AIRPORT SECURITY OFFICER II – 25 POST – Tanzania Airports Authority (TAA)

By | April 14, 2019


Employer: Tanzania Airports Authority (TAA)
Date Published: 2019-04-13
Application Deadline: 2019-04-26
(i)To control movement of people, vehicles and animals and monitor access to restricted areas,
(ii)To screen airport staff, visitors, passengers, baggage, mails and cargo, identify and deal with any unattended baggage according to the established security procedures,
(iii)To identify and dispose of dangerous and hazardous materials found in passenger baggage,
(iv)To check identification  or  travel  documents  for  all  passengers,  staff  and  airport  users requiring access for accuracy and evidence of tempering,
(v)To search vehicles accessing the airport restricted areas for purposes of identifying and preventing restricted articles into airside,
(vi)To monitor passenger flow through screening check point to ensure order and efficiency,
(vii)To conduct passenger risk assessment to identify passengers who should be subject to special attention,
(viii)To carry out patrols of the airside/landside areas to ensure locations are secure, identify and report vulnerability and threats within the airport areas to determine security needs for purposes of improvement,
(ix)To enforce the airport by-laws related to security, evacuate staff and passengers to safe location during security incidences and manage crowd control during emergencies,
(x)To close entry areas following security breaches and reopen after receiving notification that the airport is secure,
(xi)To follow up recovery of airport passes from persons who are no longer working at the airport,
(xii)To conduct daily inspection and test of security equipment and facilities,
(xiii)To escort visitors to airside of the restricted areas at the airport,
(xiv)To search aircraft considered to be at a higher risk for detection of concealed explosive devices or weapons,
(xv)To escort high value cargo from the ware house to the aircraft,
(xvi)To carry out aircraft guarding and escort duties within the restricted areas,
(xvii)To update and maintain records of incidences, status of security equipment’s and lists of visitors and vehicles at a security check point and,
(xviii)To perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor.
Holder of a Bachelor Degree in Law, Sociology, Human Resources, Public Administration, International Relations, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution and who has undergone Militia Training or National Service training or any other Degree.
REMUNERATION: Salary Scale TAA Scheme of service

  1. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 years of age except those who are in public service; ii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;
  2. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement;
  • 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 slips;
  • Testimonials and all Partial transcripts.
  1. 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;

  1. 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);
  2. Certificates from Foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU);
  3. 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,
8 Kivukoni Road,
P.O. Box 63100, 11102
Dar Es Salaam.
xiii. Deadline for application is 26th April, 2019 and;
xiv. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview;

  1. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action; NOTE: All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the following address; not otherwise(This address also can be found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’)


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