Driver, Kampala

Published 2023-05-25
Expires 2023-06-25
ID #1589023828
Driver, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Published May 25, 2023

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Driver

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DescriptionAbout the jobJob Summary:The USAID/Uganda Biodiversity for Resilience Activity(B4R) provides technical assistance to communities, the government of Uganda, and the private sector, to conserve and manage biodiversity in target ecosystems for lasting environmental and economic sustainability and increased community and household resilience. The Activity works closely with key government agencies including Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and the National Forest Authority (NFA) in four target landscapes of Kidepo Valley National Park area, Murchison Falls National Park area, Budongo Central Forest Reserve and Lake Mburo National Park area.The Project Driver will drive, maintain, and manage the project vehicle for the USAID/Uganda Biodiversity for Resilience (B4R) Activity within the allocated project scope, under the supervision of the Field Operations Officer. The position is based in Kaboong district, Karamoja region.Essential Duties: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 Greater Kidepo Valley Landscape.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 goodEnsure that vehicle usage log is updated on a daily basis and submitted on a monthlyEnsure that fuel consumption report is submitted asEnsure regular maintenance of the vehicle, and that fluids (water, oil, fuel, washer liquid, etc.) levels are at required levels.Report any apparent malfunction to theReport any damage or accident to the supervisorEnsure that the vehicle is safely parked and locked when not inCarry out project errands as required.Minimum required Education & ExperienceSecondary schooling desirable5 years of experience in driving a project vehicle, preferably for a USAID or other donor projectValid driver’s license in good standingDefensive driving certificate will be a plusCore CompetenciesAbility to fluently communicate in English both verbally and written.Knowledge of and ability to speak the local language is required.Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicleAbility to write vehicle usage reportsComputer skill in excel, word and use if internetKnowledge of the use of radio, email, telephone and otherTrustworthy, high sense of responsibility, alertness; physical fitness on duty, emotional stability, neat andGood knowledge of the Project activity areas(Karamoja) and the current conditions of roads.Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with people of different national and cultural backgrounds/temperaments.Flexibility to fit into often changing priorities.Quick and accurate visual judgment.

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