Career Opportunities


Contact Information

E-mail: [email protected]

Tel: +48 261 41 1484
       +48 261 41 1483

Mailing Address:
Joint Force Training Centre
Central Registry
ul. Szubinska 2



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.

The categories of NATO International Civilian staff employed at HQ SACT, range from NATO Grade (NG) 8 to NG 22 which can be defined as follows:

  • NG 15, 17, 20 & 22 have professional/management level responsibility and are typically employed in Operations Research & Analysis, Resource Management (HRM, Finance, Infrastructure), Communications & Information Technology and International Law.
  • NG 16, 18, 19 & 21 are specialist linguistic posts, such as Translator/Reviser positions.
  • NG 8, 10, 12 & 14 are typically technicians or assistants, such as Information Technology Assistants, Financial Assistants and Administrative Assistants.

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.

For more information concerning the NATO Defined Contribution Pension Scheme (DCPS), click here.


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The old type application form & processes are no longer in effect.



Technician (Cyber Defence)
Job Number: 240499
Link to Taleo platform (for more details and application form, follow the link and enter the above Job Number)
NATO Body: 3rd NATO Signal Battalion, Bydgoszcz,  POL

NATO Grade: G10

Application Deadline: 21-April-2024



Local Wage Rate (LWR) posts are internationally funded and have a local employment status. Personnel filling LWR posts are employed under terms set out in their contracts of employment which must comply with Polish labour laws and regulations. Applications for LWR posts will only be accepted from nationals of all NATO countries. However, nationals of NATO countries that are not members of the European Union (EU) require a residence permit and a work permit for Poland.

How to Apply for LWR Post

In order to be considered for LWR (Local Wage Rate) post, Candidates shall submit electronically to JFTC Human Resources Team at [email protected] before the application deadline, the following documents:

  1. The completed JFTC LWR Post Requirements Form for the particular post – REQUIRED;
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV), setting out your personal details (name, date of birth, NATO nationality, contact details and address, Professional qualifications, Education, Career to date); For the rules governing processing and protection of your personal data, please refer to the Personal Data Protection information in the Vacancy Notice – REQUIRED;
  3. Motivational letter i.e. one-page essay, indicating why your particular educational and professional background make you especially well-suited for this post – REQUIRED;
  4. English language certification and/or proof of English language education and/or proof of work in English speaking environment – REQUIRED;
  5. A copy of NATO Secret security clearance, if already in possession of such clearance – OPTIONAL;
  6. Candidates who are closely related in the first or second degree to a member of a NATO body, in particular, of the JFTC staff, are also required to include a separate statement to this effect, identifying their relative by name and position.

All documents must be submitted in English language. Any documentation submitted in a language other than English must be accompanied by at least an unofficial translation.

NOTE: Application must consist of at least no. 1, 2, 3 and 4 the above-mentioned documents, and must reach JFTC HR via email before the vacancy notice’s deadline.

Any incomplete applications and/or untimely submissions will not be considered, with no exceptions.​​​​​
Only Attachments in  PDF format will be accepted.


Currently, there are no LWR vacancies at JFTC.



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, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, North-Macedonia, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Türkiye, United Kingdom, United States of America.