3 Entry Level Transport Assistant Job Opportunities – National Forestry Authority (NFA)

Organization: National Forestry Authority (NFA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Transport Officer/Relevant field Officer
About US:
The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is a Government agency
established under the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act, 2003 as a
corporate body responsible for sustainable development and management of
Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) and provision of technical support to
stakeholders in the forestry sub-sector. NFA’s vision is “A sufficiently
forested, ecologically stable and economically prosperous Uganda”, while its
Mission is “To manage Central Forest Reserves on a sustainable basis and to
supply high quality forestry- related products and services to Government,
local communities and the private sector”.
Job Summary: The
Transport Assistant will perform tasks related to driving NFA vehicles;
maintain them in a safe and economical manner in accordance with NFA Transport
Policy and the Traffic Laws and regulations of Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Drive NFA vehicles as assigned to him/her and as
directed by the supervisor.
·       
Ensure that the vehicle assigned to him/her is
regularly serviced and maintain a proper and up-to-date service chart.
·       
Record all journeys made in the log (record)
book and ensure that they are authorized by the relevant supervisor.
·       
Ensure compliance with Uganda traffic
regulations.
·       
Ensures that the vehicle is in good running
condition and safe by ensuring the vehicle has sufficient fuel, oil, tyre
pressure and lights are working properly.
·       
Ensure that the assigned vehicle is clean and
maintain adequate cleaning supplies for the vehicle.
·       
Ensure passenger safety when traveling at all
times by emphasizing the use of safety belts.
·       
Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the
immediate supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant for the National Forestry
Authority (NFA) Transport Assistant job must hold an Ordinary level Certificate
from a recognized institution.
·       
Valid Driving Permit of Classes B, CM and CH.
·       
A training certificate in defensive driving or
motor vehicle mechanics is an added advantage
·       
At least three (3) years’ experience in a
similar or related position in a reputable organization.
·       
Must have a clean driving record.
·       
Computer knowledge and or fleet management will
be an added advantage.
·       
Good interpersonal and communication skills
·       
Team player and good command of English
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should
submit their applications, certified copies of academic certificates,
transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants’ education,
qualifications, experience (with evidence), present salary, three referees with
their full postal address, e-mail and telephone contacts as well as the
candidate’s full address and e-mail to the address below. Applications should
be addressed to:
The Executive Director,
National Forestry Authority,
Plot10/20 Spring Road, Bugolobi,
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala. Uganda
Tel: 0312 – 264035/6; 0414 -360400
Deadline: 17th
January 2020
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