Drivers Jobs at Lutheran World Federation in Uganda

Job Title:   Drivers (2 Positions)

Duty Station: Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement

General Position Summary:
Operation and maintenance of LWF motor vehicles and ensuring the safety and security of authorized passengers, cargo, equipment and tools on board.

Essential Job functions:

    Maintains the assigned motor vehicle and its accessories in good working order and clean condition and makes a thorough daily check of its mechanical condition and promptly reports any fault, damage or loss;
    Checks regularly and ensures that vehicles have valid road license and motor third party insurance,
    Monitors the vehicle fuel gauge constantly, and reports any need for re-fueling in good time;
    Makes a daily record of trips in the vehicle log book, particularly departure/arrival times and mileage readings, as well as vehicle repairs/service and fuel and lubricants consumption, and reports the due service mileage in good time;
    Verifies repair/service done by a mechanic on return of vehicle from a garage;
    Ensures the safety of the vehicle while on trips;
    Assists in loading/off-loading of project materials onto/from the assigned vehicle;
    Complies strictly with the official highway code and traffic rules and regulations while driving, as well as the relevant LWF policies and procedures;
    Promptly reports to the office and/or the police all accidents and problems encountered while on duty;
    Ensures all vehicle doors and windows are securely locked after working hours, prior to handing over the keys and performs any other relevant duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Project Manager or Administrative Officer or his/her designate.

Education, Knowledge & Experience:

    O-level certificate of education or equivalent, a valid driving license for all classes and knowledge of basic motor vehicle mechanics are essential.
    A training in Customer Care.
    Certificate in defensive driving is desirable.
    At least five (5) years driving in a reputable firm, public body or NGO.
    Personal Attributes:
    High integrity, hardworking, courteous, dependable, punctual, tidy and well-groomed.
    Willing to work long hours in challenging circumstances when required.
    Knowledge of one of the local languages.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit an application letter together with curriculum vitae, copies of academic documents/transcripts, names and contact details of three referees to the undersigned.

Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:

The Administrator/ Human Resource Program Officer
Lutheran World Federation
Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill
P. O. Box 5827 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, January 18th  2013

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview
    LWF is an equal-opportunity employer
    Women possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply

Deadline: 18th January 2013


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