Friday, 5 January 2018

Job Opportunities at Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS)

  Ajira Yako       Friday, 5 January 2018
Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) is vested with the responsibility of maintenance
and development of Trunk and Regional Roads Networks in Tanzania Mainland. Apart from this,
it is also responsible in conducting Axle Load Control Operations using weighbridges.
As a measure to strengthen capacity of discharging TANROADS’ functions effectively, the
Regional Manager, TANROADS Kilimanjaro Region seeks to recruit qualified and competent
Tanzanian Citizens to fill the vacancies at its Himo Weighbridge Station and Regional Office
and the mobile weigh scale.


Applications are invited from suitably qualified and competent Tanzanians to fill the various
vacancies in the region on Contract terms (Renewable subject to satisfactory performance)

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
Appointment will be on Contract Terms of two years, renewable subject to satisfactory
performance.

1. POSITION TITLE: SHIFT IN CHARGE – (1 VACANCY)

SCOPE OF POSITION:

Successful applicants must be ready to work on “shift” basis including Weekends and
Public Holidays. They should be willing to work for considerable lengths of time away
from their permanent stations with minimum supervision.

POSITION RELATIONSHIP:
The Position Holder shall report to the Head of Weighbridge Unit.

A: RESPONSIBILITY:
1. Enforcement of Road Traffic Axle Load Control by the use of Weighbridge scale
devices
2. Overall Supervision of shift activities

B: DUTIES
 Carrying out activities as described in the Roads Traffic (maximum Weigh of Vehicles)
Regulations, 2001. The activities include the following:
1. Weigh Motor Vehicles of Gross vehicle Weight (GVW) on our Public Roads.
2. If the vehicle is found overloaded the Operator should impose road damage fee on
the spot.
3. Measure physical dimension of motor vehicles or any load being carried on the motor
vehicle, and in case of non-compliance with vehicle dimension limits, the transporters
should be caused to seek for a special permit.
4. For trucks carrying abnormal loads with special permits, the Weighbridge Operator
shall ascertain compliance to the permit. Any discrepancy should be reported to the
Weighbridge in charge for appropriate action.
5. Record all necessary particulars regarding the motor vehicle being weighed.

C: OTHERS:
6. Observe good customers care, dignity and integrity
7. Report all matters to the Regional Manager
8. Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by Regional Manager

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Academic Qualification:
Holder of a Degree in Engineering related field from recognized Higher Learning
Institution/Colleges. Higher qualifications will have an added advantage.
2. Age: Not above 40 and not below 35 years of age.
3. Must be Computer literate (at least Advanced Certificate in Computer Applications)
4. Must be fluent in English and Kiswahili languages
5. Must be Tanzanian Citizen

2. POSITION TITLE: DRIVER – (3 VACANCIES)

A. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The holder of this post who reports to Shift In-charge will be responsible for carrying out
activities as described in the Road Traffic (maximum Weigh of Vehicles) Regulations,
2001 which include the following;
1. Driving motor vehicles in urban and remote areas;
2. Maintaining the vehicle logbook and all accident records pertaining to the assigned
vehicle;
3. Keeping repairs or maintenance needs of the vehicle to the shift In-charge timely;
4. Reporting repairs or maintenance needs of the vehicle to the shift In-charge timely;
5. Observing good customer care, dignity and integrity;
6. Performing such other related duties as may be assigned by the Shift In-charge.

B. KEY QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Holder of a Certificate of Secondary Education Exam. (CSEE)
2. Holder of valid Class C equivalent driving license;
3. Having driving experience of at least five years;
4. Must be fluent in both written and spoken Kiswahili and English language;

5. Must be a Tanzanian Citizen;
6. Not above 35 years of age.

3. POSITION TITLE: SECURITY GUARD (2 VACANCIES)

A. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Guarding the premises and properties of the Agency
2. Watch for and report irregularities or hazards
3. Control of vehicles
4. Apprehends anyone who threatens loss, damage, safety or security to agency
property and immediately informs the management and/or the police;
5. Assists in providing evidence in criminal cases involving theft or damage of
Agency property.
6. Any other duty assigned by office supervisor.

B. KEY QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Minimum Certificate of Secondary Education Exam. (CSEE)
2. Must have attended people’s militia course (Mgambo)
3. Not above 40 years of age

REMUNERATIONS:
A competitive remuneration and benefits package will be offered to the successful
candidates for the above positions.

GENERAL CONDITIONS:
a) Any Tanzanian citizen who meets the conditions and requirements of this
advertisement is invited to apply.
b) Applicants who are employed should route their applications through their current
Employers.
c) Any person with unresolved criminal offences is not eligible and therefore should
not apply.
d) All applications should have three names of referees and their day time
telephone contacts.
e) Only short listed candidates will be called for interview.
f) Women are highly encouraged to apply.

MODE OF APPLICATION:
Only candidates who are willing to join the Agency immediately/after being notified are
invited to send their own handwritten application letters.

