Kenya Prisons Recruitment 2024/2025 Date and Centers is Out – Apply Here

Kenya Prisons Recruitment 2023/2024 Date and Centers is Out – Apply Here

Kenya Prisons Recruitment 2024/2025 date and centers is out, learn how to apply for Kenya Prisons Service (KPS) recruitment following the step by step guidelines provided in this article.

Are you a Kenyan still searching for a job? Or have you been aspiring to work with the Kenya Prisons Service (KPS)? If yes, then here’s a perfect opportunity for you to actualize that dream by applying for the ongoing recruitment.

I will disclose to you the necessary information that should guide you to success in the ongoing Kenya Prisons Service recruitment exercise, these includes the requirements, starting/closing date, application deadline, frequently asked questions and answers and then general success tips.

Is Kenya Prisons Recruitment 2024 Ongoing?

Yes, Kenya Prisons Service (KPS) recruitment application form 2024 is out and the process is currently ongoing, you can apply by visiting the online application portal

KPS recruitment application form is totally free and accessible online by the general public, so stay alert and do not allow anyone extort funds from you.

You can also apply for any of these other recruitments currently ongoing in Kenya;

General Requirements for Kenya Prisons Recruitment 2024/2025            

Do you really want to know the easy hack on how to become successful in the Kenya Prisons recruitment? If yes, then it’s simply to adhere to the criteria stated below.

  • Prospective applicant of this recruitment must be a Kenyan (citizen)
  • Prospective applicant should have an active and valid National Identity Card
  • Applicant should possess a minimum mean grade of D+ (D Plus) and above in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination or its equivalent from an examination body recognized in Kenya with a  D+ (D Plus) and above  in either English or Kiswahili languages
  • Applicant should not be less than 18 years of age or more than 28
  • Candidate applying should adhere to the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution
  • Prospective applicant should be physically and medically fit
  • You should be free of any criminal record or pending criminal charges
  • If you’re currently pregnant, do not apply for the job
  • Examination slip would not be accepted in place of original certificate

Don’t allow the requirements intimidate you, just proceed with the application and hopefully you will be shortlisted for the next stage. Let’s go!

How to Apply for Kenya Prisons Recruitment 2024

To apply for Kenya Prisons recruitment, you have to visit the online application portal and then follow the procedures below.

  • Log unto
  • Click “Job Vacancies” at the right side of your screen
  • Select the “position” you would wish to apply for
  • Carefully input your “bio data” and then upload “credentials”
  • After you can proceed to “submit” the application form

Note that all scanned documents to be uploaded should be in accordance with the size stipulated on the application portal.

Job Vacancies at Kenya Prisons Service

Below are the current vacant positions in Kenya Prisons Service (KPS) which emancipated this recruitment exercise.

  • Public Health Officers III/II/I (PG 3)
  • Radiographers III/II/I (PG 3)
  • Pharmaceutical Technologists III/II/I (PG 3)
  • Community Oral Health Officers III/II/I (PG 3)
  • Health Records Officers III/II/I (PG 3)
  • Laboratory Technologists III (PG 3)
  • Clinical Officers III/II/I (PG 3)
  • Nursing Officers III/II/I (PG 3)
  • Nutritionists III/II (PG 3)
  • Animal Health Officers (PG 3)
  • Information-Communication Technology Officers III (PG 3)
  • Housekeepers/Caterers II (PG 3)
  • P1 Tutors (PG 2)
  • Early-Childhood Development Officers (PG 1)
  • Cooks (PG 1)
  • Bands Men (PG 1)
  • Masonry or Brick birthing (PG 1/2/3)
  • Construction or craft & Joinery (PG1/2/3 )
  • Tailoring, Dress creating, Fashion &Designing (PG1/2/3)
  • Fitter General (PG 1/2/3)
  • Architects Assistants (PG1/2/3)
  • Metal employees (PG 1/2/3)
  • Wood/Stone carvers (PG 1/2/3)
  • Leather Works (PG 1/2/3)
  • Electrical Assistants (PG1/2/3)
  • Painting & sign writers (PG1/2/3)
  • Videographers (PG 1/2/3)
  • Hair and Beauty Therapist (PG 1/2/3)
  • Welding and fabrication (PG ½)
  • Plant Technicians (PG 1/2/3)
  • Plumbers/Water offer Operators (PG 1/2/3)
  • Draughtsman (PG 1/2/3)

Kenya Prisons Recruitment Application Deadline 2024/2025

The application deadline for Kenya Prisons recruitment exercise is Friday, 11th February, 2024. Ensure you apply before this date as it might not likely be shifted again.

