Fresher Driver US Non-profit Jobs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job
Title:        
 Driver
Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping
communities promote peace and long-term development.
Job Summary:  The Driver will be responsible for the safe
transportation of IRC staff and materials; care and maintenance of IRC vehicles
and their accessories.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
                    
Inspect
and record the condition of the vehicle on a daily basis; prepare weekly
maintenance checklist.
                    
Ensure
timely servicing and maintenance of IRC vehicles (complete service request
forms and maintain service maintenance records); report to SCM any mechanical
problems.
                    
Ensure
vehicle is insured and all legal documents are in order at all times;
inform  SCM three weeks in advance of any
renewals due (i.e. insurance, road license, etc.).
                    
Conduct
daily assessments of road conditions and security situation.
                    
Drive
IRC program staff in a safe and courteous manner to field sites across the
country.
                    
Deliver
mail/messages as directed.
                    
Operate
HF and VHF mobile radio equipment.
                    
Maintain
cleanliness of interior/exterior of vehicle.
                    
Give
accurate reconciliation within the given period.
                    
Obey IRC
vehicle policy and operating procedures at all times (use of logbook, no
drinking and driving, signing out vehicle on vehicle registry and so on).
                    
Assist
programs or SCV in loading cargo for the field.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
                    
The
applicant for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Driver job should hold
an Ordinary Level Certificate; A- Level Certificate is an added advantage;
Valid  driver’s license with classes “A,
B & DL”
                    
A
minimum of two years of driving experience preferably with NGOs.
                    
Able to
pass the IRC driving test.
                    
Demonstrated
teamwork skills.
                    
Good
interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as
independently.
                    
Flexible
and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment.
                    
Strong
communication and interpersonal skills.
                    
Excellent
Microsoft word and Microsoft excel skills.
                    
Willingness
to travel to insecure areas within the constraints of IRC Uganda’s security
policy
                    
Excellent
written and oral communication skills in English.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.
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