Watumishi Housing Company (WHC) is a public entity responsible for the implementation of the Public Servants Housing Scheme (PSHS) and management of the WHC Real Estate Investment Trust (WHC-REIT). Shareholders of WHC and the financiers of the PSHS are National Social Security Fund (NSSF), PPF Pensions Fund (PPF), Public Service Pensions Fund (PSPF), LAPF Pensions Fund (LAPF), Government Employees Provident Fund (GEPF), National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) and National Housing Corporation (NHC).
In order to implement its objectives, WHC would like to invite suitably qualified Tanzanians to join its lean, entrepreneurial and dynamic team by filling the following vacancies:
Land Surveyor – One Post
Duty Station: WHC Head Office Dar es Salaam
Reporting to: Chief Operations Officer
Salary Grade: 6
Land Surveyor will be responsible for provision land survey information for engineering, map making, mining, land evaluation, construction, and other purposes.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
i) Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, reports, and legal descriptions of surveys in order to describe, certify, and assume liability for work performed.
ii) Direct or conduct surveys in order to establish legal boundaries for properties, based on legal deeds and titles.
iii) Prepare or supervise preparation of all data, charts, plots, maps, records, and documents related to surveys.
iv) Plan and conduct ground surveys designed to establish baselines, elevations, and other geodetic measurements.
v) Search legal records, survey records, and land titles in order to obtain information about property boundaries in areas to be surveyed.
vi) Coordinate findings with the work of engineering and architectural personnel, clients, and others concerned with projects.
vii) Ensure surveying instruments and equipments are safely kept and maintained.
viii) Establish fixed points for use in making maps, using geodetic and engineering instruments.
ix) Train assistants and helpers, and direct their work in such activities as performing surveys or drafting maps.
x) Analyse survey objectives and specifications in order to prepare survey proposals or to direct others in survey proposal preparation.
xi) Compute geodetic measurements and interpret survey data in order to determine positions, shapes, and elevations of geomorphic and topographic features.
xii) Conduct research in surveying and mapping methods, using knowledge of techniques of photogrammetric map compilation and electronic data processing.
xiii) Analysing information thoroughly before it is handled over to other professionals,
xiv) Devising various methods to resolve practical planning and development surveys.
xv)Undertake any other related duties as may be assigned by the Chief Operations Officer.
e) Academic Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications, experience:
i) Bachelor’s degree in land surveying, mapping or geomatics or equivalent qualifications from a recognised university.
ii) Must be registered with professional Board.
iii) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) applications; and
iv) Not less than three (3) years relevant work experience in land management in reputable institutions.
In addition to the above skills and qualifications, applicants for the above positions are required to have the following attributes:
i) A very high level of integrity, honesty and sense of responsibility;
ii) Ability to work under pressure and produce expected results;
iii) Ability to work in a lean and dynamic team;
iv) Ability to self manage, achieve results and meet deadlines; and
v) Willingness to work beyond the call of duty.
TENURE AND REMUNERATION
A competitive salary will be offered to the right candidates for the posts. WHC is an equal opportunity employer. Staff will be employed on three (3) years contracts that are renewable upon satisfactory performance.
MODE OF APPLICATION
Application letter with Curriculum Vitae (CV) including e-mail address or daytime contact telephone number, together with photocopies of certificates and names and contacts of two referees should be addressed to reach the under-mentioned by 16th February 2018.
Only short-listed candidates meeting the above criteria will be invited for interview. Lobbying and canvassing for employment will not be entertained and may work to the candidate’s disadvantage.
Application letter should be sent through the address shown below:
The Chief Executive Officer,
Watumishi Housing Company,
4th Floor Golden Jubilee Towers,
7 Ohio Street/ Kibo Street,
P.O. Box 5119,
11481 Dar es Salaam.
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