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12 Job Openings at the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA)

12 Job Openings at the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA)

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THREE MONTH RENEWABLE CONTRACT

On behalf of Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA), Public Service Recruitment Secretariat (PSRS) invites dynamic and suitable qualified Tanzanians to fill 12 vacant posts as mentioned below;

1.0.    TANZANIA PORTS AUTHORITY (TPA)

Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) was established under the Ports Act No. 17 of 2004. The Authority is vested with the obligation and responsibility of developing, managing and promoting the maritime sector in Tanzania mainland. The major role of TPA is to enhance the advantages of the geographical position of Tanzania’s maritime resources to fulfill its mandates including provision of services in relation to loading and unloading of cargo and passenger services at all ports in Tanzania.

TPA’s  vision  is to lead  the  regional  maritime trade  and  logistics  services  to excellence and its mission is to develop and manage ports that provide world class maritime services and promote excelling logistics services in eastern, central, and southern Africa. TPA continues to undertake substantial improvement measures to turn around its performance to maintain competitiveness within the region.

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12 Job Openings at the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA)
1.1.0. CAPTAIN – 1 POST

REPORT TO PORT MANAGER KYELA

1.1.1. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

i.     Piloting Ships for safe berthing & un-berthing within the Port

ii.     Ensure that the outgoing ships have valid outward clearance,
iii.     Look after passengers.
iv.     Study the Client’s requirements and plan for future actions.
v.     Plan and execute the vessel’s route.
vi.     Ensure all maritime laws,  rules and regulations are followed and records are kept correctly.
vii.     Ensure maintenance and repairs are carried out.
viii.     Supervise cargo handling.
ix.     Prepare and submit a voyage report including incidence, near misses and Accidents if any at every end of the voyage.

1.1.2. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Holder of a Certificate of Competence (CoC) II or III (Officer in charge of Navigation Watch) with Master endorsement, Have approved and valid qualifications in First Aid, Firefighting and Survival and other Mandatories Certificates for the officer, and pass seafarer medical tests and must have experience of not less than 3 years in a ship’s officer position on Lakes or Ocean-going ships.
1.1.3. SALARY SCALE: TPGS 7
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12 Job Openings at the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA)

1.2.0. CHIEF ENGINEER – 1 POST

REPORT TO CAPTAIN
1.2.1. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
i. To head the entire engine room department aboard the ship.
ii. Responsible for the entire technical operations and maintenance of the vessel including main engine, ancillary machinery, electrical, and mechanical.
iii. Preparing Engine room incidences and Accident reports if any.
iv. Supervise the Logbook entries that are made in a proper way.

1.2.2. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Holder of Certificate of Competence CoC II (Officer in charge of Engineering Watch), Have Approved  and valid  qualifications in First Aid,  Firefighting and Survival and other
Mandatories Certificates for Engineer, Pass seafarer medical tests and have experience of not less than 3 years in a ship’s Engineer position on Lakes or Ocean-going ships.
1.2.3. SALARY SCALE: TPGS 7
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1.3.0  CHIEF OFFICER – 1 POST

REPORT TO CAPTAIN
1.3.1.  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

i.     Assist Ship’s Captain and perform vessel navigation watch duties.

ii.     Responsible for the entire cargo operations in ports which includes loading, unloading, and cargo planning.
iii.     Responsible for Deck maintenance including cargo gears and cargo carried on board the ship, the ship’s hull, and accommodation.
iv.     Responsible for life-saving and fire-fighting appliances of the vessel.
v.     Responsible for garbage management for the deck and accommodation part of the ship.
vi.     In charge of the ballast and de-ballasting operation done on board
vii.     Supply, keep and control records and other paperwork on behalf of shore management.
viii.     The overall safety in charge of the deck crew.

1.3.2.  QUALIFICATIONS AND WORK EXPERIENCE

Holder of a Certificate of Competence CoC III ( Officer in charge of Navigation Watch), Have approved qualifications in First Aid, Fire fighting and Survival and other Mandatories Certificates for the officer, Pass seafarer medical tests and must have experience of not less than 3 years in a ship’s officer position on Lakes or Ocean-going ships.

1.3.3. SALARY GRADE: TPGS 6
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12 Job Openings at the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA)

1.4.0. SECOND ENGINEER – 1 POST
REPORT TO CAPTAIN

1.4.1. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
i.     Schedule and direct maintenance inside the engine room.
ii.     Responsible for day-to-day Engine room operations, Maintenance, repair and housekeeping including pollution control from the engine room.
iii.     Prepare Engine room incidences and accident reports if any.
iv.     Responsible for Engine room fire fighting equipment and apparatus.

v.     Keep the Logbook entries in a proper way
vi.     Prepare paper works and report condition and need of Engine room.
1.4.2. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Holder Certificate of Competence CoC III (Officer in charge of Engineering Watch), Have approved and valid qualifications in First Aid, Fire fighting and Survival and other Mandatories Certificates for Engineer, Pass seafarer medical test and have experience of not less than 3 years in a ship’s Engineer position on Lakes or Ocean-going ships.
1.4.3. SALARY SCALE: TPGS 6

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1.5.0. ELECTRICIAN – 1 POST
REPORT TO CAPTAIN

1.5.1.  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

i.     Schedule and direct maintenance inside the engine room.
ii.     Maintain, repair, and keep the Engine room in good condition. iii.     Prepare Engine room incidences and Accident reports
iv.     Managing Engine room fire fighting equipment and apparatus. v.     Maintain the Logbook entries.
vi.     Prepare reports of the Engine room.

