National Police Service Civilian Jobs 2023: Open Positions, Requirements & Application Forms -

Looking for a career in public service? Explore the range of NPS jobs available and find out how to stand out in your application.

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National Police Service Civilian Jobs 2023: Open Positions, Requirements & Application Forms -
National Police Service Civilian jobs 2023: How to Apply and Stand Out

Are you looking for a rewarding career opportunity in Kenya that allows you to serve your country and make a difference? The National Police Service (NPS) offers a wide range of civilian job positions that provide job security and a chance to contribute to national safety and security. In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through the available civilian job positions within the NPS and the application process and provide valuable insights on making your application stand out.

Understanding the NPS Structure

Before we delve into the specifics of job openings, it's essential to understand the structure of the National Police Service. The NPS consists of various departments, each with its unique set of requirements, qualifications, and experience levels. These civilian roles span administrative, financial, healthcare, information technology, and supply chain management sectors.

Unveiling the Civilian NPS Job Advert List

The NPS periodically releases job advertisements, inviting qualified individuals to apply for civilian positions. These positions encompass a wide range of roles, including but not limited to:

Administrative roles:

  • Secretary Administration
  • Record Management Officer
  • Office Administrator

Financial roles:

  • Chief Finance Officer
  • Accountant

Health sector roles:

  • Senior Medical Officer
  • Pharmacists
  • Clinical Officers
  • Nursing Officers

ICT roles:

  • Information Communication Technology Officer

Supply Chain roles:

  • Supply Chain Management Officer
  • Supply Chain Management Assistant

Human Resource roles:

  • Human Resource Management Officer
  • Human Resource Management Assistant

Hospitality roles:

  • Hospitality Officer
  • Assistant Chef
  • Cook
  • Waiter Assistant

Other roles:

  • Driver
  • Artisan (Electrical Technician, Carpentry, Mason, Plumber, Mechanics)
  • Boiler Assistant
  • Mortuary Attendant

These job advertisements are typically detailed, with reference numbers for each vacancy. Below, you'll find a summary of the available positions:

S/No Vacancy Reference Job Group No. of Posts
1 Secretary V/No. 1/2023 T 1
2 Chief Finance Officer V/No. 2/2023 R 1
3 Chief Economist V/No. 3/2023 R 1
4 Deputy Chief Legal Officer V/No. 4/2023 R 1
5 Senior Medical Officer V/No. 5/2023 N 2
6 Senior Pharmacists V/No. 6/2023 N 4
7 Principal Public Communication Officer V/No. 7/2023 N 1
8 Clinical Officer I V/No. 8/2023 K 2
9 Clinical Officer III V/No. 9/2023 H 8
10 Nursing Officer II V/No. 10/2023 J 2
11 Registered Nurse III V/No. 11/2023 H 8
12 Lab Technologist III V/No. 12/2023 H 10
13 Record Management Officer II V/No. 13/2023 J 20
14 Records Management Officer III V/No. 14/2023 H 80
15 Accountant II V/No. 15/2023 J 60
16 Information Communication Technology Officer II V/No. 16/2023 J 10
17 Information Communication Technology Officer III V/No. 17/2023 H 40
18 Supply Chain Management Officer II V/No. 18/2023 J 20
19 Supply Chain Management Assistant III V/No. 19/2023 H 40
20 Human Resource Management Officer II V/No. 20/2023 J 40
21 Human Resource Management Assistant III V/No. 21/2023 H 20
22 Counsellor II V/No. 22/2023 J 47
23 Hospitality Officer II V/No. 23/2023 J 10
24 Assistant Chef V/No. 24/2023 H 15
25 Waiter Assistant III V/No. 25/2023 E 25
26 Cook III V/No. 26/2023 E 70
27 Housekeeping Assistant III V/No. 27/2023 E 20
28 Assistant Office Administrator III V/No. 28/2023 H 130
29 Clerical Officer II V/No. 29/2023 F 146
30 Senior Support Staff V/No. 30/2023 D 100
31 Mortuary Attendant (2b) V/No. 31/2023 E 2
32 Driver II V/No. 32/2023 E 20
33 Artisan III (Electrical Technician) V/No. 33/2023 E 20
34 Artisan III (Carpentry) V/No. 34/2023 E 10
35 Artisan III (Mason) V/No. 35/2023 E 20
36 Artisan III (Plumber) V/No. 36/2023 E 10
37 Artisan III (Mechanics) V/No. 37/2023 E 44
38 Boiler Assistant III V/No. 38/2023 E 10
Total 1,070

How to Apply for NPS Jobs

Interested and qualified persons can submit their applications online through the official NPS recruitment portal. Candidates are shortlisted based on their qualifications and experience. If shortlisted, candidates must present their original certificates for verification during the interview.

Higher-ranking positions, typically job Group 'R' and above, require the candidate to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. This chapter emphasizes leadership and integrity, underlining the values NPS holds dear.

Remember, all applications should be addressed to the Commission Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer, National Police Service Commission. 

  • The Commission Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer
  • National Police Service Commission
  • Sky Park building, Westlands
  • P.O. Box 47363 -00100 NAIROBI

NPS Recruitment – What You Need to Know

There are some crucial points to note about NPS recruitment:

The National Police Service Commission is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and gender equality.
Persons with disabilities and those from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.
NPS stresses that any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
We've discovered that NPS jobs offer exciting opportunities for individuals to contribute to national security, public safety, and community well-being. Through these roles, you can shape your career while serving your country.

Application deadline

To reach the Commission by the close of business on or before 20th June 2023 at 5.00 pm. East African Time (EAT).

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A career with the National Police Service is more than just a job; it's a commitment to uphold the peace and security of the nation while gaining valuable skills and experience. So, if you're passionate about public service and have the qualifications, why consider an NPS job?

Joseph Richard Joseph is a graduate of Mathematics and Computer Science (Applied Option). With expertise in Technology and Finance, he brings his knowledge to the field, demonstrating an authoritative understanding of these interrelated areas. Joseph is pursuing a Master's in Software Engineering, further expanding his skill set.