How long does Kenya Prisons training take?

Kenya Prisons training takes about six (6) weeks and candidates unable to attain the training will be disqualified.

Kenya Prisons Recruitment Date and Centers 2024

The last Kenya Prisons recruitment was on Tuesday, 8th Febuary, 2024 and the venue which the exercise will be conducted are;

  • Mombasa
  • Kwale
  • Kilifi
  • Tana River
  • Lamu
  • Taita Mak Taveta
  • Garissa
  • Wajir
  • Mandera
  • Marsabit
  • Isiolo
  • Meru
  • Tharaka-Nithi
  • Embu
  • Kitui
  • Machakos
  • Makueni
  • Nyandarua
  • Nyeri
  • Kirinyaga
  • Murang’a
  • Kiambu The
  • Turkana
  • West Pokot
  • Samburu
  • Trans-Nzoia
  • Uasin Gishu
  • Elgeyo-Marakwet
  • Nandi
  • Baringo
  • Laikipia
  • Nakuru
  • Narok
  • Kajiado
  • Kericho
  • Bomet
  • Kakamega
  • Vihiga
  • Bungoma
  • Busia
  • Siaya
  • Kisumu
  • Homa Bay
  • Migori
  • Kisii
  • Nyamira
  • Nairobi

Schedule for Kenya Prisons Recruitment 2024



1. MOMBASA 1. Likoni Likoni Likoni (DC’s Office) 8.00am
2. Mombasa Mvita Mombasa (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
3. Nyali Nyali Kongowea(DC’s Office) 8.00am
4. Kisauni Kisauni Kisauni (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
5. Changamwe Changamwe Changamwe (DC’s Office) 8.00am
6. Jomvu Jomvu Mikindani (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
2. KWALE 7. Matuga Matuga Kwale (DC’s Office) 8.00am
8. Kinango Kinango Kinango (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
9. Lungalunga LungaLunga Lunga Lunga Pri. School 8.00am
10. Msambweni Msambweni    Ma- Msambweni (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
konde Community
3. KILIFI 11. Ganze Ganze Ganze (DC’s Office) 8.00am
12. Kilifi South Kilifi South Kikambala (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
13. Kilifi North Kilifi North Bahari Stadium/Kilifi 8.00am
14. Kaloleni Kaloleni Kaloleni (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
15. Rabai Rabai Rabai (DC’s Office) 8.00am
16. Chonyi Kilifi South Mwembekati(DC’s Office) 2.00pm
17. Malindi Malindi Malindi (DC’s Office) 8.00am
18. Magarini Magarini Marafa (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
4. TANA RIVER 19. Tana River Galole Hola (DC’s Office) 8.00am
20. Tana Delta Garsen Garsen (DC’s Office) 8.00am
21. Tana North Bura Bura (DC’s Office) 8.00am
5. LAMU 22. Lamu East Lamu East Faza (DC’s Office) 8.00am
23. Lamu West Lamu West Mpeketoni (DC’s Office) 8.00am
24. Lamu Central Lamu East Amu (DC’s Office) 8.00am
6. TAITA TAVETA 25. Voi Voi Voi (DC’s Office) 8.00am
26. Taita Wundanyi Wundanyi (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
27. Taveta Taveta Taveta (DC’s Office) 8.00am
28. Mwatate Mwatate Mwatate (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
7. GARISSA 29. Garissa Garissa Township Garissa (DC’s Office) 8.00am
30. Lagdera Lagdera Modogashe (DC’s Office) 8.00am

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  1. Am interested to join KPS,am 20yrs old,I have ID, certificate in computer studies and ongoing driver,mean grade of D plain,I came from Narok county next to Masai Mara,am a Maasai guy also and am much happy when I see your response and am ready for an interview thanks phone number yngu 0114256094/0704557615

    • I’m 28 years old with a cerficate in computer studies,Electrical and electronics engineering and a Driving Certificate for BCE class… kindly consider me

    • My name is Teddy Dulu iam 25yrs i did my Secondary Education and attain a mean geade of D+, i have a certificate of Computer studies, a Valid Driving License basis on class BCE , i advance my training to Plant Machines, at Bandari Maritime Academy College i did a forklift Machine operations trainning and qualified class G, and was given a certificate for the course, now iam jobless please assist me by alerting me, for the next interview can get me through this number 0798062989.

