Several Driver Job Vacancies – RTI International

Job Title:    Driver (Several Job Vacancies)

Organisation: RTI International

Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:

RTI International is a nonprofit organization headquartered in the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina. RTI provides research and technical services. It was founded in 1958 with $500,000 in funding from local businesses and the three North Carolina universities that form the Research Triangle.


Job Summary:  Under the supervision of the Field Operations Officer, the position is to drive, maintain, and manage the project vehicle for the USAID/Uganda Biodiversity for Resilience (B4R) Activity within the allocated project scope.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Drive the project vehicles with strict adherence to local traffic laws and in accordance to project rules and regulations pertaining to vehicles.
  • Transport project staff and materials in Greater Kidepo Valley Landscape and the regions of operation.
  • Maintain the vehicle in a satisfactory condition, including weekly cleaning of the interior and exterior and periodic (quarterly) cleaning of the motor and chassis.
  • Ensure that tires are in good working conditions at all time, and that spare tire is in good condition.
  • Ensure that vehicle usage log is updated on a daily basis and submitted on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure that fuel consumption report is submitted as required.
  • Ensure regular maintenance of the vehicle, and that fluids (water, oil, fuel, washer liquid, etc.) levels are at required levels.
  • Report any apparent malfunction to the supervisor.
  • Report any damage or accident to the supervisor immediately.
  • Ensure that the vehicle is safely parked and locked when not in use.
  • Carry out project errands as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a secondary schooling desirable
  • Five years of experience in driving a project vehicle, preferably for a USAID or other donor project
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing
  • Defensive driving certificate will be a plus
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repairs.
  • Knowledge of radio, email, telephone and other applications.
  • Trustworthy, high sense of responsibility, alertness; physical fitness on duty, emotional stability, neat and courteous.
  • Good knowledge of the Project activity areas and the current conditions of roads and highways.
  • Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with people of different national and cultural backgrounds/temperaments.
  • Flexibility to fit into often changing priorities
  • Ability to fluently communicate in English both verbally and written. Knowledge of the local language is also required.
  • Quick and accurate visual judgment


How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join RTI International in this capacity should apply online at the link below.


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