Officer Cadets – Botswana Defence Force

BE THE SHIELD OF THE NATION
JOIN THE BOTSWANA DEFENCE FORCE

Botswana Defence Force is pleased to announce to the general public that VERY LIMITED vacancies exist for

 

 

OFFICER CADET Posts

QUALIFICATION

Potential Candidates should possess the following;
a. A Levels with a minimum of grade B in Mathematics, Sciences and English Language
b. BGCSE or Equivalent with a minimum of 42 points and a minimum of grade B in Mathematics, Sciences and English Language.

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. Candidates must be 18 years and not yet 23 years on 1 July 2018.
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.
J. Female candidates must not be pregnant at recruitment.
k. Candidates should be unmarried with no dependents or legal obligation to support a child or children.

KEY PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

High sense of Duty, Integrity, Esprit de Corps, Courage, Discipline, and Loyalty.

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

SELECTION PROCESS
All candidates shall undergo a selection process which includes: Physical fitness assessment and comprehensive medical exam, aptitude tests, oral interviews and group tests.

MANDATORY TRAINING:
Successful candidates shall undergo a requisite Officer Cadet Training and a 4 year Military degree programme abroad. On completion of training officers must be ready to serve in various geographic locations and environmental conditions.

Certified copies of relevant educational certificates or 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: O/CDT: VAC 2/17

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

Closing date: 08 December 2017
Hand deliveries will not be allowed. Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.

For Enquiries call 3662135/ 71373483

 

Closing Date : 08 December 2017