Ambulance Operator Job in Kenya

Job Purpose

Responsible for responding to emergency calls, providing efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured, and transporting patients to medical facilities.

The role requires excellent medical knowledge, quick decision-making skills, and the ability to perform under pressure.

Key Responsibilities:

Drive the ambulance in all types of emergency situations.

Carrying at all times, a valid driver’s license as prescribed.

Respecting all road users, observing road safety and traffic rules and regulations.

Ensuring that the Hospital vehicle being driven is mechanically viable and safe.

Ensure proper hand over recording during driver change over.

Carefully examining the vehicle to be driven and ensuring timely reporting of all maintenance issues to the Manager-Operations. Thereafter, fill in the vehicle check list and hand it over.

Ensuring maintenance of the vehicles’ cleanliness.

Ensuring that all incidents affecting the vehicles are reported in a timely manner.

Ensuring that the vehicles licenses are valid and availed as per the national traffic regulations requirement.

Ensuring that any journey(s) undertaken by the vehicle are logged, authorized and official.

Ensuring that all staff within the vehicle are authorized persons.

Maintenance and care for the vehicle by checking its fuel, engine oil, water, tire pressure, clutch, brakes, and steering fluids ATF, lights, side mirrors, life savers, fire extinguisher, first aid kit, indicators, tool box, gauges and jumpers.

Minimizing the vehicle running costs by exercising economical driving.

Providing services to the required standards. Carrying required capacity.

Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications

A minimum C- in KCSE.

Certificate in Emergency Vehicle Operation from a reputable institution.

Knowledge of First Aid and Basic Life Support from a reputable institution.

Basic mechanical knowledge of vehicles. Clean and valid driver’s license.


Minimum 3 years proven accident free driving

Solid experience in defensive and offensive driving

Technical skills/Leadership competencies

Well trained in traffic safety and highway codes.

Well conversant with Nairobi streets, avenues and residences.

Excellent time keeping skills.

High Level of integrity and Professionalism.

Excellent organizational skills

How To Apply

Applications to be sent to clearly indicating the role applied for on the subject line of the email by Tuesday 4th June 2024.