Posted: Saturday, February 3, 2018. 10:15 a.m. CST.
By BBN Staff: The Belize Coast Guard will be holding an Officer Selection Board on February 13 and 14, to select potential candidates to attend the Mexican Naval Academy entering summer 2018.
Candidates must be citizens of Belize between the ages of 17 – 20, unmarried, fluent in Spanish and have no tattoos.
The Officer Selection Board will comprise of the following:
a. Coast Guard Personal Fitness Test – This includes a push-up test, sit up test, pull up test and a timed two miles run
b. Basic swim test – candidates will be required to tread water for two minutes then swim 200 meters
c. General Knowledge Test
d. Essay writing
e. Participate in a group discussion
f. Deliver a lecturette
g. Produce a written estimate/appreciation of a given situation
h. Complete a command task in a given time frame
Letters of application to attend the Officer Selection Board should be addressed to the Commandant, Belize Coast Guard, at 4 ½ Miles George Price Highway, Belize City, Belize.
The deadline for submission is February, 10 and should include the following:
a. Proof of Citizenship
c. Minimum High School Diploma
d. Two letters of recommendation
e. A copy of a recent Police Record
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