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OFFICER CADETS – BOTSWANA DEFENCE FORCE

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BE THE SHIELD OF THE NATION

INVITATION TO JOIN THE BOTSWANA DEFENCE FORCE

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Botswana Defence Force is pleased to announce to the general public that limited vacancies exist for OFFICER CADETS Post.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Botswana citizens both male and female (with no dual citizenship).
  • Should be in possession of a valid National ID card (Omang).
  • Aged between 18-26 years.
  • Be physically and mentally fit.
  • No adverse criminal records.
  • Minimum height of 165 cm for males and 160 cm for females.
  • Minimum body weight of 55 Kg for males and 45 Kg for females. Female candidates must not be pregnant at recruitment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION

Bachelor’s degree from any field in exception of the following:

Medical Officers, Dentists, Physiotherapists, Pharmacists, Bio-Medical Engineers, Specialist Nurses, Clinical Psychologists, Veterinary Officers, Lawyers, Chaplains (Ordained Ministers).

NB: Botswana Defence Force has established Mobile Recruitment Centres in the following areas; Gantsi, Maun, Francistown, Palapye and Gaborone as the Main Centre. It is therefore compulsory that candidates indicate their place of preference in their applications.

KEY SKILLS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Disciplined
  • Team player
  • Loyal
  • Trustworthy Selfless Courageous

 

REMUNERATION, BENEFITS AND OPPORTUNITIES

BDF offers competitive remuneration and benefit packages commensurate with qualification over and above the following;

  1. Free accommodation and subsidised utilities
  2. Professional and academic growth
  3. Local and international exposure
  4. 20% BDF allowance (X-factor)
  5. Free advanced medical care

SELECTION PROCESS

All candidates will have to undergo a selection process which includes the following:

  1. Physical fitness assessment (2.4km run, push-ups and sit ups).
  2. Comprehensive medical exam in accordance with BDF Recruitment Medical Standards.
  3. Aptitude tests, interviews and group tests.

MANDATORY TRAINING:



  • Successful candidates shall undergo a 12 months Basic Military Training.
  • Upon completion of training, officers must be ready to serve in various geographic locations and environmental conditions.
  • Certified copies of National Identity Card (Omang), relevant educational certificates/documents, transcripts, CV and references must be attached.

 

 

 

 

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  1. Oteng letlole Author

    P O BOX 1021
    Sebele Mall
    Gaborone
    Botswana

    27 Octocber

    The Botswana Defence Force
    Private BagX06
    Gaborone

    RE: O/CDT: VAC 1/20

    Dear Sir/ Madam

    Further to your advertisement on Botswana Daily Newspaper dated 24 October 2020,it is with an honor to express my candidacy to join Botswana Defence Force as an Officer Cadet.
    I am an enthusiastic and high-achieving, Construction and Civil technician with Diploma in Construction and a certificate in civil construction. I have exceptional technical and analytical skills, with over 3 years’ experience as a civil and construction technician at, Quality Facilities Solutions and Gabsbury (PTY) LTD.
    In my previous roles I have performed, Supervise site staff, Inspect and monitor all aspects of the contactors operations, Keep diary records of all activities on site, Keep site instruction book, Check that the contractor is using the current drawings, Submit progress report as required by the Engineer. Quality assurance.
    I am a Hardworking, dependable and committed individual who has a strong desire to offer my services as the shield of the nation. This opportunity will allow me to grow professionally, gain skills and use them on the military sector. Enclosed are my copies of certificates, omang and my curriculum vitae..
    Thank you very much in advance. I can be reached at 75612355 \ [email protected]

    Yours faithfully
    Oteng Letlole

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