Tanjong Malim has always been known as the Education Town, education is synonyms to this town fer the existing higher education centre, known as Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (Sultan Idris Education University). The university was set up in 1922 as the Sultan Idris Teaching College and had since generated many intellectuals and professionals. Tanjong Malim is a gently sloped valley, surrounded by hills (Titiwangsa Range) located 84 km north of Kuala Lumpur and 145 km south of Ipoh, the capital city of Perak.
Apart from being known as an Education Town, Tanjong Malim has the potential of becoming a developed town at the southern of Perak. Based upon the existing economic activities and industrial planning such as the automobile, agricultural and manufacturing, Tanjong Malim is predicted to become a rapidly developed city at the southern Perak. this was in the pipline but was strengthened by the construction of the national car factory, Proton in Bandar Proton (Proton Town), together with the development of new housing projects, recreational facilities and others.
Tanjong Malim Town start from a large cape (a high land formed by the river erosion and sticking out into the sea), the early settler was an ulamak (a religious man), Tuan Haji Mustafa bin Raja Kemala. Sir List (the representative of the Straits government) and Raja Itam named the town Tanjong in conjunction with the location of its large cape, whereas, for word Malim (mu'alim), it was used with regards to the religious commitment of the people in Tanjong area at that time.
The municipality of the Tanjong Malim District Council consists of other small towns besides Tanjong Malim, they are within the 30km radius from Tanjong Malim. Slim River, one of its towns, is the administrative centre for the District as it where the District and Land Office is located. There is also a hospital with the services of specialists.
Initially, the District and Land Office was in Tanjong Malim, but after the incident of the murder of Sir Codner (the District Officer) by the communist at Simpang Empat, Tanjong Malim, the office was moved to Slim River. The British named the town Slim River, because of its narrow river, and hence the Slim River.
Jawatan Kosong Majlis Daerah Tanjong Malim (MDTM)
1. Penolong Pegawai Perancang Bandar dan Desa J29
- Not less than 18 years on the closing date of the position ;
- Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning recognized by the government of institutions of higher learning or local polytechnics or qualification recognized equivalent thereto.
- Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning from government accredited institutions of higher education or a qualification recognized equivalent thereto.
All applications must use the application form MDTM ( PKDM ) , available at Tanjung Malim District Council .
Every application shall be accompanied by copies of certificates and examination results have been obtained , identification cards , birth certificates and certified passport-sized photograph .
Applications of candidates serving in Government / Power - Local Authority / Body - Statutory Bodies shall be made by the head of Department by General Order Chapter 'A' 21. Applications that do not follow the rules in the form will be rejected.
Completed applications should be sent to: -
Majlis Daerah Tanjong Malim
Peti Surat 59
35900 TANJONG MALIM
Further information and how to apply, please follow :