Several Driver Job Opportunities – Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

Job Title:   
Several Drivers (7)
 Organization: Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to: Project Coordinator
About US:
The Government of Uganda under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal
Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) is implementing the third phase of the China
Uganda South to South Cooperation Project (SSCP3); with support from the
People’s Republic of China (PRC). Through technology, skills and knowledge
Transfer from China to Uganda, the overall goal of the project is to upscale
and commercialize specific value chains for increased exports.
Job Summary:  The
driver will be responsible for good care of the vehicle and its maintenance in
sound mechanical condition.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Driving the vehicle as required,
    ensuring the safety of its passengers and contents;
  • Ensuring that the vehicle is kept clean
    and tidy;
  • Reporting when the vehicle is due for
    servicing and repairs;
  • Keeping and having safe custody of the
    vehicle;
  • Maintaining the log book for mileage/gas
    utilization for duties at the work station and in the field;
  • Complying with traffic regulations and
    procedures;
  • Ensuring that the vehicle is fueled at
    all the time, that they have the correct levels of lubricants and that the
    tyres have the recommended pressure levels
  • Assisting with the delivering of
    messages and documents;
  • Reporting any accidents/incidents involving
    the project vehicle in custody to the immediate supervisor;
  • Perform any other relevant duties as may
    be instructed by the Supervisor.



 Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal applicant must have Minimum of
    UCE Certificate with at least four passes including the English Language.
  • Valid Driving Permit of Class CM and
    above.
  • At least five years’ experience with a
    reputable organization with clean driving records
  • Driving competence test from Ministry of
    Works and Transport
  • Basic knowledge in Mechanics and a
    certificate in Vehicle Mechanics will be an added advantage
  • Fluency in oral and written English
  • Good human relations, sensitive, able to
    meet goals and accept responsibility
  
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should address their applications to the Permanent
Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, P. O. Box
102, Entebbe. Applicants should also attach their curriculum vitae, academic
certificates, appointment letters as evidence of working experience where
applicable and two referees, one of whom must be a current or previous
employer.
Deadline: 25th October 2019.
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