Nigeria Prisons Service Recruitment 2018/2019 Begins - How to Apply

Location(s)
Abia State
Adamawa State
Anambra State
Akwa Ibom State
Bauchi State
Bayelsa State
Benue State
Borno State
Cross River State
Delta State
Ebonyi State
Enugu State
Edo State
Ekiti State
Gombe State
Imo State
Jigawa State
Kaduna State
Kano State
Katsina State
Kebbi State
Kogi State
Kwara State
Lagos State
Nasarawa State
Niger State
Ogun State
Ondo State
Osun State
Oyo State
Plateau State
Rivers State
Sokoto State
Taraba State
Yobe State
Zamfara State
Abuja
Industry
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Job Type
Full Time
Application Deadline

The Nigerian Prisons Service has begun 2018/2019 recruitment for full time appointments to fill existing vacancies in the agency.

Announcing the 2018/2019 recruitment, the statement released reads: The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for full time appointments to fill existing vacancies in the following positions in the Nigeria Prisons Service:

1. Available vacancies at NPS for 2018/2019 recruitment

CATEGORY A

Superintendent Cadre:

i. Superintendent of Prisons (SP) Medical, CONMESS 02.
Applicants must be holders of M.B.B.S; M.D; M.D.S; or equivalents from recognized universities.
ii. Superintendent of Prisons (SP) Vetinary CONMESS 02.
Applicants must be holders of D.V.M from recognized universities.
iii. Deputy Superintendent of Prisons (DSP) Pharmacy, CONHESS 09. Applicants must possess Bachelor’s of Pharmacy degrees from recognized universities.
iv. Assistant Superintendent of Prisons. I (ASP.I) CONPASS 09
Applicants must be holders of master’s degree from recognized Universities in the following areas: Humanities, Social Sciences, Lab. Sciences, Architecture, Engineering, Radiology, etc
v. Assistant Superintendent of Prisons II (ASP.II), CONPASS 08
Applicants must be holders of first degree from recognized Universities in the following areas: Humanities, Social Sciences, Psychology, Estate/Town Planning, Public Health, Food Sciences, Social Works, etc.

CATEGORY B

Inspectorate Cadre:

i. Senior Inspector of Prisons (SIP), CONPASS 08.
Applicants must be holders of HND certificates obtained from recognized Polytechnics/Colleges in the following areas: Estate Management, Town Planning, Public Health, Food Sciences, Social Works, etc.

ii. Inspector of Prisons (IP) Nursing, CONHESS 06.
Applicants must be Registered Nurses (RN), Registered Midwives (RM) or Registered Nurses/Midwives (RNM) obtained from recognized institutions

iii. Assistant Inspector of Prisons (AIP) CONPASS 06. Applicants must be holders of OND/NCE Obtained from recognized institutions.

CATEGORY C

Assistant Cadre:

i. Prisons Assistant I (PAI)

CONPASS 05
Applicants must be holders of GCE Ordinary Level, SSCE/NECO or their equivalents with a minimum of Five (5) credits in not more than two (2) sittings, which should include English and Mathematics or Trade Test Grade 1 (Artisans, Motor drivers, Mechanics, Auto Electricians, Plumbers, Carpenters, Masons, etc.)

ii. Prisons Assistant II (PAII)

CONPASS 04
Applicants must possess the GCE Ordinary Level, SSCE/NECO or its equivalent with a minimum of five (5) credits in not more than two (2) sittings, which should include English or Trade Test Grade II. (Artisans, Motor drivers, Mechanics, Auto Electricians, Plumbers, Carpenters, Masons, etc.)

iii. Prison Assistant III (PA.III)

CONPASS 03
Applicants must be holders of GCE Ordinary Level, SSCE/NECO or its equivalents with a minimum of three (3) credits in not more than Two (2) sittings, which should include at least English or Mathematics or Trade Test Grade III. (Artisans, Motor drivers, Mechanics, Auto Electricians, Plumbers, Carpenters, Masons, etc.).

2. How to Apply for Nigerian Prison Service Recruitment 2018

  • Log onto the website www.prisons.gov.ng or click here
  • Fill and submit the application form
  • Print out the Referee forms which must be duly completed for submission during screening
  • NOTE that multiple applications will result in automatic disqualification

3. Deadline for submission of applications

Applications should be submitted online within Six (6) weeks - June 11th, 2018.

4. Requirements for Nigerian Prison Service Recruitment 2018

  1. Applicants must be Nigerians by birth.
  2. Applicants must possess the requisite qualification and certificates. Any certificate or qualification not presented and accepted at the recruitment centre shall not be accepted after the recruitment.
  3. Applicants must be fit and present certificates of medical fitness from Government recognized Hospitals.
  4. Applicants must be of good characters, and must not have been convicted of any criminal offences.
  5. Applicants must not be members of any Secret Society, Cults or Drug Addicts etc.
  6. Applicants must not be financially embarrassed.
  7. Applicants must be between ages of 18 and 30 years
  8. Applicants heights must not be less than 1.65m for males and 1.60 for females.
  9. Applicants chest measurement must not be less than 0.87 for men.
  10. Computer literacy will be of added advantage.

Note: Application is absolutely FREE.

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