Point System for Fire And Prison Services

In July 2010, the Commission informed the Chief Fire Officer to proceed to promote officers in the Second Division of the Fire Service who were assessed for promotion using a Point System which embodied all the criteria for promotion laid down in Regulation 158 of the Public Service Commission Regulations. Weights are attached to the criteria laid down in Regulation 158.

The officers are awarded marks for each criterion for which they are assessed.

The marks are then tabulated and the Assessment Committee recommends the number of points required to be considered for promotion.  Subsequent,  in August  2010, fifty three officers were  promoted as Fire  Sub Station Officer and sixty eight officers were promoted as Fire Sub Officer.

In July, 2011, the officers in the First Division of the Prison Service were promoted.  They were assessed for promotion using a Point System which embodied the criteria for promotion laid down in Regulation 172 of the Public Service Commission Regulations.


No. of Promotions made for 2013:

Assistant Commissioner of Prisons - 3
Senior Superintendent of Prisons - 17
Superintendent of Prisons - 2
Assistant Superintendent of Prisons - 12
Supervisor - 22
Prison Officer II - 179