New Job Opportunities At Tanzania National Park(TANAPA) 48 posts

  • Job type: Full time
  • Open to: All Tanzanians
  • Open Date: 18th October 2021
  • Closing date: 31st October 2021

Description

About sixty years ago the first President of the United Republic of Tanzania, the late Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere, recognized the integral part wildlife plays in this country.

In September 1961 at a symposium on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, he gave a speech that laid the foundation for conservation in post-independent Tanzania. The extract of that speech has become known as the Arusha Manifesto.

“The survival of our wildlife is a matter of grave concern to all of us in Africa. These wild creatures amid the wild places they inhabit are not only important as a source of wonder and inspiration but are an integral part of our natural resources and our future livelihood and well-being.

In accepting the trusteeship of our wildlife, we solemnly declare that we will do everything in our power to make sure that our children’s grandchildren will be able to enjoy this rich and precious inheritance.
The conservation of wildlife and wild places calls for specialist knowledge, trained manpower, and money and we look to other nations to co-operate with us in this important task – the success or failure of which not only affects the continent of Africa but the rest of the world as well.”

The Tanganyika National Parks Ordinance CAP [412] of 1959 established the organization now known as Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA), and Serengeti became the first National Park. Currently, TANAPA is governed by the National Parks Act Chapter 282 of the 2002 revised edition of the Laws of the United Republic of Tanzania. Conservation in Tanzania is governed by the Wildlife Conservation Act of 1974, which allows the Government to establish protected areas and outlines how they are organized and managed. National Parks represent the highest level of resource protection that can be provided.

On behalf of Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) President’s Office, Public Service
Recruitment Secretariat invites qualified Tanzanians to fill 48 vacant posts as mentioned
hereunder.
Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA)
Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) is a Parastatal Organization whose mandate is to manage
and regulate the use of areas designated as National Parks. The Organization currently
manages twenty-two National Parks which form part of larger protected ecosystems set aside
to preserve Tanzania’s rich natural heritage.

Duties and responsibilities:
i.To conduct patrol activities in and around the Park;
ii. To guard visitors, staff, and their properties and ensure their security;
iii. To enforce National Parks Laws, Rules and Regulations;
iv. To respond to emergency situations such as rescue and instituting First Aid;
v.To participate in marking, clearing and protection of park boundary;
vi. To report matters relating to the security, safety and general operations of the
respective section to the immediate superior;
vii. To check, search apprehend and/or arrest person/persons suspected of wildlife
offenses;
viii. To ensure the safety of the sentry area and handle all incidences;
ix. To participate in routine and ad–hoc parades;
x.To investigate matters relating to possible wildlife offenses and give evidence before
the court of law;
xi. To participate in joint protection activities with other wildlife institutions and law
enforcement agencies in, around and across–borders;
xii. To participate in collaborative patrol operations with adjacent communities in
protecting properties and human life;
xiii. To participate in ecological monitoring activities such as animal health monitoring,
animal counts/census, weather data collection, early burning, fire suppression and
GIS; and
xiv. To perform other related duties as may be assigned by the superior.

Qualification and Experience:
Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with Basic or Technician Certificate in
Wildlife Management or One-year National Service Certificate.
Age limit: not above 25 years.
Salary Scale: TAN 01

General conditions:
i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania generally with an age not above 25 years;
ii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts;
postal address/postcode, e-mail and telephone numbers;
iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement;
iv. Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates;

  • Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;
  •  Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;
  • Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;
  • Birth certificate.

v. Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted

  •  Form IV and form VI results slip;
  • Testimonials and all Partial transcripts.

vi. Applicants employed in the Public Service should route their application letters
through their respective employers;
vii. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should
not apply;
viii. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;
ix. Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education
should be verified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and
National Council for Technical Education (NACTE);
x. Certificates from Foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission
for Universities (TCU);
xi. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed/advised to indicate;
xii. A signed application letter should be written either in Swahili or English and
Addressed to Secretary, Presidents Office, Public Service Recruitment Secretariat, P.O.
Box 2320, University of Dodoma (UDOM), Utumishi/Asha Rose Migiro Buildings –
Dodoma.
xiii. Deadline for application is 31st October 2021
xiv. Only shortlisted candidates will be informed on a date for interview; and
xv. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate legal
action.

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