Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for full time appointments to fill existing vacancies in the following positions in the Nigeria Prisons Service.
CATEGORY A: Superintendent Cadre
Assistant Superintendent of Prisons II (ASP II) General Duty, CONPASS 08:
Applicants must possess first degree from recognized universities.
CATEGORY B: Inspectorate Cadre
i) Senior Inspector of Prisons(SIP) General Duty, CONPASS 08:
Applicants must be holders of HND obtained from recognized institutions.
ii) Assistant Inspector of Prisons (AIP) General Duty, Secretaries and Other Specialized Fields, CONPASS 06:
Applicants must be holders of NCE
/ ND obtained from recognized institutions.
CATEGORY C: Assistant Cadre
Applicants must be holders of Ordinary Level SSCE/GCE/ NECO or their equivalents with a minimum of four (4) Credits in not more than two (2) sittings which should include English and Mathematics from recognized institutions.
CATEGORY D: Assistant Cadre
Prisons Assistant III (PAIII) ARTISANS, CONPASS 03
Applicants must be holders of Ordinary Level SSCE, or its equivalents and appropriate Trade Test certificates.
2. METHOD OF APPLICATION FOR RECRUITMENT INTO THE NIGERIAN PRISONS BOARD
Application is online through the recruitment portal.
Candidates are advised to print out the referee form which must be duly completed for submission during screening.
3. SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
Applications should be submitted online within six (6) weeks of this publication. That is, on or before 30th of July, 2017.
4. STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS FOR NIGERIAN PRISONS BOARD RECRUITMENT 2017
i. Applicant must be Nigerian by birth.
ii. Applicants must possess the requisite qualifications and Certificates. Any certificate or qualification not declared and accepted at the recruitment centre shall not be accepted after recruitment.
Iii Applicant must be medically fit and present certificate of medical fitness from any government hospital.
iv. Applicant must be of good character and must not have been convicted of any criminal offence;
v. Applicant must not be a member of a secret society, cult, a drug addict e.t.c.;
vi. Applicant must be free from financial embarrassment;
vii. Applicant must be between the ages of 18-35 years.
Viii Applicant’s height must not be less than 1.65m for males and 1.60m for females;
Viii Applicant’s chest measurement of not less than 0.87m for men.
ix. Computer literacy will be an added advantage.
B. Applicants with any of the following disabilities need not apply:
i. Impediment in speech (stammerer/
ii. Gross malformation of teeth
iii. Knocked knees
iv. Bent knees
v. Bow legs
vii. Flat foot
viii. Limb legs
ix. Bent arms/deformed hands/fracture
x. Defective eye sight (squint-eye, crossed eye, one-eyed and total blindness)
xi. Amputation of any part of physical body
xii. Hearing impaired (deaf)
xiii. Hunched back
xvi. Medical challenges and any other physical deformity not mentioned.
5. COMPUTER BASED TEST
There shall be computer based test for shortlisted candidates. Appropriate time and date shall be communicated to such persons.
Candidates are expected to log into the website, fill and submit the application form online. THIS APPLICATION IS ABSOLUTELY FREE