AWDF Recruitment

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Published on March 30, 2014

Author: JeanDB

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ADVANCED FORCE RANGER (AFR) & SPECIAL FORCE RANGER (SFR) RECRUITMENT 100 Positions ONLY! Admission requirements - Minimum age 18 (max 25) - M / F - Nationality: Congolese, Kenyan or South African - Birth certificate - Identity card (valid for at least 5 years ) - International passport (valid for at least 5 years) - Certificate of good conduct - Certificate of secondary education (passed) - An introduction letter (Tell about yourself in max 2 pages) - Driving license with proof of examination center (do not BUY your license, because you will have to prove your skills) - International certificate of vaccination (Yellow card) - Medical fitness certificate (issued by a recognized national hospital) - BMI 21-25 - Biometric length between 170- 190cm (not more, not less) Selection tests - Back ground check (Homeland Security & Interpol) - Physical test - Psychological test - Interview Generalities - No racial, political or religious issues - HIV negative - Excellent physical condition - Good stamina - Team player - You need to speak at least 2 of the following 4 languages (French, English, Afrikaans, Swahilli)

Description of the function As an AFR you are responsible for the protection of national parks and private conservancies. You will undergo several wildlife management courses and learn to deal with combat techniques & weapons. You will also specialize in the unmanned airborne systems (drones) and k-9 units. SFR units are elite units that are deployed with parachutes when required. The training is similar to that of AFR units, you learn to deal with the most modern weapons and combat techniques. But you need to pass additional Para & commando techniques. Pre-registration Send all the requested documents to rangers@africanwildlifedefenceforce.com - Copy of identity card, front & back (valid for at least 5 years ) - Certificate of secondary education (passed) - An introduction letter (Tell about yourself in max 2 pages) We will do a background check (Homeland Security & Interpol) You will receive a reply from us after a few months. (This may take a while, since the bureaucracy of local governments is SLOW!!!)

Registration & selection day The selection day is done at 3 locations; Lubumbashi (D.R.Congo), Nairobi (Kenya) and Johannesburg (South Africa) (Location may change) for ex. Baringo County Kenya, Limpopo South Africa The exact place and date will be communicated once we have 1000 candidates. During the selection day you will participate in physical and psychical tests. And 2 psychologist will take an interview. DO NOT LIE, because they have the last word! You must bring; - Your invitation letter - Identity card (valid for at least 5 years ) - Certificate of good conduct - Medical fitness certificate (issued by a recognized national hospital) - Your sports clothes & running shoes - Your toiletries Tests begin at 8 am in the morning and end at 5 pm in the evening. You must be present at 7:30 am at the latest. Latecomers will be sent straight back home! No matter from which part of the country you're coming from. Be on time & don’t waste our time! WE DO NOT PROVIDE LUNCH! YOU WILL BE CALLED BY US IF YOU PASSED THIS DAY!

Recruitment day The training will be held in Kenya, Poland, UK, US and South Africa. WE WILL PROVIDE ALL YOUR FLIGHT TICKETS! The recruitment day is done at two locations; Nairobi (Kenya) and Johannesburg (South Africa) THE EXACT PLACE AND DATE WILL BE COMMUNICATED! You must bring; - Your invitation letter - Birth certificate - Identity card (valid for at least 5 years ) - International passport (valid for at least 5 years) - Bank card - Driving license with proof of examination center (do not BUY your license, because you will have to prove your skills) - International certificate of vaccination (Yellow card) - Your sports clothes & running shoes - Your toiletries - 1 personal item Clothes* - Underwear for 1 weak - 5 sets of clothes (you can wear this in your free time) - 2 pairs of shoes *Uniforms, boots and clothes is provide by us!

Description of the function As an AFR you are responsible for the protection of national parks and private conservancies. You will undergo several wildlife management courses and learn to deal with combat techniques & weapons. You will also specialize in the unmanned airborne systems (drones) and k-9 units. SFR units are elite units that are deployed with parachutes when required. The training is similar to that of AFR units, you learn to deal with the most modern weapons and combat techniques. But you need to pass additional Para & commando techniques. Your education PHASE 1*  Military initiation phase (MIP) of 8 weeks You will learn rules and discipline, survival in the field, dealing with weapons, observation, protection techniques and individual combat techniques (camouflage, tactical progress, attack and defense techniques, new techniques, combat shooting).  Military basic training (MBT) of 5 weeks Here you apply the techniques you have learned during the MIP to a team. Specialized professional training for 3 months in a training center for commands. Here you will learn specific commands mortar techniques (climbing, boating, close combat, combat swimming)  K9 Training; You will train with top handlers from Europe. (Protection, attack, human tracking, and sniffing) with Belgian Bloodhounds and Malinois sherperds. (ONLY FOR AFR)  Specialized professional training for 1 month in the training of parachutists. Here you will learn the techniques of skydiving. Free Fall Parachute Training. HALO, HAHO (stand-off) and Military Tandem (MTTB) (ONLY FOR SFR)