1.5.2. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Holder Certificate of Competence CoC IV (Officer in charge of Engineering Watch), Have approved qualifications in First Aid, Fire fighting and Survival and other
Mandatories

Certificates for Engineer, Pass seafarer medical test and have experience of not less than 3 years in a ship’s Engineer position on Lakes or Ocean-going ships.

1.5.3. SALARY SCALE: TPGS 5
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1.6.0. ENGINE RATING – 2 POSTS

REPORT TO CAPTAIN
1.6.1. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

i.     Keep the Engine room and port watch
ii.     Engine Room works including cleaning, chipping, painting, and other related works.
iii.     Assist Second Engineer to perform duties iv.     Reporting any abnormalities timely.

1.6.2.  QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Holder of Certificate of Forming part of Engine Room watch, First Aid, Firefighting and
Survival and other valid  Mandatories, pass seafarer medical tests and have experience not less than 3 years in Engine Room duties on Lakes or Ocean-going ships.

1.6.3. SALARY GRADE: TPGS 4
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1.7.0. DECK RATING – 2 POSTS REPORT TO CAPTAIN
1.7.1. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

i.     Keep the navigation and port watch including steers and lookout
ii.     Deck works including ship cleaning, chipping paint, and other related. iii.     Assist passenger and cargo handling, Cargo rushing, and covering.
iv.     Reporting any abnormalities timely.

1.7.2. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Holder of Certificate of Forming part of Navigation watch, First Aid, Firefighting and
Survival and other approved and valid Mandatories Certificates, pass seafarer medical tests and have experience not less than 3 years in Deck on Lakes or Ocean-going ships.

1.7.3. SALARY SCALE: TPGS 4
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1.8.0  CHIEF COOK – 1 POSTS

REPORT TO CAPTAIN
12 Job Openings at the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA)

1.8.1. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

i.    Prepare a meal for seamen as per ships catering.
ii.    Responsible for Galey’s works including ship cleaning. iii.    Assist passenger meals where is required
iv.    Reporting any abnormalities timely.
12 Job Openings at the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA)

1.8.2. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Holder of First Aid, Firefighting and Survival and other Mandatories Certificates, pass seafarer medical tests and must have experience not less than 5 years as a Chief cook on board ship on Lakes or Ocean-going ships.

1.8.3.SALARY GRADE: TPGS 4
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1.9.0 SECOND COOK – 1 POST

REPORT TO CAPTAIN
1.9.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

i.     Preparation of meal for seamen as par ships catering. ii.     Responsible for Galey works including ship cleaning. iii.     Assist passenger meals where is required
iv.     Reporting any abnormalities timely.

1.9.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
12 Job Openings at the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA)

Holder of First Aid, Firefighting and Survival and other Mandatories Certificates, pass seafarer medical tests and must have experience not less than 3 years as a cook on board ship on Lakes or Ocean-going ships.

1.9.3. SALARY SCALE: TPGS 3
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1.10.0. GS RATING – 1 POST
REPORT TO CAPTAIN
1.10.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

i.     Preparation of meal for seamen as par ships catering. ii.     Responsible for Galey’s works including ship cleaning. iii.     Assist passenger meals where is required
iv.     Reporting any abnormalities timely.
1.10.2.QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Holder of First Aid, Firefighting and Survival and other Mandatories Certificates, pass seafarer medical tests and must have experience not less than 3 years as a mess boy on board ship on Lakes or Ocean-going ships.
1.10.3. SALARY SCALE: TPGS 3

12 Job Openings at the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA)

GENERAL CONDITIONS

i.     All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania generally with an age not above 45 years of age except for those who are in Public Service;
ii.     Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;
iii.     Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given  in this advertisement;
iv.     Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates: –

        Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;
        Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;
        Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;
        Professional Registration and Training Certificates from respective

Registration or Regulatory Bodies, (where applicable);
        Birth certificate;
v.     Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted: –
        Form IV and form VI results slip;
        Testimonials and all Partial transcripts;
vi.     An applicant must upload a recent Passport Size Photo in the Recruitment Portal;
vii.     An applicant    employed in the Public Service should route his application letter through his respective employer;
viii.     An applicant who is retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply;
ix.    An applicant should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;
x.     Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be verified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).
xi.     Professional   certificates   from   foreign   Universities   and   other   training institutions should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE);
xii.    An applicant with special needs/case (disability) is supposed/advised to indicate;
xiii.     A signed application letter should be written either in Swahili or English and Addressed to the Secretary, Presidents Office, Public Service Recruitment Secretariat, P.O. Box 2320, University of Dodoma (UDOM), Utumishi Building/Asha Rose Migiro Buildings – Dodoma.
xiv.     The deadline for application is 20th January 2022;
xv.     Only shortlisted candidates will be informed on a date for interview and;
xvi.     Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate legal action;

NOTE: All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the  following address;   http://portal.ajira.go.tz/and   not otherwise  (This address also can be found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’) Released by:

SECRETARY,
PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT.

The deadline for Receiving Applications is 20 January 2022.

12 Job Openings at the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA)

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