Efficiency, Accountability and Integrity

What does the selection process involve?

March 30, 2022
  • The selection process will be spelt out in the job advertisements and may include writing of examination and physical examination depending on the agency recruiting
  • Only shortlisted candidates are invited to oral interviews or to progress to the next level of the selection process
  • Except in the security services, selection process into any position in the public services will have at least one formal interview
  • The panelists for the assessment interview for positions below the rank of the deputy director will include a representative from the Public Services Commission
  • Successful candidates are issued appointments letters by the Head of the Service/Institution
  • The Public Services Commissions chairs all interview panels for the Director and above grade office holders and are usually conducted within the premises of he Commission
  • The Public Services Commission issues appointment letters to successful candidates upon receipt of a signed Advice Paper from His Excellency the President