Driver – The AIDS Support Organization (TASO)


The AIDS Support
Organization (TASO) Uganda Limited, an organization contributing to a
process of restoring hope and improving the quality of life of persons and
communities affected by HIV/AIDS, together with the Irish Aid, are to implement
a decentralised capacity building project of 50 HIV/ AIDS selected Civil
Society Organisations in the Karamoja Region. TASO therefore seeks to recruit
competent persons to fill the vacancies below:
Job Title: Driver
Reports to: Accountant.
Project
Location: 
Moroto
/ Karamoja region.
Main Purpose of the
Job:
•   To
drive Project vehicles as required and monitor their condition
Key Outputs:
•  
Vehicles carefully and safely driven
•  
Condition of vehicles reported
•   Records
of vehicle movement and maintenance well kept
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:
•   Drive
Project motor vehicles as instructed
•   Ensure
maximum security of vehicle and its accessories when under his/her charge
•   Ensure
safety of passengers and cargo under his charge
•   Monitor
condition of vehicle and promptly report the condition to supervisor
•  
Maintain a record of movements for the vehicle(s) assigned to him/ her
•   
Maintain vehicle cleanliness.
•   
Ensure that vehicle insurance and other periodic obligations are up to date
•   Report
any accident incidents the vehicle gets involved in to the supervisor and to
the Police as required.
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS
– Driver Academic Qualifications
•   Uganda
Advanced Certificate of Education
•   
Possession of a Driving Permit for classes B,CM and DL
Additional Training

   Training in defensive driving Basic knowledge of Motor
Vehicle Mechanics
Minimum Experience
and Exposure:
3 years as a driver.
Special Knowledge
•   Ability
to communicate in Karamojong dialects is a must.
•   Basic
technical knowledge of motor vehicle operations.
•   Road
signs;
•   Traffic
laws and rules;
Key Skills:
•   Vehicle
control and manoeuvre.
•  
Defensive driving;
•   
Interpersonal relations Other Qualities/Attributes
•  
Courtesy;
•   Hygienic;

  Patience.
How
to apply:
Please only submit
your application if it meets the above criteria. Females and Candidates that
can speak Karamoja dialects are encouraged to apply. Indicate your physical
address, telephone numbers, E-mail and specify the position applied for on the
top righthand corner of the envelope. Please Staple Firmly Your Documents
Together. Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Please forward your
applications to: Director Human Resource & Administration P.O. BOX
10443. KAMPALA.
“OR hand deliver at
TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital ” CLOSING DATE: 10th February
2012

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