NAFASI ZA KAZI
Mbeya Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (Mbeya WSSA) is an autonomous water supply organization mandated to provide water and sewerage disposal services within the urban area of Mbeya City. It was established in January 1998 under section 3(1) of Act No.8 OF 1997, repealed by Act No.12 of 2009.

To adequately fulfill its objectives and in line with the expansion of activities Mbeya WSSA is now inviting applications from suitably qualified and self motivated Tanzanians of high personal integrity to apply for the following positions.

1.  Legal Officer III- 1 post
Organization Relationship
Appointed by: Management Team
Reports to : Head of legal services Unit
Supervises: None
Employment terms: unspecified period (permanent and pensionable)
Salary scale: WSSA 5

Qualification of the Applicants
i. Holder of degree in Law from recognized Institution
ii. Must be computer literate
iii. Must be  Tanzanian
iv. Age limit not above 35 years of age
v. With at least one year experience in related field

Duties and Responsibility
  • To draft simple contracts between Mbeya WSSA and other parties
  • To assist in drafting legal briefs
  • To assist in drafting pleadings
  • To draft demand letters and notice to defaulting customers
  • To search for relevant evidence for cases involving Mbeya WSSA
  • To in criminal or fraud investigations in which Mbeya WSSA has an interest
  • To perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor



2. Information and Communication Technology officer Grade I -1 Post
Organization relationships
Appointed by: Management team
Reports to: Commercial manager
Supervises : Junior ICT Officers
Employment terms: Unspecified period (permanent and pensionable)
Salary scale: WSSA 7

Qualification of the Applicants
i. Holders of Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Information System Analysis, Electronics and Communications or any other relevant qualifications from a recognized Institution with a working experience of at least (3) years on the same field.
ii. Must be computer literate
iii. Must be a Tanzanian
iv. Age not above 45 years

Duties and Responsibilities
  • To provide ICT assistance to Mbeya WSSA staff.
  • To schedule upgrades of hardware and software systems and security backups.
  • To ensure the smooth running of all ICT systems including anti-virus software, printing services and email provision.
  • To provide secure access to the network for remote users in any.
  • To ensure the security of data from internal and external attack.
  • To manage ICT crisis situations, which involve complex technical hardware or software problems.


3. Accountant Grade I - 1 post
Appointed by: Management Team
Reports to: Financial Manager
Supervises: Accountants Assistants
Employment terms: unspecified period (permanent and pensionable)
Salary scale: WSSA 7

Qualification of the Applicants
I. Holders of Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Accountancy or Finance, Business Administration (majoring in Accountancy or Finance) from Institutes of higher learning with at least three (3) years of working experience in accountancy or finance and must be registered by NBAA as CPA (T) or ACCA holder or equivalent professional qualifications.  Knowledge of accounting packages and computer strongly Microsoft Office is a must.
II. Must be a Tanzania citizen
III. Age not above 45 years

Duties and Responsibilities
1.To assist project investigation, evaluation and implementation as required.
2.To provide report and information that enable proper control to be exercised over projects.
3. To authorize payments appropriate for the section within the delegated powers including signing of cheques.
4.To assist in preparation of annual accounts.
5. To supervise the maintenance of the books of accounts allied records and related correspondences.
6. To participate in the preparation of annual plans and budgets.
7. To prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual financial performance reports.
8. To make timely payment of taxes, salaries, imprests, creditors and statutory contributions in order to avoid surcharge and penalties.
9. To make timely and safe collection of water and sewerage revenues and deposit them into bank accounts.
10.To make proper and regular inventory taking, valuation of closing stock including stock of water and fixed assets as required;
11.To assist in providing financial and costing information including production water costs in liaison with business section, water production section, and network and construction section.
12. To perform other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

4. Accountant Officer Grade III-1post
Organizational Relationships
Appointed by: Management Team
Reports to: Finance Manager
Supervises: Accountants Assistants
Employment Terms: Unspecified Period (Permanent and Pensionable)
Salary Scale: WSSA 5

Qualification of the Applicants
Holders of Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Accountancy or Finance, Business Administration (majoring in Accountancy or Finance) from Institutes of higher learning with at least 1 year of working experience in accountancy or finance

Duties and Responsibilities:
1.To prepare accounting schedules and statements
2. To maintain ledgers, journals, cash books and other accounting records,
3. To reconcile control accounts with subsidiary ledgers,
4. To compile various statistics,
5. To prepare trial balances,
6. To carryout revenue accounting reconciliation,
7.  To prepare payroll and bank reconciliation,
8.  To handle foreign and local creditors payment and reconciliation,
9.   To deal with payments of staff allowances petty cash authorized by Supervisors,
10. To control staff debtors and loan accounts,
11. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the relevant supervisor.



