Thursday, 3 April 2014

Careers at Tanzania Revenue Authority - Assistant Preventive Officers

Job Title: Assistant Preventive Officers

Employer: Tanzania Revenue Authority

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 20th April 2014

Job Description:


Raise tax assessments in respect of small passengers’ accompanied baggage at Ports, Airports and Border stations.

Attend to public/customer grievances concerning customs operations.

Carry out instructions as may be directed by the Preventive Officer.

Perform preventive duties at Air Port, Sea port, Gates, Customs Warehouse, Transit stations, Dry port and all other Customs contacted areas.

Examination of passenger’s baggage.

Rummaging of vessels aircraft.

Perform any other duties assigned by supervisor.


Advanced Diploma or University Degree in Customs or Taxation or Economics or Finance or Business Administration or Law or its equivalent from a recognized Institution/University.

Age Limit: Not above thirty (30) years.

Postgraduate Studies in taxation/Customs or its equivalent, and training in Security matters will be added advantage

Key Competences:

Leadership and Team Building

Strategic Focus and Managing Change

Managing Performance and Accountability

Problem Solving and Decision Making


Computer Literacy.


An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidates.

How to Apply:

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All applicants are required to properly fill in the application form provided in the system. Please be informed that shortlisting is a machinery process done through the Human resources Information System. Failure to fill in all the fields properly may lead to disqualification.

For assistance on how to fill in the Job Application Form please make use of on line “HELP” available under the Application Form or dial TRA Call Centre Tel: 0800110016 (TTCL & Vodacom), 0786 800000 (AIRTEL) , 0713800333 (TIGO) from 0800 to 1700 Hours Monday to Friday. These are Toll free numbers.