Driver Jobs – Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)

Job Title:       Driver
Organisation: Ministry of
Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) 
Project Name: Crop Pest and
Disease Control Project
Duty Station: Field-Based,
Reports to: Project
About Us:
The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries derives its
mandate from the constitution of the republic of Uganda; the Local Governments
Act, (1997), and the Public Service reform Programme (PSRP). The mandate is to
create an enabling environment in the Agricultural Sector.
Job Summary: The Driver will
support the Crop Pest and Disease Control Project by being responsible for driving/
operation, managing, and maintaining project vehicles in accordance with the
transport policy and as directed by the supervising officer.
Key Duties and
  • Driving vehicles for official duty and
  • Performing basic maintenance and
    cleanliness of the vehicle;
  • In charge of reporting major technical
    mechanical faults to the supervising officer;
  • Maintaining basic records regarding the
    vehicles as instructed; and
  • Ensuring the safety of the vehicle while
    on duty.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should be a Ugandan in
    possession of a Uganda Certificate of Education with a pass in English
  • Possess a valid and clean driving record
    and driving permit class B.
  • Additional training in Defensive driving
    will be an added advantage.
  • At least two years’ experience in driving.
  • Basic
    Knowledge of mechanical and vehicle maintenance;
  • Possess
    a clean driving record;
  • Good
    public relations and customer care skills
  • Good
    time management skills
  • High
    degree of flexibility.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandans are encouraged to send a
filled Application Form/ Public Service Form 3 (2008), download
, in triplicate and attach certified copies of academic documents
and submit to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry
and Fisheries, P.O. Box 102, Entebbe, Open Registry, Uganda
NB: Applicants
subsequently shortlisted for oral interviews and their names displayed on the
Ministry website or on the MAAIF Notice Board, shall be required to present
certified copies and originals of their academic transcripts and certificates
at the time of sitting the oral interviews. Applicants who shall not hear from
the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, on completion of
the selection exercise should consider themselves as unsuccessful.
Deadline: 10th February 2017
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