Ghana Prisons Service Senior Officers Enlistment 2021



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The Ghana Prisons Service invites suitable and qualified senior officers who are interested in public safety through safe custody, reformation, and rehabilitation of prisoners to apply for the recruitment and enlistment

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES

Candidates are to meet the following requirements:

GENERAL ELIGIBILITY/REQUIREMENT

  1. Must be a Ghanaian citizen by birth with no criminal record.
  2. Must have completed his/her National Service.
  3. Must be computer literate,
  4. Must be of a minimum age of 21 and not more than 35 years by 31st December 2021.
  5. Must be physically and medically fit by the Prisons Service standard.
  6. Must not be bonded
  7. Must have a minimum height of 1.67 meters (5ft 6inches) for Males, and 1.57 meters (5ft 2inches) for females.
  8. Must have an active e-mail account and for mobile phone number.
  9. Be ready to undergo paramilitary Training and other physical training.
  10. Medical professionals must have completed one-year post housemanship with a registered hospital or clinic

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GENERAL DUTIES

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a minimum of a first degree in any of the following areas. Additional qualifications will be an added advantage.

  1. Humanities
  2. Social Sciences

AGRICULTURE

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have at least a first degree in the following area and a minimum of one r post qualification working experience.

  1. Animal Science
  2. Crop Science
  3. Soil Science
  4. General Agriculture
  5. Agriculture Biotechnology
  6. Agriculture Engineering
  7. Agriculture Economist

 

EDUCATION

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have at least a first degree in any of the following areas

  1. Basic Education
  2. Early Childhood Education
  3. Guidance and Counselling

 

LEGAL OFFICERS

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a minimum of LLB/BL and must have been called to the Bar with a least one/1 year post qualification working experience.

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MEDICAL CATEGORY

i. MEDICAL DOCTORS

In addition, the general eligibility, applicants must at least possess a Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) or Medical Doctor and must be permanently registered with the Medical and Dental Council and with one/1 year post qualification expenence

ii. DENTAL SURGEONS

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must at least possess Bachelor of Dental Surge, (BDS) and be a permanent registered member of the Medical and Dental Council and with one/1 year post qualification experience,

iii. PHARMACISTS

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must at least possess B. Pharmacy (B. Pharm), be registered with the Ghana Pharmacy with one/1 year post qualification experience

iv. PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must at least possess B.Sc. Physician Assistant or BSc. Medical Assistant, be a registered member of the Medical and Dental Council and with one/1 year post qualification experience.

v. MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must at least possess BSc Medical Laboratory Technology, be a registered member of the Allied Health Professions Council, and with one/1 year post qualification experience.

vi. NURSING OFFICERS

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have at least a BSc Nursing, be registered with the Nursing. and Midwives Council of Ghana, and with one/1 year post qualification experience.

PROCUREMENT/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have at least first degree in Procurement/Supply chain management.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have at least

  • First degree in any of the following: Communication Studies, Public Relations, Journalism.
  • First degree in any discipline plus a Diploma in Communication Studies/Public Relations/Journalism.

Previous working experience will be an added advantage.

STATISTICIANS

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have at least a first degree in Statistics or Mathematics.

TECHNICAL OFFICERS

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have at least first degree or equivalent in the following areas

  • BSc Land Economy
  • Building Technology
    • BSc. Quantity Surveying and Construction Technology
    • BSc. Construction Technology and Management
  • BSc Civil Engineering
  • BSc Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc Electrical Engineering

Previous working experience will be an added advantage.

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RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS

In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must be:

a. ORDAINED MINISTER OR CHAPLAIN

Have at least a first degree in Theology. Be of good standing in a Christian denomination approved by any of the following bodies; the Ghana Catholic Secretariat, the Christian Council of Ghana, the Pentecostal Council of Ghana, or other recognized Christian Bodies.

 

b. IMAM

  •  Have at least a first degree in Islamic Studies with excellent knowledge of Arabic.
  • Be of good standing in a Muslim denomination approved by any of the following bodies the Office of the National/ Regional Chief Imam, the office of the Ameer of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission, or other similar nationally recognized Muslim bodies.

NOTE:

For the Senior officer’s category apart from Medical Doctors, Dental Surgeon, Pharmacist with (Pharm D) and Legal officers as indicated in serial 5 & 6 that will be placed on the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Prisons (DSP), all other graduates shall start from Assistant Superintendent of Prisons (ASP) after completion of training.

How To Apply

All recruitment and enlistment applications must be done online only. The application process is as follows:

  1. Purchase an e-voucher at the cost of a hundred Ghana Cedis (GH100.00) only through the following medium:
    • At any GCB Bank Limited branch across the country or using the shortcode (USSD) *422*471# on your mobile
    • At any Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG) branch across the country, the shortcode (USSD) *924*200# is on your mobile phone.
  2. Use your Serial Number (SN) and Pin Code [PIN] to access the application form online at the website address: https://www.applyghprisons.com
  1. All applicants must have a passport-size picture of dimensions 200x200 pixels of JPEG / JPG/ PNG with a size not exceeding 2.0M8 ready to be uploaded.
  1. Carefully read ALL INSTRUCTIONS before you apply.
  2. The online application form is accessible only by the SN and PIN.
  3. Keep your UNIQUE NUMBER on the summary report for all the stages of the recruitment and selection process.
  4. All correspondence with applicants will be done through e-mail, text messages, and the e-recruitment portal only.

Only Shortlisted Applicants will be invited for further stages of the recruitment and the enlistment exercise.

RECRUITMENT AND ENLISTMENT PROCESS

  1. Applicants who meet the initial requirements wit be short-listed and invited to centers they selected during the online application.
  2. Short-listed applicants wilt be limited for the following:
    • Physical and Body screening
    • Inspection and verification of all necessary documents
    • Aptitude Test
  3. Artisans, sportsmen/women, and bandsmen who are successful in item 2 above will go through a competency-based assessment in Accra.
  4. Applicants who are short-listed after items 2 and 3 above w II undergo a medical examination at a medical facility selected by the Service.
  5. Results submitted during the application process shall be verified at WAEC and other appropriate examination bodies hence
  6. Applicants who present false documents would be arrested arid prosecuted.
  7. Applicants who are successful in item 4 above will go through a thorough criminal background check.
  8. Applicants who are cleared of criminal records will be invited to commence training.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  1. Sales of e-voucher commence on 25th August 2021 and end on 15th September 2021.
  2. Online registration starts on 25th August 2021 and ends on 20th September 2021.
  3. The Ghana Prisons Service wishes to inform the general public against dealing with middlemen. Do not pay money to anyone except for the purchase of an e-voucher at the designated banks.

For further information, please log onto the Ghana Prisons Service e-recruitment portal: Website: https://www.applyghprisons.com




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