Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Preventive Assistants at TRA

Purpose of the Job.

To strengthen supervision of the Customs preventive operations.

Major Activities of the Job.

(i) Board and rummage vessels.

(ii) Prevent and control the importation of prohibited and restricted goods.

(iii) Perform preventive duties at ports, seaports gates, customs warehouse,

transit stations and dry ports.

(iv) Perform gangway duties on ship and aircrafts.

(v) Guard and escort goods under customs controls.

(vi) Prepare patrols reports.

(i)   Perform any other duties assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Job Requirements.


(i)    Diploma in Taxation, Customs and Tax Managament, Law, Business Administration, Accountancy or its Equivalent

(ii)   Age Limit: Not above thirty (30) years.

(ii)   Short courses in Customs and Tax issues, and relevant training in security matters is an added advantage.

Key Competencies.

(i) Teamwork

(ii) Customer Focus

(iii) Change Orientation

(iv) Performance and Accountability

(v) Integrity

(vi) Computer Literacy.


Applicants MUST be ready to work anywhere in the United Republic of Tanzania.


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


The application should be submitted online by 20th April, 2014. Applicants who will not be contacted should regard themselves unsuccessful.


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.

Click here to Apply online