Joint Force Training Centre  (JFTC) Civilian Employment Opportunities

Contact Information
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Tel: +48 261 41 1483
Mailing Address:
Joint Force Training Centre
Central Registry
ul. Szubinska 2
85-915 Bydgoszcz

The need to provide continuity and specialist skills not found in the military, coupled with the cost of training military personnel in skills found in commerce, underpin the requirement for international civilian staff as an integral part of NATO's military structure. At JFTC, NATO International Civilian Staff work along-side their military colleagues in functions which span the activities of the Centre in both operational and supporting roles. These include Operations Research & Analysis, Resource Management (HRM, Finance, Infrastructure), Communications & Information Technology and International Law.

There are three categories of NATO International Civilian staff employed at JFTC, which are split between the following grades:

  • A grade staff have professional/management level responsibility and are typically employed in Operations Research & Analysis, Resource Management (HRM, Finance, Infrastructure), Communications & Information Technology and International Law.
  • L grade staff are specialist linguistic posts, such as Translator/Reviser positions.
  • B grade staff are typically technicians or assistants, such as Information Technology Assistants, Financial Assistants and Administrative Assistants.

The two official languages of NATO are English and French. The work at JFTC is mainly conducted in the English Language.

Nationals of the following Countries are eligible to apply:

Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, North-Macedonia, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America.

Please note that the recruitment process for NATO International Civilian vacancies at JFTC has changed.
Applicants should follow this
link and then identify the vacancy for the relevant post and follow the instructions given.
The old type application form & processes are no longer in effect.

Current vacancies 

Post title: Technician (SATCOM) at 3rd NATO Signal Battalion
Job number: 200559
Grade: B-3
Closing date for applications: 21 August 2020 11:59 PM

Post title: Senior Technician (Core/Database/DCOI Svc Spt) at 3rd NATO Signal Battalion
Job number: 200603
Grade: B-5
Closing date for applications: 04 September 2020 11:59 PM




What do we offer?

Serving NATO International Civilian staff will be offered a contract in accordance with the NATO Civilian Personnel Regulations. Newly recruited staff will be offered an initial contract of three years with possibility of renewal. The mandatory retirement age for NATO is 65.

For more information concerning terms and conditions of employment as a NATO civilian, please click here.

Post title:                                            Database Manager (CAX) 

Job number:                                      190562

Grade:                                                  B-4

Closing date for applications:    31 JUL 2019, 11:59:00 PM