Public Service Commission Assistant Director of Probation Jobs in Kenya

Public Service Commission Assistant Director of Probation Jobs in Kenya


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

  • served for a minimum period of eight (8) years and currently serving at the grade of Probation and Aftercare 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: Sociology, Criminology, Guidance and Counselling, Social Psychology, or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • been conversant with High Court etiquettes and procedures in criminal matters;

  • a good understanding of rehabilitation programmes of complex and serious offenders; and

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

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • An officer at this level will be in charge of a High Court in the field stations or deputize the
    Deputy Director of Probation and Aftercare Services at Probation Department at headquarters.

    At Departmental Headquarters, duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • co-coordinating, supervising, monitoring and evaluating the departmental programmes in the field;

  • planning offenders’ rehabilitation programs for field stations;

  • receiving, analysing, and disseminating statistics; and

  • coordinating research activities and liaising with penal institutions and other stakeholders on research findings.

    At the field offices (County level), duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • being in charge of the High Court and its jurisdiction on all
    aspects of probation work;

  • attending cases originating from the High Court and Court of Appeal;

  • conducting social inquiry on all referred cases from the High Court and Court of Appeal;

  • taking charge of offenders placed by the High Court and Court of Appeal under mandatory community-based supervision, rehabilitation and resettlement;

  • liaising with all other agents of criminal justice administration for efficient and
    effective criminal justice delivery;

  • facilitating and promoting reconciliation of offenders in the community;

  • supervising, rehabilitating, and reintegrating offenders to the community;

  • coordinating and liaising with other departments or agencies in promoting activities within the area of jurisdiction;

  • coordinating activities of review committees and the courts in relation to community service order; and

  • serving as secretary to the Divisional Review Committee.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Public Service Commission Assistant Director of Probation Jobs in Kenya


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