The Tanzania Prisons Service (TPS) (Jeshi La Magereza) has announced job vacancies for Tanzanian youth with a minimum age of 18 and a maximum age of 25 for secondary school graduates, while those with skills have a maximum age of 30.
One of the requirements for applicants is that they must be Tanzanian citizens with a minimum education of secondary school and skills in various trades at the diploma, certificate, and degree levels.
According to a public statement signed by the TPS Commissioner General, Mzee Nyamka, the deadline for submitting applications is January 26, 2024.
Applicants must also have other qualifications, including having either a national identity card or an identification number from the National Identification Authority (NIDA).
The TPS is a government institution responsible for the management and administration of correctional facilities in Tanzania. It operates prisons and correctional facilities across the country, which are designed to house individuals who have been sentenced by the courts to serve prison terms.
In addition to serving as places of confinement, the TPS emphasizes inmate rehabilitation. It is responsible for maintaining security and order within correctional facilities, which includes supervising inmates, ensuring compliance with rules and regulations, and preventing escapes.
The TPS is a good career opportunity for young Tanzanians who are interested in a career in law enforcement and corrections. The service offers a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as opportunities for professional development and advancement.
How to Apply
To apply for a job with the TPS, applicants must submit the following documents to the nearest TPS regional office:
- A completed TPS application form
- A copy of the applicant’s national identity card or NIDA number
- A copy of the applicant’s academic transcripts
- A copy of the applicant’s birth certificate
- A copy of the applicant’s medical certificate
Applicants are encouraged to apply early as the positions are likely to be filled quickly.