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Position of Reserve Police Constable in the Malta Police Force within the Ministry For Home Affairs, National Security and Law Enforcement

Date: Nov 13, 2020
 
Ministry For Home Affairs, National Security and Law Enforcement

Position of Reserve Police Constable in the Malta Police Force within the Ministry For Home Affairs, National Security and Law Enforcement

Closing Date - 04/12/2020

Nomenclatures denoting the male gender include also the female gender.

1. The Commissioner of Police, Ministry for Home Affairs, National Security and Law Enforcement, invites applications for the position of Reserve Police Constable in the Malta Police Force in the Ministry for Home Affairs, National Security and Law Enforcement.

Duration of Assignment and Conditions

2.1 A selected candidate will enter into a one (1) year assignment as a Reserve Police Constable in the Malta Police Force, which may be renewed yearly following satisfactory performance
 
2.2 A Reserve Police Constable shall be obliged to work a minimum of 30 hours per week and maximum of 35 hours per week, according to the exigencies of the Malta Police Force.

2.3 Vacation leave would be pro-rata according to the number of hours worked.

2.4 Since this is a position de jure a temporary one (and should remain so), the position of Reserve Police Constables falls under regulation 7 (4) of Subsidiary Legislation 452.81 entitled 'Contracts of Service for a Fixed Term Regulations'.

Salary Pegged to the Position

3. The hourly rate is €10.38 per hour (Scale 11.7).

Duties

4. The job duties for the position of a Reserve Police Constable are

i. Reserve Police Constable will be assigned duties according to the exigencies of the Malta Police Force;

ii. Undertake any other tasks, which the superior may delegate to him/her, as may be required;

iii. Any other duties as directed by the Principal Permanent Secretary.

Eligibility Requirements

5.1 By the closing time and date of this call for applications, applicants must be

i. citizens of Malta;

ii. have the ability to communicate in the Maltese and English languages;

iii. are serving sworn officers, or have served in the Malta Police Force as sworn officers for a minimum of 10 years and have been honourably discharged (not medically boarded out);

iv. have not attained their sixtieth (60) birthday by Friday 4th December, 2020;

v. be medically fit in all aspects, physically and mentally, in accordance with the medical standards of fitness in the Force to be able to perform all Police duties;

vi. applications by civilian candidates having tattoos and/or heavy body piercing and/or body modifications will be considered on a case by case basis, subject that such tattoos/piercing are covered by a uniform shirt/tshirt, and subject that content of same tattoos is not offensive, racial, etc.

5.2 Civilian applicants must be of a conduct which is appropriate to the post applied for (applicants who are already in the Malta Public Service must produce an updated Service and Leave Record Form (GP 47), issued not earlier than one (1) month from the date of application; those applying from outside the Service must produce a Certificate of Conduct issued by the Police or other competent authority not earlier than one (1) month from the date of application and state whether they have been in Government Service, giving details.

Applicants who are serving officers must produce an updated Service and Leave Record Form (GP 47), issued not earlier than one (1) month from the date of application.

5.3 Applicants must be eligible to take up their due appointment, in terms of 5.1 to 5.2 above, not only by the closing time and date of this call for applications but also on the date of appointment.

Submission of Supporting Documents

6.1 Qualifications, discharge certificate and experience claimed must be supported by certificates and/or testimonials, copies of which are to be scanned and sent through the Recruitment Portal (https://recruitment.gov.mt​).

6.2 Original certificates and/or testimonials are to be invariably produced for verification at the interview.

Selection Procedures

7. PART ONE – PRELIMINARY MEDICAL TEST

7.1 Only candidates who pass the preliminary medical test will proceed to the selection interview.

8. PART TWO – SELECTION INTERVIEW

8.1 A selective interview designed to bring to the fore those personal qualities in a candidate, such as personality, alertness, intelligence, personal bearing, courtesy, common sense, etc., required of a Reserve Police Constable. The Maximum mark for this selection process is 100% and the pass mark is 50%.

8.2 Only candidates who pass the selective interview will proceed to the medical test.

9. PART THREE – MEDICAL TEST

9.1 A full medical test will be carried out to all successful candidates.

9.2 Candidates who fail the medical tests will not be allowed to join the course of training.

10. Vacant posts will be filled according to the final order of merit following the interview.

11. Reserve Police Constables must successfully attend a short course at the Academy for Disciplined Forces.

12. Reserve Police Constables will be contracted for a period of one year, which can be renewed for one year periods upon satisfactory performance and till they attain the age of 65 years.

13. The Commissioner of Police can terminate at any time the contract of a Reserve Police Constable upon unsatisfactory performance or other serious issues.

Submission of Applications

14.1 Applications are to be submitted, for the attention of the Commissioner of Police through the Recruitment Portal only (https://recruitment.gov.mt) (under Uniformed and Security). Applications are to include a Curriculum Vitae (which should include a list of qualifications held by applicant), and an updated Service and Leave Record Form (GP47)/Certificate of Conduct as applicable which, in each case, has been issued not earlier than one (1) month from the date of application, in PDF format, which are to be uploaded through the portal. The closing date of the receipt of application is 5.15 p.m. (Central European Time) of Friday, 4th December, 2020. A computer-generated email will be sent as an acknowledgement of the application. Further details concerning the submission of applications are contained in the general provisions referred to below.

14.2 The applicants will then be invited to attend at the Human Resources Branch to be weighed, photographed and fill in Additional Information Sheet, as part of the application process. This Additional Information Sheet is to be filled in the presence of the Officer in charge Human Resources and/or another officer appointed by the Commissioner of Police. The Human Resources Section will recieve applications until 5.15 p.m. of Friday, 4th December, 2020.

Furthermore, applicants are also to submit copies of qualifications and experience, supported by the original documents. Two passport-size photographs are also required. Scanned copies sent electronically are also acceptable but originals must still be presented for verification.

14.3 Original certificates and/or testimonials are to be again produced at the interview.

14.4 It is the responsibility of the applicants not to leave until the last thirty (30) minutes for submission of their application.

14.5 Applications which are received after closing date and time (i.e. late Applications) are not allowed.

14.6 Applicants are granted up to two (2) working days after closing date or up to two (2) working days from date of notification, whichever is the latter, to submit any incorrect or incomplete documents.

Other General Provisions

15. Other general provisions concerning this call for applications, with particular reference to:

applicable benefits, conditions and rules/regulations;

reasonable accommodation for registered persons with disability;

the submission of recognition statements in respect of qualifications; the publication of the result;

the process for the submission of petitions concerning the result;

medical examination;

access to application forms and related details;

retention of documents,

may be viewed by accessing the website of the People andStandards Division (https://recruitmentintra.gov.mt/generalprovisions/GeneralProvisionsEN.pdf​) or may be obtained from the Human Resources Section, Police General Headquarters. These general provisions are to be regarded as an integral part of this call for applications.

The website and email address of the receiving Department are (https://pulizija.gov.mt​) and (hr.police@gov.mt​).