State Department for Correctional Services Kenya Prisons Service - Senior Superintendent of Prisons Jobs

State Department for Correctional Services Kenya Prisons Service - Senior Superintendent of Prisons Jobs


For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Superintendent of Prisons for Job Group M , ( PG 7)

  • A Certificate of Initial Training for Prisons Officers from the Prisons Staff Training College lasting not less than nine (9) months.

    OR

  • A Certificate of Initial Training for Cadet Officers from the Prisons Staff Training College lasting not less than thirteen (13) months.

    OR

  • A Post graduate Diploma in Security and Correctional Science from a recognized
    institution;

  • A Certificate in Prisons Senior Officers Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and

  • Maintained outstanding discipline record

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  • Managing medium institutions;

  • Chairing Reception and Discharge Board in medium institutions;

  • Deploying officers depending on their suitability;

  • Giving direction based on data entries;

  • Ensuring documentation and safe storage of prisoners cash, valuables and other properties and controlling security of prison institution;

  • Ensuring inmates are
    produced in courts on time and monitoring security of prisoners on transit;

  • Releasing inmates in maximum security institution and coordinating rehabilitation
    programs;

  • Managing prisons farms and industries activities;

  • Commanding parades and conducting class instructions to trainees and leading recruitment teams;

  • Adjudicating disciplinary cases for both staff and inmates;

  • Supervising staff from the rank of Superintendent of Prisons and below;

  • Ensuring proper maintenance of hygiene and sanitation and ensuring that inmates access healthcare; reporting incidences of unusual occurrence;

  • Ensuring provision of services to prisoners and providing professional services based on area of specialization.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; State Department for Correctional Services Kenya Prisons Service - Senior Superintendent of Prisons Jobs


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