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Deputy Director of Probation

Public Service Commission

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the position shown above.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 12 years

Job Description

REPUBLIC OF KENYA
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Our Vision

“A citizen-centric public service”

Our Mission
“To reform and transform the public service for efficient and effective service delivery”

RE-ADVERTISEMENT OF VACANT POSITIONS IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal: www.psckjobs.go.ke

Please Note:
(i) Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
(vi) It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
(vii) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Applications should reach the Commission on or before 29th September 2020 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time).

VACANCIES IN THE MINISTRY OF INTERIOR AND COORDINATION OF NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

Deputy Director of Probation, FOUR (4) POSTS V/No.187/2020
Salary Scale: Ksh. 99,900 - Ksh. 169,140 p.m (CSG 6)
House Allowance: Ksh.20, 000 – 50,000 p.m (Depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh.16, 000p.m
Leave Allowance: As existing in the Civil Service
Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
Medical Cover: As provided by the government
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -
(i) served for a minimum period of twelve (12) years and currently serving at the grade of Principal Probation and Aftercare Officer, CSG 8 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Sociology, Criminology, Guidance and Counselling, Social Psychology, or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) have shown initiative, administrative ability and efficiency in programme organization, direction and control of Probation Services; and
(iv) have demonstrated analytical, communication and management competencies

Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will be responsible to the Director of Probation and Aftercare Services.

Duties and responsibilities at this level include:-
(i) formulating, reviewing and implementing policies and programmes relating to Probation and Aftercare Services;
(ii) generating information for dispensation of justice for bail, pre-sentence and post penal advisory reports, offender supervision and management, rehabilitation and treatment of offenders on custodial sanctions;
(iii) creating linkages and liaising with other criminal justice agencies and partners on matters pertaining to Probation, Community Service Orders, Victim Services Orders, Parole and aftercare for the benefit of the supervised;
(iv) ensuring that Statutory Review Board meetings are held and professional standards are adhered to and maintained; and
(v) ensuring that activities performed are in conformity with plans, schedules. Targets and budget and any deviations rectified


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