Kenya Prisons Service Recruitment 2022/2023 : Requirements, Vacancies, How To Apply
Kenya Prisons Recruitment Requirements, Qualifications 2022
The following are the Kenya Prisons recruitment general entry requirement for applicants:
Kenya Prisons Service Recruitment Qualifications – Constables
Potential candidates must possess the following qualifications;
Have a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum grade of D+ and above or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
Be between the ages of 18 – 28 years for secondary school leavers;
Must be a Kenyan citizen;
Be at least 5 feet 4 inches tall for men and 5 feet 2 inches tall for women;
Be physically and medically fit;
Must have good hearing and clear vision;
Have no criminal record;
Female candidates Must not be pregnant at the time of recruitment and during training.
Prospective candidates must carry their original identification card, birth certificate, KRA PIN certificate, academic certificates and other testimonials on the day of recruitment.
On recruitment, candidates will undergo an intensive Government-sponsored paramilitary initial training course (professional) lasting not less than nine (9) months.
In addition, while undergoing the professional training, recruits will be expected to undertake a Self-Sponsored Certificate or Diploma course in Security and Correctional Science offered by Kenyatta University at a cost to be determined by the university.
The recruitment exercise will be absolutely free.
Bribery and other acts of corruption are unlawful.
Any person presenting themselves for recruitment with falsified or fake academic certificates, identity cards or engaging in any acts that amount to corruption shall be arrested and prosecuted.
How to apply
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by filling the PSC.2 (REVISED 2016) ap- plication form which can be downloaded from https://www.publicservice.go.ke and attach clear photocopies of relevant academic/professional certificates and their National identification cards (ID).
Completed applications should be addressed to;
THE COMMISSIONER GENERAL OF PRISONS
P. O BOX 30175-00100
and delivered at:
WHICH IS SITUATED ALONG BISHOPS ROAD, COMMUNITY AREA.
Application deadline 2022
So as to reach the Commissioner General of Prisons before 11th FEBRUARY, 2022.
NB: Successfully shortlisted candidates will be notified via print media by 1st MARCH, 2022.
Academic / Technical Qualifications
Technicians: Candidates must possess a relevant certificate /diploma from a recognized institution and be registered with the relevant bodies where applicable;
Artisans: Candidates must possess a minimum mean grade of D+ at KCSE or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
i. Certificate in Government Trade Test Grade III/II/I from a recognized institution;
ii. Certificate in Craft or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
In addition, they must have two (2) years of work experience and above.
KENYA PRISONS JOB VACANCIES
Clinical Officers III/II/I (PG 3)
Nursing Officers III/II/I (PG 3)
Public Health Officers III/II/I (PG 3)
Radiographers III/II/I (PG 3)
Pharmaceutical Technologists III/II/I (PG 3)
Community Oral Health Officers III/II/I (PG 3)
Health Records & Information Officers III/II/I (PG 3)
Laboratory Technologists III (PG 3)
Nutritionists III/II (PG 3)
Animal Health Officers (PG 3)
Information Communication Technology Officers III (PG 3)
Housekeepers/Caterers II (PG 3)
Instructors III(example Negotiators, Disaster Management) (PG 3)
P1 Teachers (PG 2)
Early Childhood Development Officers (PG 1)
Cooks (PG 1)
Bands Men (PG 1)
Masonry or Bricklaying (PG 1/2/3)
Construction or Carpentry & Joinery (PG1/2/3 )
Tailoring, Dressmaking, Fashion &Designing (PG1/2/3)
Fitter General (PG 1/2/3)
Architect Assistants (PG1/2/3)
Metal workers (PG 1/2/3)
Wood/Stone carvers (PG 1/2/3)
Leather Works (PG 1/2/3)
Electrical Assistants (PG1/2/3)
Painting & sign writers (PG1/2/3)
Plant Technicians (PG 1/2/3)
Plumbers/Water Supply Operators (PG 1/2/3)
Draughtsman (PG 1/2/3)
Videographers (PG 1/2/3)
Hair & Beauty Therapist (PG 1/2/3)
Welding & fabrication (PG 1/2)
On recruitment, candidates will undergo an intensive Government-sponsored para-military initial training course lasting not less than nine (9) months.
The recruitment exercise will be absolutely FREE. Bribery and other acts of corruption are unlawful. Any person presenting themselves for recruitment with falsified or fake academic/professional certificates, identity cards, or engaging in any acts that amount to corruption SHALL be disqualified, arrested and prosecuted.
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