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Driver NGO Jobs – The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

 

Job Title:    Driver

Organisation: The AIDS Support Organization (TASO
Uganda)

Duty Station: Gulu,
Uganda

REF:  TS/HR/
OPSP

Reports to: Fiscal Administrator

 

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.

 

About Project:

TASO is implementing
various projects funded by the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
(PEPFAR) through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with
guidance from the Government of Uganda, to accelerate epidemic control and
achieve the UNAIDS  95 95 95 targets.

 

Job Summary:  The
incumbent will drive TASO vehicles, monitor their condition, and inform the
supervisors of the condition of the vehicles and any maintenance or repair work
necessary.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Drive
TASO motor vehicles as instructed

·       
Ensure
maximum security of vehicle and its accessories when under his/her charge

·       
Check on
vehicles licenses as required by law and ensure that the vehicle is insured

·       
Ensure
vehicle is fully equipped with First aid kits

·       
Ensure
safety of passengers and cargo under his charge.

·       
Take
lead in loading and offloading items.

·       
Check
for road worthiness of vehicle before use, monitor condition of all vehicles
within and promptly report the condition to superiors.

·       
Make
requests for repair and service works, make follow-ups on vehicle repairs and
servicing, to ensure that they are done as required.

·       
Maintain
records of vehicle servicing and repairs

·       
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
fuel, oils viscosity, mileage for full service and

·       
Record
total mileage cover, maintain a good record of all activity details including
journeys and stopovers as assigned.

·       
Seek or
provide necessary technical advice as and when 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

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a 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 Must.

·       
Minimum
Experience and Exposure: 4 years as a driver and practicing in the NGO or
Public Health Setting.

·       
Training
in vehicle maintenance

·       
Knowledge
of traffic laws/ rules and Highway code

·       
Report
writing skills

·       
Key
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 qualified candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited
to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials
and three referees, two of which should be professional referees and, a current
employer / immediate supervisor including their telephone and email contacts. All
interested Candidates MUST fully fill the TASO Online Job Application Form,
scan and save all the relevant documents in one folder and forward only online
applications with the relevant credentials

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 10th
December 2020 by 5:30 pm

 

NB: While TASO appreciates all the interested candidates, only those
invited for interviews will be reached. In case you do not hear from consider
yourself unsuccessful. Please note disqualification.

 

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