Driver II Job in Kenya - 2 Positions

Driver II Grade: 3 – 2 Positions

REF: PU/ADV/04/06/2023

  • This is an entry position to the Drivers’ position in the University and appointment shall be on such terms and conditions as may be determined by the Council from time to time depending on age, citizenship or any other reason as may be stipulated in the Kenya Labour Laws.

Academic Qualifications

  • The candidate must have a minimum mean Grade of D (plain) at KCSE or equivalent.


  • The candidate must have at least three (3) years of accident free experience as a driver with a valid driver’s license; with proven integrity, honesty, independence, innovativeness and compliance to deadlines.

Professional Qualifications

The candidate must provide evidence in the following:

  •  Certificate in First Aid from a recognised institution
  •  Certificate of Good Conduct
  •  Certificate of refresher course for drivers from a recognised institution
  •  Clean valid driving license Class (A, B, C1, C, D1, D2, D3, G)
  •  Occupational Trade Test III for drivers
  •  PSV license endorsement by NTSA

Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be involved in carrying out the following duties.

  •  Drive vehicles safely, legally and efficiently as required.
  •  Operate University Buses
  •  Detect and report malfunctioning of vehicles systems
  •  Comply with all driving hours and Road Transport legislation
  •  Proper use and maintenance of keys, pagers, and radios
  •  Operate vehicles and equipment safely and responsibly, as assigned
  •  General maintenance and cleaning of vehicles
  •  Carrying out routine checkups on vehicles assigned (cooling and oils systems, electrical system, brakes etc)
  •  Maintaining work tickets for vehicles assigned
  •  Ensuring that the servicing and repairs are done on time
  •  Ensure security and safety for the vehicles on and off the road
  •  Ensure safety of the passengers and or goods therein
  •  To comply with all Health & Safety requirements
  •  Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor


The candidate must have experience and provide evidence in the following:

  •  Basic mechanical skills
  •  Communication skills
  •  Computer proficiency
  •  Defensive driving skills
  •  First Aid skills
  •  Interpersonal skills
  •  Teamwork skills


  • Benefits for the above position include a competitive basic salary, house allowance, medical cover for staff and dependents, life Insurance, opportunities for further development and training and other regular allowances

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send four (4) copies of their application for the above positions. Applications and recommendations letters from referees should be addressed to,
 The Vice Chancellor
Pwani University
P. O Box 195-80108, Kilifi

Application should include an up to date CV, providing details of age, marital status, academic and professional qualifications, work experience, present post and salary, email address, telephone, names and contacts of three referees who are knowledgeable about the competence of the applicant, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials.
Pwani University is an equal opportunity employer, Female candidates and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply and should attach their National Council for persons with disabilities (NCPWD) Certificate.
Candidates with foreign qualifications Must submit a Certificate of Recognition from the Commission of University Education.

The deadline for submitting application is Wednesday 21st June, 2023 Applications received later than this date will not be considered.
Please Note that: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.