Driver USAID Project Jobs – RTI International

 Job Title:    Driver

Organization:  RTI
International

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

RTI International is a nonprofit organization headquartered in the
Research Triangle Park in North Carolina. RTI provides research and technical
services. It was founded in 1958 with $500,000 in funding from local businesses
and the three North Carolina universities that form the Research Triangle.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Drive
the project vehicles with strict adherence to local traffic laws and in
accordance to project rules and regulations pertaining to vehicles

·        
Transport
project staff and materials in Kampala and the regions of operation

·        
Maintain
the vehicle in a satisfactory condition, including weekly cleaning of the
interior and exterior and periodic (quarterly) cleaning of the motor and
chassis.

·        
Ensure
that tires are in good working conditions at all time, and that spare tire is in
good condition

·        
Ensure
that vehicle usage log is updated on a daily basis and submitted on a monthly
basis

·        
Ensure
that fuel consumption report is submitted as required

·        
Ensure
regular maintenance of the vehicle, and that fluids (water, oil, fuel, washer
liquid, etc.) levels are at required levels

·        
Report
any apparent malfunction to the supervisor

·        
Report
any damage or accident to the supervisor immediately

·        
Ensure
that the vehicle is safely parked and locked when not in use

·        
Carry
out project errands as required

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
applicant must hold a Secondary schooling certificate

·        
Five
years of experience in driving a project vehicle, preferably for a USAID or
other donor project

·        
Valid
driver’s license in good standing

·        
Defensive
driving certificate will be a plus

·        
Knowledge
of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repairs.

·        
Knowledge
of radio, email, telephone and other applications.

·        
Trustworthy,
high sense of responsibility, alertness; physical fitness on duty, emotional
stability, neat and courteous.

·        
Good
knowledge of the Project activity areas and the current conditions of roads and
highways.

·        
Ability
to deal patiently and tactfully with people of different national and cultural
backgrounds/temperaments.

·        
Flexibility
to fit into often changing priorities

·        
Ability
to fluently communicate in English both verbally and written.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.

 

Click Here

 

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