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Job Opportunity for Secial Entrant Officer Cadet - Botswana Defence Force

Post Title : Secial Entrant Officer Cadet - Botswana Defence Force
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LIMITED VACANCIES FOR SPECIAL ENTRANT OFFICER CADET

 

Potential Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree from recognised institutions/universities in the following professions:

1. Medical Officers, Veterinary Officers,

Clinical Psychologists, Bio-medical

Engineers, Radiographers, and Specialist

Nurses (Anesthetists, Trauma and Theatre).

 

2. Law (Prosecutors, Magistrates, Trial or

Litigation Lawyers, Environmental Lawyers,

Property or Real Estate Lawyers and

Administrative Lawyers).

 

3. Chaplains (Ordained Ministers).

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 

a. Botswana citizens, both males and females (with

no dual citizenship).

b. Should be in possession of a valid National ID card

(Omang).

c. Aged under 40 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

as prescribed under the selection process.

i. Female candidates must not be pregnant at

recruitment.

j. Minimum of four (4) years’ work experience.

k. Registered and licensed to practice with relevant

statutory bodies.

l. Chaplains should also be ecclesiastically endorsed.

 

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

 

a. Disciplined

b. Loyal

c. Team player

d. Trustworthy

e. Selfless

f. Courageous

 

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 allowance.

e. Free advanced medical care.

 

SELECTION PROCESS

 

All candidates will have to undergo a selection process

which includes the following:

a. Physical fitness assessment (2.4km run, push-ups

and sit ups).

b. Comprehensive medical examination in accordance

with BDF Recruitment Medical Standards.

c. Aptitude test, interviews and group tests.

 

MANDATORY TRAINING:

 

Successful candidates shall undergo 6 months

Specialist Officer Cadet Basic Military Training before

commissioning as Officers. On 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.

 

ALL APPLICANTS ARE TO APPLY

ONLINE USING THE LINK BELOW:

https://online.bdf.org.bw

 

ONLY THOSE WITH CONSTRAINTS IN

USING THE LINK SHALL BE ALLOWED

TO SEND THEIR APPLICATIONS TO

THE ADDRESS BELOW:

 

The Commander

Botswana Defence Force

Private Bag X06

Gaborone

Reference: O/CDT- SEO: VAC 1/20

 

Closing date:

30 October 2020

 

Hand deliveries will not be allowed.

Only successful candidates will be

shortlisted for selection.

 

For Enquiries call 3662  135 /

71 373 483 / 74 735 532

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