Senior Land Surveyor (Topographical Surveyor) at TANROADS

Job Title: Senior Land Surveyor (Topographical Surveyors)

Job location: Kahama, Shinyanga

Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) is seeking applications from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individual to fill up the vacancy for the position of Senior Land Surveyor (Topographical Surveyors).

Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) is vested with the responsibility of Maintenance and Development of the Trunk and Regional Roads Network in Tanzania Mainland. It is also responsi­ble in conducting Axle Load Control Operations using weighbridge scales.

The Regional Manager TANROADS Shinyanga on behalf of the Chief Executive TANROADS is looking for suitable qualified and competent Tanzanians to fill vacant posts available for the project of Upgrading of Kahama – Bulyanhulu Junction – Kakola (73KM) Road to Bitumen Standard; Contract No: AE/001/2022-23/HQ/W/70.

TANROADS therefore intends to recruit qualified and competent staff to fill vacancy 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 five (5) 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 Kahama 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
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 17th February, 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 0 Box 62,


Regional Managers Office: Ushirika Area, Mwanza Road, P. O. Box 62, Shinyanga. Tell: 028-2762592, 2763941, Fax: 028-2762551,2763141 Email:

TANROADS is an Executive Agency of the Ministry of Works established under the Executive Agencies Act, 1997.