The Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) is a Government organization established under the Tanzania Tourist Board Act, CAP 364, and R.E. 2002 of the Laws of Tanzania. The main functions of the Board include the promotion of Destination Tanzania, encouraging tourism development, and fostering an understanding within Tanzania of the importance and economic benefits of the tourism industry. The Board as an equal opportunity employer is looking for suitably qualified Tanzanian Citizens to fill the following vacancy:-
TOURISM INFORMATION OFFICER GRADE II (1 POST)
Holder of University Degree in Tourism Management or Hospitality from any recognized Universities / Institutions.
Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To respond to specific information enquiries from stakeholders;
ii) To provide a range of information on local tourism attractions;
iii) To guide tourists to hotels, national parks and other tourist destinations;
iv) To maintain and update records of tourist hotel rates and bookings, transport systems and other necessary tourist facilities;
v) To assist visitors with accessing and utilising Information Technology facilities available in the tourist information centre;
vi) Assist in collecting information and updating of tourism publications;
vii) To participate in promotional campaigns such as promotional trips, joint publicity campaigns, educational tours, tourism fairs, etc.; and
viii) To perform any other duties as shall be assigned from time to time by the Superior;
A competitive remuneration package commensurate with experiences and qualifications will be provided which is within Tanzania Tourist Board salary scale (TTBS) 4.
NB: GENERAL CONDITIONS
i) All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania and not above 45 years old;
ii) All applicants must attach an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) showing reliable Contact (postal address, e-mail address and telephone numbers);
iii) Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of Academic Certificates:
• Postgraduate/ Degree/Advance Diploma/Diploma Certificates;
• Postgraduate/Degree/Advance Diploma/Diploma Transcripts;
• Form IV and VI National Examination Certificates;
• Computer Certificate;
• One recent passport size picture and birth certificate;
• Reference letters from three (3) work-related referees.
Note that, Testimonials, Partial Transcript and Result Slips will not be accepted.
iv) Presentation of any forged documents and any other information in the CV will Necessitate legal action;
v) Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable Contacts details;
vi) Academic Certificates from foreign bodies for Ordinary Level Education should be certified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA);
vii) Applicants for entry position currently employed in the Public Service should not apply; they have to comply with Government Circular No. CAC.45/257/01/D/140 dated on 30th November, 2010;
viii) Academic Certificates from foreign Universities/Institutions should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU);
ix) Only short listed applicants will be informed on a date for interview;
x) Deadline for application is 17th August, 2015;
xi) Application letters (sealed) should be posted to the following address:-
The Managing Director,
Tanzania Tourist Board,
Samora Avenue / Azikiwe Streat,
IPS Building, Third Floor,
P. O. Box 2485,
DAR ES SALAAM.
NB: HAND DELIVERY IS NOT ACCEPTED.