8 Truck Driver Job Positions – Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

 Job Title:    Truck Driver (8 Job

Organisation: Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Duty Station:  UWA
Headquarters (Kampala), Uganda

Reports to:
Transport Officer/Warden Engineer Mechanical


About US:

Uganda Wildlife
Authority (UWA) is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism,
Wildlife and Antiquities. UWA was established in 1996 and is managed in
accordance with the Wildlife Act Cap 200. The Mission of UWA is: “To conserve,
economically develop and sustainably manage the wildlife and protected areas of
Uganda in partnership with neighboring communities and other stakeholders for
the benefit of the people of Uganda and the global community.


Job Summary:  The Truck Driver will be responsible for
driving Organizational vehicles, ensuring their safety and routine maintenance


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       Keep the assigned vehicles free from damage
and in good running condition.

·       Ensure that the vehicle is clean

·       Ensure that the vehicle is always parked in a
proper and safe condition prior and during use, and accept responsibility to
promptly report any damage or mechanical malfunctions that exist.

·       Drive the vehicle as instructed.

·       Ensure the vehicle is well serviced.

·       Ensure the safety of its passengers and contents

·       Prepare monthly and periodic reports on
vehicle status and recommendations for repair and maintenance.

·       Comply with Traffic Regulations and

·       Keep and have safe custody of the vehicle
documents and keys.

·       Ensure that the vehicle is fueled at all
times, has correct levels of lubricants and that tyres have the recommended
pressure level at all times.

·       Carry out any other official duties assigned
by their supervisor from time to time and any other legible responsibility as
assigned to them by their superiors.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal candidate should possess either O
or A-level school certificate with at least 4 passes at O level.

·       A valid Driving Permit minimum class CM and

·       A copy of a Certificate of good conduct is required.

·       A minimum of three years of accident free
proven experience with a reputable Organization.

·       Time management

·       Professionalism

·       Planning, organising and coordinating

·       Customer care

·       Ethics and integrity

·       Concern for quality and standards

·       Time management

·       Age: Below 45 years


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their application with a
detailed Curriculum Vitae bearing contacts of three (3) competent referees, a
daytime telephone contact, copies of academic documents and relevant
appointment letters to the address below:


The Executive

Uganda Wildlife

Plot 7 Kira Road

P.O. Box 3530,
Kampala Uganda


Hand deliver to the
Conservation Area nearest to you i.e. Headquarters, Lake Mburo (Minekye), Kidepo
Valley (Geremech), Murchison Falls (Mubako), Kibale (Isunga), Queen
Elizabeth(Katunguru), Mt. Elgon(Mbale) and Bwindi Mgahinga(Buhoma).



·       Applicants are required to attach valid
driving permits and copies of the required academic documents only i.e,
(Certificates and Transcripts including O and A level).

·       Academic documents for the successful
candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are
considered for appointment into the Authority.

·       Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please note that any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

·       All appointments shall be subject to a
probationary period of not less than six months and subsequent confirmation in
service will be based on satisfactory performance of the individual.


Deadline: 26th March 2021 at 5.00 pm.


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