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Zambia Correctional Service


“To provide quality correctional services”

The Zambia Correctional Service invites applications from suitably qualified Zambians interested in joining the Service as Warders/Wardresses.

Prospective candidates must meet the following:
  • Must be a Zambian Citizen with a Green National Registration Card (NRC);
  • Must possess a Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate;
  • Must be between 18 – 25 years of age;
  • Must be physically and mentally fit;
  • Must have no criminal record;
  • Must be ready to undergo military training;
  • Must be single at the time of recruitment;
  • Must not be less than 1.65 m tall; and

Interested candidates should apply in their own handwriting to Regional Commanding Officers and deliver the application letter in person or through ZamPost to respective Provinces/Regions as follows;

The Regional Commanding Officer, Western Region, P.O Box 910042, NAPSA Building Room No. 431 MONGU;

The Regional Commanding Officer, Lusaka Region, P.O Box 30133, Central Statistical Office (CSO) Building, Opposite University Teaching Hospital, LUSAKA;

The Regional Commanding Officer, Muchinga Region, P.O Box 480024, Behind The District Commissioner’s Office, CHINSALI;

The Regional Commanding Officer, Southern Region, P.O Box 630796, Plot No. 657, Edinburgh Road, Mochipapa, CHOMA;

The Regional Commanding Officer, Central Region, P.O Box 80915 Kabwe Group of Correctional Centres, Opposite Mukobeko Maximum Security Prison, KABWE;

The Regional Commanding Officer, Northern Region, P.O Box 410511, Zambia Road Next to RTSA, KASAMA;

The Regional Commanding Officer, Eastern Region, P.O Box 510050 Plot No. 1, Ministry of Lands Building, CHIPATA;

The Regional Commanding Officer, North-western Region, P.O Box 110350, Independence Avenue, Road Development Agency Yard, SOLWEZI

The Regional Commanding Officer, Luapula Region, P.O Box 710525, Provincial Administration, MANSA;

The Regional Commanding Officer, Copperbelt Region, P.O Box 70332,  Kansenji Correctional Centre, Chifubu Road, NDOLA 

Note the following:-
  • All applications must read “Application for Employment as Recruit Warder/Wardress” on top of the envelope.
  • Candidates who will be shortlisted will be expected to meet the cost of their accommodation, meals and travel expenses to and from the place of interviews.
  • Only candidates meeting the stipulated requirements should apply.
  • No Application letter will be received at Correctional Service Headquarters and Correctional Staff Training Colleges.
  • Extra Qualification will only be an added advantage.
  • Applicants must be ready to serve in Rural Areas as this recruitment is for Rural Stations 

The deadline for receiving applications is Tuesday 25th October, 2022 at 17:00 hours.

NOTE: The Zambia Correctional Service will conduct interviews for the shortlisted candidates from 31st October, 2022 to 3rd November, 2022 from 08.00 hours to 17:00 hours at all Regional Centres.

For further information contact:-

Public Relations Office

Zambia Correctional Service Headquarters


Telephone Number:      +260 215 223659/+260 955745193 

Disclaimer: The Zambia Correctional Service does not use agents and does not charge any money for applications and consideration.

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