33 Service Battalion

Unit Identification

Badge of the Logistics Branch

DEVOIR AVANT TOUT

"Duty above all"

Location

Major E.J.G. Holland VC Armoury
2100 Walkley Road
Ottawa, ON  K1A 0K2

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ML Troy Armoury
540 Chippewa St W
North Bay, ON  P1B 8K5

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Pine Street Armoury
375 Pine Street
Sault Ste Marie, ON  P6B 3E6

 

Army Reserve

Graphic: Joanna Gajdicar

Join Our Team

Looking for full-time or part-time work? We are regularly hiring and provide excellent career employment opportunities. Please call us for more job information. We would be pleased to review your resume, and have you visit us for a tour of our unit.

Our Team Recruiter

Phone: 1-800-856-8488
Find a recruiting centre near you.

When We Train

September to June:

  • Thursday evenings
  • 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • first Tuesday of each month
  • one weekend per month.

Full-time summer employment is available from May to August.

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

Weapons:

Vehicles:

  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)
  • Heavy Logistics Vehicle Wheel (HLVW) Wrecker
  • Heavy Logistics Vehicle Wheel (HLVW) FAR
  • Light Utility Vehicle Wheeled Militarized Commercial Off-The-Shelf ( LUVW MilCOTS)
  • Mobile Kitchen Trailer

See a complete list of Weapons and Vehicles.

Who We Are

33 Service Battalion is a reserve Canadian Army Combat Service Support (CSS) unit that provides logistics and maintenance support services, primarily to the units of 33 Canadian Brigade Group, as well as other elements of the Canadian Armed Forces. This support includes food services, transportation, supply, administration, vehicle and weapons repair. Compromised of different trades, branches and corps, the unit conducts training in garrison and in the field during selected weekends and evenings to prepare for domestic and international tasks, such as responses to local natural disasters, and overseas deployments. The Battalion consists of a Headquarters element, Forward Support Group Ottawa and Forward Support Group Huron Shores. Geographically dispersed, 33 Service Battalion has elements in Sault Ste Marie, North Bay and Ottawa.

Benefits of Joining

When you join our unit, you will receive competitive pay for your part time or full time work as well as be eligible for on the job training that could benefit you in civilian life. Also, there are medical, dental and educational benefits available to Army Reservists.

Here are all the details:

Command Team

  • Commander: Lieutenant-Colonel D.A. Paterson, CD
  • Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer J.R.D. Lessard, CD

Contact Us

Ottawa

33 Service Battalion
Major E.J.G. Holland VC Armoury
2100 Walkley Road
Ottawa, ON  K1A 0K2

Telephone: 613-991-1555
 

Sault Ste Marie

33 Service Battalion
Pine Street Armoury
375 Pine Street
Sault Ste Marie, ON  P6B 3E6

Telephone: 705-541-5200

North Bay

33 Service Battalion
ML Troy Armoury
540 Chippewa St W
North Bay, ON  P1B 8K5

Telephone: 705-472-9305, Ext. 5120

News

The co-curators of the Governor General’s Foot Guards Regimental Museum stand among artifacts.

‘It’s always been a partnership’ for Foot Guards museum curators

Ottawa, Ontario — You could say Estelle Lane married the Governor General’s Foot Guards (GGFG) right along with her husband, Master Warrant Officer (Retired) Martin Lane, who was a member for 15 years, but the fact is, she became a part of the family even before the pair made it official in 1967.
August 13, 2019

Bald eagle

Species at risk in good hands at Ottawa’s Connaught Ranges and Primary Training Centre

Ottawa, Ontario — The Connaught Ranges and Primary Training Centre (CRPTC) in Southwest Ottawa is a major hub for military and police firearms training.
July 23, 2019

Traditional sunset ceremony at Parliment Hill

Charge into summer with Fortissimo

Ottawa, Ontario — It couldn’t have been called pianissimo, which means “play it delicately.”
July 15, 2019

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Our History

33 Service Battalion has served Canada for almost 50 years and has generated part-time and full time soldiers for domestic and expeditionary operations.

33 Service Battalion is a descendant of the Ottawa Service Battalion which arose from the amalgamation of several service support units in Ottawa in 1965. The Ottawa Service Battalion was first composed of personnel from 130 Transport Company, 3 Ordnance Company, 28 Technical Squadron, 13 Personnel Depot, 113 Manning Depot, 10 Medical Company and 54 Dental Unit. These units were disbanded to form the Battalion which had a single transport unit and a training wing. This was later expanded into a transport company, supply company, maintenance company, Headquarters, MIR and MP detachment.

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