RECRUIT PRIVATES – BOTSWANA DEFENCE FORCE (Reminder)

Botswana Daily News dated Monday April 03, 2017 No.63 Page 18

BE THE SHIELD OF THE NATION
Join The Botswana Defence Force

Botswana Defence Force is pleased to announce to the general public that limited vacancies exist for RECRUIT PRIVATES.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
a. Botswana Citizens both male and female (with no dual citizenship)
b. Should be in possession of a valid National ID card (Omang).
c. Aged between 18-24 years.
d. Be physically and mentally fit.
e. No adverse criminal records
f. Minimum height of 165 cm for males and 160 cm for females
g. Minimum body weight of 55 Kg for males and 45 Kg for females.
h. All candidates shall undergo the selection process which includes both physical fitness assessment and comprehensive medical examination.
J. Female candidates must not be pregnant at recruitment

QUALIFICATIONS
a. BGCSE or Equivalent with a minimum of 24 Points
b. Candidates who possess the under listed qualifications will have an added advantage
(i) Associate degrees, diplomas. certificates
(ii) Artisans/Tradesman qualifications such as carpentry, bricklaying and plastering, welding and joinery, auto mechanics, heavy plant operators/ mechanics, refrigeration, paramedics/emergency care etc.

KEY SKILLS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
A skilled and adaptable team player, who is resilient, composed, trustworthy with integrity and selfless commitment to work.

REMUNERATION, BENEFITS AND OPPORTUNITIES
BDF offers competitive remuneration and benefit packages commensurate with qualification over and above the following;
a. Free accommodation and subsidized utilities
b. Professional and academic growth
c. Local and international exposure
d. 20% BDF allowance
e. Free advanced medical care

MANDATORY TRAINING:
Successful candidates will have to undergo a 6 months Basic Military Training.
On completion of training Privates must be ready to serve in various geographic locations and environmental conditions.

Certified copies of relevant educational certificates/documents, transcripts, CV, references and a valid copy of National identity card (Omang) must be enclosed in the application and forwarded by Post to:

The Commander
Botswana Defence Force
Private Bag X06
Gaborone
Reference: PVT-Recruit Vacancy 1/17

NB: Kindly ensure that your contact details are valid as they will be used for invitation to BDF.

Closing date: 28 April 2017

HAND DELIVERIES WILL NOT BE ALLOWED.

Only successful candidates will be shortlisted for selection.
For Enquiries call 3662135/71373483

SOURCE: Botswana Daily News dated Monday April 03, 2017 No.63 Page 18