2 Ambulance Driver NGO Job Opportunities – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: 
About US:
The International Rescue
Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict
and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It was
created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in Uganda
since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens of
thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced. Following a
peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to rebuild
their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from violence and
exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging education, and is
supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping communities promote peace
and long-term development.
Job Summary: The
Ambulance Driver is responsible for driving IRC Ambulance in a safe and
professional manner; at all times ensuring the safety and comfort of
passengers, and the safety and security of vehicles and loads. Complying with
the laws of the road, and also with IRC’s vehicle policies is paramount. The
Driver is also responsible for keeping Ambulance in a clean and road-worthy condition
at all times.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Inspect and
    record the cond
    ition 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 Logistics
    Assistant any mechanical p
  • Ensure
    vehicle is insured and all legal documents are in order at all times;
    inform Logistics Assistant three weeks in advance of any renewals due
    (i.e. insurance, road license, etc.).
  • Conduct
    daily/am. Assessments of road conditions and secur
    ity situation.
  • Drive
    Patients to referral points in a safe and courteous manner across Lamwo
    district and outside Lamwo.
  • Maintain
    cleanliness of interior/exterior of vehicle.
  • Follow IRC
    vehicle policy and operating procedures at all times (use of log
    book, no drinking and driving, signing
    out vehicle on vehicle registry and so on).

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the International Rescue Committee Ambulance Driver job
    placement must hold an O’ Level (U.C.E.) or equivalent with valid driver’s
    license and good driving record;
  • Six
    years of driving experience;
  • Previous
    experience working with NGOs (preferred); proficiency in English is a
    must. Confidentiality:
  • Ensuring
    the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices
    and business of IRC acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or
    organization without authority, except in the normal execution of duty.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send updated CVs, cover letters and filled
application form, download
, clearly indicating “Position Title” as the subject to:
UA-IRCJobs@rescue.org (The Human Resource and Administration department,
International Rescue Committee)
Deadline: 19th April 2018
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