Fresher Ambulance Driver US NGO Jobs – LWF World Service



Job Title:    Ambulance Driver

Organization: LWF
World Service

Duty Station:

Reports to:  Logistics


About US:

LWF World Service is
the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a
widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20
countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common
quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and
fragmented world.


Job Summary:  Under the guidance of the of the logistics
officer, the driver is responsible for Operation and maintenance of LWF
Ambulance and ensuring the safety and security of authorized passengers, cargo,
equipment and tools on board


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

the assigned vehicle and its accessories are kept in good condition (log books,
jacks, wheel spanners, spare tyres, etc) in good working order and clean
condition and makes a thorough daily check of its mechanical condition (e.g.
battery, fuel, water, oil, brake fluid, tyre pressure, etc.), and promptly
reports any fault, damage or loss;

respond to transport requests and transport sick or injured individuals to
medical facilities for treatment while avoid sudden motions detrimental to
patients in line with the Lutheran World Federation fleet management policy and
Uganda Road Safety Act

patients on stretcher and loads stretcher into ambulance and as well change
soiled linen on stretcher in line with MoH related guidelines for ambulance.

first aid as needed and report facts concerning accident or emergency to
hospital authority in line with MoH related guidelines for first aid patient
management & care.

accountability for funds spent on driving operations (fuel and service done on
the vehicle) and Maintaining trip movement records in line with Lutheran World
Federation Fleet Management Policy.

driver at the responsible speed as permitted by the Laws of Uganda (respect for
speed limits) while on the road and ensure safety of those on board.

that all trips covered are official and approved prior by the district and
UNFPA focal personnel at all times.

that trips covered are maternal relation and incase of exceptions, approval
should be sought from LWF.

regularly and ensures that vehicles have valid motor third party insurance.

the vehicle fuel gauge constantly, and report any need for re-fuelling. Ensure
the vehicle is refuelled during evening time to maximise time for ambulance

in terms of working hours where sometimes you will be expected to work past
normal working hours

every trip is documented in the vehicle log book, particularly
departure/arrival times and mileage readings, as well as vehicle
repairs/service and fuel and lubricants consumption, and reports the due
service mileage in good time;

strictly with the official highway code and traffic rules and regulations while
driving, as well as the relevant LWF policies and procedures;

staff, visitors and any other authorised personnel on official duty as well as
program equipment and materials in a safe and secure manner;

all vehicle doors and windows are securely locked after working hours, prior to
handing over the keys to the logistics officer/manger or at the nearest central
police station while on over mission.

repair/service done by a mechanic on return of vehicle from a garage to confirm
all the required parts are replaced;

reports to the logistics officer and/or the police all accidents and problems
encountered while on duty;

the ambulance is well equipped with all the relevant medical items at all


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the LWF Uganda Ambulance Driver job opportunity should hold
an Ordinary – level Certificate of education or equivalent.

A valid
Driving licence for classes B, CM, DL, DM etc.

of basic motor vehicle mechanics are essential.

in defensive driving is desirable.

minimum of two years of experience driving an ambulance in a reputable firm,
public body or NGO.

integrity, hardworking, courteous, dependable, punctual, tidy and well-groomed.

to work long hours in challenging circumstances when required.

of one of the local languages


How to Apply:

All candidates should
submit an updated CV and application letter (in English), giving a daytime
telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three) work-related referees only
through our recruitment email


LWF/DWS is an equal
opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race, or religious affiliation.
persons with disabilities. Female candidates who possess the above requirements
are encouraged to apply. LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for
humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the
organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of


Please use the full
job title of the position you are applying for as the subject line:


Deadline: Friday 2nd April 2021 by 5:00 pm


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