Hall Attendant Job at Tanzania National Museum, September 2023, the National Museum of Tanzania (NMT) was established as a body corporate under the National Museum Act No.7 of 1980 as a scientific, educational and cultural institution. Its responsibilities are to acquire, research, document, conserve, and display all materials related to Tanzania’s cultural and natural heritage.
Hall Attendant Job at Tanzania National Museum
The term, ‘Museum’ (in Tanganyika) started during German Colonial Rule (German East Africa Colonial Government) when collection of different objects started. However, the idea of building a museum in Tanganyika was realized by the British with the construction of the King George V Memorial Museum from 1938-1939.
Its extension was intentionally done later, after Tanganyika’s independence (9th December, 1961) to offer rooms for storage and exhibition. This was followed by the presentation of Zinjanthropus’ skull to then, President Julius Kambarage Nyerere by Dr. Louis S. B. Leakey, 26th January, 1965 and later, it became the National Museum of Tanzania.
In preservation of natural and cultural heritage, the National Museum of Tanzania disseminate such knowledge to the public through cultural and education programmes, exhibitions, publications, print and electronic media. the National Museum of Tanzania has been enhancing and expanding its services by opening branches in different regions of the country in order to reach the public.
Duties and Responsibilities
To maintain cleanness of office buildings and interaction rooms; control and oversee movement in interaction rooms; provide customer services; manage visitor’s book/register; attend and guide visitors; and perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.
Qualification and Experience
Holder of Secondary Education Certificate (CSEE) with at least passes in Kiswahili and English plus Certificate in one of the following fields: Hospitality, Front Office, Reception, Customer Service, Heritage Management and Tour Guiding from a recognized institution. Remuneration AS PER GOVERNMENT SALARY SCALE