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Motor Vehicle Driver Job At Agriculture Ministry – APPLY NOW!

VACANCY NO: 12/2021

The motor vehicle driver will be responsible for driving project vehicles in the project area. The workstation will be at PMCU Nakuru. He/she will sign a six (6) year Contract of Employment with the initial six months on probation. The contract will remain in force but renewable annually based on satisfactory annual performance. He/she will be answerable to the Administrative Assistant for the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the timely planned maintenance for the vehicle;
  • Ensuring the entries of all repairs, faults repaired are written in the Vehicle’s Log Book;
  • Ensuring that the vehicle is regularly serviced, kept clean and maintained at all times by;
  • Carrying out daily check of oil, water, fuel, battery, tyres etc;
  • Maintaining work tickets of mileage and fuel and oils are drawn;
  • Reporting faults and ensuring that they are rectified by the authorized mechanic or as otherwise directed by the Programme Coordinator and ensure that they are recorded in the relevant section of the work ticket and logbook;
  • Ensuring that the vehicles are serviced as and when due for service by the authorized mechanic or otherwise directed by the Programme Coordinator;
  • Ensure that road licenses are renewed at due dates where applicable;
  • Ensuring that details of all journeys completed are entered into the work ticket and duly authorized;
  • Perform office deliveries as and when directed by the Administrative Assistant or Programme Coordinator;
  • Ensuring that all journeys are authorized by the Administrative Assistant or Programme Coordinator;
  • Ensuring that the assigned project vehicles are always safe and parked only in authorized, secured and designated parking areas;
  • Ensuring that the assigned programme vehicles are parked in a secure compound overnight;
  • Ensuring that all duties are performed efficiently and in a punctual manner; and
  • Ensuring that only authorized programme personnel use the assigned vehicles unless otherwise instructed by the Administrative Assistant or the Programme Coordinator.

Qualifications and other requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum academic qualification of the grade of D+ or equivalent;
  • A certificate in computer applications;
  • A valid clean driving license in classes B, C, E or equivalent which must have been held for at least three (3) years;
  • At least five (5) years uninterrupted driving experience in a busy office;
  • A certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department which shall not be more than 6 months old;

Other Requirements:

  • Knowledge of mechanics/preventive maintenance will be an added advantage;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Kiswahili;
  • Dependable, responsible and reliable.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines and work with minimum supervision and sometimes work outside normal working hours;
  • Ability to work and interact with people from diverse, professional, social and cultural backgrounds;

How To Apply

Interested applicants who meet the qualification requirements should send their applications along with copies of their academic and professional certificates, testimonials and detailed Curriculum Vitae. They must also state their present employer, current position and names and addresses of two referees and daytime telephone and email contacts. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be clearly marked quoting the reference number of the position applied for on the letter and envelope and addressed to :

The Principal Secretary
State Department for Livestock,
Kilimo House, Cathedral Road,
P. O. Box 34188-00100,
Nairobi, Kenya

To reach on or before 9th March 2022 at 17:00 hours local time

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