Driver/Mechanic Vacancy at Raising The Village

Vacancy title: Driver/Mechanic

Jobs at: Raising The Village 

Deadline of this Job: Thursday 15 August 2019

Duty Station:  Uganda , Kampala.


Raising The Village provides a combination of community based projects to address the immediate needs of households living in extreme poverty to support them in building their foundation for long-term household income development. Raising The Village is committed to building affordable and effective poverty solutions which deliver lasting outcomes. RTV is implementing projects in Kisoro, Kanungu, Rukungiri and has coordination office in Kampala and now expanding to Kagadi District.
The Driver/Mechanic will be responsible for driving and maintaining Raising The Village vehicle within and outside the programme areas as will be required by management. S/he will also be responsible for the maintenance of a fleet of motor cycles and all organization Generators. The Driver/Mechanic is expected to adhere the policies of the organization..

Specific Role/Responsibilities
• Drive and maintain the organization vehicle.
• Ensure the vehicle meets the maintenance schedule and inform the Supervisor of any faults as and when they occur.
• Initiate and carry out any repairs required on the vehicle and recommend/refer sophisticated repairs to big garages with supervisor’s approval.

• Maintain neat & accurate record of all journeys in the vehicle log book.
• Report immediately any damage or accident to the Supervisor following correct procedures in case of an accident, incident or complaint(s).
• Ensure that the vehicle is only used for RTV approved purposes.
• Respect traffic regulation as per the Road Transport and Traffic regulation.
• Take responsibility for collection, storage, transport and final delivery of all goods in the vehicle.

• Take responsibility for personal and passenger safety by ensuring that Safety Belts are used at all.
• Ensure the First Aid Box is placed in the vehicle and stocked with the necessary items.
• Ensure that fuel utilization is within range as per motor vehicle policy.
• Prepare a monthly report and present to supervisor.

Personal qualities:
• Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to be a strong team player.
• Present professional conduct and exercise professional judgment.
• Excellent and demonstrable organizational skills.
• High levels of honesty, integrity and flexibility.

Education, Qualification and experience
• Ordinary Level Certificate is a MUST.
• Certificate in Motor Vehicle Technician Course Part II or its equivalent with demonstrable knowledge of motor vehicle electrical wiring.
• At least five (5) years’ experience as a Mechanic of Fleet Assistant with an International NGO.
• A minimum of valid driving licenses, with Classes; A, B and DL.
• Good command of English language, Swahili and any of the languages spoken in Western Uganda.
• Willing to travel to remote areas with poor road conditions, ability to work flexibly including weekends and willingness to travel and work in both urban (city) and rural locations and live in basic conditions.
• Very good knowledge and application of the country’s Traffic and road Transport Regulations.
• Accountable & responsive within areas of responsibilities.

Job Education Requirements: Ordinary Level Certificate is a MUST

Job Experience Requirements: At least five (5) years’ experience as a Mechanic of Fleet Assistant

Job application procedure
Please follow the link to apply: . Closing date for receiving applications is close of business Thursday 15 August 2019.

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