Kenya Prisons Service Recruitment 2019/

Kenya Prisons Service Recruitments

Kenya Prisons Recruitment Requirements 2019/2020: 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 recognised 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.


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 work experience and above.

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