Vac. No. BS/19/23          : Legal Metrology Technician
Grade                              : BS 8
Responsible to              :  Senior Legal Metrology Technician
Number of Posts           : One
Duty Station                   : Blantyre

Job purpose
To conduct verification of weighing and measuring equipment

Duties and responsibilities
The Legal Metrology Technician shall be responsible for, but not limited to the following duties and responsibilities:

  1. Verifying weighing instruments, weights and measures;
  2. Checking traders’ compliance to the requirements of the Metrology Act;
  3. Preparing weekly reports;
  4. Registering equipment submitted for verification;
  5. Making sure that standards and testing equipment are kept in a clean condition all the time;

Minimum qualification and experience
The applicant must possess a Diploma in Engineering or Applied Science.

Key competencies and attributes
The ideal candidate for the position must

  1. Have good communication skills;
  2. Have high sense of responsibility;
  3. Be self-starter and results oriented.

How to apply
The Malawi Bureau of Standards is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. The Bureau is committed to the promotion of merit, fairness, equity, honesty, integrity, impartiality and professionalism. As such, any form of canvasing is not allowed and any candidate involved in canvasing of any kind shall be disqualified.

Interested persons who meet the above requirements should submit a written application letter together with copies of relevant certificates, detailed current Curriculum Vitae, naming three traceable referees, in a sealed envelope clearly marked on top with the post being applied for before close of business on 5th July, 2019 to:

Director General
Malawi Bureau of Standards
P. O. Box 946