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4 Job Opportunities at KASHWASA, Plant Operators

Plant Operator II 

Kahama Shinyanga Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (KASHWASA) is a fully autonomous public utility operates in accordance with the Water Supply and Sanitation Act, No. 5 of 2019.The Government Notice No. 45 of 23rd February 2007 mandated KASHWASA to produce water from Lake Victoria and supply in bulk to various Water Utilities and Community Based Water Supply Organisations.

Currently, KASHWASA supplies bulk water to Water Supply and Sanitation Authorities of Shinyanga, Kahama, Ngudu, Kishapu, Maganzo, Isaka, 68 Community Based Water Supply Organisations (COBWSOs) located in Misungwi, Kwimba, Shinyanga, Kahama, Kishapu and Msalala Districts and to Williamson Diamond Limited.

The expansion of water transmission pipeline from Lake Victoria is in final stages of completion, which by December, 2019 will supply bulk water to Water Supply and Sanitation Authorities of Tabora, Igunga, Nzega, Uyui and to over 100 Community Based Water Supply Organisations in Shinyanga and Tabora Regions.

KASHWASA wishes to recruit competent Tanzanians to fill the following vacant posts: –

Title of the Post: Plant Operator II

Number of Posts: Four (4)

Qualification and Experience:

Holder of an Ordinary Secondary Education Certificate with Trade Test II in Mechanical / Electrical from a recognised Institution.

Main Duties and Responsibilities: –

Operating water pumps according to established schedules
Reporting abnormalities of water pumps functioning
Proper housekeeping of water pumps, pump house and surrounding
Recording and reporting of electrical and mechanical failure
Recording the amount of pumped water and establish time intervals from clean water to storage tanks
Making meter reading for electricity consumption at established time intervals
Monitoring water levels starting from intake, water treatment plant and reservoir
Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Shift Superintendent


Age Limit: Not above 45 years for all posts.


All posts carry attractive remuneration and fringe benefits, according to the Authority’s Scheme of Service.

Personal Attributes

High level of integrity, honest and sense of responsibility.
Team player with the ability to work independently.
Self – motivated.
Committed to deliver work of a high standard

Mode of Application
Prospective candidates are invited to submit applications in their own handwriting together with copies of their certificates, a fully typed and signed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with e-mail address, a reliable postal address and telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates/testimonials/transcripts and addresses of at least three(3) professional referees to the following: –

Managing Director,
KahamaShinyanga Water Supply and Sanitation Authority,
P.O. Box 1246,

Closing Date 3rd December, 2019.


All educational/professional certificates must be from accredited institutions which are recognized by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU), the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE), the National Examinations Council of Tanzania or other relevant bodies.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

The Authority’s employment policy is not gender biased. Hence, all prospective applicants are encouraged to apply.