The ministry of lands was established as a department of Lands and later changed into a full ministry which changed its name according to the functions within that specific period.
The current name is Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development which encompass core sector Departments which are:
- Land Administration, Survey and Mapping,
- Physical Planning and Housing.
Core sector units are Registration of Titles, Property Valuation, and District Land and Housing Tribunal.
Apart from that, the Ministry has various Supporting Departments and Units which increase the efficiency of work in the ministry like Administration and Human Resources Management, Finance and Accounts, Internal Audit, Legal Services, Policy and Planning, Information Communication and Technology (ICT), Information-Education and Communication and Procurement Management.
The ministry has an agency dealing with Housing and Building materials research, a commission dealing with Land Use Planning and also the National Housing Corporation.
The mandate of the ministry is to facilitate an effective management of land and human settlements development services for the betterment of social and economic well – being of the Tanzanian society.
Job Vacancies At Wizara Ya Ardhi – 315 Posts
On behalf of Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Developments, Public
Service Recruitment Secretariat (PSRS) invites dynamic and suitable qualified Tanzanians
to fill 315 vacant posts as mentioned below;
i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania generally with an age not above 45;
ii. All applicants must have smartphones with android operating system.
iii. Applicants for position of Town Planners, Recorders, Cartographers and
Surveyors must have laptops.
iv. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable
contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;
v. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this
vi. Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates:-
vii. •Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;
viii. Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts, Form IV and Form
VI National Examination Certificates, Professional Registration and Training
Certificates from respective Registration or Regulatory Bodies, (where applicable),
ix. Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted: Form IV and
form VI results slips, Testimonials and all Partial transcripts;
x. An applicant must upload recent Passport Size Photo in the Recruitment Portal;
xi. An applicant employed in the Public Service should route his application letter
through his respective employer;
xii. An applicant who is retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not
xiii. An applicant should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;
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xiv. Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level
education should be verified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania
xv. Professional certificates from foreign Universities and other training institutions
should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) and National
Council for Technical Education (NACTE);
xvi. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal
xvii. An applicant with special needs/case (disability) is supposed/advised to indicate;
xviii. A signed application letters should be written either in Swahili or English and
Secretary, President’s Office,
Public Service Recruitment Secretariat,
P.O. Box 2320,
University of Dodoma (UDOM), Utumishi Building/Asha Rose
Migiro Buildings – Dodoma.
xix. Deadline for application is 13th April , 2022;
xx. Only short-listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview and;
All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the
following address; http://portal.ajira.go.tz/ and not otherwise (This address also
can be found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’)