3 Driver Job Placements – National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)

Organization: National
Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)
Duty Station: Nabuin ZARDI
–Nakapiripirit, NaSAARI – Serere and Kachwekano – Kabale, Uganda
About NARO:
The National Agricultural Research Organisation is established by the
National Agricultural Research Act 2005 as a body corporate with the mandate to
provide strategic direction for publically funded agricultural research in
Uganda. The organisation is composed of the Council as its governing body,
Committees of Council, a Secretariat for its day-to-day operations with
semi-autonomous Public Agricultural Research Institutes (PARI’s) under its
policy guidance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Undertaking
routine and preventive maintenance of motor vehicle by checking and topping-up
the level of petrol, oil, water, battery electrodes and tyre pressure before
operating the vehicle.
·        
Regularly
cleaning and polishing the vehicle, changing tyres as well as making minor
repairs or adjustments.
·        
Driving
motor vehicle (car and van) to transport directors, staff, clients and others
to designated locations.
·        
Carrying
out miscellaneous errands such as collecting and delivering mail and
other items as well as buying goods, supplies and consumer items.
·        
Loading
and offloading baggage, goods and other material supplies with due regard to
the safety of other people.
·        
Updating
and maintaining records of the motor vehicle’s daily activity showing
journey, mileage, petrol, oil and signature of authorising officer to account
for all the journeys made.
·        
Regulating
the radio, heating, lighting and ventilation system for passenger comfort.
·        
Observing
traffic and safety precautions in order to prevent accidents and to
avoid traffic violations. In addition, undertakes first aid in case of
injuries.
·        
Reporting
motor vehicle accident to the traffic police and the Maintenance Officer,
obtaining police abstract report and completing insurance accident
report form in conformance to traffic rules and regulations.
·        
Responsible
for requisitioning for petrol, lubricants and spare parts and maintaining a
record accounting for the same.
·        
Taking
the motor vehicle for major service or repairs in accordance to planned
preventive maintenance schedule or insurance accident report.
·        
Assisting
in performing miscellaneous tasks such as photocopying documents and cleaning
the compound when not driving.
·        
Performing
any other duties assigned to you by the immediate supervisor/Director
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Drivers must possess a driving Permit
without any endorsements (Valid driving permit with at least three classes: DL,
CM and B plus a Uganda Certificate of Education (“O” Level) with a least four
passes including English Language.
·        
At least five years relevant experience driving
cars and omni-buses.
·        
Age: Below 45 years
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join NARO are encouraged to send their applications
to the Director General, NARO, P.O. Box 295, Entebbe, Uganda.
The complete applications should include three copies of your
Curriculum Vitae and one copy of certificates, transcripts and other relevant
documents. The application should bear the title of the post as well as the
reference number specified against the vacancy (Check at top of the advert).
The applicants should not apply for more than three posts.
Deadline: 16th
September 2016

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