Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service (ZPCS)

Correctional Officers Recruitment

Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service (ZPCS)
Mar. 03, 2023
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Job Description

The Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service intends to recruit Correctional Officers to fill vacancies that have arisen in the General Duties Section.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Job Related.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Applicants must be Zimbabwean Citizens without criminal record.
  • At least 18 years and not more than 30 years of age before May 2023.
  • A minimum of 5 ordinary level passes including English language at grade C or better.
  • Physically and medically fit.
  • Applicants should be fit to complete a stipulated road run in specified times.
  • Successful applicants will be required to undergo a basic recruit training for a period not exceeding six (6) months.


In return, the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service offers:

  • A competitive salary.
  • Annual Bonus.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Free Medical Benefits.
  • Generous Leave Conditions.
  • Free uniforms.
  • Free Accommodation.

How to Apply

Only those candidates who meet the above selection criteria need to submit their applications addressed to the nearest ZPCS Provincial Headquarters where preliminary screening will be done and those successful advised accordingly. 

  • Applications with certified copies of academic certificates, birth certificate and national registration identity card to be submitted at any of the ten  provinces of ZPCS listed below. The letters are to be addressed to the Staff Officer Human Resources ZPCS National Headquarters, 47 Mbuya Nehanda Street, Private Bag 7718, Causeway, HARARE. 

NB: Applications submitted before the publication of this advertisement will not be considered. May applicants also note that the ZPCS does not engage third parties in the recruitment process or charge a fee for the service. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further screening. 


ZPCS Matabeleland North Province

Magnet House

1st Floor, J. Nkomo Street



ZPCS Matabeleland South Province

Composite Gvt Complex

2nd Floor, East wind



ZPCS Masvingo Province

Stand 7150B

Bradburn Street



ZPCS Manicaland Province

Everlyn Court Corner 4th /3rd Street



ZPCS Bulawayo Metropolitan Province

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6th Floor 'A' Block

10th Avenue



ZPCS Mashonaland East Province

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ZPCS Midlands Province

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Churchill Avenue



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Old Horse stable

Cnr 4th and Kwame Nkrumah



ZPCS Mashonaland West Province

Old Chinese Complex Opposite Gvt Hospital



ZPCS Mashonaland Central Province

GMB Depot



Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service - for incarceration and rehabilitation of offenders for their successful re-integration into society whilst exercising reasonable, safe, secure and humane control. 

Deadline: 03 March 2023

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Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service (ZPCS)

The organisation is constitutionally mandated to protect society from criminal elements through the incarceration and rehabilitation of convicted persons and others who are lawfully required to be detained and their reintegration into society.

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