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Driver Job in Kenya - NGO

University of Maryland
School of Medicine
Driver - Kisii, Migori & Nairobi
Reporting to the Administration Officer the driver will be responsible for facilitating timely, efficient and safe transportation of authorized persons and/or parcels to designated places; and ensures organization’s vehicles are maintained in a clean and mechanically sound condition, within the legal requirements of the Government of Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive Project staff members, consultants and other visitors on Project business.
  • Maintain defensive driving and operate assigned vehicle in a safe and courteous manner;
  • Assist passengers including handicapped in and out of the vehicle;
  • Operate ramps, lifts and securement devices as required;
  • Read and interpret maps and driving directions to plan the most efficient route service;
  • Present safety briefing to passengers prior to each trip departure;
  • Keep the assigned vehicle(s) clean inside and outside;
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date records on trip sheets, vehicle maintenance, incident reports, accident reports, vehicle condition reports and other records;
  • Fuel assigned vehicle and perform minor maintenance tasks on assigned vehicle(s) as required;
  • Coordinate the schedule for vehicle maintenance with staff to minimize service interruptions;
  • Respond to accident or medical emergencies by notifying emergency, response providers, and carrying out First Aid pending arrival of emergency personnel;
  • Chauffer experience. Experience driving in Nairobi and familiarity with rural terrain and roads preferred.
  • Valid Kenya driver’s license. Ability to provide proof of good driving record.
  • 4 years’ driving experience
  • Ability to perform minor repairs of vehicle. Previous auto mechanic experience helpful.
  • Demonstrated punctuality, attention to detail, patience, good humor, flexibility, and overall positive attitude.
  • Project a neat and professional appearance.
  • 'O' level certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Extensive knowledge of the operations and features of assigned vehicle(s);
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Report writing skills and ability to read maps
  • Computer literacy
How to Apply
If you meet the above qualifications, you are requested to send your application and CV to by September 16, 2016. 

Candidates are required to quote the TITLE & LOCATION of the position being applied on the subject line of the email. 

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

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