2 Driver Jobs – The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Job Title:   Driver (2 Jobs)

Organisation: The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Duty Station:  LPHS-Ankole Mbarara Cluster Office, Uganda

Reports to: Fleet Management Assistant

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Job Title REF: TS/HR/ OPFN/03

 

About US:

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), is an Organisation contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease. TASO is implementing various projects funded by the Global Fund, President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to support the Government of Uganda accelerate epidemic control and the attainment of the UNAIDS 95 95 95 goals.

 

Job Summary:  To drive TASO vehicles, monitor their condition, and inform the supervisors of the condition of the vehicles and any maintenance or repair work necessary.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Drive TASO motor vehicles as instructed
  • Ensure maximum security of vehicle and its accessories when under his/her charge
  • Ensure vehicle is insured and fueled
  • Ensure vehicle is fully equipped with First aid kits
  • Ensure safety of passengers and cargo under his charge
  • Check for road worthiness of vehicle before use
  • Monitor condition of all vehicles within and promptly report the condition to superiors.
  • Make follow-ups on vehicle repairs and seivicing, to ensure that they are done as required
  • Check on vehicles licenses as required by law
  • Make requests for repair and service works
  • Report any accident incidents the vehicle gets involved into to supervisor and police as required
  • Carry out minor repairs and adjustments on the vehicles, and maintain their cleanliness
  • Check oils viscosity and mileage for full service
  • Seek or provide necessary technical advice as and when necessary
  • Record total mileage cover
  • Maintain a good record of all activity details including journeys and stopovers as assigned.
  • Maintain records of vehicle servicing and repairs

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Uganda Certificate of Education (O’ level certificate). Advanced Level Certificate of Education (A’ Level School Certificate is an added advantage
  • Possession of a Valid Driving Permit for the Class of vehicles assigned (DM & DL) is mandatory.
  • Four years of experience as a driver and practicing.
  • Training in vehicle maintenance
  • Knowledge of traffic laws and rules
  • Highway code
  • Report writing skills
  • Key Skills: Vehicle control and maneuver, Defensive driving, Interpersonal relations and ability to deal with security threats.
  • Other Qualities/Attributes: Courtesy, Patience, Respect and Integrity.

 

How to Apply:

Only qualified candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees, two of who should be the present employer / immediate supervisor or last employer if unemployed, or any other if it is the first employment being applied for. None of the referees should be a relative, friend or business associate. All referees’ designations should be stated and contact details included i.e. physical address, telephone/ mobile numbers and email contacts.

 

All interested Candidates MUST fully fill the TASO Online Job Application Form, scan and save all the relevant documents as one document (labeled with candidate’s full names) and forward only online applications with the relevant credentials to:

 

Click Here

 

Also note that only applications received online shall be considered.

 

While TASO appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from TASO Uganda One (01) month after the closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful.

 

Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

 

Deadline: 21st July 2022

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