Speed Boat Driver Jobs – BIDCO Uganda Limited

Organization: BIDCO
Uganda Limited
Duty Station:
Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Factory
About US:
Bidco Uganda Limited
(BUL) is an FMCG company that has established a modern edible oil processing
complex in Masese, Jinja. BUL has also developed 10,000 hectares of oil palm
plantations on Bugala Island, Kalangala District as a backward integration
component. All these are geared at serving the African markets with our brands
of fortified edible oils, fats and laundry soap.
Job Summary:  The Speed Boat Driver will mainly operate the
speed boat, ensure safety of all people and equipment/supplies on board while
travelling on water
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will transport personnel
    and equipment by vessel across Lake Victoria to the Islands including
    anchoring, handling ropes and steering the boat to safe parking.
  • Ensure safe operation and navigation of
    the boat.
  • Routine maintenance to ensure good
    working condition of the boat and equipment on board, such as engines,
    radio calls, torches, ropes, fire extinguishers, and lifejackets.
  • Instruct and guide staff/visitors on
    water safety before onboarding
  • Advise the company on water travel times.
  • Update and maintain records of official
    trips and their mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes
  • Prepare monthly fuel and maintenance

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must be a holder of
    an ordinary level certificate of education
  • At least two years’ experience in water
    craft and Driving.
  • Valid driving permit that authorizes one
    to drive a boat
  • Ability to effectively deal with any
    problems in open waters.
  • Good knowledge of Lake Victoria landing
    sites and islands
  • Water safety knowledge and skills is an
    added advantage.
  • Ability to swim for at least 50 meters
    is an added advantage
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates who meet the above specifications should send their application and
updated CV to; The Head of Human Resources via Email only to: career@bul.co.ug. Please caption on Subject
line with the name of the position being applied for
Deadline:  2nd November 2018
Bidco is an equal opportunity employer and does not solicit for money from job
applicants, jobs are strictly awarded on merit
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