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Government Driver II Job in Kenya - JSC

Driver II

Job Requirements

Academic and Professional Qualifications

For appointment to this grade, the applicant must: –

  • A Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D (Plain) or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • A valid driving license for classes B, C & E;
  • A First Aid Certificate course lasting not less than one (1) week from St. Johns Ambulance, Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other equivalent institution;
  • Passed the suitability test for Drivers Grade III;
  • A valid Certificate of Good Conduct;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • A Certificate in Defensive Driving will be an added advantage; and
  • Meet the Requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

Experience

  • Have minimum progressive accident-free driving experience of five (5) years

Job Core Competencies

  • Ability to carry-out basic level vehicle maintenance;
  • Must be sober, observe body hygiene, courteous, honest and of high integrity;
  • Good communication skills and ability to communicate in English & Kiswahili;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and make rational decisions;
  • Ability to read maps effectively for directions;and
  • Good time management skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Driving the vehicles as authorized;
  • Carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling and oil systems, electrical system, tyre pressure and brakes;
  • Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems;
  • Proper maintenance of work tickets for vehicles assigned to the driver;
  • Ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road;
  • Ensuring safety of the passengers and or goods therein
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by: –

  • Filling an Online Application for Employment Form available at the JSC jobs portal: www.jsc.go.ke-index.php-careers
    Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application-
    • A letter of application;
    •  Certified copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and academic transcripts;
    • A detailed and updated curriculum vitae, to include background information such as past employment record (if any).
    •  Names of three (3) referees; two (2) professional referee and one (1) character reference;
    •  Certified copies of National Identity Card (I.D), Passport or any other relevant identifiable legal documents;
    • Applicant’s recent coloured passport size photographs (2 No.)
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit valid copies of clearance certificates from the following bodies during the interview: –
    • KenyaRevenueAuthority
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Directorate of Criminal Investigation
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • A recognized Credit Reference Bureau;and
    • Clearance from relevant professional body.
  • Applicants MUST take note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job application and the same will be verified by relevant bodies.
  • The application must reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 29TH OCTOBER, 2021 AT 5.00 P.M.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates

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