Sweden has not been at war for nearly 200 years. But our defense is active every day. We are preparing for the worst happen. Through education, training and crisp action. We act both on the practice field and in reality. In Sweden and worldwide. We'll make qualified armed conflict in a multinational context. On land, at sea and in the air. That's what we train ourselves before. But the Armed Forces also have other important tasks. We're Swedish borders and rejects those who violate them. There may be a ship at sea or an aircraft coming into Swedish territory without permission. The Armed Forces also supports the community in major emergencies, such as storms, forest fires and floods. Or when a disaster that affects the individual, for example, if a person has disappeared, then we can carry out search party. To cope with all these tasks is a comprehensive initiative organization, ready to act, whenever the need arises.
Career Opportunity at Uppsala:
- As an employee of the Armed Forces, you are covered by different collective agreements.
- As a permanent employee, you have a base salary that is individually set. It is connected to what you are working on, by position, your employment bumps toxins and how and where you work. You will receive extra compensation in the exercises, preparedness and response. While working in the Armed Forces, you have more vacation days than vacation law says.
- You are also entitled to paid time off for special occasions, such as moving house or if a relative suffering from serious illness.
- If you get sick, you get reimbursement for prescription drugs. You will also receive partial compensation for medical treatment and physical therapy. You may be reimbursed for certain dental procedures. If you are on long-term, you get additional sick pay. Anyone who is active in the Armed Forces under an insurance coverage. The protection includes occupational, collectively agreed insurance and business travel insurance in force for missions. You are covered by group life insurance while serving.