5. Human Resources Officer Grade III- 1 Post                           
Organizational Relationships
Appointed by                                   :         Management Team
Reports to: Human Resources and Administration Manager
Supervises: None                         
Employment Terms: Unspecified Period (Permanent and Pensionable)
Salary Scale : WSSA 5
         
1. Requirements /Qualification of Applicants
i. By appointment of candidates holding Bachelors Degree or Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management, Public Administration, Business Administration with bias in Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations, Manpower Planning, Management or equivalent qualifications with at least 1 year in working experience, He/she must be computer literate.
ii. Must be a Tanzania citizen
iii. Age not above 35 years

Duties and Responsibilities
1.To update and maintain personnel records and statistics;
2.To assist in the processing of recruitment, staff allocation and development/training program
3.To assist in developing, maintaining and administers staff regulations, conditions of service, remuneration and incentive schemes;
4.To provide Mbeya WSSA officers with the right reading materials e.g. newspapers, magazines and periodicals;
5. To assist in the administration of wage and salary;
6. To deal with staff welfare i.e. medical services, annual leave fare, etc.
7. To coordinate orientation and induction programs;
8. To handle staff welfare issues including grievances, leave, transfer and terminal benefits.
9. To carry out any other duties that may be assigned to him from time to time by his /her supervisor.

6. Public Relations Officer Grade III - 1Post                   
Organizational Relationships
Appointed by: Management Team
Reports to: Head of Public Relations Unit
Supervises: None                         
Employment Terms: Unspecified Period (Permanent and Pensionable)
Salary Scale: WSSA 5

1. Requirement/Qualification of Applicants
i. By appointment of candidates who has a Bachelor Degree in Journalism, Public Administration, Sociology, Social Works, Mass Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or related disciplines with at least one year in working experience, Computer literacy is essential.
ii. Must be a Tanzania citizen
iii. Age not above 35 years
 
Duties and Responsibilities
1. To collect and handle internal and external complaints.
2. To prepare and carry out Mbeya WSSA public announcements.
3. To conduct customer survey.
4. To assist in collecting opinions and feedback from the public about the organization.
5. To participate in the proper preparation and issuing of all the press releases, newsletters, interviews and other official publications.
6. WSSA customers to collecting and analyze data on Mbeya.

7. Internal Auditor Grade III-1post                                 

Organizational Relationships
Appointed by: Management Team
Reports to: Chief Internal Auditor
Supervises: None                         
Employment Terms: Unspecified Period (Permanent and Pensionable)
Salary Scale: WSSA 5
                                                                                                                                                  1. Requirements/Qualification of the Applicants
i. Holders of Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Accountancy, Finance or Auditing from a recognized Institution. Working knowledge in the use of accounting and auditing packages with at least two years in working experience, computer literate is an added advantage.
ii.Must be a Tanzania citizen
iii. Age not above 35 years

Duties and Responsibilities
1.To assist in conducting financial pre-audit within the Institution;
2. To assist in performing regular checks and investigations;
3.To ensure that cash is properly counted for and audited;
4.Participating to produce regular audit reports on Investigation/ auditing undertaken;
5.Participating to ensure that revenue due is promptly billed and collected;

8. Engineers Grade III-   2 posts as follows
8.2. Electro-mechanical engineer               
Organizational Relationships
Appointed by: Management Team
Reports to: Technical Manager
Supervises: none             
Employment Terms: Unspecified Period (Permanent and Pensionable)
Salary Scale:WSSA 5


 1. Requirements/Qualification of Applicants
i. Holders of Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Civil, Water Resources, Electrical mechanical, Environmental or Sanitary Engineering from a recognized institution with at least one year working experience on the same field, the candidate must be registered as a graduate engineer with Engineers Registration Board (ERB) of Tanzania Computer competence in engineering packages is essential advantage.
ii. Must be a Tanzanian citizen
iii. Age not above 35 years



Duties and Responsibilities
1.Water Network
i.To assist in survey, development and maintenance of water works.
ii.To organize maintenance of water networks.
iii.To conduct periodic and regular inspection of the supply area and take

Appropriate remedial measures.
iv. To supervise the preparation and implementation of water works activities.
v. To analyze causes for water loss and recommend accordingly.
To review performance of water works and prepare necessary reports.
vii.To perform any other duties as may be assigned by relevant authority.

2. Planning, Design and Construction
i.To assist in collection and analyzing systems and procedures for urban water supply and sewerage network.
ii.To assist in carrying out technical, economic, social and financial appraisal or proposed projects.
iii. To assist in carrying out master planning for urban water supply and sewerage network.
iv.To analyze demand for water and sewerage service.
v.To assist in establishment of design standards and specifications for all development works undertaken by MBEYA WSSA.
vi.To supervise all water supply and sewerage network construction contracts.
vii.To ensure that proper construction progress records are kept and periodic progress reports   are produced for each contract.
viii.To assist in assessment, design and supervision of extension of water distribution lines.
ix. To carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
     
