Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) is inviting suitably qualified and experienced persons to apply for two (02) positions of Driver on a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) sponsored project, operational in Southern and Central Provinces of Zambia.
The project’s focus is on supporting Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC’s) through integrated household and community approaches.
To transport staff, ZAMFAM’s partners and stakeholders as well as goods safely and efficiently.
The positions will be based in Kabwe.
Job title : Driver
Location Kabwe, with frequent travel to various project sites
Project / Dept. : ZAMFAM South Central
Reporting relationships : Reports to the Head Driver
Duties and essential job functions
Ensure that the vehicle is in road worthy condition before it is used, by having it serviced and repaired if necessary
Delivers materials and personnel to instructed destinations
Perform routine checks of oil, fuel, battery, and clutch fluid and water levels in the radiator every day
Ensures that there is spare wheel, Jack, spanners, triangles, fire extinguishers, first aid box etc in the vehicle at the beginning and end of each day
Cleans the vehicle both inside and outside at before each journey or end of each day, before handing over the vehicle keys to the responsible person
Reports any maintenance requirements to the Head Driver as soon as it is identified
Ensures the passengers take safety precautions before any journey begins e.g by wearing seat belts
Keeps updated with the operations mechanism of the vehicle
Keeps updated with and observes motor vehicle policy of the organisation
Keeps up to date with any changes in road traffic regulations
Ensures that every journey is recorded in the Motor Vehicle Log book
Ensure that the vehicle is serviced each time it travels 5000 kilometres
Ensures that the vehicle is driven for official duties only, during authorised times only
Completion of 12 years of Education ordinary education
Valid Class C1 Driver’s Licence
Valid Police Clearance Report
Basic knowledge of motor vehicle mechanics
High level of personal integrity
At least two (02) years of driving experience
Of sober character
Good communication skills
Ability to work both independently and as an effective member of a team
Ability and willingness to work extra hours
How to Apply