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Mine Action and Disarmament Programme Kosovo

Vacancies for Battle Area Clearance Operators

Norwegian People-s Aid (NPA) is a humanitarian organization currently working in more than 30 countries around the world.

In Kosovo NPA is focusing on clearance of cluster munitions in northern Kosovo. The program has funding from the United States and Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and currently employs 86 staff of different ethnicities. We are looking for interested candidates for the position of Battle Area Clearance (BAC) Operator, who will be working in the field, mainly in the municipalities of Zvecan, Zubin Potok, Mitrovica and Leposavic but also elsewhere if required. NPA will organize a three-week training in September/October 2022, followed by accreditation of the successful participants by the Kosovo national mine action authorities. Only successful training participants will be considered for employment.

General responsibilities of a BAC Operator

  • Conduct mine action operations as directed, within the capacity of training, and as required.
  • Assist in the survey and mapping of hazardous areas.
  • Assist in the disposal of explosive ordnance (EO) in accordance with NPA Kosovo Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Conduct the clearance of Hazardous Areas in accordance with NPA Kosovo Standard Operating Procedures.

Education requirements/ Skills/ Qualification

  • High school diploma;
  • Medical checkup certificate;
  • Willingness to work with different ethnicities;
  • Court record demonstrating no criminal record;
  • Good command of both written and spoken Albanian and Serbian as well as English language will be considered as an advantage.

Clearance operations require continuous communication and exchange of information with the local population. As mixed gender teams are better suited to get in touch with both genders, female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. NPA Kosovo already employs a number of female colleagues in this and other operational positions.

How to Apply

All applications must be addressed to emepus459@npaid.org with vanja@npaid.org, ulrice@npaid.org in copy and must include CV.
The applications and the CV should be written in either English, Albanian or Serbian language and should be sent latest by Sunday 07th August 2022 at 23.59 h to the above emails.

Please write “Battle Area Clearance Operator” in the subject line of your email.

Applications received after the above deadline will not be considered.

Due to expected large number of applications only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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