Police advertise DCI boss job

Police have advertised the Director of Criminal Investigations job. Kenyans called to apply by 6th October./COURTESY


Police have advertised for the position of Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI).

“Pursuant to section 30 as read together with section 29 and 30 of the NPS Act No.11A of 2011 Revised (2017), the Commission is mandated to recommend to the President persons for appointment as Director of Criminal Investigations,” read the notice from the National Police Service Commission.

Interested applicants should be Kenyans, and must hold a university degree from a university recognized in Kenya.

He or she should also have had at least ten years’ proven experience at management level of a public institution.

They must have knowledge and experience in criminal investigation or policing, and have had a distinguished career in their field.

Interested applicants are expected to get clearance from the following bodies; Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) and the Police clearance certificate from DCI.

Other requirements can be found on the National Police Service Commission’s website.

All applications should be received on or before Thursday, 6th October, 2022 by midnight.

“The gross monthly salary and benefits attached to the position will be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission vides Kenya Gazette No.8792 Vol.CXXIV-No.154 of 27th July, 2022,” read the notice.

The ad came barely two days following President William Ruto said he had received the resignation letter of the Director General of the DCI George Kinoti, and asked the National Police Service to proceed with advertising that position.