3.  Repair and Maintenance
 i. To assist in efficient and effective management of the Maintenance and Repair Section.
ii.To assist in maintenance and repair of all mechanical and electrical water treatment plant pump stations, equipment, meters and valves.
iii.To assist in developing policies, standards, and procedures for the mechanical and electrical maintenance and repair of water plant, vehicles and equipment.
iv.To coordinate the preparation of preventive mechanical and electrical maintenance programs for plant and equipment.
v.To maintain up to date documentation on maintenance and repair.
vi.To coordinate regular inspections of plant and equipment.
vii.To monitor servicing, maintenance and repair activities.
viii.To advise on appropriate mechanical, electrical maintenance and repair equipment for procurement.
ix.To coordinate training of maintenance and repair Assistant Technicians.
x.To prepare and submit maintenance and repair reports.
 xi.To attend unscheduled maintenance and repair emergency cases.
xii.To prepare maintenance and repair budget.
xiii. To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

3.Water Production
i.To analyze and recommend  means for production and treatment of water
ii.To assist in formulating policies, standards and procedures for water treatment.
iii.To monitoring performance of water sources and water treatment plant.
iv.To formulate long term plan and annual budget for water production and treatment.
v.To manage water sources.
vi.To regularly determine resources requirement for proper production of adequate quality water.
vii.To carry out other duties as may be assigned.

4.Sewerage
i.To prepare sewerage network schedules.
ii.To collect and analyze data on sewerage.
iii.To conduct training for sewerage staff on the use of safety and sanitary gears.
iv.To analyze the extent of damaged pipes before declaring     them to be removed.
v.To supervise investigation on illegal sewerage connections and recommend rectification measures.
vi.To determine amount of waste water being discharged to the sewerage network.
vii.To compile monthly and quarterly sewerage operations and maintenance reports.
viii.To perform any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

4. Water Production
i. To supervise production and treatment of water.
ii.To supervise the formulating of policies, standards and procedures for water treatment.
iii.To supervise management of water sources.
iv.To supervise formulation of long term plan and annual budget for water production and treatment department.
v.To supervise preparation of water production performance reports.
vi.To determine resource requirement for proper production of adequate quality water.
 vii.Carry out other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor
 
5.  Sewerage
i.To advise on effectine means for handling and treating sewerage.
ii.To supervise training on the use of sewer and safety equipment to personnel dealing with inspections and maintenance of sewers.
iii.To supervise inspection of waste water collection system.
iv.To design mechanisms for improving sewer systems.
v.To supervise maintenence of sewer, overflow and blockages.
vi.To supervise compilation of sewerage works reports.

9. Water Sales Assistant Grade IV - 20 Posts (Meter Readers)
Appointed by: Managing director
Reports to: Commercial manager
Supervises: None
Employment terms: unspecified period (permanent and pensionable)
Salary scale: WSSA 1



Requirement/ Qualification of the Applicants
                             
iii. Age not above 35 years

 Duties and Responsibilities

To read all water meters allocated within the specified area of jurisdification
To keep track of all water meters in the area of operation
To distribute water bills to all customers whose meters have been read
To report clogged water meters causing them to fail customers in getting water
To check and ensure that all meters in the zone are in working condition
To receive and address simple customer complaints about meter reading
To distribute messages and leaflets to identify illegal connections
To make follow-up and collect billing claims.
To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the customer Records and Billing Officer


10. Motor Vehicle Divers - 3 posts

Appointed by: Managing directors
Reports to: Administrative officer
Supervises: None
Employment terms: unspecified period (permanent and pensionable)

Salary scale: WSSA 1

Requirements/Qualifications of the Applicants
i.Holder of certificate of secondary Education with passes in either English or Kiswahili with a valid class “C” driving license the incumbent must have driving training certificate from National Institute of Transport (NIT) or any other recognized training institution as a necessary requirement, with at least one year in working experience. Possession of Trade Grade I in Motor Mechanics, water pipes plumbing or water pumps mechanics from The Vocational Education Authority (VETA)or any other recognized vocational college is an added advantage
ii. Must be a Tanzania citizen
iii. Age not above 35 years

Duties and Responsibilities

To skillfully drive all types of vehicles and to be able to detect any vehicle defects and promptly reports to the supervisor
To keep vehicle in good condition including keeping it always clean and tidy
To keep log –book sheets up to date in connection with vehicles moments
To carry out minor repairs and adjustments on vehicles entrusted to him/her
To perform any duties that may be assigned to him


Key competences for all applicants
 i.        Leadership and Team building
ii.        problem solving and decision making
iii.       Integrity
iv.        Honest
v.         High level of commitment
vi.         computer literacy is added advantage

Mode of Application

The qualified persons should submit their handwritten letters of application stating how they meet the advertised criteria attaching copies of relevant academic, personal curriculum vitae(CV) supported by professional certificates and testimonials or transcripts so as to reach the under mentioned not later than 22th Dec 2017. Applicants are also required to indicate the names and contacts of at least three (3) work/professional related referees.

Applications who will not meet the stated qualifications will NOT be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview, shortlisted candidates shall be subjected to competency assessment and reference checking.                                                                                                         
The Managing Director
Mbeya Water Supply and Sanitation Authority
P.O Box 2932,
MBEYA.





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