Job Title: Driver (2 Vacancies)

Job Purpose: To drive UCDA vehicles for the conveyance of employees and visitors, materials, and equipment to their intended destinations, and ensure their safety.

Key Result Areas:

  1. Provide safe and efficient transportation to UCDA employees and visitors:
    • Check the vehicle to ensure that it is clean.
    • Drive employees and visitors to their intended destinations and ensure that passengers adhere to safety measures.
    • Ensure that the vehicle is under insurance cover.
    • Observe and comply with all relevant road safety and traffic laws and regulations.
  2. Routine vehicle inspection and repairs:
    • Check the vehicle for mechanical condition before starting any journey and perform routine vehicle inspection and maintenance including checking the oil, fuel, brakes, lights, windshield wipers, water, tire pressures, etc.
    • Ensure safe custody of vehicles and tools.
    • Diagnose and carry out minor repairs and adjustments.
    • Initiate requests for procurement of vehicle servicing and prepare documentation necessary for servicing or repairs.
  3. Reporting:
    • Report to the Supervisor all problems on check including servicing, maintenance, and when major repairs are required.
  4. Record keeping:
    • Maintain records and reports of work, repairs, accidents, incidents, and unusual occurrences.
    • Record and maintain vehicle travel records in the logbook, and ensure that they are authorized by the relevant supervisor.
    • Ensure that the driving license is up to date.
    • Monitor the insurance policy dates and any other documentation, and inform the supervisor in time for renewal.
  5. Carry out any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Minimum Education:

  • Minimum of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent.
  • A certificate in defensive driving is an added advantage.
  • A certificate in motor vehicle mechanics is an added advantage.

Minimum Experience:

  • At least three (3) years of working experience in a similar or related position.
  • Valid Driving Permit of Classes B and C/C1.

Skills and Competences:

  1. Computer literacy.
  2. High level of integrity, resilience, and reliability.
  3. Excellent time management.
  4. Excellent interpersonal and people skills.
  5. Self-respect, team-building, and organizational skills.
  6. Good decision-making skills.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are encouraged to apply directly using the link below: UCDA Careers Portal

  1. Sign Up to create an account.
  2. Go under Careers and click on the job post to Apply.

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