31 Driver Job Opportunities – Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Job Title:   Driver (31 Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Transport Officer / Warden Engineer

 

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.

 

Job Summary:   The incumbent 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 consistently.
  • 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 vehicle passengers and contents
  • Prepare monthly and periodic reports on vehicle status and recommendations for repair and maintenance
  • Comply with traffic regulations and procedures
  • Keep and have safe custody of the vehicle documents and keys
  • Ensure that the vehicle is fueled at all times, have 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 applicant must either hold an O” or A-level school certificate with at least 4 passes at O’ level.
  • A valid Driving Permit minimum class either CM, DL or (C1) for those with new permits.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of accident-free proven experience with a reputable Organization.
  • Time management
  • Professionalism
  • Planning, organizing and coordinating
  • Customer care
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Concern for quality and standards
  • Time management

 

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 Director,

Uganda Wildlife Authority,

Plot 7 Kira Road Kamwokya

P.O. Box 3530, Kampala Uganda

 

Hand deliver to the UWA Headquarter Central Registry located on its office premises on the ground floor.

 

Deadline: 26th March 2022 by 5.00 pm.

 

NOTE:

  • 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.
  • All those who had responded to the advert of 21st December 2020 need to re- apply

 

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