1.3.40 Equivalent ranks and classifications
|Admiral of the Fleet
|Marshal of the Royal Australian Air Force
|Air Chief Marshal
|Warrant Officer of the Navy
|Regimental Sergeant Major of the Army
|Warrant Officer of the Air Force
|Warrant Officer Class 1
|Chief Petty Officer
|Warrant Officer Class 2
* Private Proficient is defined in section 1.3.1.
1.3.41 References to time
1.3.42 Meaning of dependant for the Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Regulation 2018
1.3.43 Meaning of specific words for determinations made under section 58H of the Defence Act 1903
ADF ranks and APS classifications
This table is a guide for comparing ADF and APS ranks and classification levels for clerical duties that do not require the exercise of military command responsibilities. It is not for use as a statement of equivalent ranks and classifications. It cannot be used to compare competency standards for employment category or work value purposes.
Classifications and ranks APS classification Army rank APS 1 Private
APS 2 Corporal APS 3 Sergeant
APS 4 Warrant Officer, Class 2
Warrant Officer, Class 1
APS 5 Captain APS 6 Major Executive Level 1 Lieutenant Colonel Executive Level 2 Colonel Senior Executive Service Band 1 Brigadier Senior Executive Service Band 2 Major General Senior Executive Service Band 3 Lieutenant General Secretary General
A member may be in a position (on either an ongoing or acting basis) that calls for the exercise of powers under the Public Service Act 1999 or the Defence Enterprise Agreement 2017-2020 (PDF 706KB). In this case, they need to hold a written delegation of those powers in order to perform those duties accountably.