147 No Experience Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Prison (General Duties) Job Vacancies – Uganda Prisons Service (UPS)


Job Title:    Cadet Assistants
Superintendent of Prison (General Duties) – 147 No Experience Job Vacancies

Organization:  Uganda
Prisons Service (UPS)

Duty Station:  Kampala,



About US:

The Prisons Act,
2006 provides for the mandate and functions of a Uganda Prisons Service
composed of Central and former Local Government Prisons and spells out the
duties of the UPS as to protect, promote and fulfill the rights of
those incarcerated.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

 The incumbent will be responsible to the
Officer In-Charge of a Correctional Institution for performing the following

Charge of Prisons Institutions;

for safety and security of the institution;

for correctional training of inmates confined therein;

and appraising subordinate staff;

for discipline of institutional staff and inmates;

for general accountability of arms, ammunitions, clothing and other Government

other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in any of the
disciplines either in Arts or Sciences (Pure and Applied) from a recognized
University or institution

Orientation; Ethics and Integrity; Interpersonal Skills;

to adapt to multi-cultural settings; Communication Skills;

Building and Problem-Solving skills.

Age: 21-35 years


NB: All applicants
must be physically and medically fit and should not have been convicted of any
criminal offence in any court of law.


How to Apply:

Applications are
invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill vacant posts of Cadet Assistant
Superintendent of Prisons existing in the Uganda Prisons Service (UPS).

Applications should
be filled in triplicate on Public Service Commission Form 3 (2008) Download
and addressed to the Secretary, Prisons Authority, PO. Box 7191,
Kampala, and submitted at Prisons Regional Headquarters, at either Luzira,
Masaka, Mbarara, Kabale, Fort-Portal, Mubende, Jinja, Mbale, Soroti, Moroto,
Lira, Gulu, Arua, Masindi, and Mukono, not later than 30th October, 2020.
Handwritten applications are also acceptable.


The applications
should bear the title as well as the Reference Number of the post applied for.
Applicants should attach three recent passport size photos, three sets of
certified photocopies of their academic transcripts and certificates and National
identity card (ID). Applicants subsequently shortlisted for oral interviews
shall be required to present certified copies and originals of their academic
transcripts and certificates at the time of sitting interviews.

Applicants should
apply for a maximum of only two (2) posts clearly indicating the first and
second choice against the post applied for. Officers already in Government
Service should not apply.

ln addition,
successful candidates must be prepared to undergo a Twelve (12) months Cadet
Assistant Superintendent of Prisons Officers’ course at the Prisons Staff
College and Training School plus three (3) months attachment. Uganda Prisons
Service is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who shall
not hear from the Prisons Authority on completion of the recruitment and
selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.


Deadline: 30th October 2020 


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