Driver Jobs – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:     Driver
Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station:  Mukono, Uganda
About UCU:
Uganda Christian University was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker
Theological College was promoted as a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker
Theological College trained clergy and educators during its 84-year history
from 1913-1997. The local chief, Hamu Mukasa, granted land for the college to
operate in Mukono. International partnerships were part of the College’s
missionary history. The Church Mission Society teamed with Ugandan leaders and
others to assure the College had the necessary intellectual and other capital.
By the late 1990s, the Church of Uganda sought to have a broader impact on
society through the higher education – not only of clergy but of other
professionals as well. Uganda Christian University was established in 1997.
Job Summary:  The Driver will be tasked to provide driving
services to students and staff of Uganda Christian University as deployed. This
involves ensuring the safety of passengers, luggage and vehicle at all times.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Regularly reports to the Head of
    Department of his office of placement.
  • Offer driving services to Uganda Christian
    University as deployed.
  • Ensure that all passengers are comfortably
    and safely seated and belted up at all times in transit and assist them to
    embark and disembark the vehicle.
  • Ensuring the safety of luggage, supplies
    and equipment whilst in the vehicle or as otherwise requested.
  • Ensure that vehicles are clean and in
    proper running condition at all times, and in compliance with Uganda
    Christian University rules and regulations and the traffic laws of Uganda.
  • Reporting when the vehicle is due for
    servicing and repairs.
  • Regularly checking for expiry dates for
    third party insurance and the motor vehicle license and inform the Estates
    Office at least one (1) month before they expire.
  • Keeping safe custody of the assigned
    vehicle documents.
  • Maintaining the logbook for all duties
    assigned.
  • Comply with all traffic regulations and
    procedures as stipulated
  • Ensuring the vehicle is fuelled at all
    times as per University policy that it has the correct levels of
    lubricants, and that tyres have the recommended pressure levels.
  • Supporting in delivering messages and
    documents and keeping records of delivery.
  • Perform any other official duties assigned
    by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    Uganda Advanced Level Certificate of Education with (3) three years of
    uninterrupted work experience or Ordinary Level Certificate with (5) five
    years of work experience as a driver.
  • Possess a clean valid driving permit for
    at least tractors, motor cars, commercial vehicles and motor omnibus.
  • Ability to drive a range of vehicles and
    to pass the UCU driving test.
  • Defensive driving, basic skills in vehicle
    fault diagnosis and trouble shooting.
  • Applicants must be able to read and write
    English.
  • Applicants must be good time keepers,
    honest, courteous and polite.
  • Integrity and excellent interpersonal
    skills are required.
  • All applicants must be neat and well
    groomed  
  • Applicants must be committed and
    trustworthy Christians.
How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should send two (2) copies of an application
letter clearly demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vitae
and three references. ( Academic, Leadership and Pastoral). Please remember to
attach two (2) copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts
and send to:
The Manager Human Resource & Administration
Uganda Christian University,
Pilkington Building,
P.O. Box 4, Mukono. Uganda
Deadline: 29th May,
2015
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