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
OFFICER CADET Post
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
Bachelor degrees from any field EXCEPT the following;
Enviromental Health, Law, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Physiotheraphy,
Biomedical Science/Engineering, General Medicine, Chaplaincy
KEY SKILLS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
Be a team player
Quality decision making skills
Problem solving skills
Be loyal and trustworthy
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
All candidates shall undergo a selection process which includes: Physical fitness assessment and comprehensive medical exam, aptitude tests, interviews and group tests
Successful candidates will have to undergo a 12 months Basic Military Training.
On completion of training officers 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:
Botswana Defence Force
Private Bag X06
Reference: O/CDT: VAC 1/17
NB: Kindly ensure that your contact details are valid as they will be used for invitation to BDF.
Closing date: 12 July 2017
Hand deliveries will not be allowed. Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
For Enquiries call 3662135/71373483