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Driver at Lifewater International

Location: Lifewater International Office (Shinyanga, TZ)

Reporting to: Senior Finance and Accounting Officer


The Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to Lifewater International (LI) staff and other officials and mission members, meeting LI highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of maturity and responsibility and excellent knowledge of protocol, and safety security issues.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Provide reliable and safe driving services and ensuring safety of the passengers
  • Keep abreast of the traffic rules and regulations as well as road security awareness to enable safe, and on-time arrival for any movement including meeting and appointments
  • Maintain daily vehicle logs, inspections, daily kilometers, fuel consumption, oil change, servicing, greasing, repairs
  • Prepare and maintain data of the vehicle maintenance plan and reports, awareness of the vehicle servicing and required items for vehicle services
  • Ensure that the vehicle is always kept clean and good working order
  • Make minor repairs and recommendations for major repairs
  • Change oil, check tires, spare tires, jack, lights horn, clutch, and breaks
  • Ensure the vehicle has sufficient fuel at all times
  • In the event of an accident, assures that medical emergency procedures are followed, written accident reports as required by delegate’s procedures and authorities
  • Assist the office staff in filling, photocopying, and maintaining the required records
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications and Experience

  • Holder of a secondary School Education Certificate/Advanced Secondary School Education Certificate
  • Possession of a Valid Driving License class C for a period of not less than 3 years plus at least three years’ driving experiences
  • Attending Vocational Education and Learning Authority (VETA) or National Institute of Transport is an added advantage
  • Certification in mechanics and vehicle maintenance is required and added advantage
  • Preferred working experience with an international organization or donor project/NGO sector

Personal Skills and Qualitiess

  • Excellent driving skills
  • Good Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, local roads and conditions
  • Skills in minor vehicle repair
  • Ability to be on time
  • Ability to work after normal office hours
  • Good communication skills with BASIC English comprehension both verbal and understanding
  • Respect Diversities with Good personal qualities
  • Good knowledge of the region where the duty station is (Shinyanga Region)

The deadline for submitting the application is 20 November 2020


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