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Land Clerk (Several Positions) at District Councils

  • Full Time
  • Malawi
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District Councils

The Local Government Service Commission is inviting applications from suitably qualified Malawians to fill vacant posts of Land Clerks (Grade M) existing in the establishment of various District Councils.
The details of the post are as follows:

Post: Land Clerk

Grade: M/M10
Location: Various District Councils
Reporting to: Land Registrar


Land Clerks will primarily be concerned with the overall administration of land issues at Traditional Authority Level and provision of technical advice on all land issues.


Applicants must be in possession of a Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) with credits in English, Mathematics and Geography.

Those with Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in any field of study, should not apply.


1. Prepare basic maps and land use plan for each Traditional Land Management Area (TLMA)
2. Facilitate adjudication, demarcation and registration of customary land
3. Prepare and maintain land registry transactions at TLMA Level
4. Provide technical advice on land matters to the Customary Land
Committee and Customary Land Tribunal
5. Monitor compliance with all land related laws including the Land Act, Customary Land Act and Registered Land Act (2016)
6. Verify boundaries of land parcels and individual claims to those land parcels
7. Provide advice and guidance on land parcel claims in accordance with Customary Land Act (2016)
8. Any other relevant duties assigned by the authorities from time to time.

Method Of Application

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their applications with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with three (3) traceable referees, copies of relevant academic or/and academic certificates to:

The Executive Secretary
Local Government Service Commission
P.O. Box 766

Note: Please take note that successful candidates will be deployed to any District Council across the country.

Closing date for receiving applications is Monday, 22nd July, 2024.