WASH Support Driver Jobs – International Lifeline Fund (ILF)

Job Title:   WASH Support Driver   

Organisation: International Lifeline Fund (ILF)

Duty Station: Apac, Otuke or Lira, Uganda

Reports to: Functionally to Logistic Officer & technically to Senior Programme Manager- WASH


About US:

International Lifeline Fund is a non-profit international humanitarian organization with its head office in Washington D.C and a local presence in Sub-Saharan Africa, Our team works with local partners and communities to improve the quality of life of the underprivileged by exponentially expanding access to clean water and energy solutions. We strive for a world in which no one suffers from a lack of access to clean water and energy. Lifeline works in two sectors: Energy and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in both the development and humanitarian contexts.


Job Summary:  International Lifeline Fund (Lifeline) is seeking for competent person to work as a Driver to support our WASH and EverFlow programs on Logistic and Transport.

Position Description: The WASH support Driver is primarily responsible for the transportation of Lifeline staff and materials and keeping a vehicle assigned to him/her in a good mechanical condition. As a WASH support driver s/he is additionally required to perform technical tasks to execute lifeline WASH program with a high standard of quality. The WASH support Driver shall work closely with Lifeline Senior WASH Technical Advisor including receiving assignments and Job related orders.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing transportation for lifeline staff and goods in assigned Lifeline vehicle
  • Completing trips both inside and outside Otuke/ Apac District when requested, on weekends and/or outside working hours
  • Maintaining a log book of journeys taken, fuel consumed and distance travelled as well as recording all the services and repairs done
  • Conducting regular spot checks on vehicles, oil levels, tyre pressure and fluids (Wipers, radiator, hydraulics)
  • Fuelling vehicles when required and authorised and providing receipts
  • Ensuring vehicles are kept clean including interior, exterior and engine
  • Ensuring vehicle registration, number plates, drivers licences and insurance are kept up-to-date
  • Assist in loading and offloading of materials from vehicles and insurance are kept up to date
  • Reporting faults and accidents immediately to the supervisor and completing and accident report
  • Driving in a safe and responsible manner I compliance with all traffic laws and Lifeline rules; ensure to hold valid permits all the time
  • Assist logistics in making purchases and delivering payments
  • Any other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Trouble shooting mechanical faults
  • Report any mechanical fault to supervisor immediately and list on appropriate form the details of the fault, spares needed and the urgency level
  • Being present when Lifeline vehicles are taken for repair at designated garages.
  • Maintenance of generators, motorcycle and drilling rigs when needed
  • Maintaining properly the mechanical tools inventory of Lifeline inside the vehicle


  • Assist as a crew member of the Lifeline Drilling Crew
  • Witness subcontractors drilling and hydro operations and ensure that they comply with Lifeline’s requirement
  • Execute rehabilitation and other hydro tasks when required (e.g. pumping test, pump installation, borehole development, slab casting)
  • Keep Lifeline’s equipment in good working condition and report any issues immediately
  • Assist hand pump mechanics working on Lifeline sponsored boreholes
  • Any other duty assigned from Senior Program Manager or Lifeline Senior WASH Technical Advisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Valid driving Licence
  • Five years’ experience preferably working with NGOs
  • Minimum of O Level Certificate
  • Certificate in Mechanics from recognised institution will be A plus
  • Good command of English language both spoken and written
  • Knowledge of Local language (Langi) is an added advantage
  • Certificate in defensive driving a plus.
  • Must be mentally stable
  • Good team player and time manager,


Position Details: This position will support programs in Apac, Otuke or Lira, Uganda and requires frequent visits to project sites


How to Apply:

Please send a copy of your cover letter, resume, and academic credentials to Lifeline’s office by e-mail using the information below. Only successful candidates will be contacted.


International Lifeline Fund

P.O. Box 70 Lira, Uganda


E-mail to: hr@lifelinefund.org with subject line “WASH Support Driver”


NB: Any kind of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification. Female candidates are also encouraged to apply.


Deadline: 28th February 2022


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