25 Apr 2024

Senior Land Surveyor (Topographical Surveyor) at Tanroads

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Job Description

The Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) is a Semi-Autonomous Agency in the Ministry of Works established on 1st July, 2000. It is responsible for day to day management of the Tanzania mainland’s Trunk and Regional Roads Network.

The Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) on behalf of the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania has entered a Contract for the construction of Same – Kisiwani – Mkomazi Road Project to bitumen standard.

The Regional Manager’s Office, TANROADS Kilimanjaro on behalf of the Chief Executive, intends to recruit qualified and competent staff to fill vacant posts on specified contract for the aforementioned project in the following fields:


Entry Qualifications

Must be a Tanzanian Citizen who is a holder of Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in one of the following fields: Land Surveying, Geomatics or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institutions with working experience of at least seven (7) years in related field. Must be registered by NCPS as professional Land Surveyor.

Duties and Responsibilities

Prepare and maintain sketches, maps and reports of works performed;
Review survey data for accuracy, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites;
Direct or conduct surveys in order to establish legal boundaries for properties;
Record the results of surveys, including the shape, contour, location, elevation, and dimensions of land or land features:
Search legal records, survey records, and land titles in order to obtain information about property boundaries in areas to be surveyed;
Coordinate findings with engineers, clients, and other stakeholders concerned with projects;
Adjust surveying instruments in order to maintain their accuracy;
Establish fixed points for use in making maps, using geodetic and engineering instruments;
Determine longitudes and latitudes of important features and boundaries in survey areas;
Develop criteria for survey methods and procedures;
Determine specifications for photographic equipment to be used for aerial photography; and
Perform such other related duties as may be assigned by Supervisor.

Successful applicants must be ready to work for considerable lengths of time in Same District where the project is located.

Terms of Service:

The Terms of Employment: Specified Contract for 1 year
Salary: TANROADS Salary scale with other site allowances as per TANROADS Incentive Policy

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Method of Application

All interested and qualified Tanzanians are invited to submit their applications enclosing their detailed and signed Curriculum Vitae, Certified Copies of relevant Education and Professional Certificates with names of two reputable referees and their contact addresses, telephone number (s) and e-mail addresses, so as to reach the below mentioned addressee not letter than 16.30 hours on 06th May, 2024.

Late Applications will not be considered for evaluation under this recruitment. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Those applicants who will not be contacted for interview should consider themselves unsuccessful.

Applications should be submitted to: –

The Regional Manager,


P.O.Box 3051,


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