Driver Job Opportunity – Uganda Christian University

Job Title:            Driver
Organization:  Uganda Christian University
Duty Station:
  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:       Senior
Driver
About US:
Uganda Christian
University (UCU) is an authentic Christian institution established by the
Church of Uganda in 1997 in response to a call for quality university education
with a Christian perspective. In 2004, UCU became the first private university
to be chartered or accredited by the government of Uganda. Located in Mukono,
less than an hour’s drive from the capital city Kampala, Uganda Christian
University is one of Uganda’s leading teaching and research universities.
Job Summary: The
main purpose of this job is 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: 
·        
Reports
to the Head of Department of his office of placement.
·        
Provide
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.
·        
Complying
with traffic regulations and procedures.
·        
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.
·        
Assisting
with delivering messages and documents and keeping records of delivery.
·        
Any
other official duties assigned by the supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
Minimum
Qualification of Uganda Advanced Level Certificate of Education with (3) three
years of uninterrupted work experience as a driver of an omnibus or a bus or
Ordinary Level Certificate with (5) five years’ experience as a driver of an
omnibus or bus.
·        
A valid
driving permit for at an omnibus or bus.
·        
For
buses, recognition from the transport Licensing Board will be an added advantage.
·        
For
drivers having a driving permit of the DM and DH class will be an added
advantage.
·        
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.
·        
Applicants
must be neat and well groomed
·        
Applicants
must be committed and trustworthy Christians.
How to Apply:
How to Apply:
All
candidates should;
1.      
Send two
(2) copies of an application letter clearly demonstrating suitability together
with updated Curriculum Vitae and three references.
2.     
Two (2)
copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts.
Please Note:
Applications sent online should have all the attachments as ONE PDF document otherwise
they will not be considered.
To:
The Director, Human
Resource & Administration
Uganda Christian
University
Pilkington Building
Po Box 4, Mukono
Email:
jobs@ucu.ac.ug
Or Apply online on
this link; Click Here
Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted
Deadline: 5:00pm Friday, 25th October 2019

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