Several Fresher Ambulance Driver NGO Job Opportunities – International Rescue Committee (IRC)


Job Title:        Ambulance Driver (Several Fresher
Job Opportunities)

Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station:

Reports to: Supply
Chain Assistant


About US:

The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping
communities promote peace and long-term development.


Job Summary:  The Ambulance Driver will also be responsible
for the standardization of policies and good warehousing/fleet management
practices across all the field sites and will require regular travel to provide
technical support to the field-based warehouse staff


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Inspect and record the condition of the vehicle on a daily basis;
    prepare weekly maintenance checklist.
  • Ensure timely servicing and maintenance of IRC vehicles (complete
    service request forms and maintain service maintenance records); report to
    head driver any mechanical problems.
  • Ensure vehicle is insured and all legal documents are in order at
    all times; inform Fleet assistant three weeks in advance of any renewals
    due (i.e. insurance, road license, etc.).
  • Conduct daily assessments of road conditions and security situation.
  • Drive Patients, Care givers and staff in a safe and courteous manner
    to during referrals
  • Operate HF and VHF mobile radio equipment.
  • Maintain cleanliness of interior/exterior of vehicle.
  • Give accurate reconciliation within the given period.
  • Obey IRC vehicle policy and operating procedures at all times (use
    of logbook, no drinking and driving, signing out vehicle on vehicle
    registry and so on).
  • Assist with other duties as assigned by the supervisor(s).


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the International Rescue Committee Ambulance
    Driver job placement must hold an O- Level Certificate;  A- Level Certificate an added advantage.
  • Valid  driver’s license with classes
    ”A, B, CM,CH,DL and DM.”
  • At least four years of driving experience;
  • Good driving record;
  • Knowledge of Codan radio equipment;
  • Fluent in English; NGO experience;
  • Kiswahili language skills and knowledge of mechanics preferred.


Please note: This
position is open only to Ugandan nationals.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link




The IRC and IRC
workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way –
Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and
Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and
enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child
Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and


Deadline: 30th September 2020


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