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How do I become a Jamaican JDF?

How do I become a Jamaican JDF?

Persons wishing to join the JDF can apply to be a commissioned officer, or a member of the regular infantry. Commissioned officers need at least 5 CXC’s, while applicants for the regular infantry must sit a reading and written test. Certain basic physical requirements are also required for both entries.

How much does a JDF soldier get paid a month?

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Job Title Salary
Army Soldier salaries – 1 salaries reported JMD 115,000/mo
Account Technician salaries – 1 salaries reported JMD 990,000/yr

How much is a soldier salary in Jamaica?

Salaries for specific jobs

Armed Forces Officer 82,800 JMD
Public Affairs Specialist 118,000 JMD
Public Information Officer 77,300 JMD
Rifleman 57,900 JMD
Soldier 71,700 JMD

How much do soldiers earn monthly?

Army Soldier Salary

Annual Salary Monthly Pay
Top Earners $50,000 $4,166
75th Percentile $35,500 $2,958
Average $30,572 $2,547
25th Percentile $25,000 $2,083

How old do you have to be to join the Jamaica Defence Force?

The requirements and procedures for becoming a member of the Third Battalion the Jamaica Regiment (National Reserve) as an officer or soldier, are the same as that of the Regular Force with two notable exceptions: 1. Applicants are accepted up to age 28. 2.

Where can I become a soldier in Jamaica?

Newly trained soldiers are seen at Up Park Camp on graudation from the JDF Technical Training Institute in this 2012 Gleaner photo. The dream of many a little boy in Jamaica is to become a soldier. As they get older, this desire changes for some, but for others, they still want to become a part of Jamaica’s security forces.

What do you need to know about the Jamaican Army?

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When was the Jamaica Defence Force ( JDF ) created?

The West India Regiments were reformed in 1958 as part of the West Indies Federation. The dissolution of the Federation resulted in the establishment of the JDF. The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) comprises an infantry Regiment and Reserve Corps, an Air Wing, a Coast Guard fleet and a supporting Engineering Unit.