Ambulance Driver NGO Job Opportunities – International Rescue Committee

 

Job Title:    Ambulance Driver

Organization: International Rescue Committee

Duty Station:
Uganda

 

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
maintaining the vehicle in good condition and perform activities as per the Job
description in accordance to the fleet policies and procedures.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
The
physical security of the vehicle.

·       
The
daily maintenance of vehicles and of any accessories supplied with the vehicle.

·       
Ensuring
full onboard documentation.

·       
Knowing
how to use onboard equipment such as 4×4, radios or winches.

·       
Knowing
how to change a wheel.

·       
Completing
routine maintenance checks as detailed by the Fleet Assistant.

·       
Operating
vehicles in a manner maximizing the safety of passengers and of other road
users.

·       
Ensuring
that they undertake only IRC business and transport only IRC-approved
personnel.

·       
Complying
with all local road laws and appropriate customs.

·       
Complying
with all security directives.

·       
Maintaining
the vehicle’s log sheet.

·       
Ensuring
that the vehicle has sufficient fuel.

·       
Maintaining
the external and internal cleanliness of the vehicle.

·       
In order
to maximize the working life of IRC vehicles and minimize the risk of
breakdown, vehicles must be scrupulously maintained.

·       
On a
daily basis the driver will conduct a vehicle checklist, inspect and remedy (at
minimum) if needed, all engine lubricant, hydraulic, coolant and washer fluid
levels, fan belts and fans, rubber hoses, leakages, battery, condition,
mountings, and connections, fuel, accessories and documentation etc.

·       
Prepare
a Daily vehicle checklist and submit to the Fleet Assistant.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee Ambulance Driver job
must hold an ‘A’ Level education or its equivalent.

·       
Basic
mechanical knowledge is a plus.

·       
Valid
driving license Class; A, B, CM, CH, DL.

·       
At least
five years of experience as a professional driver in INGO or NGO.

·       
No road
safety-related fines or convictions.

·       
Good
written and spoken English.

·       
Visual
Test.

·       
Thorough
knowledge of road rules and regulations.

·       
Good
knowledge of the operation and components of vehicle.

·       
Safe/defensive
driving skills.

·       
Skills
in routine vehicle maintenance.

·       
Knowledge
(or ability to quickly learn) of HF, VHF and satellite communications equipment

·       
Team
spirit and problem-solving abilities

·       
Able to
carry out limited, un-supervised tasks

 

Please note: This
position is open only to Ugandan nationals.

 

How to Apply:

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

 

Click
Here

 

The IRC and IRC
workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way –
Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and
Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and
enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child
Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and
Anti-Retaliation.

 

Deadline: 31st December 2020

 

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