The Tobacco Research Institute of Tanzania (TORITA) is one of the research institutes under the Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperatives. It is the only tobacco research institute in East Africa mandated to promote, implement and carry out research related on agronomy, breeding, plant protection, environmental conservation, tobacco curing barns, improving crop quality and productivity. Its mandates also entail development and dissemination of appropriate technologies to the tobacco growing community for improved productivity to support the tobacco sector goals in social-economic development of the country.
The Head Office is located at Tumbi area, some 16 kilometers off Tabora Municipal Town center along the road leading to Urambo and has the research substation at Mtanila in Chunya, Mbeya.
The institute is implementing strategic plan linkage with medium term plan and expenditure framework for the coming five years and therefore would like to recruit 7 competent Tanzania citizens in the following posts;
Laboratory Technician II- 3 POSTS (Duty station - Tumbi, Tabora)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Collect samples from trial plots for laboratory investigation
Identify and keep records of various soil borne crop diseases.
Assist research officers in carrying out research programmes by conducting laboratory tests and
Assist laboratory technician in preparing and setting research experiments.
Assist laboratory technician in conducting laboratory tests and reporting on results.
Assist in simple routine laboratory work, as this is a training grade.
Perform other related duties as may be assigned by Supervisors
Diploma in Laboratory Technology or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
Salary Scale: PGSS 6
All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania and not above 45 years old, however, should also observe the age limit for each position where indicated.
Applicants must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contact postal address, e-mail address and telephone numbers.
Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement.
The title of the position and institution applied for should be written in the subject of the application letter and marked on the envelope; short of which will make the application invalid.
Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of Academic certificates:
Form IV and Form VI National Examination
Professional certificates from respective boards
One recent passport size picture and birth certificate.
FORM IV AND FORM VI RESULTS SLIPS ARE
STRICTLY NOT ACCEPTED
Testimonials, Partial transcripts and results slips will not be accepted.
Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action
Applicants for senior positions currently employed in the public service should route their application letters through their respective employers.
Applicants for entry levels currently employed in the Public Service should not apply, they have to adhere to Government Circular Na. CAC. 45/257/01/0/140 dated 30th
Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply.
Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by Tanzania Commission for
Dead line for application is 25th Aug, 2015
Applicants with special needs/case (disability) supposed to indicate
Women are highly encouraged to apply
Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview
Application letters should be written in Swahili or English
APPLICATION LETTERS SHOULD BE POSTED TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS.
HAND DELIVERY IS NOT ACCEPTABLE:
TORITA Board of Directors
Tobacco Research Institute of Tanzania (TORITA)
P.O Box 431