Driver III Job in Kenya

Driver III: DPP 13

Requirements For The Appointment

For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean Grade D+;
  • Valid driving license;
  • Suitability test for driver grade III conducted by the Ministry of Roads and Public Works;
  • Defensive driving certificate from automobile Association of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Occupational Trade Test III conducted by the Ministry of Roads and Public works;
  • First Aid lasting not less than one (r) week u’ithin every three years at the Kenya institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIBIT) or any other recognized institution; and
  • Annual certificate of eye examination.
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya zoro; Integrity, Honesty and Accountability.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry grade for this cadre. An officer at this level may be deployed to work at any of the Departments at the Headquarters or County Offices under the supervision of a senior officer. Specifically, duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Driving assigned institutional vehicle to ensure that authorized passengers and goods are ferried on time;
  • Safeguarding the motor vehicle in and offthe road;
  • Maintaining work tickets for vehicles assigned;
  • Overseeing safety of passengers and/or goods therein;
  • Carrying out routine checks on the vehicles;
  • Detecting and reporting accidents and malfunctioning of vehicle systems; and
  • Recording distance travelled throughout the month and fuel costs incurred for proper record keeping and management of transport cost.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE (no hard copy applications will be accepted) through the provided link on the ODPP website careers page or attaching COPIES of the following documents:

  • National Identity Card;
  • Academic and Professional Certificates and Transcripts;
  • Any supporting documents and testimonials;
  • Letter of appointment to their current substantive post;
  • Letter of appointment to their previous post; and
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae.

Please Note:

  • Applicants should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to provide incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to implementing the provisions of Article 232 (i) of the Constitution. Therefore, Persons with disability
    and those from marginalized and minority communities are encouraged to apply.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce original of their National
    Identification Card, academic, letters of appointment to their current substantive posts and professional certificates & transcripts during the interviews.
  • It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates or documents.
  • Successful candidates will be deployed to any station with staff shortfalls.