Medical Laboratory

Job Opportunities for Laboratory Technician II at TICD

Laboratory technician at Institute of Community Development (TICD) is a result of upgrading the former Community Development Training Institute (CDTI – Tengeru) into a full-fledged autonomous Institute.

TICD is established by the Tengeru Institute of Community Development (Establishment) Order, 2013 as a body corporate.

The Institute was established to serve as a practical-oriented professional Centre for demand-driven training, research, advisory, and consultancy services in the fields of Community Development, Gender and Development, and Participatory Project Planning.

Summary Table

Job TitleLaboratory Technician II
EmployerTengeru Institute of Community Development (TICD)
IndustryPublic Sector
LocationArusha, Tanzania
DeadlineSeptember 9, 2023

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To perform basic laboratory investigations;
  • To prepare reagents under close supervision;
  • To maintain general cleanliness of laboratory glassware and equipment;
  • To collect venous blood from patients and preserve specimens;
  • To keep records of laboratory investigations carried out in the register; and
  • To perform any other duties that may be assigned by Supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience

Holder of Health Laboratory Certificate or equivalent qualification. Computer skills will be an added advantage from a recognized institution.

Renumeration: PMGSS 3

Geenral Conditions

  • All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania with an age not above 45 years except for those who are in Public Service;
  • People with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply and should indicate clearly in the portal for Public Service Recruitment Secretariat attention;
  • Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail, and telephone numbers.
  • 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.
    • Professional Registration and Training Certificates from respective Registration or Regulatory Bodies, (where applicable).
    • Birth certificate.
  • Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted:
    • Form IV and form VI results slips.
    • Testimonials and all Partial transcripts.
  • An applicant must upload recent Passport Size Photo in the Recruitment Portal.
  • An applicant employed in the Public Service should route his application letter through his respective employer.
  • An applicant who is retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply.
  • An applicant should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
  • Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be verified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).
  • 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).
  • Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate legal action;

How to Apply

Interested laboratory technician shoud write a signed application letter either in Swahili or English and Addressed to:

Presidents Office, and Public Service Recruitment Secretariat.
P.O. Box 2320,
Utumishi Building at University of Dodoma – Dr. Asha Rose Migiro Buildings – Dodoma.


Submit your application online on Public Service Recruitment Secretariat (Ajira Portal) via link below


Application Deadline

Deadline for application is 9th September 2023;

Only shortlisted candidates will be informed on a date for an interview and;

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  1. I am laboratory technician II , started my education at 2016 to 2017,with competency at all departments (Microbiology, Blood Transfusion and Haematology, Clinical chemistry, Parasitology, Histology)
    I am ready for any area in Tanzania that I will be assigned.

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