5 Driver Job Vacancies – National Animal Genetic Resources Center and Data Bank (NAGRC & DB)

Job Title:       Drivers (4) and Tractor Operator (1) (5 Job Placements)

Organization: National Animal Genetic Resources Center and Data Bank (NAGRC & DB)

Duty Station: Headquarters – Entebbe Uganda

Reports To: Estates Officer/ Mechanical or Supervisor where Deployed

About US:

The National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB) was established by the Animal Breeding Act, 2001. It is one of the statutory semi-autonomous bodies of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF). Formation of NAGRC &DB was part of the fulfilment of the aspirations in the National Animal Breeding Policy (1997), document and the Action Plan for its implementation providing guidelines to all actors in the animal breeding and production value-chain. The actors included input suppliers, farmers, companies, researchers, extension workers and civic leaders on suitable breeds for the various ecological and production systems.

Job Summary: To drive safely and maintain or facilitate maintenance of the Centre vehicle

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Drives the vehicle as authorized and takes appropriate measures to secure and safeguard it.

·       Undertakes routine checks on the vehicle's mechanical, safety and other status and carries out basic maintenance procedures.

·       Liaises with Supervisor for fuel requisitions and due date for vehicle service.

·       Maintains cleanliness of vehicle log where provided.

·       Reports any major vehicle faults or status of the vehicle following repairs.

·       Reports any accident incidents cases to the Supervisor and other relevant authorities.

·       Administers first aid where necessary.

·       Undertakes any other official duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal applicant must  have a valid driving license of an appropriate class with a clean driving track record.

·       Should have a certificate in Defensive driving

·       Should have a Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or equivalent qualification with credits in English Language and Mathematics.

·       Should have a continuous driving experience of at least 5 years

How to Apply:

All interested candidates should send their CV, applications and testimonials (including 3 work references) to;

The Executive Director, National Animal Genetic Resources Centre & Data Bank,

P.O. Box 183 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 6th May 2020

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