

We are one unit part of a large group who as Army Reservist are a part-time component of the Canadian Army which offer career opportunities in Northwest Ontario and all across Canada.


Employer Name: Canadian Armed Forces Primary Reserves
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 3W9
Application Deadline: February 20th, 2023
Phone: 807 407 1263
Hours of Work: Various - Full-Time and Part-Time Availability
Job Type: Various Hours
Wages: Competitive

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Artillery Gunner
  • Artillery Officer
  • Financial Services Assistant ( FSA CLERK)
  • Human Resource Assistant ( HRA)

What will I do

In Canada, 116 Artillery Reservist participated with flood relief in Manitoba, Alberta and fought forest fires in Alberta and British Columbia. Internationally, 116 members deployed to Afghanistan, Latvia, and the Ukraine.

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Be a Canadian Citizen
  • Completed Gr 10 or 18 credits
  • Age 16-57 ,16-18 with parental consent
  • Be physically fit

What about training?

116 Artillery reservist receive the same physical & military training as regular force members, however there are no long-term commitments and missions are on a voluntary basis.

Your training as a new member of the Army Reserve at 116 starts with Basic Military Qualifications (BMQ) course, which is run in the summer for 5 weeks and in the winter over 3.5 months during the school year on weekends, this course you with basic military skills and knowledge common to all trades. Once completed you are slated for a trade-specific course which will allow you to operate and be employed accordingly within 116.

How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Go to and apply online and the local recruiter will be in touch with you.

Pay & Benefits

Your pay as a reservist is based on your rank and whether you work full or part-time. Base pay rates are slightly more comparative to minimum wage and increases with promotion and time served. Base pay rates can be accessed via

The Army reserve offers a reasonable benefits package including:

  • A competitive pension plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • A reimbursement program for university programs of a 4 year certified program up to a maximum of $8,000.00
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