PNG Navy Recruitment 2022-2023 | Application Form, Requirements & Dates
We are excited to inform you about PNG Navy Recruitment 2022-2023 | Application Form, Requirements & Dates
The Papua New Guinea Defence Force (PNGDF) is the military organisation responsible for the defence of Papua New Guinea. It originated from the Australian Army land forces of the territory of Papua New Guinea before independence, coming into being in January 1973 and having its antecedents in the Pacific Islands Regiment. The PNGDF is a small force numbering around 2,500 personnel and consists of a Land Element, an Air Element and a Maritime Element. It is a joint force tasked with defending Papua New Guinea and its territories against external attack, as well as having secondary functions including national-building and internal security tasks. Defence accounts for less than 2% of government expenditure, while also receiving significant assistance and training support from Australia, New Zealand, the United States, and other nations. The Defence White Paper 2013 has ambitious plans to increase the force to 5,000 personnel and double defence spending to 3% by 2017 and by 2030 have 10,000 personnel.
The PNGDF Land Element includes two infantry battalions, an engineer battalion, a signal squadron, an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit, and a preventive medicine platoon. The Air Element is a small air wing operating a light transport aircraft and two leased helicopters. The Maritime Element consists of four Pacific-class patrol boats and two Balikpapan-class landing craft. The army is under the direct command of Headquarters PNGDF, while the air wing and navy have their own commanding officers. The PNGDF does not have a Commander-in-Chief but rather a Commander who advises the Minister for Defence.The PNGDF is under the control of the National Executive Council through the Minister for Defence.
consider the responsibilities of the job, before making an attempt pursuing a career in this field, When you complete a job application, regardless of whether it is a paper application or an online job application, there is information you will need to provide in order to apply for the job and be considered for the position.
PNG DEFENCE FORCE RECRUITMENT REQUIREMENTS
To qualify you will need to meet the minimum basic requirements listed below, as well as specific requirements for your chosen trade. In order to be considered a more competitive applicant, we recommend exceeding these requirements where possible.
- Be a minimum of 18 years of age*
- Have completed at least three years of secondary school education
- Be medically fit for service
- Meet the citizenship & security requirements.
TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION, YOU WILL NEED:
1.Your Next of Kin’s name and contact details
2.School qualifications including subjects, grades gained and year obtained
Any tertiary or trade qualifications you have achieved with grades gained and year obtained
3.If relevant, any previous employment details including dates, employer, locations and duties
4.Your driver licence details (number, classes and any endorsements)
5.Dates and outcomes of any criminal convictions
6.Your current accurate height and weight
7.Your Doctor’s name and contact details i.e. telephone and address
8.Dates, details and outcomes of any past or current medical conditions, (e.g. operations, broken bones, asthma history, any medications)
9.Your vaccination/immunisation history (this can be obtained from your Doctor)
10.A list of your preferred trades and Service(s)
11.If you have served previously, you will need to supply some previous service details e.g. your Service Number.
To apply for PNG Defence Force Recruitment 2019 online and to complete online job applications, you’ll need Internet access, an email address to use for job searching, an up-to-date resume, a cover letter for some jobs, your employment history, and your availability to work if you’re applying for a part-time job.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA PNG DEFENCE FORCE RECRUITMENT ENTRY PROCESS
To those interested in joining the PNGDF:
- GENERAL ENLIST APPLICATIONS
This is for applicants who want to become a Soldier are to go through 3 months recruit training in Goldie Recruit Training Depot. Only males are eligible to apply. Female recruitment has been halted for an indefinite period.
Age: Between 18-27 years for General Enlistee
2. OFFICER CADET APPLICATIONS
This is if you want to become an Officer in the PNGDF. Training is for 18months and is done at the Joint Forces Academy in Igam Barracks, Lae, formally known as the Defence Academy.
Both Males and Females are eligible to apply if you fit all the criterias as posted previously on this page.
Age: Between 18-30 years for Officer Cadet
3. DIRECT ENTRY OFFICER APPLICATIONS
This applies to those who already have Tertiary qualifications and are
currently in the workforce, and are interested to join the force as a Specialist in your respective fields. Training is only for 3 months in Igam Barracks, Lae in which you will learn the basics of the army. Both Females and Males are
eligible to apply
Age: Between 18-30 years for Direct Entry
PNG DEFENCE FORCE REQUIREMENTS
- Expression/Letter of Interest;
- Copies of Certificates (Grades 10 &12 ) and other Tertiary Certificates;
- Police clearance;
- Updated CV &
The PNGDF Recruiting Office does NOT have an EMAIL ADDRESS and there are NO APPLICATION FORMS. Interested Applicants may apply by providing required docs as stated above
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