50 No Experience Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Prisons (General Duties) Jobs – Uganda Prisons Service

Organisation: Uganda
Prisons Service
Duty Station: Uganda
Ref: HRM/PA 76/193/1
Salary Scale: U4
About US:
Uganda Prisons Service has a
vision of becoming a Centre of excellence in providing human rights based correctional
services in Africa. Its primary mandate is to guide the Government on policy
matters relating to the management, development and administration of the
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    applicants will serve as the In- Charges for Prisons Institutions
  • The
    incumbent will be responsible for safety and security of the institutions.
  • Ensure
    humane correctional training of inmates confined therein
  • Overseeing
    and appraising subordinate staff.
  • In
    charge of enforcing discipline of institutional staff and inmates.
  • Responsible
    for general accountability of all Government stores under his/her
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants for the 50 Cadet Assistant Superintendents of Prisons (General
    Duties) must be Ugandans who possess an Honours Bachelor’s Degree either
    in Arts/ Humanities, Social or Pure/Applied Sciences from a recognized
    University or Institution.
  • Successful
    candidates must be prepared to undergo twelve (12) months of rigorous
    physical training at the Prisons Staff College and Training School plus
    three (3) months attachment. The applicants should be physically and
    medically fit and should not have been convicted of criminal offence in any
    courts of law.
  • The
    applicants must be prepared and willing to work in difficult conditions
    and environment.
  • Age: 22-30 Years
Presentation of forged/false documents or impersonation is criminal and shall
be prosecuted in courts of law.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Form No.
3 (2008), download
, and submit it to the Secretary, Prisons Authority at Uganda
Prisons Headquarters, Plot 13/15 Parliament Avenue, P. O. Box 7182, Kampala.
Hand written applications are
also acceptable. Applicants should attach three (3) sets of photocopies of
their certificates and academic transcripts plus three (3) recent passport-size
NB: All applicants who are already in Government
Service should route their applications through their Heads of Department who
should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.
Deadline: Monday, 3rd August 2015
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