The Republika Srpska Ministry of Interior is looking for applicants to serve in the local Police Force. In conjunction with the UN IPTF Commissioner, the Ministry wishes to encourage non-serb applications to the RS Academy, including women.
The return of displaced police is a priority and selected police candidates may be eligible to benefit from aid to reconstruct and return to live in their pre-war homes.
The United Nations International Police Task Force (IPTF) is providing internationally supervised training to help the local police achieve the highest standards of democratic policing.
WHAT IS THE WORK OF A POLICE OFFICER?
Police work comes in many forms and a police officer’s basic tasks are keeping public order and protecting lives and property to reduce crime, disorder and fear. The work is interesting and challenging and offers many opportunities to diversify your skills. A police officer is looked upon as a respected member of society fulfilling a highly demanding responsibility and the job provides for a secure future for you and your family.
WHO CAN APPLY?
- must be at least 18 years old and although there is no official age limit, preference will be given to applicants aged 27 and under if they have no prior police experience, and aged 35 and under if they do have prior experience;
- must have completed secondary school education;
- must be a citizen of BiH;
- must be without criminal record (excluding minor traffic violations);
- for the RS police, name must appear on the 1991 Census as resident in the territory of the RS;
- for the RS police, non-Serb applicants will be given preference.
HOW TO APPLY?
An application form must be completed and can be picked up at any UN IPTF station along with a general leaflet offering further information about the course, testing and training. Completed application forms should be submitted to your local IPTF station.
If you have more questions…
Call the UNMIBH, IPTF Selection Unit
on tel: (387) 71 496-577.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU!