Kenya Prisons Recruitment Dates and Centers 2022/2023 Application Portal

Kenya Prisons Recruitment Dates

Kenya Prisons recruitment 2022/2203 KPS application portal is now active. Learn about the vacant positions, requirements, how to apply, shortlist and screening date.

I would disclose to you on this page all necessary information that concerns Kenya Prisons service recruitment 2022/2023.

The controller of Kenya Prison Service made an open notice concerning the commencement of KPS recruitment 2022.

Prior to this, any citizen of Kenya interested in this job opportunity is advised to visit the application portal to fill out the online form.

If you have applied for Kenya Prisons recruitment before but yet was not successful don’t panic because I would guide you properly through this guide on how to apply.

Is Kenya Prisons Recruitment Form 2022 Out?

Just as earlier started an advert is out via KPS recruitment portal ( about new vacancies and you can apply for it online.

If you wish to apply then it is important you note the requirements, qualifications, dates, centers and other necessary information like the recruitment portal.

What is KPS Recruitment Portal? is the online application portal for Kenya Prison Service recruitment and all those interested are to visit here.

KPS recruitment portal is the online platform set aside by the government of Kenya for the intake of new personnel into the commission.

In the advert, a strict notice had been given that only those that submit their application visit the recruitment portal would be considered.

Kenya Prisons Recruitment Date and Centers

Kenya Prison Service country wide recruitment for constables and other positions would commence starting from 9th October, 2022.

We will drop the full list of centers immediately the recruitment process officially begins.

Kenya Prison Service Recruitment Requirements

Below are the perquisites for succeeding in the 2022 KPS recruitment process.

  • Applicant must have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minumum grade of D+ and above or equivalent
  • Candidates applying must be a Kenya with evidence of Original Identification card
  • Birth certificate would also be required
  • KRA PIN Certificate
  • Academic Certificates
  • Other testimonials of the recruitment like acknowledgement slip

All these documents are to be scanned and uploaded to the online application portal according to the stipulated sizes.

KPS Recruitment Positions 2022/2023

Here are the vacant positions which recruited persons would fill.

The first category is Technicians/Professional and available positions includes:

  • Clinical Officers III/II/I (PG 3)
  • Nursing Officers III/II/I (PG 3)
  • 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)
  • 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)

The second category is Artisans and the positions therein are:

  • 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)
  • Plant Technicians (PG 1/2/3)
  • Plumbers/Water offer Operators (PG 1/2/3)
  • Draughtsman (PG 1/2/3)
  • Videographers (PG 1/2/3)
  • Hair and Beauty Therapist (PG 1/2/3)
  • Welding and fabrication (PG ½)

How to Apply for Kenya Prisons Recruitment 2022

Take the simple steps below to apply for Kenya Prison Service recruitment.

  • Visit
  • Select the position you wish to apply for
  • Read the application instructions
  • Fill the application form carefully
  • Scan and upload all required documents/certificates
  • Re-check the information you supplied, if okay proceed to submit

We won’t hesitate to share subsequent information regarding Kenya Prison recruitment 2022 like shortlisted candidates, screening date, dates and centers etc.

If you have a question or further enquiry, drop it in the comment section.


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