Job Opportunities at TANROADS, Shift In, Charge, 3 Posts ( Any Degree Holder)

Job Opportunities at TANROADS, Shift In, Charge, 3 Posts ( Any Degree Holder)

Shift In, Charge, 3 Posts ( Any Degree Holder)

Job Description

The Tanzania National Roads Agency (TAN ROADS) is an Agency under the Ministry of Works and Transport which is responsible for the Development and Maintenance of the Trunk, Regional Roads Network and Airports in Tanzania Mainland. It is also responsible for conducting Axle Load Control Operations using weighbridge scales.

As a measure to strengthen capacity of discharging TANROADS’ functions effectively, The Regional Manager – TANROADS Geita seeks to recruit qualified and competent Tanzanian citizens to fill vacant positions available for Civil Engineers and Weighbridge Operators.

Apart from professional qualifications requirements outlined in the positions, candidates to assume the positions must be trustworthy, responsible, reliable, accountable and with high degree of integrity.

Scope of Position

The successful candidate should be ready to work under minimum supervision, for considerable lengths of time when required.

Summary of the Position:

To supervise bridge activities as described in the East Africa Community Vehicle Load Control Act of 2016 and its Regulations of 2017.

Position Relationship:

The position holder shall report to In-charge of Weighbridge Unit.

Key Qualifications:

  1. Holder of a Bachelor (Degree) in any profession from recognized Higher Learning Institution.
  2. Must be a Computer Literate
  3. Age not less than 35 years
  4. Fluent in both Kiswahili and English

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. He /She will be a Shift Overseer of carried out activities as described in the East Africa Community Vehicle Load Control Act of 2016 and its Regulations of 2017. The activities include the following: –
  2. Weigh Motor Vehicles Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) as well as axle weights as described in the prevailing guidelines
  3. Impose road damage fee for overloaded vehicles
  4. Ascertain compliance with special permits for trucks carrying abnormal loads
  1. Record all necessary particulars regarding the motor vehicle being weighed
  2. Measure physical dimensions of motor vehicle or any load being carried on the motor vehicle for providing advices to transporters in case of non-compliance with vehicle dimension limit
  3. Overall supervision of shift
  4. Observing good customer care, dignity and integrity
  5. Reporting all matters on Axle Load Control to the Incharge of Weighbridge Unit
  6. Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by Supervisor

Shift In – Charge Job Vacancies at TANROADS – 3 Posts


  • All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania with an age not above 45 years of age;
  • Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts, i.e., Postal address, e-mail and telephone numbers;
  • Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement;
  • Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of academic certificates;
  • Applicants who are already working at any weighbridge station with TANROADS will not be considered;
  • Testimonials, Partial transcripts and results slips will not be accepted;
  • Applicants should indicate three referees with their reliable contacts;
  • Certificates from foreign Universities should be certified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU);
  • Only short-listed candidates will be notified and invited for an interview;
  • Application letters should be hand written in English Language.


  • Appointment will be on Contract Terms of three years, renewable subject to satisfactory performance.
  • The salaries for the post will be according to TANROADS Scales

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Mode of Application:

Please send your handwritten application with your comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, so as to reach the address shown below not later than 20th October, 2022 at 16:30 hrs. Only successful candidates will be notified and invited for an interview. Those candidates who do not get letters of invitation should consider themselves unsuccessful.

Please apply to:

Regional Manager,
P.0. Box 433, GEITA.
Tel:    +255 28 2520342
Fax: + 255 28 2520314

The deadline for submitting the application is 20 October 2022.

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