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Driver - Shinyanga - 2 positions

Job Description

(Subject to successful grant contract sign off)

Purpose of the position:

To facilitate Transport and ensure efficient and safe use of the vehicles, Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Major Responsibilities:

  • To keep vehicle clean and in good condition for use and take care of tool kit.

  • Ensure that vehicle is in good working condition (fuel, oil, water, tires etc) and general state of the car has been checked before use.

  • Ensure that every vehicle movement is formally authorized and log book entries are correctly recorded and approved by the trip leader.

  • Ensure that vehicles undergo quality service as planned.

  • To ensure all visitors read and sign the child protection forms during the pickup.

  • To ensure that the vehicle carries authorized passengers/luggage as per its capacity and it is driven at allowable speed.

  • Report any mechanical problem of a vehicle to supervisor for repair/parts replacement approval.

  • Timely Preparation and submission of monthly reports concerning fuel consumption and maintenance costs for each vehicle.

  • Keep smart and in uniform while on duty.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Minimum Qualification required: Form Four with a valid class C driving license

  • Experience: 3 years in driving with class C

  • Preferred: Form Four with NIT Advanced Driving Certificate

  • Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate in English and good command of Kiswahili

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff

  • Basic vehicle mechanics skills.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based with regular travel to the field

  • Travel: 20% Domestic travel is required.

  • On call: 10%