Thursday, August 17, 2017

JOBS AT MTWARA URBAN WATER SUPPLY & SANITATION AUTHORITY

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The Mtwara Urban Water and Sanitation Authority (MTUWASA) is a legally established entity responsible for overall operations and management of water supply and sanitation services in Mtwara Municipality. The core function of the Authority is to deliver excellent water supply and sanitation services for all categories of customers and stakeholders in Mtwara Municipal. In order to attain its vision and mission, MTUWASA is seeking to recruit a dynamic, experienced, competent and qualified Tanzanian to fill the following vacant posts:

Position: Water Artisan Grade II (2 Posts) Reports to: Technical Manager

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Reporting uncounted water loss and recommend necessary rectification.
• Connecting new water customers as scheduled.
• Reporting on unauthorised water connection.
• Carrying out water disconnections and reconnections timely.
• Reconnecting water debtors as assigned timely.
• Keeping proper record of water connection/ reconnection/disconnection carried out.
• Reporting of water pipes bursts.

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience
• Form IV Certificate with Trade Test Two/Level Two in Plumbing from any recognized institution. working experience in similar position is an added advantage
• Age limits: Not above 35 years old




Position: Pump Operator Grade II: (6 Posts) Reports to: Technical Manager

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Starting and stopping of water pumps according to established schedules
• Reporting abnormalities of water Pump function
• Proper housekeeping of water pumps, pump house and surroundings.
• Reporting of water polluters.
• Recording and reporting of electrical failure.
• Recording the amount of pumped water and establish time intervals from clean water storage tanks.
• Making meter reading electricity consumption at established time intervals.
• Recording of pressure gauge performance at established time intervals

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience
• Form IV Certificate with Trade Test l/level Three in Plumbing / Pipe fitting/Pump Mechanics and electrical from a recognized Technical Institution.
• Working experience in similar position is an added advantage
• Age limits: Not above 45 years old


Position: Office Assistant II (1 Post) Reports to: Human Resource Manager

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Distributing files and documents to relevant offices/ officials.
• Cleaning office premises.
• Growing of flowers around the office compound.
• Despatching official mails and cheques
• Moving visitors around when needed.

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience
• Form IV /VI with Certificate of Record Management Administration from Recognized institution.
• Working experience in similar position is an added advantage
• Age limits: Not above 35 years old


Position: Data Entry II (1 Post) Reports to: Commercial Manager

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Processing of customer consumption based on meter reading Received.
• Maintain customer records in ledgers ensuring accurate records.
• Preparation of customer bills and ensures they are dispatched
• Enter customer payments in the ledgers
• Attend to customer complaints and forward to the appropriate section for resolution.
• Entering daily disconnections, reconnections or new customers' records to the customers' master file.
• Preparing lists of unpaid customers for follow up purposes.
• Carrying out customers' records updates after getting necessary approvals.
• Entering monthly meter readings to the customers master file.

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience
• Form IV/VI with Information Technology
• Certificate/computer/Typing certificate from any
• Recognized institution working experience in similar position is an added advantage
• Age limits: Not above 35 years old


Position: Meter Reader Grade II (2 Posts) Reports to: Commercial Manager

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Prompt accurate and efficient reading of all meters within the specified area within the urban Water Authority.
• Reporting if faulty meters to the relevant officers.
• Reading water meters monthly and properly recording the meter reading according to standard procedures
• Undertaking training 01'1 meter reading and how to maintain the required standards of documentation.
• Reporting illegal connections which have been noticed during discharging meter reading assignment.

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience
• Form IV Certificate with Trade Test Three/Level one in Plumbing from any recognized institution. working experience in similar position is an added advantage
• Age limits: Not above 35 years old


Position: Driver Grade II (3 Posts) Reports to: Human Resource Manager

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Driving properly any type of vehicle assigned to him/her.
• Ensuring that the vehicle assigned is always clean, in good running condition and is parked in a safe place.
• Reporting promptly any detected fault or defect on the motor vehicle.
• Certifying that the repairs/maintenance carried out on the vehicle is of adequate standard.
• Sending the vehicle for service when due and advice on fuel consumption rates.
• Using the vehicles only on assigned duties and to keep time when on duty.
• Ensuring that the security of vehicles is safeguarded all the time.
• Maintaining vehicle' logbook accurately and timely recorded.

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience
• Holder of Form IV / VI certificate
• Driving License class C and Training from NIT,
• Trade Test level Two in Motor vehicle driving and not coursed accident in three years consecutively
• Age limits: Not above 45 years old
• Work Experience of Not less than three (3) years proven working experience in similar position

Position: Account Assistant Grade II (1 Post) Reports to: Finance Manger

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Maintaining various books of accounts
• Write payment vouchers and post then in the primary books of accounts.
• Issue receipts for remittance received.
• Bank cheques and cash received.
• Receives and keep in safe custody all bills, invoices and other claims pending payment.
• Posts and maintain the cheque register
• Writes up and maintains petty cash payment vouchers.

