Employer of the Year – Medium

AMS Group safeguards Australia's critical infrastructure. They design, install and maintain 700 maritime navigation aids throughout Australia, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific region requiring employees to travel across the breadth of the country to maintain these mission critical structures. AMS maintain 84 lighthouses, 60 of which are heritage listed. They design and install maritime port surveillance systems (air traffic control for shipping) and their system is used in 17 commercial ports throughout Australia, Papa New Guinea and Fiji. 

AMS Group’s total employee numbers have increased from 74 to 188 in the past 18 months. Many of these new recruits have been ex-service men and women. AMS is proud of the high regard they place on employee wellbeing, safety and development of all their employees, ensuring their wellness strategies are appropriate for all their employees. They offer a dedicated Veterans portal including news and events, a military skills translation resource and a veterans’ network to allow veterans to connect and provide peer support.

The AMS Group Executive team fosters the company culture through careful staff selection, particularly into management roles. They know what it takes to be successful, the stressors in their type of work, and the character traits required. Ex-military personnel are very well aligned with their company core values: Innovation, Accountability, Excellence and Respect. It is for these attributes AMS Group actively seek out ADF personnel.

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