Assistant Customs Officer Tanzania Revenue Authority


Purpose of the Job

To ensure the correct declarations of both import and export entries, and correct any anomalies and discrepancies thereof which may affect Government revenue.

Major Activities of the Job

  • Control all goods being entered into the country, export and transit goods.
  • Conduct documents checking.
  • Verify information in refund claims.
  • Prepare enquiries and offence files.
  • Check the classification of goods and carryout assess and valuation of the same.
  • Prepare various returns for Customs and Excise Headquarters.
  • Provide information for preparation of Management reports (various).
  • Conduct the physical verification of goods.
  • Perform anti- smuggling patrols.

Minimum Job RequirementsQualifications

  • Applicants must posse an Advanced Diploma or a University Degree in Tax Management, Accountancy, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Business Administration, Law, Information Technology, or its equivalent with at least an Upper Second Class from a recognised higher learning institution. The candidate MUST have graduated in 2011. OR those who graduated before 2011 but with a Postgraduate Diploma or Masters Degree in Customs, Tax Management, Business Administration or its equivalent may apply.
  • Relevant training in Customs or a working experience in the related field will be an added advantage.
  • The applicant MUST be not more than thirty two (32) years of age.
Key Competencies
  • Leadership and Team Building.
  • Strategic Focus and Managing Change.
  • Managing Performance and Accountability.
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making.
  • Integrity


An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidates.


Application should include contact telephone numbers and be accompanied with Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant Certificates, Passport size photograph of the applicant recently taken and the names and reliable contact address (including telephone numbers) of three reputable referees. The application should reach the undersigned by 16th January, 2012. Applicants who will not be contacted should regard themselves unsuccessful.

Commissioner General

Tanzania Revenue Authority

P.o Box 11491 Dar-es-salaam