AFR & SFR course also includes; 8 weeks  Unmanned Airborne Systems Counter & Survivability (UAS C&S) or Drones. This training provides the practical and technical knowledge to understand how these systems are used and the successful methods, tactics and procedures to defeat and counter them.  Long Range Target Interdiction (LRTI) – Sniper  Counter Poaching - Ranger Information Exploitation Tracking (RIXT) WEAPONS: GLOCK 17, GLOCK 19, H&K USP, SIG SAUER P229, Beretta 92F, M4, AR15, AK47 PHASE 2  Game ranging  Wildlife management  Game lodge management  Anti-poaching  Mountain guiding  Predator management on livestock farms  Hunting  Snake handling (Theoretical & Practical, + exams) 4 weeks PHASE 3  Internship in a unit of 3 months (private conservancy & national park) Expert evaluation during a variable period until the end of the third year. Attention! Throughout your entire course (PHASE 1 + PHASE 2 = 40 months ), you are obliged to stay in the quarter. * COURSES ARE TAUGHT IN KENYA, SOUTH AFRICA, POLAND, UK AND THE U.S. PARTCIPANT AGREES THAT HIS DATA IS PASSED TO THE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCIES! ALL INSTRUCTORS ARE ACTIVE OR RETIRED U.S. SEALS, FRENCH LEGIONAIRES, SOUTH AFRICAN DEFENCE FORCES.

The labor conditions. As a member of an elite unit you live primarily on the ground. You provide normal physical and mental effort. Depending on the circumstances,  you must provide additional physical and mental effort  you work without a permanent roster  you have to deal with stressful situations  you have to work in difficult and / or boring conditions  take part in foreign missions After graduation rangers can be deployed in their homeland! BUT, through a rotation you should also work in other countries. SALARIES During training Recruit - 10920.39 ZAR / 89333.46 KES a month After graduation AFR - 14560.52 ZAR / 119111.28 KES a month SFR - 21840.78 ZAR / 178666.92 KES a month

Information for the candidate Advanced Force (AFR) & Special Force Ranger (SFR) Dear recruit, As director of the AWDF I congratulate you in advance with your choice to present yourself as a candidate for an elite ranger unit. Unfortunately, we just want the best! Only 10% of the recruits will ultimately succeed in his formation and work for us. A tough selection should determine whether you can start later this year the training to elite ranger. You are a candidate for a unique unit that offers many possibilities. You choose a demanding job with good prospects. Everyone at the AWDF must undergo rigorous testing, including physical tests. These tests can be found in Appendix A. It is important to have a good condition at the AWDF. Experience has shown that this condition is best to build over a longer period of time. So best to start right now! I hope you can start your training as a junior elite ranger soon, so that we can welcome you in a big family. Good luck! Best regards, Jan-Frederik “Jean DB” Goyvaerts Director African Wildlife Defence Force (AWDF)

TESTING PHYSICAL CONDITION CANDIDATE ELITE RANGER. Appendix A. Running test - 2400 m Strenght testing - Strenght testing arms: hanging on a horizontal bar, arms fully extended, bring chin to above the high bar, arms fully extended back; - Sit-up (abdominal strength): supine hands crossed in the neck, legs 90°, feet firmly on the ground, torso upward bending forward until elbows touch the knees, without interruption, and in series; - Horizontal bar: hanging from the high bar, bring feet above the high bar; Balance & dare test - These two tests are carried out together. - Using a ladder, climb up on a balance beam (3m, + / - 12 cm wide), you walk across the beam to the end (length: 5 m) at the end of the bar performing a depth jump as daring leap. - In the warm-up before the test, the proper technique is shown and you can also practice it. Rating - The assessment is based on the table on the following page. - This review is intentionally designed so hard, that the very good candidates can be distinguished from "ordinary" good. "Good" is not enough to stay in the selection. So be prepared for the test!

Point Power arms Sit-Up Horizontal bar Running 2400 m (Min, Sec) Balance Dare 20 20 100 Successful = 20/20 08’20’’ GO / NO GO GO /NO GO 19 19 90 08’40’’ 18 18 82 09’15’’ 17 17 75 09’30’’ 16 16 69 09’45’’ 15 15 65 10’00’’ 14 14 61 10’15’’ 13 13 57 10’30’’ 12 12 53 10’45’’ 11 11 51 11’00’’ 10 10 50 11’20’’ 9 9 49 11’40’’ 8 8 48 12’00 … … … … … Coëfficiënt 3 2 0,5 4,5 GO / NO GO GO / NO GO THIS DOCUMENT WAS TRANSLATED FROM FRENCH TO ENGLISH! THE ENGLISH THROUGHOUT THIS DOCUMENT MAYBE POOR AND DIFFICULT TO READ BECAUSE OF GRAMMATICAL AND SYNTAX ERRORS.

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