3 Driver US NGO Job Placements – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job Title:              Driver
(3 Job Placements)
Organization:  Catholic Relief Services
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:       Fleet
Officer
About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international
non-profit organization which implements the commitment of the Bishops of the
United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity
is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our
staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our
values and our commitment to serving those in need.
Job Summary:  The purpose of the Driver is to perform tasks
related to driving CRS vehicles entrusted to you in a safe and economical
manner in conjunction with CRS policy and the traffic laws and regulations of
Uganda. Also perform minor mechanical tasks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Transportation & Safety
·       
Transport CRS staff and visitors as instructed.
·       
Ensure safety of passengers & luggage at all
times.
·       
Observe speed limits and all CRS travel
guidelines.
·       
Ensure use of seat belts at all times.
·       
Ensure proper communication procedures.
Vehicle Maintenance
·       
Maintain vehicles allocated in sound mechanical
condition.
·       
Ensure washing & general cleaning of
vehicles is maintained.
·       
Ensure that vehicles are fueled and serviced
promptly.
·       
Report any faults/breakdowns & accidents
immediately.
·       
Ensure First Aid Kits are complete and spare
& tools are in allocated vehicle.
·       
Ensure that vehicle tools are always kept in
allocated vehicle.
Record Keeping
·       
Ensure that all vehicles have log sheets and
pens.
·       
Maintain accurate vehicle records to ensure that
all trips, fuel fill-ups, time and mileage readings are recorded.
·       
Ensure fuel fill ups entry is made in the log
sheet timely, & workshop request forms are filled and submitted for review.
·       
Submit all vehicle log sheets on a monthly
basis.
·       
Ensure to check vehicle on daily basis and
submit check list report.
·       
Submit field trip report after every trip.
Delivering and receiving mail
·       
Prompt delivery of all mail and maintain record
on delivery book, inclusive of cheques and equipment.
·       
Check in post office for mail on a regular
basis.
·       
Receive mail from partners and sub-offices and
hand deliver to CRS office.
·       
Check on vehicle comprehensive and 3rd party
insurance
·       
Ensure that vehicle comprehensive and 3rd party
insurance is valid.
·       
Inform Transport Controller 2 weeks in advance
of renewals.
Mechanical activities
·       
Road test and certify all vehicles from the
garages



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The ideal applicant for the Catholic Relief
Services (CRS) Driver job must hold an O’ level Certificate.
·       
At least three years of Driving and Mechanical
Experience.
·       
Certificates/Licenses: Class A, B, CM, and DM
Driver’s License.
·       
Understanding of the Geographical area of
assignment
·       
Service-oriented with focus on meeting customer
needs
·       
Well-organized and able to manage multiple
tasks.
·       
Very good negotiation and relationship
management skills
·       
Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and
results-oriented
·       
Language: English
Agency-Wide Competencies (for all CRS staff)
These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of
CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to
achieve the desired results.
·       
Serves with Integrity
·       
Models Stewardship
·       
Cultivates Constructive Relationships
·       
Promotes Learning
How to Apply:
All candidates should Email a cover letter and CV only to
ug_recruitment@crs.org. Large files and/or scans of documents will lead to
rejection of your application, in the subject
line of the email, copy and paste – DRIVERKAMPALA. All
applications that do not contain this exact subject line will be rejected and
not read.
Deadline: 21st February 2020
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