Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania
Ofisi ya Rais
Tume ya Utumishi wa Umma
The Public Service Commission (PSC) is established under Section 9(1) of the Public Service Act No. 8 of 2002. The decision of the Government to establish the Commission and set it operational on 7th January 2004 aimed at achieving the following:
The PSC has replaced three Service Commissions, each being responsible for a particular Service, namely:
In order to successfully fulfil its responsibilities, the commission is divided into three departments and one division namely:
The establishment of the PSC is one of the efforts to implement the Public Service Management and Employment Policy endorsed by Government in 1999. The aim of the policy is to bring about fundamental shift in the management of the Tanzania Public Service, particularly in the management of employees as Human Resource Management (HRM) so as to replace the traditional "personnel administration system".