Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government Assistant Director - National Registration (Fingerprints) Jobs in Kenya

Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government Assistant Director - National Registration (Fingerprints) Jobs in Kenya


Qualifications and Requirements:

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -

  • served for a minimum period of nine (9) years and currently serving at the grade of Senior Fingerprint Officer, CSG 9 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;

  • a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Forensic Science, Criminology, Security and Disaster Management, Information Science, Information Communication Technology, Anthropology, Library and Archival Science, Sociology, Psychology, Government/Political Science, Community Development, Conflict Management, Development Studies, Cultural Studies, Communication or comparable qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • been gazzetted as a “Fingerprint Officer”; and

  • shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Responsibilities:

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • cross referencing detected double, multiple and illegal registration of national identity cards;

  • initiating research and providing advice on wrongly linked records;

  • establishing identity or non-identity of fingerprints of two sets of impressions generated by the Automated Fingerprints Identification System (AFIS);

  • overseeing indexing of fingerprint files and
    breakdown of fingerprint formulae;

  • liaising with the security agencies and other stakeholders in combating and controlling illegal entry of persons into the country;

  • monitoring validation and/or invalidation of records based on fingerprint comparison principles;

  • analyzing reports on detected double, multiple and illegal registration for national identity cards;

  • monitoring validation of automated searches involving fingerprints;

  • coordinating fingerprints searches of known and unknown deceased persons;

  • preparing and presenting complex fingerprint reports as evidence in court(s) of law; and

  • initiating fingerprints personnel training and research programmes in liaison with other stakeholders;

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government Assistant Director - National Registration (Fingerprints) Jobs in Kenya


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