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;


A:             Key qualifications for the Weighbridge Operator;

  1. Holder of full Technician Certificate or Diploma in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (FTC),

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

  3. Must be fluent in both written and spoken Kiswahili and English languages;

  4. Must be a Tanzania Citizen;

  5. Not above 35 years of age

B:             Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Enforces Roads Traffic Axle Load Control by the use of Weighbridge scale devices;

  2. Carries out activities as described in the Road Traffic (maximum weigh of Vehicles) Regulations, 2001 which include the following:

  3. Weighs Motor Vehicles Goss Vehicle Weight (GVW) > 3.500kg plying on our public Roads;

  4. Imposes road damage fees on the spot for overloaded motor vehicles;

  5. Measures physical dimensions of motor vehicle or any load being carried on the motor vehicle for determining compliance or non-compliance with vehicle dimension limits by the transporter for provision of relevant advice;

  6. Records all necessary particulars regarding the motor vehicle being weighed;

  7. Observes good customer care, dignity and integrity;

  8. Reports all matters of the respective shift to the Shift In-charge;

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

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 13rd 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,