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A State Agency in the security and administration of justice sector seeks to recruit competent officers to fill the following vacant positions. 

Applicants must be Kenyan Citizens committed to delivering results and ready to work for long hours under minimum supervision. 

They must be team players, who respect diversity, maintain confidentiality and be proficient in the use of computer application packages. 

The State Agency offers competitive packages to successful candidates.

Protection Officer I 

J/G – 6
Ref. 02/2015

18 Posts
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
The Protection Officer I will be reporting to the Senior Protection Officer.
 
Duties at this level include 
  • undertaking covert and other protection related operations; 
  • being responsible for the day to day operations to protect clients; 
  • conducting threat and risk assessment with regard to new applications and protected persons; 
  • gathering information and intelligence analysis, collation and dissemination; 
  • managing a secure filing system for all classified material; 
  • providing protection services to the officers and property of the organization; and 
  • conducting special operations as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications and Experience
 
For appointment to this grade, one must have:
  • A Bachelors degree in Criminology, Public Administration or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Served in the rank of Inspector of Police or in an equivalent position in the military, intelligence or other security service;
  • Training in Police, Military, or Intelligence Services;
  • Undertaken a Criminal Investigation or VIP Protection course;
  • Aged 28 years and above.
Note: Knowledge in Criminal and Civil Justice Systems will be an added advantage.

Note: In addition to the above requirements, applicants need to have:
  • A valid driving license
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Willingness to work flexible hours
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Confidentiality and professionalism
How to Apply

Interested Candidates who meet the required qualifications should send their applications with a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, National Identity Card, and other testimonials; telephone contact, e-mail address, and names of three referees with their contacts. 

In addition, candidates should obtain clearance certificates from the following bodies:-
  1. Higher Education Loans Board
  2. Kenya Revenue Authority
  3. Directorate of Criminal Investigation
  4. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  5. Credit Reference Bureau
  6. Any Professional body to which the candidate is a member
Applications clearly indicating the Job title and reference number on both the letter and envelope should be send to the address below on or before 26th January, 2015

DNA 1749
P.O. Box 49010-00100
Nairobi

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