Oct 2017 AAH-I Truck / Bus Drivers New Jobs in Kakuma

Oct 2017 AAH-I Truck / Bus Drivers Current Jobs in Kakuma

 
Action Africa Help International (AAH-I)
Job Openings: Truck / Bus Drivers

Kakuma
Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) is a regional African-led non-governmental organisation that supports livelihood – challenged communities in East and Southern Africa to sustainably improve their well-being and standard of living.

With Country Programmes in South Sudan, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Zambia and recently in Djibouti, AAH-I has over 25 years’ experience working with communities in conflict and post-conflict situations, including refugees, internally displaced people and host communities.
More recently AAH-I has expanded its activities to work with other marginalized communities, including pastoralists and people living in informal urban settlements.
Grade: AH 9
 
Department: Logistics (Operations)
 
Reports to: Logistics & Procurement Officer
 
Liaises with: All Department Heads, Finance & Admin Officer and Warehouse Officer
 
Duty Station: Kakuma
 
Job Summary: The Truck / Bus Drivers will be responsible for transportation of goods, refugees / returnees and other persons or cargo authorized by the office.
They will maintain the truck/bus log books; undertake minor repairs / maintenance and ensure that tools/equipment’s are kept properly.
They will supervise and assist with loading and off-loading of goods at the site upon arrival as well as when picking goods.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible to drive Office trucks for transportation of goods, refugees/returnees and other persons or cargo authorized by the office.
  • Responsible to keep the truck to the highest standard by observing the maintenance interval.
  • Carries out daily inspection of the truck before starting the engine, checking leakages, lubricant and water levels, checks wheels and tighten all bolts and nuts.
  • Undertakes minor repairs/maintenance of the truck.
  • Ensures that truck’s tools/equipment’s as well as all official documents are kept properly.
  • Make sure that truck’s gauges are working properly and that any dysfunction is immediately reported to the Logistics Officer.
  • Taking account of all available information on roads conditions, accessible routes and locations.
  • Completes the truck’s logbook correctly and conscientiously in accordance with AAH standards.
  • Ensure the cleanness of the truck
  • Assistant with any other work assigned by the office.
  • Cleans the interior and exterior of the vehicle(s) regularly.
  • Checks oil, water, brakes and brake liquid, tyre pressure, battery levels and the entire vehicle monthly or every 5,000 km (whichever is first), head lights, brakes, body work for dents etc.
  • Responsible for the truck documents and their good condition, keeping the logbook and monthly maintenance records.
  • Update the ration card when refuelling the truck from any Fuel Station.
  • Reports need for service and carries out minor repairs.
  • Immediately reports all involvement of the truck in accident, including minor accident damage, loss or theft of fittings.
  • Respect speed limit while driving, especially in towns.
  • Ensure that security measures are respected and that traffic regulations are observed.
  • Any non-authorized modification of truck’s tachometer will result into termination; this applies also in case of truck’s fuel stealing and none authorized cargo loading.
  • Responsible to use all available information (including current radio news on traffic conditions) to update daily knowledge of road conditions, current passable routes and locations, and shares the information with other office drivers.
Expected Results
  • All trucks are correctly used for transportation of goods, refugees/returnees and other persons or cargo as authorized by the office.
  • Highest maintenance standard and interval are observed.
  • Daily inspection of the truck before starting the engine, checking leakages, lubricant and water levels, checks wheels and tighten all bolts and nuts.
  • Truck’s tools/equipment’s as well as all official documents are kept properly.
  • Truck’s gauges are working properly and that any dysfunction is immediately reported to the Logistics Officer.
  • Taking account of all available information on roads conditions, accessible routes and locations.
  • Truck’s logbook is always completed correctly and conscientiously in accordance with AAHI standards.
  • Trucks are maintained clean all the time.
Qualifications
  • Secondary School Education
  • Holds a valid driver’s license
  • At least 1-3 years’ work experience as a driver.
Skills and Competencies
  • Good knowledge of English.
  • Discipline and punctuality.
  • Resilience and patience
  • Familiarity with city, region
  • Appropriate appearance and attire and be friendly with all passengers.
  • Ensure unrestricted availability of vehicles at all times and reports restrictions immediately.
  • Willingness to upgrade skill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management.
Application Instructions
Kenyan nationals and candidates currently based in Kakuma are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should email application letters and CVs (with 3 referees) addressed to recruitke@actionafricahelp.org or drop off their applications to Action Africa Help Kenya, Kakuma NCCK compound.
The Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for.
Deadline for applications is 18th October, 2017.
AAH-I is an equal-opportunity employer.
Only those selected for the interviews will be contacted.
AAH-I does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process nor does it use recruitment agents.