Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Employment vacancies at Mbeya Water supply and sanitation Authority (Mbeya WSSA)

  Xpresstz       Wednesday, August 1, 2018

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 It was established in January 1998 under section 3(1) of Act No.8 OF 1997, repealed by Act No.12 of 2009.To adequately fulfill its objectives and in line with the expansion of activities Mbeya WSSA is now inviting applications from suitably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.


PLANNING, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER II – (1 POST)
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
Appointed by : Management Team
Reports to : Technical Manager
Supervises : None
Salary Scale : UWSA 5
QUALIFICATIONS
Holder of Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Civil, Water Resources, Mechanical, Electrical, Environmental or Sanitary Engineering from a recognized institution. Computer competence in engineering packages will be an added advantage.
REMUNERATION
Attractive and Competitive Package and Fringe Benefits as per Mbeya WSSA’s Incentive Scheme will be offered to the successful Candidate.
TERMS OF CONTRACT
Permanent and Pensionable
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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.
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ENVIRONMENTAL AND SANITATION ENGINEER II – (1 POST)
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
Appointed by : Management Team
Reports to : Technical Manager
Supervises : None
Salary Scale : UWSA 5
QUALIFICATIONS
Holder of Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Environmental or Sanitary Engineering from a recognized institution. Computer competence in engineering packages will be an added advantage.
REMUNERATION
Attractive and Competitive Package and Fringe Benefits as per Mbeya WSSA’s Incentive Scheme will be offered to the successful Candidate.
TERMS OF CONTRACT
Permanent and Pensionable
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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.
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ZONE COMMERCIAL OFFICER II – (5 POSTS)
ORGANISATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
Appointed by : Management
Reports to : Zone Officer In charge
Supervises : Customer care, Control/Repair Team, Meter Readers
Salary Scale : UWSA 5
QUALIFICATIONS
Holder of a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Accounts, Procurement, Human Resource, Sociology and / or any other related fields with experience of at least 1 year
REMUNERATION
Attractive and Competitive Package and Fringe Benefits as per Mbeya WSSA’s Incentive Scheme will be offered to the successful Candidate.
TERMS OF CONTRACT
Permanent and Pensionable
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Major
Ensure that business in growing by ensuring that customer base is increasing, simultaneously with the increase of the water demand level and the monthly billing is on the rising side
  1. Specific
    1.1 To know all details of your customers (Account Numbers, Names & location) within your zone.
    1.2 Keep customer database records & perform continuous customer’s survey updating the records regularly.
    1.3 Sensitize the community for efficient use of water, safeguarding the water supply and sewerage systems, water meters and conserving the environment
    1.4 Mobilization & campaign for new water connections. This is in order to affect the expansion of the customer base and thus the revenue potential.
    1.5 Mobilization of disconnected customers to revive their water services, also to revive moribund and dormant accounts.
    1.6 Work closely with other zone in charges officers and heads of departments/sections in order to facilitate the working modalities and hence achieve Authority’s perfections.
    1.7 Ensure all active customers in your zone are billed on monthly basis and every customer gets water bill at the end of the month. The value of the bills should justify the actual quantity of water consumed by each customer
    1.8 Create customer awareness, education and sensitization on payment of their bills on time.
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ZONE TECHNICIAN II – (5 POSTS)
ORGANISATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
Appointed by : Managing Director
Reports to : Zone Officer In charge
Supervises : Technicians, Plumbers
Salary Scale : UWSA 3
QUALIFICATIONS
Holders of an Ordinary Diploma or Full Technician Certificate in Water Resources Engineering, Water Laboratory Technology, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Sewerage, Sanitary/Environmental Engineering from any recognized Technical Institution with experience of at least of 1 year in water supply and sewerage industry.
REMUNERATION
Attractive and Competitive Package and Fringe Benefits as per Mbeya WSSA’s Incentive Scheme will be offered to the successful Candidate.
TERMS OF CONTRACT
Permanent and Pensionable
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Major
Key Supervisor of all water supply functions in the supply zones and official point of contact for all Technical issues concerning your zone.
  1. Specific
    i. To cooperate with O&M Engineer/O&M Technician in preparing plan of action for preventive O&M works in the zone on daily basis.
    ii. To supervise water distribution & rationing in your zone as per rationing time table. Ensure all customers in your zone are served with adequate and safe water supply; otherwise you should report immediately to O&M section in case of deficiencies.
    iii. Understand the quantity of water consumed against demand in your zone.
    iv. To monitor distribution network and customer condition, water losses through leakage and attend pipe leak repair efficiently and timely. In case of major leaks, report to head of O & M Section/Technical Manager for more work strength.
    v. Your regular visit and familiarization with distribution network will help you to identify bottlenecks and causes of water losses within your zones and report any potential technical works for rehabilitation, improvement or extension in your zone.
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
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
i. Applicant MUST be a Tanzanian
ii. Applicant Age should not be above 45 years
iii. Applicants who studied outside Tanzania should have a Certification from NECTA and TCU
iv. In Service Applicants should seek approval from their current employers
v. Applications that dully fulfills these requirements will be considered invalid
MODE OF APPLICATION
The qualified persons should submit their handwritten letters of application stating how they meet the advertised criteria attaching certified copies of relevant academic, personal curriculum vitae (CV) supported by professional certificates and testimonials so as to reach the under mentioned not later than 10th August 2018.Applicants are also required to indicate the names and contacts of at least three (3)work/professional related referees.
Applications which will not meet the stated qualification will NOT be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and shall be subjected to competency assessment and reference checking. Lobbying and Canvassing for appointment shall not be entertained and may work to the candidate’s disadvantage.
Women are highly encouraged to apply.
The Managing Director
Mbeya Water Supply and Sanitation Authority
P.O Box 2932,
MBEYA.
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