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience
• Holders of Diploma in Accounting from a recognised institution
• Age limits: Not above 35 years old
• At least 2 years working experience in similar position
• Computer Literacy


Position: Personal Secretary Grade II (1 Post) Reports to: Human Resource Manger

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Performing all secretarial duties including word processing, taking dictations and notes, up-keep of diary and appointments
• Handling all matters that require highest degree of secrecy.
• Maintaining a diary of appointments for the
• Managing Director and advising/reminding him about these appointments.
• Receiving and answering fax/telex/telephone calls/lntercorns, giving information to callers and circulating information to appropriate officers.
• Filing minutes, correspondence and other documents and maintaining files in secure custody places using laid down office procedures.
• Drafting simple letters and other correspondence of routine nature accepting or rejecting invitations, acknowledgements

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience
• Holders of Diploma in Secretarial from a recognised training institution
• Typing speed of more than 40 w.p.m.
• Manuscript and Tabulation Stage II
• Office procedures and Secretarial Duties Stage
• Shorthand (Swahili or English) speed not less than 80 w.p.m.
• Must be computer literate and with excellent knowledge and command of Microsoft Office applications (World, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
• Age limits: Not above 45 years old
• At least 2 years working experience in similar position


Position: Records Management Assistant Grade II (1 Post) Reports to: Human Resource Manger

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Takes charge of the Registry and will be responsible for processing mail and maintain files and for ensuring cleanliness of offices.
• Ensures that incoming mail is opened, sorted and distributed in accordance with the established procedure,
• Establishes, maintains, and disposes files in accordance with MTUWASA's documentation retention schedule.
• Ensured that outgoing mail is collected and deposited in good time
• Ensures that office premises are kept clean at all times

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience
• Holders of Diploma in Records Management from recognized institution.
• At least 2 years working experience in similar position.
• Computer literacy
• Age limits: Not above 35 years old


Human Resource Officer Grade II (1 Post) Reports to: Human Resource Manger

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Ensuring that standard procedures in respect of recruitment, grading, salaries, training and promotion are observed by all the department/ section.
• Ensuring that annual performance appraisals for all staff are carried out.
• Implementing the staff regulations, all personnel systems and administrative procedures of the Authority.
• Collects, analyses, tabulates and maintains personnel records and statistics.
• Assists in the processing of recruitment, staff allocation and development/ training programmes
• Deals with staff welfare i.e. medical services, annual leave fare .Etc.

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience
• Graduate in Human Resources Management/Public Administration from a recognized institution.
• Conversant with policies and regulations governing management of human resources and property in public organizations.
• At least 2 years working experience in similar position.
• Computer literacy
• Age limits: Not above 35 years old

Position: Billing &: Database Officer - (1 Post) Reports to: Commercial Manager

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Preparing and undertaking the monthly billing processes.
• Entering monthly customer's meter reading to the meter-reading .file
• Monitoring and analyzing the meter reading and meter services data and advising on the improvement and planning methods
• Monitoring customer bills preparation processes.
• Monitoring and ensuring the correctness of data stored in the customer database.
• Preparing and documenting daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually reports.
• Making necessary adjustments to customers' master file after getting necessary approvals.
• Performing weekly analysis on various customers' records and advising on the methods of improvement,

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience
• Graduate in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Statistics
• At least 3 years working experience in similar position.
• Computer literacy, preferably in billing systems
• Age limits: Not above 45 years old.


Position: Head of Procurement Unit - (1 Post) Reports to: Managing Director

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• To assist in procurement processing of goods, works, non-consultancy and consultancy services,
• To assist in processing orders for procurement of goods and services requested by user departments and make follow up of overdue orders.
• To assist in preparing monthly and quarterly reports for submission to Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA)
• To perform any other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelor Degree in Procurement and Supplies / Logistics or its equivalent.
• Must be registered by Procurement and Supplies
• Professionals and Technician Board (PSPTB).
• Possession of a recognized professional qualification such as CPSP
• Work Experience of Not less than three (3) years proven working experience in similar position.
• Age limit not above 45 years of age.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTION
I. All applicants must be Citizen of Tanzania and not above 45 years old.
II. Applicants must attach an up - to - date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contact, postal address, email and telephone numbers.
III. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement.
IV. Applicants must attach their detail relevant certified copies of academic certificates:
V. Diploma/CbET Certificates/Trade Test Certificate
VI. Form IV and Form VI National Certificates
VII. Computer Certificate
VIII. Professional certificates from respective boards.
IX. FORM IV AND FORM VI RESULTS SUPS ARE STRICTLY NOT ACCEPTED
X. Testimonials, partial transcripts and result slips will not be accepted. "
XI. Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action.
XII. Applicants employed in the public service should route their application letters through their respective employers.
XIII. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
XIV. The attachments shall include one recent passport size photos; certified copies of academic certificates and applicant's birth certificate.
XV. Certificates from foreign examination bodies, Colleges or Universities should be verified by NECTA, NACTE or TCU.

NB: Women who have required qualifications are highly encouraged to apply. Only applicants who meet required qualifications will be contacted and considered for an Interview.
Applications should be addressed to the undersigned as registered mails by postal office, EMS or any other courier, so as to reach the undersigned not later than 31th August, 2017 at 17:00.

MANAGING DIRECTOR
MTWARA URBAN WATER SUPPLY & SANITATION AUTHORITY
Industrial Area: P.O. Box 141,
MTWARA

SOURCE: Daily News 16 August, 2017