TANZANIA NATIONAL ROADS AGENCY (TANROADS) is a Semi-Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Works, Transport and Communications established on July 1, 2000 and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Tanzania Mainland’s Trunk and Regional Roads Network. Its primary functions include the Management of Maintenance and Development Works, Operations of the Network and Axle Load Control, The Implementation of Road Safety and Environmental Measures, Provision of Advice of the strategic framework, policies and plans for the road sector.

Regional Manager, TANROADS – TANGA is looking for suitable qualified Tanzania candidates to fill the following posts at weighbridge stations in the Region. In so doing, interested candidates are requested to apply for he posts listed below;

1:            POSITION TITLE:               SHIFT IN-CHARGE – (4 POSTS)

  1. Key qualifications for the Shift In-charge;

  2. Holder of 1st Degree in any profession;

  3. Must be Computer literate (at least Advance Certificate in Computer Applications);

  4. Must be fluent in both written and spoken Kiswahili and English language;

  5. Must be a Tanzanian Citizen;

  6. Must be between 35 and 40 years of age


  1. Duties and Responsibilities of Shift In-charge


  • Supervises Weighing of Motor Vehicles of Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) ≥ 3.500kg plying on our

Public roads;

  • Imposes road damage fees on the spot if the vehicle is found overloaded

  • Measures physical dimensions of motor vehicle or any load being carried on the motor vehicle, and

in case of non-compliance with vehicles dimension limits, the transporter should be caused to seek for a special permit;

  • Ascertains compliance to the permit, for the trucks carrying abnormal load with special permit identified by weighbridge Operators;

  • Ensures all necessary particulars are recorded by weighbridge Operators regarding the motor

vehicle weighed;

  • Observes good customer care, dignity and integrity given to all stakeholders;

  • Overall supervision of shift activities

  • Reports all matters to the Regional Manager

Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Superior

General Conditions

  • Application who is currently employed in the public service is strictly discouraged to apply

  • Application with partial transcripts, testimonials, results slip or statements of results will not be considered

  • Application who previously worked in any weighbridge station in Tanzania and terminated the employment on disciplinary grounds is discouraged to apply

All interested and qualified Tanzanians are invited to submit their hand written applications enclosing their detailed Curriculum Vitae and Certified Copies of relevant education, professional certificates and birth certificate together with names of two Referees and their contact addresses, telephone number (s) and e-mail addresses, so as to reach the addressee mentioned below by or 13rh October, 2016 at 4:30pm. Application via e-mails and fax will not be considered. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Please apply to:                         Regional Manager,


                                                P.O. BOX 5021,