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How are the working hours?

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A lot of the Army sit doing not much and the other half are working a STUPID amount of hours. Staff shortages mean you work doing others people's jobs who have left the service. With no extra pay or appreciation. Poor pensions 2015, poor pay and very poor progression.

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Not bad at all depending on role of course. Infantry was 8 till 4 depends on what activites are happening and whats going on around camp.

Answered - British Army (Former Employee) - Aldershot

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Usually start your day a 0600 and finish at 1730
unless you are away on exercise

Answered - Infantry Soldier (Current Employee) - Warminster, Wiltshire

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The working hours are 24/7 as a soldier

Answered - Driver (Former Employee) - Thirsk, North Yorkshire

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8:30 - 17:00 mon , tues thursday. weds and friday half days for sport etc. friday is time to travel.

Answered - communications logistic specialist ( RSIGS ) (Former Employee) - Colchester, Essex

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Long and draining with alot of the time none or very little work to do

Answered - Driver/Supplier (Current Employee) - Chippenham, Wiltshire

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You are paid a daily rate which means that you work until the work is done. You do get time to sleep of course.

Answered - Telecommunications Operator (Former Employee) - Worldwide.

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Constant you will always be working

Answered - Private (Former Employee) - Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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Long but can be very rewarding

Answered - Infantry Soldier (Current Employee) - Garrison

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Over 12 hours a day or none sitting in a room useless.

Answered - Royal Engineer (Former Employee) - Nottinghamshire

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