Recruitment of General Duty Soldiers & Specialist/Technical Personnel

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Recruitment of General Duty Soldiers & Specialist/Technical Personnel

  • Post Date:March 14, 2022
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Job Description

The Zimbabwe National Army is recruiting suitably qualified candidates who are Zimbabwean citizens and physically fit to join the Army and serve in the following trades:


Interested candidates should:

  • Be aged between 18 – 22 years by 01 July 2022.
  • Have a minimum of five ‘0’ Level passes with grade ‘C’ or better.
  • Be physically and medically fit.
  • Be single.
  • Have a minimum height of 1,68m for males and 1,55m for females.
  • Weigh not less than 57 kgs for male candidates and 55 kgs for female candidates.
  • Complete a 10 km run in 45 minutes for males and 55 minutes for females.
  • Potential candidates to indicate in their application letters, their body weight, height and last school attended including traceable references from the schools and place contact details.


The following Specialist/ Technical Personnel are required and must be aged between 18-30 years and have a minimum of 5 ‘0’ Levels including English and Mathematics in addition to the professional qualifications:

X Ray Operators

  • Diploma in Radiology
  • Must be registered with AHPCZ

Sign Writers

  • NC/Diploma in Commercial Designing.

Assistant Web Designers

  • NC/ Diploma in Web Designing.
  • NC/ Diploma in Graphic Art and Designing.


  • NC in Brick & block laying
  • Artisan Class 1-4.

Diesel Plant Fitters

  • NC/ND/HND in Diesel Ptant Fitting.


  • NC/ND/HND in Electrical Engineering.
  • Artisan Class 1-4


  • NC in Plastering/Tiling.
  • Artisan Class 1-4.


  • NC in Carpentry.
  • Artisan Class 1-4.


  • NC in Welding
  • Artisan Class 1-4


  • NC in Plumbing.
  • Artisan Class 1-4.

Plant Operators

  • License/ Cert in Plant Operation.


  • NC in Painting/Decorating.
  • Artisan Class 1-4.

Auto Electricians

  • NC/ND/HND in Auto Electrics.
  • Artisan Class 1-3.

Motor Mechanics

  • NC/ND/HND in Motor Mech.
  • Artisan Class 1-3.

Marine Mechanics

  • NC in Marine Mechanics
  • Artisan Class 1-3

Auto Plant

  • NC/ND/HND in Auto Plant.

Chemistry Teachers

  • BSc Degree in Chemistry.

Physics Teachers

  • BSc Degree in Physics.

Biology Teachers

  • BSc Degree in Biology.

Panel Beaters

  • NC in Panel Beating and Spray painting.
  • NC in Coach Building.


  • NC/Diploma in Draughtsmanship.
  • Diploma/Degree in Civil Engineering.

Millwright Technicians

  • NC/ND in Instruments Mechanics.
  • NC/ND in instruments Tech.
  • NC in Refrigeration Tech.
  • NC in Metal Fabrication.
  • NC/ND in Electrical Engineering.


  • NC in Upholstery.
  • NC/Diploma in Clothing and Textile Technology.

Fitters and Turners/Machine Shop Engineers

  • NC/Diploma in Fitting and Turning.
  • NC/Diploma in Machine Shop Engineering.
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Assistant Chaplains

  • NC/ Diploma in Theology.


  • Certificate in Undertaking or Mortician.


  • Certificate in ower Arrangement.


  • Diploma/HND/Degree in IT.

Hardware Technicians

  • NC/ Diploma in Computer Systems Engineering.

Network Technicians

  • ND/CCNA/CCNP in Networking.

Ass Web Designer

  • NC, Diploma/HND/Degree in IT.

Wildlife Managers

  • Certificate in Wildlife Management

Mining Technicians

  • Cert/ND/HND in Mining/Geology

Rig Operators

  • Certificate in Rig Operation.

Hotel Caterers

  • Certificate in Hospitality Management

Refrigeration Technicians

  • Refrigeration Tech Class 3 or 4

Spray Painters

  • NC/Dip in Spray Painting
  • Journeymen Class One.

Procurement Clerks

  • NC /ND/HND in Purchasing, Accounting or Marketing.

Social Services Assistant

  • Diploma/HND in Social Work.

Steel Fixers

  • NC in steel fixing.
  • Artisan Class 1-4.

Land Surveyors

  • Diploma in Surveying and Geomatics

Quantity Surveyors

  • Diploma in Quantity Surveying


  • Diploma/HND in Accounts/Economics.


  • NC in Accounts/ Business Management.

Interested persons should:

  • Be semi-skilled and skilled tradesmen of up to (Class One) Journeyman qualifications for technical personnel.
  • Be holders of certificates, diplomas or any higher qualification in the field of specialty.
  • Have a minimum height of 1,68m and weight of not less than 57 kgs for male candidates.
  • Have a minimum height of 155m and weight of not less than 55 kgs for female candidates.
  • Potential candidates to state in their application letters, their body weight, height, fast school attended including traceable references from the schools/ colleges and place contact details.
  • Complete a 10 km run in 45 minutes for males and 55 minutes for females.
  • Work experience is an added advantage.

Applicants to deposit their application letters with contact numbers at Formation Headquarters, established Army Units and selected venues within their respective provinces and districts over period 15 March to 10 April 2022. More information can be obtained on the following contact details:

  • Matabeleland North Province – Headquarters 1 Infantry Brigade (Mzilikazi Barracks), Bulawayo telephone number (0292 209436).
  • Matabeleland South Province – Headquarters Bulawayo District (Lookout Masuku Barracks), Bulawayo telephone number (0292 66687).
  • Mashonaland East Province – Headquarters 2 infantry Brigade (Kaguvi Barracks), Harare telephone number (0242 743446).
  • Manicaland Province – Headquarters 3 Infantry Brigade (Herbert Chitepo Barracks), Mutare telephone number (02020 63002).
  • Masvingo Province – Headquarters 4 Infantry Brigade (Gava Musungwa Zvinavashe Barracks). Masvingo telephone number (0392 263187).
  • Mashonaland West Province – Headquarters Mechanised Brigade (Inkomo Barracks), Darwendale telephone number (067 2192 497).
  • Mashonaland Central Province – Headquarters Artillery Brigade (Domboshava Barracks), Harare telephone number (0242 336372).
  • Midlands Province – Headquarters 5 Infantry Brigade, Kwekwe telephone number (05525 70375).

Shortlisted candidates to report with original and certified photocopies of the following documents:

  • Long Birth Certificate.
  • National Identification Card.
  • Educational Certificates.
  • Professional Certificates.
  • Reference letters from previous employers, colleges or schools.

Candidates who face difficulties in contacting Formation Headquarters in their respective provinces are to inquire with the Zimbabwe National Army Recruiting Office in Harare on the following telephone numbers; (0242-707459) or (0242-793262).


In addition to a good remuneration. the Army provides:

  • Free Medical and Dental care.
  • Housing and Transport Allowances.
  • Generous leave conditions.

Warning: Do not pay anyone to join the Army. The Army does not engage third parties or agents in it’s recruitment programmes nor advertise on social media.

Inserted By Army Public Relations Directorate
Tel: 0242-700316
Emai: [email protected]