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, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Commission and
currently employs 104 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 Zubin Potok, Mitrovica South, Leposavic and Pristina but also elsewhere if required.
NPA will organize a three-week training in February/March 2024, 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

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 employ’s a number of female
colleagues in this and other operational positions.

How to Apply
All applications must be addressed to emepus459@npaid.org with clausn@npaid.org and
fatsel348@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 Thursday November 30 th 2023 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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