Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) was established under the Ports Act No. 17 of 2004. The Authority is vested with the obligation and responsibility of developing, managing and promoting the maritime sector in Tanzania mainland.
The major role of TPA is to enhance the advantages of the geographical position of Tanzania’s maritime resources to fulfill its mandates including provision of services in relation to loading and unloading of cargo and passenger services at all ports in Tanzania.
TPA’s vision is to lead the regional maritime trade and logistics services to excellence and its mission is to develop and manage ports that provide world class maritime services and promote excelling logistics services in eastern, central, and southern Africa.
TPA continues to undertake substantial improvement measures to turn around its performance to maintain competitiveness within the region.
DECK RATING – 2 POSTS REPORT TO CAPTAIN
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
i. Keep the navigation and port watch including steers and look out
ii. Deck works including ship cleaning, chipping painting and other related. iii. Assist passenger and cargo handling, Cargo rushing and covering.
iv. Reporting any abnormalities timely.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Holder of Certificate of Forming part of Navigation watch, First Aid, Firefighting and Survival and other approved and valid Mandatories Certificates, pass seafarer medical tests and have experience not less than 3 years in Deck on Lakes or Ocean-going ships.
SALARY SCALE: TPGS 4