Post of Superintendent (Internal)

Date: Aug 30, 2019
​ PS/139/80 Vol. VI 
HR/Police Circular No. 1/2019 
Malta Police Force
  Police General Headquarters

      Date: 30 August 2019 

To:   Senior Police Inspectors


Nomenclatures denoting the male gender include also the female gender. 
1. The Commissioner of Police invites applications for the post of Superintendent of Police in the Malta Police Force 
Terms and Conditions

2.1     This appointment is subject to a probationary period of one year.

2.2     The salary for the post of Superintendent of Police is Salary Scale 5, which in the year 2019 is, €27,538 per annum, rising by annual increments of €640.67 up to a maximum of €31,382.


3. The duties of a Superintendent of Police include:

  • supervision of Police Inspectors and other officers under his charge;
  • directing and monitoring investigations and prosecutions;
  • managing of the district or branch under his charge;
  • organizing staff conferences and implementing policy;
  • any other duties as assigned by the Commissioner of Police; and
  • any other duties according to the exigencies of the Public Service as directed by the Permanent Secretary.

Further details of the job description of the post may be obtained from the Human Resources Branch, Police General Headquarters, Floriana.

Eligibility Requirement

4.       By the closing time and date of this call for applications, applicants must be Public Officers in the rank of Senior Inspectors of Police and wearing three pips.

Submission of Supporting Documents

5.1    Qualifications and experience claimed must be supported by certificates and/or testimonials, copies of which are to be scanned and sent through the Recruitment Portal on Under no circumstances should any such documents be submitted after two (2) working days from the closing date. 

5.2     Original certificates and/or testimonials are to be invariably produced for verification at the interview.

Selection Procedure

6.      Eligible applicants will be assessed by a Selection Board to determine their suitability for the post. The maximum mark for this selection process is 100 and the pass mark is 60 (if applicants are less than 20) or 200 with a pass mark of 120 (if applicants are more than 20).

Submission of Applications

7.1    Applications are to be submitted, for the attention of the Commissioner of Police through the Recruitment Portal at the following address:  (under Uniformed and Security), till noon on Friday 13 September 2019.

7.2   Applicants will then be invited to submit an application (on a subject form), which will be             received by the Deputy Commissioner in charge Human Resources and Administration at Human Resources Branch, Police General Headquarters.

Other General Provisions

8.      Other general provisions concerning this call for applications, with particular reference to:
  • the applicable benefits, conditions and rules/regulations;
  • reasonable accommodation for registered persons with disability;
  • submission of recognition statements in respect of qualifications;
  • publication of the result;
  • the process for the submission of petitions concerning the result;
  • access to application forms and related details;
  • retention of documents;

may be viewed by accessing the website of the People & Standards Division at the address​  or may be obtained from Human Resources Branch, Police General Headquarters, Floriana.  These general provisions are to be regarded as an integral part of this call for applications.

Lawrence Cutajar
Commissioner of Police
Ministry for Home Affairs and National Security