Driver Wanted

The Driver/Messenger will perform a range of functions including driving and maintaining organization vehicle; undertaking messenger duties and providing general assistance related to the efficient operation of the office

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP
Reports to the Administrative Assistant

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
· Drives motor vehicle and maintains same in good working condition
· Cleans vehicle and checks for such essentials as gas, oil, water and tyre pressure and makes entries in log booking concerning trips, purpose of same, mileage, fuel and any delays occurring on roads
· Uses vehicle to collect and deliver mail, equipment, furniture, office supplies and other items on behalf of the organization.
· Records delivery of items in dispatch book
· Transports relevant personnel to/from official meetings, seminars, workshops and functions
· S/he will be expected to work after hours and occasionally on weekends
· Any other relevant duties as assigned by supervisor or designated person

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
· Competent driver
· Recording tasks undertaken and reporting on activities
· Time Management
· Good communication skills
· First Aid Management skills
· Some knowledge of motor mechanics
· Ability to drive a light good vehicle
· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
· Possession of a valid driving license entitling holder to drive a light goods vehicle
· Must be in the possession of a clean driving record
· Must be a Kenyan citizen
· Must have a Good conduct certificate
· Must have held driving license continuously for at least seven (7) years
· Must have at least four (4) years experience in a similar position
· Basic knowledge of the mechanical functions of a vehicle will be an asset
· Possession of a defensive driving certificate will also be an asset
· Willingness to work in a multicultural environment

Applications should be sent to danson@friendsoflaketurkana.org by 10th February 2017

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