Several Ambulance Driver US NGO Opportunities – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title: Ambulance Drivers

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 Drivers will also be responsible
for the standardization of policies and good warehousing/fleet management
practices across all the field sites and will require regular travel to provide
technical support to the field-based warehouse staff.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Inspect and record the condition 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 head driver any mechanical problems.

·       Ensure vehicle is insured and all legal
documents are in order at all times; inform Fleet assistant three weeks in
advance of any renewals due (i.e. insurance, road license, etc.).

·       Conduct daily assessments of road conditions
and security situation.

·       Drive Patients, Care givers and staff in a
safe and courteous manner to during referrals

·       Operate HF and VHF mobile radio equipment.

·       Maintain cleanliness of interior/exterior of

·        Give
accurate reconciliation within the given period.

·       Obey IRC vehicle policy and operating
procedures at all times (use of logbook, no drinking and driving, signing out
vehicle on vehicle registry and so on).

·       Assist with other duties as assigned by the supervisor(s).

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal applicant should at least have an  O’ Level Certificate;  A- Level Certificate an added advantage;

·        Valid 
driver’s license with classes ”A, B, CM,CH,DL and DM.”;

·       Good driving record; Minimum two years
driving experience;

·       Knowledge of Codan radio equipment;

·       Fluent in English; NGO experience; Kiswahili
language skills and knowledge of mechanics preferred.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged  to apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 10th June 2020

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