All interested candidates are required to apply to undersigned not later than Friday 10th
January 2018 attaching to their applications, CVs, copies of certified certificates, birth
certificates, the names of three referees with their daytime telephone numbers and the
candidate’s own daytime telephone contact. Applications which will be received after
the deadline shall NOT be considered. Applications via e-mails, fax and hand delivery
are not permitted. Only original certificates will be taken into consideration.
Application letters should be addressed to:

The Regional Manager,

Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS),
Ujenzi Buildings,
Old Moshi Road,
P.O. Box 3051,
MOSHI.
KILIMANJARO.

Tel: +255 27 2755195
 +255 27 2750391
 Fax: +255 27 2750108
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The Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) for and on behalf of the Government of the
United Republic of Tanzania entered into a Contract for the Upgrading of Njombe – Ndulamo –
Makete Roads (107.4Km) to Bitumen Standard, Lot 1; Njombe – Moronga Section (53.9
Km).The Contract Period is 26 Months, 3 Months of Mobilization Period including Defects
Liability Period of 12 Months.

The Regional Manager’s Office TANROADS – Njombe, on behalf of the Chief Executive,
TANROADS, intends to recruit qualified and competent Staff to fill the following vacant posts on
specific duties short-terms contracts within the Region.

Successful applicants must be ready to work for considerable lengths of time in Njombe Town
Council/ District within the project area if situations warrants.

1.0: POSITION TITTLE: HIGHWAY ENGINEER (1 POST)

Educational/Professional qualifications:-
i. Must Have A Bachelor Degree In Civil or Highway Engineering or Equivalent from any
Recognized Higher Learning Institution/Colleges;
ii. Registered as Professional Engineer with ERB
iii. A Postgraduate Qualification in Highway Engineering and Experience in Contract
Administration under FIDIC/PPRA Condition of Contract is an Added Advantage
iv. A National Form IV/VI Certificate;
v. Computer Literate;
vi. Work Experience: At least 10 Years Cumulative Experience Related to Road Design
and Construction;
vii. Served Similar Capacity for at Least Three (3) Projects for Construction Roads of Similar
Magnitude and Complexity in Sub – Sahara Counties for the Last Ten (10) Years
viii. Shall Comprise Road Surveys, Construction of Pavement Structure, Measuring of
Quantities and Management of Site Operation.
ix. Self-Motivation, able to Work under Pressure Outside Working Hours with Minimum
Supervision;
x. Fluent In English Is Mandatory;
xi. Age Limit: 35 Years and Above.

2.0: POSITION TITTLE: MATERIALS ENGINEER (1 POST)

Educational/Professional qualifications:-
i. Must have a Bachelor Degree in Civil, Pavement or Material Engineering from any
Recognized Higher Learning Institution/colleges;
ii. Registered as Professional Engineer with ERB
iii. A postgraduate Qualification in Pavement or Materials Engineering and Experience in
Contract Administration under FIDIC/PPRA Condition of Contract is an Added Advantage
iv. A National Form IV/VI Certificate;
v. Computer Literate;
vi. Work Experience: At least 10 Years of Specific Experience in Pavement/Materials
Related to Road Design and Construction;
vii. Served in a Similar Capacity on at Least Two (2) Projects for Road Construction Project of
Similar Magnitude in the Last Ten (10) Years;
viii. He/She Must Have a Working Experience of at least three (3) years in Sub – Sahara
Countries;
ix. Shall Head the Site Staff and shall be Responsible for all Technical and Administrative
Aspect on Site.
x. Self-Motivation, able to Work under Pressure Outside Working hours With Minimum
Supervision;
xi. Fluent in English is Mandatory;
xii. Age Limit: 35 Years and above.

MODE OF APPLICATION

All Interested applicants are invited to apply and submit their handwritten application letters to the
under-mentioned address not later than Thursday ,11th January, 2018 with their complete CVs;
Certified copies of all academic and professional certificates; Birth Certificates; Names of
Three Referees inclusive of former employer if any; applicants contact telephone numbers and
postal address. Only few short-listed candidates will be contacted and overqualified applicants
may not be considered.

Applicants who have worked with public institutions particularly with Government and TANROADS
but have unsatisfactory previous records indicating performance and disciplinary shortfalls shall
not be considered and any misrepresentation of such fact shall be subjected to legal measures.

The advertisement are also found in our website www.tanroads.go.tz

Deadline for submission is Thursday, 11th January , 2018 at 16:30 Hrs

This is to insist that:

1. Hand delivery is not allowed;
2. Women are highly encouraged to apply;
3. Any Electronic submission shall not be considered;


APPLICATION LETTERS SHOULD BE POSTED TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS.

REGIONAL MANAGER,
TANZANIA NATIONAL ROADS AGENCY,
P.O. Box 885, NJOMBE,
Tel: + 255 26 2782211
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