  2. My name is EMMANUEL MWADUNA fro kilifi county – malindi town, I would like to join Kenya prison police next year 2023 God wishes… I would like to serve my mother land. Thankyou

    • I am Wycliffe age of 26 years old, I would likely to joined kps ,I obtain D plus in kcse . but please am praying to consider me ,my number 0706692809

      • Rolie Rolex……be realistic on date please how can it be 2022 again and further more there was no recruitment in 2022

  3. My name is Antony Keya am a journalism student i would like to join KPS next year, please inform me of the recruitment dates, am from vihiga but i live in Nairobi.

  4. I am Fidelmah vundi holding a diploma certificate in information communication and technology from NYS Engineering Institute and would like to join Kenya Prisons service 2023.

  5. My name is winnfridah Onchweri having done nurse assistant, I am honoured to join Kenyan prison 2023 it’s my pleasure to have your feedback thank you.

  6. my name is Dennis Rotich am a mason grade l & ll lll Artisan certificate trade test i would like to join KPS next year, please inform me of the recruitment dates, am form kericho but I live in Londiani chepseon

  7. My name is Patrick Julius mukekapel am a plumber grade I and II artisan certificate trade test i would like to join kps this year, please inform me of the recruitment date am from West pokot county thank you.

  8. Am kasyoki kiilu identity number 36727548,am very interested to join the kenya prison service in this year intake.Am a national youth service graduate holding a discharge of the same.I attained a D plain in my kcse exams.looking forward to get positive results from you.

  9. Am Alex mutinda mutuku I wish to join kps please contact me on 0790212341 if a chance is secured please I also applied in 2019 till now and I have not gotten any chance

  10. IAM Joshua Tumala Losuran from marsabit county I have tried many times I didn’t get, am mush having desires to join 0115645595

  11. I am Isabella Nantito Terewa from Baringo county i would like to work at Kenya prison service serving the people Kenya as an animal health officerif given a chance since I pursued certificate in general Agriculture please contact me 0715176691

  12. my name is Evance odhiambo iam interested in joining kps iam from homabay county i manage to score D plain phone number 0797575272

  13. Iam lewish from Kericho county(Bureti)
    it will be a great pleasure to be among those who are serving nation.Kindly consider me in the next recruitment(0704926342)

  14. I’m from laikipia west , and I’m very interested in this field I got a c plain in my high school certificate,, please consider my request , 0795525329

  15. Since my childhood,I had a dream of joining kps,have been trying since 2015,now am 28 years old,my last chance,but I still have hope, kindly acknowledge me Incase,0795188430

  16. Am mwanasiti juma ,32057895, have tried alot in your vacancies but didn’t go through I hope this time you will consider me

  17. Antony challo NYs graduate with an NYS paramilitary discharge certificate with looking for a positive feedback towards the matter concerned..

  18. You have not specified the date and the year, you said “Recruitment Application deadline 2023/2024 will be on Friday 11th February 2022” you’re confusing us please, we want to know the deadline for this year

  19. Am Tracy aged 23under attachment of criminology and preparing to graduate on December I would be glad if my pleading would be heard.

  20. I’m Kibet Edwin Ngeno aged 23years old,i have been admiring for this job for so long time since i conclude my academic in the year 2019,i thereby wish to become a officer of kenya prison department.i have done various course like electrical engineering,and i also have driving licence in heavy commercial trucks,i have experience in my both classes of driving &electrical engineering,i wish to become a officer of prison help to fulfill contacts are 0799970532 or 0799195714

  21. Hello am James ouma ogot am akenyan am 23 years old and am interested to join Kenya prison please is there a chance I got D minus in my last examination I have certificate in computer and driving please can you guys help me with this job my number is 254799935980

  22. Iam age of 23yrs,I scored grade of c- and I have pleasure to be one of the Kenya prison officer, please may be notified me in ongoing recruitment,,my number 0711292647 in Jesus name it’s can be.AMEN

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