3 Driver Career Jobs – National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)

Organization: National
Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)
Duty Station (Institute):
NaFORRI (Kifu-Mukono), NaCRRI (Namulonge- Wakiso), Ngetta ZARDI (Lira), 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.
·        
Tasked
with 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.
·        
Performing
miscellaneous errands such as collecting and delivering mail and other items as
well as buying goods, supplies and consumer items.
·        
In
charge of 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.
·        
Tasked
with regulating the radio, heating, lighting and ventilation system for
passenger comfort.
·        
In
charge of 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.
·        
Tasked
with 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 applicants should 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 of relevant experience
driving cars and omni-buses.
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. Applicants are advised to quote the reference number of the post
applied for on the top left hand corner of the envelope and on the application
letter specifying the institute of preference (Check at top of the advert) and
should apply for a maximum of two (2) posts which should be addressed below:
Deadline: 3rd November 2017 by
5.00p.m
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