Thursday, July 19, 2018

14 List of Employment Vacancies at Shinyanga Urban Water Supply (SHUWASA)

  Xpresstz       Thursday, July 19, 2018
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Shinyanga Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (SHUWASA) is an Autonomous
Utility which was established under section 3(I) of Cap. 272 of 1997 as reviewed by section 60 of Water supply and Sanitation Act No. 12 of 2009. SHUWASA is charged with the overall responsibility of operations and management of portable clean water supply and sanitation services in Shinyanga Urban areas within the Municipality.

SHUWASA performs its duties under the pilot and supervision of the Executive Board of Directors with functions and responsibilities well stipulated in the Water Works Ordinance and Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
Shinyanga Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (SHUWASA) is hereby advertising to the public the applications invitations from dynamic, energetic, dedicated, qualified, motivated, experienced and performance driven male and female Tanzanians to fill the following vacant Posts: -
1.0 SALES ASSISTANT (4 Posts) 
The successful candidate will be reporting to the Zone Supervisor and will be responsible to all matters related to billing, leakage controlling and meter management.
 Key Duties and Responsibilities
Taking reasonable steps in collecting and controlling all revenue to the Authority.
Ensuring that the daily, weekly, monthly and annually collection targets are met.
 Reporting customer’s water consumption trends as related to its surroundings
Maintaining meter reading records according to standard procedures.
Documentation of all water customers within the Zone.
Perform any other duties related to the position as may be assigned by the supervisor.
1. Form IV/VI Leaver/Diploma in Business Administration, with possession two years working experience in water sales operations and water meters managements. Possession of a Class A driving License will be an added advantage.
2. Experience in meter Reading and Leakage Control.
3. Age Limit - Not above 35
The successful candidate will be reporting to planning and Construction Engineer and will be responsible to all matters related to Water network construction.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Regularly updates the water network maps;
Maintain and updates customers particular s (customer service line, Account number, meter location, and other related water infrastructure);
Undertakes customer particular verification and mapping in accordance with the programs prepared by the Planning and Construction Engineer ;
Carries out surveys and prepares drawings/sketches of existing and proposed water works;
Undertakes the preparation of construction drawing for the water network developments and modernization in accordance with the programs prepared by the Planning and Construction Engineer;
Maintains up-to-date data and information on the water network;
1. The holder of this position must have a Technician Certificate in Civil/Water Resources Engineering with relevant experience and good command of AutoCAD and GIS Tools. Three (3) years working experience in water production and distribution works.
2. Candidate must have two years working experience in water and sewerage infrastructures.
3. Age Limit not above 40 years.
3.0 PLUMBERS (7 Posts)
The successful candidates will work in Technical Department under water supply section where s/he will be responsible for water distribution works.
 Key Duties and Responsibilities
Documentation of all water customers within prescribed Zone.
Repair of all water leakages as they occur.
Finding out the causes of water loss and make necessary rectification.
Ensuring that new customers get water connections as scheduled.
Monitoring and reporting unauthorized water connections.
Timely reporting of water distribution faults.
Timely reporting of sewerage pipe faults to responsible officers
Water disconnection for water debtors.
Timely re connections of water to debtors who settle their bills.
Timely attend to customer’s complaints regarding lack of water.
Flushing regularly water distribution lines to remove stagnant water and other sediments.
Ensuring that water in the distribution system is not contaminated from customer service lines.
Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
1. Holder of Form IV/VI with Level III (Grade Test I) Certificate in Water Resources/ Sanitary/Civil Engineering from recognized Technical College.
Receive and inspect all incoming materials and reconcile with purchase order, processes and distribute documentations with purchase order reports, discrepancies on order received.
Issue items which require knowledge of specific areas of supply operation and good knowledge of stick characterized by susceptibility to toxicity, Fragility, rapid deterioration, ease damage
The successful candidate will be reporting to the Lab Technician Supervisor and will be responsible to all matters related to Water Quality Management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure efficient and effective management of water sources (Boreholes/Bulk Water and Dam)
Ensure that reporting and information requirements of monitoring the performance of water sources and water chlorination targets are established and properly utilized
Formulate long term plan and annual budget for water production and chlorination
Regularly determine resources requirement for proper production for adequate quality water
Monitors the cleaning and maintenance of the Dam, springs, boreholes and water tanks
Proper record keeping of water production and chlorination
Establishment of water dosing chemicals and dosing schedule
Monitors water les in the water storage tanks
Monitors the odour of theater
Making sure that the water storage are free from pollution
Making sure that only authorized persons are allowed in the water storage premises and pump house
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Laboratory Technician Supervisor.
4. Holder of Form IV with FTC /Diploma in Laboratory from a Government recognise technical college.
5. Candidate must have two years working experience in laboratory works in water and sewerage quality assessment.
5.0 Mode of Application
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered mail, courier service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum Vitae, passport size photo, copies of both academic and professional certificates, testimonials, names and addresses of three referees (not relatives) and day time telephone. This is to be submitted on or before 1600 hrs 31st July 2018 to:
Managing Director
Shinyanga Water Supply and Sanitation Authority,
P.O. Box 298,
Tel: 028 – 2762073,
Fax: 028 – 2763551
Please indicate on the envelope the position applied for. Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be contacted. If you have not heard from us within three weeks after the closing date, kindly assume that your application was not successful.
Women are highly encouraged to apply
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