147 Cadet Assistants Superintendent of Prison (General Duties) Job at Uganda Prisons Service (UPS) - Jobs in Uganda

Vacancy title: 147 Cadet Assistants Superintendent of Prison (General Duties)


IndustryPublic Administration, and Government

Jobs at: Uganda Prisons Service (UPS)

Deadline of this Job: 30 October 2020  

Duty Station: Uganda East Africa

Date Posted: Sunday, October 11, 2020

Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Post: Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Prison (General Duties)
REF: PA. 05/20
Salary: Uganda Government Scale U4 (Lower)
No. of vacancies: 147
Age: 21-35 years .

Applicants 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

The incumbent will be responsible to the Officer In-Charge of a Correctional Institution for performing the following duties:
• ln- Charge of Prisons Institutions;
• Responsible for safety and security of the institution;
• Responsible for correctional training of inmates confined therein;
• Supervising and appraising subordinate staff;
• Responsible for discipline of institutional staff and inmates;
• Responsible for general accountability of arms, ammunitions, clothing and other Government stores;
• Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Applicants should have the following competences:
• Results Orientation; Ethics and Integrity; Interpersonal Skills;
• Ability to adapt to multi-cultural settings; Communication Skills;
• Team Building and Problem-Solving skills.
• Age limit is 35 years.

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
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) and addressed to the Secretary, Prisons Authority, PO. Box 7191, Kampala, and submitted at Prisons Regional Headquarters, at either Luzira, Masaka, Mbarara, Kabaie, 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 application forms can be downloaded on the Prisons Authority website: www.prisonsauthority.go.ug  and Public Service Commission website: www.psc.go.ug . or Ministries/Departments and District Service Commission Offices.
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.
All applicants must be physically and medically fit and should not have been convicted of any criminal offence in any court of law.
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.


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