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Job Title: O’Level Ambulance Driver – IRC Uganda Jobs 2021
Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: Lamwo, Uganda
International Rescue Committee (IRC) Profile
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998. The current program portfolio in Uganda includes health, protection & rule of law, gender-based violence and women’s protection and empowerment, economic recovery and development.
The position will be responsible for the Inspection and recording the condition of the vehicle on a daily basis, prepare weekly maintenance checklist, ensure timely servicing and maintenance of IRC vehicle entrusted to them, ensure vehicle is insured and all legal documents are in order at all times and inform Fleet assistant in advance of any renewals due (i.e. insurance, road license, etc.), Drive Patients, Care givers and staff in a safe and courteous manner to during referrals and maintain cleanliness of interior/exterior of vehicle.
Roles and Responsibilities:
•Inspect and record the condition of the vehicle on a daily basis; prepare weekly maintenance checklist.
•Ensure timely servicing and maintenance of IRC vehicles (complete service request forms and maintain service maintenance records); report to head driver any mechanical problems.
•Ensure vehicle is insured and all legal documents are always in order; inform Fleet assistant three weeks in advance of any renewals due (i.e., insurance, road license, etc.).
•Conduct daily assessments of road conditions and security situation.
•Drive Patients, Care givers and staff in a safe and courteous manner to during referrals
•Operate HF and VHF mobile radio equipment.
•Maintain cleanliness of interior/exterior of vehicle.
•Give accurate reconciliation within the given period.
•Obey IRC vehicle policy and operating procedures at all times (use of logbook, no drinking and driving, signing out vehicle on vehicle registry and so on).
•Assist with other duties as assigned by the supervisor(s).
Minimum Qualifications for IRC Uganda Jobs 2021
•Minimum O – Level Certificate.
•A – Level Certificate an added advantage.
•Valid driver’s license with classes” A, B, CM, CH, DL and DM.”
•Good driving record.
•Minimum four years driving experience.
•Knowledge of Codan radio equipment
•Fluent in English.
•Kiswahili language skills
•knowledge of mechanics preferred.
All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.
Deadline: 31st May 2021
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