22 Driver Jobs – Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

 

Job Title:    Driver (22 Job
Opportunities)

Organisation: Uganda
Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Duty Station:  UWA
Headquarters (Kampala) / Field-Based, Uganda

Reports to:
Transport Officer / Warden Engineer Mechanical

 

About US:

Uganda Wildlife
Authority (UWA) is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism,
Wildlife and Antiquities. UWA was established in 1996 and is managed in
accordance with the Wildlife Act Cap 200. The Mission of UWA is: “To conserve,
economically develop and sustainably manage the wildlife and protected areas of
Uganda in partnership with neighboring communities and other stakeholders for
the benefit of the people of Uganda and the global community.

 

Job Summary:  The Driver will be responsible for driving
Organizational vehicles, ensuring their safety and routine maintenance

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Keep the
assigned vehicles free from damage and in good running condition.

·       
Ensure
that the vehicle is clean consistently.

·       
Ensure
that the vehicle is always parked in a proper and safe condition prior and
during use, and accept responsibility to promptly report any damage or
mechanical malfunctions that exist.

·       
Drive
the vehicle as instructed.

·       
Ensure
the vehicle is well serviced.

·       
Ensure
the safety of vehicle passengers and contents.

·       
Prepare
monthly and periodic reports on vehicle status and recommendations for repair
and maintenance.

·       
Comply
with Traffic Regulations and procedures.

·       
Keep and
have safe custody of the vehicle documents and keys.

·       
Ensure
that the vehicle is fueled at all times, have correct levels of lubricants and
that tyres have the recommended pressure level at all times.

·       
Carry
out any other official duties assigned by their supervisor from time to time
and any other legible responsibility as assigned to them by their superiors.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The ideal
candidate must either hold an O or A-level school certificate with at least 4
passes at O level.

·       
A valid
Driving Permit minimum class CM.

·       
A copy
of a Certificate of good conduct is required.

·       
A minimum
of three (3) years of accident free pro reputable Organization.

·       
Age: Below 45 years

 

Competencies:

·       
Time
management

·       
Professionalism

·       
Planning,
organising and coordinating

·       
Customer
care

·       
Ethics
and integrity

·       
Concern
for quality and standards

·       
Time
management

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their application with a
detailed Curriculum Vitae bearing contacts of three (3) competent referees, a
daytime telephone contact, copies of academic documents and relevant
appointment letters to the address below:

 

The Executive
Director

Uganda Wildlife
Authority

Plot 7 Kira Road
Kamwokya

P.O. Box 3530,
Kampala Uganda

 

Hand deliver to the
Conservation Area nearest to you i.e. Headquarters, Lake Mburo (Minekye),
Kidepo Valley (Geremech), Murchison Falls (Mubako), Kibale (Isunga), Queen
Elizabeth(Katunguru), Mt. Elgon(Mbale) and Bwindi Mgahinga(Buhoma).

 

NOTE:

·       
Applicants
are required to attach valid driving permits and copies of the required
academic documents only i.e, (Certificates and Transcripts including O and A
level).

·       
Academic
documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks
conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.

·       
Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that any form of lobbying
will lead to automatic disqualification.

·       
All
appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not less than six
months and subsequent confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory
performance of the individual.

 

Deadline: 26th March 2021 at 5.00 pm.

 

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