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.


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