Immigration Officer (125 Posts) at Public Service Commission Kenya


Immigration Officer (125 Posts) at Public Service Commission Kenya,

The Commission dates back to 1954 when Civil Service Commission was established by British Colonial Government following Holmes Commission Report, 1948; Civil Service Commission was advisory to the Governor in matters of appointments; At independence in 1963 it was enshrined in the constitution and renamed Public Service Commission;

Immigration Officer (125 Posts)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Administration, Sociology, Information Technology, Economics, Business Administration, Anthropology, Public Policy and Administration, International Relations, Government/Political Science, Criminology, History, Education, Linguistics, Communication studies, Governance and Ethics, Human Resource Management or Psychology from a recognized university.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • receiving, verifying and recording applications for processing of passports, permits, residence certificates, alien certificates, visas, visitor passes citizenship and conventional (CTD) for refugees and any other travel documents;
  • receiving applications and determining eligibility for entry into and exit out of Kenya;
  • profiling persons entering or leaving border points;
  • capturing and entering data;
  • undertaking border patrols to control entry of illegal immigrants;
  • gathering basic information for investigation of immigration related offences; and
  • attending to simple complaints and enquiries on immigration issues

Method of Application

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