Driver NGO Job Opportunities – The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Job Title: Driver
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)
Duty Station:
Reports to: Fleet
Management Supervisor
About US:
The AIDS Support
Organization (TASO Uganda), an organisation contributing to a process of
preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of life of
persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease
Job Summary:  To drive TASO vehicles, monitor their
condition, and inform the supervisors of the condition of the vehicles and any
maintenance or repair work necessary.
Key Outputs:
·       TASO vehicles carefully and safely driven
·       Condition of vehicles reported to supervisors
·       TASO Vehicles well looked after
·       Record of vehicle movement maintained
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Drive TASO motor vehicles as instructed
·       Ensure maximum security of vehicle and its
accessories when under his/her
·       Ensure vehicle is insured and fuelled
·       Ensure vehicle is fully equipped with First
aid kits
·       Ensure safety of passengers and cargo under
his charge
·       Check for road worthiness of vehicle before
·       Monitor condition of all vehicles within and
promptly report the condition to superiors.
·       Make follow-ups on vehicle repairs and
servicing, to ensure that they are done as required
·       Check on vehicles licenses as required by law
·       Make requests for repair and service works
·       Report any accident incidents the vehicle
gets involved into to supervisor and police as required
·       Carry out minor repairs and adjustments on
the vehicles, and maintain their cleanliness
·       Check oils viscosity and mileage for full
·       Seek or provide necessary technical advice as
and when necessary
·       Record total mileage cover
·       Maintain a good record of all activity
details including journeys and stopovers as assigned.
·       Maintain records of vehicle servicing and

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold Uganda
Certificate of Education (0 ‘Level School Certificate). Advanced Certificate of
Education (A’ Level School Certificate) will be an added advantage. Possession
of a Valid Driving Permit for the Class of vehicles assigned (DM & DL) is a
·       At least four years as a driver and
·       Training in vehicle maintenance
·       Knowledge of traffic laws and rules
·       Highway code
·       Report writing skills
·       Vehicle control and maneuver, Defensive
driving, Interpersonal relations and ability to deal with security threats
·       Other Qualities/Attributes: Courtesy, Patience,
Respect and Integrity
How to Apply:
All interested
Candidates MUST fully fill the TASO Online Job Application Form, scan and save
all the relevant documents in one folder and forward online applications with
the relevant credentials to the link below
Applications received
online shall be considered
Only qualified
candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their
resume, copies of certified academic certificates, valid riding permit,
testimonials and three referees, two of which should be professional referees
including their telephone and email contacts.
N.B TASO staff and
former staff must attach a signed recommendation letter from the respective
Center Program Manager.
While TASO
appreciates all the interested applicants, on interviews
Deadline: 28th May 2020 at 11:59 pm
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