As a Police Constable for the Royal Falkland Islands Police you will be in the unique position of being able to make a positive difference in the community and be at the very heart of making life safer and happier for everyone.
This role is varied and rewarding but also challenging, it will provide opportunities to develop both personally and professionally and help shape the future of the Royal Falkland Islands Police.
Demonstrating effective communication and inter-personal skills and guided by procedures you will build a rapport with our community whilst showing empathy and offering advice where necessary. We are looking for someone to work as part of a dedicated team that provides a 24/7 police service to the Falkland Islands community, you will help reduce crime, provide a reassuring presence and contribute to the prevention of incidents through thorough investigation and detection.
Applicants should have established policing skills and experience within a UK, Commonwealth, or British Overseas Territory police service but should not be more than 36 months out of policing and hold a full, clean driving licence.
- Fixed Term Contract, up to 4 years.
- Competitive Salary - Grade E2 £26,211 - £30,214 per annum dependent on skills and experience (rising to £34,680 per annum) plus an additional 10% Flexible Duty Allowance
- Eligibility for a 25% Gratuity (taxable).
- 30 days paid annual leave.
- Relocation Allowance, to help with moving costs.
- Flights Package for you and any recognised dependents residing with you at post both at the beginning and end of contract, along with additional annual return flights contingent on the duration of the contract.
- Government Housing for rent and a starter pack to help you settle in.
- A stimulating and supportive setting to work in and a unique and beautiful setting to live in.
How to Apply
Interested candidates can download the job description and view further information from our online vacancy page.
For further information regarding the position please contact Barry Thacker, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (+500) 28100.
To apply, please complete our online application form from our vacancy page www.jobs.gov.fk, by clicking on 'Apply Now' and completing the form.
Timetable for Recruitment and Selection Process
Closing Date for Applications - 18 June 2023 @ 2030GMT
Shortlisting week commencing - 19 June 2023
Interviews commencing - 26 June 2023
Falkland Islands Government (FIG)
The Falkland Islands is a British Overseas Territory, with full internal self-government.
As the largest employer in the Falkland Islands, we offer many unique and fulfilling job opportunities, across the full spectrum of public services. Our responsibilities include those typically managed by central government – taxation, legislation and policy, as well as those usually managed on a local level such as town planning, health and social services, and education. FIG also provides services specific to the needs of the Falkland Islands, such as fisheries research, power generation and the Government Air Service, FIGAS.
For more information about working for Falkland Islands Government, take a look at our recruitment microsite: www.jobs.gov.fk
The Falkland Islands
Set in the South Atlantic Ocean, around 400 miles east of South America and 8000 miles south-west of the UK, the Falkland Islands are a small, thriving community with a British way of life, benefiting from good local services, a varied social calendar and an absence of traffic jams!
The Falkland Islands’ stunning natural environment provides an unspoiled landscape and amazing wildlife to observe and explore, including penguins, whales and dolphins, all seen from the shore.
For those with a sense of adventure, it provides opportunities which are hard to match anywhere else in the world.