Warder, Jail

Jail Warden

The tasks a Warder, Jail is expected to perform include:

Guarding inmates of jails, reformatory or penitentiary, seeing to their needs and maintaining discipline

Searching arriving prisoners and putting their valuables in safe custody

Escorting prisoners to cell, locking them in and making periodic inspection of cells

Supervising prisoners at work and patrolling prison areas and walls to prevent escape of prisoners

Counting prisoners at odd hours and reporting missing or shortage to Head Warder or Jailer

Supervising serving of meals to prisoners and reporting illness of convicts to Jailor

Serving meals to prisoners

Teaching prisoners any craft or vocation

Ability to provide the inmates with their needs

Knowledge of jail laws and other laws regarding the uptake of the prisoners

Skilled in keeping the valuables of the prisoners in a safe custody

Skilled in patrolling the jail and making sure that there?s no attempt of prison break

Basic knowledge of some craft works which can be taught to the inmates

Ability to make check the health and other needs of the inmates

Home Guard Volunteer experience of 3 years






It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Flexible working hours

Minimum 8 hours of working required

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as mental stress, joint pains, back pain, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 10,480 to INR 18,300 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Market Trend of Public Administration in India

Public administration is a system through which the government carries out its business of ruling and controlling effectively. This system has been created in order to maintain a civil society and to cater to the needs of the public. Any unelected public employee who deals directly with the general public can be said to be a public administrator. They perform a wide range of functions, including managing city budgets, developing policy and legislation, implementing policies, analysing data to determine and solve public needs, ensuring security, etc. Its functions come under the spheres of public wellbeing. Maintaining public administration is the first and foremost responsibility of any government.

Of late, public administration has been introduced in Academia. The aim of educating people in public administration is to train them in democratic values such as equality, justice, security, effectiveness and order. It also prepares such human resources who can critically analyse and review public policies of the government. The modern competitive world has given rise to a huge a requirement of specialised, educated, Public Administrators because of the ongoing pressure of globalisation, information technology, and terrorism. Public administration requires high level of diplomatic skills and thorough knowledge of public issues. There are a number of jobs and career prospects for a trained and motivated Public Administrator and thus, Warder, Jail have a promising career in India in future.

Government jails

Cities and towns across India