Gold Star Kenya Project Driver Jobs

Gold Star Kenya Project Driver Jobs


Job Summary:

  • To provide driving and logistical services to Gold Star (GS Kenya).

  • Maintain the organizations’ vehicles in a clean and serviceable condition perform minor preventive maintenance and safety checks on a daily basis and inform the supervisor of discrepancies.

  • The incumbent will be based in Samburu.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Drives staff and visitors to meetings and appointments with due caution and courtesy as assigned.

  • Maintains vehicle in good condition, including cleaning inside and outside of the vehicle and engine check-up.

  • Ensures proper fluid levels, good tire condition, and insurance certificates are up to date.

  • Ensures current driving license for self and appropriate licensing, inspections and registrations for vehicles.

  • Assists with logistical matters, e.g., deliveries, visa applications, picking up and collecting mail from post office and other errands as assigned.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Knowledge of counties and its surrounding areas where project will have presence, streets neighborhoods, airports and government offices. MUST BE A SAMBURU LOCAL.

    • Skilled and experienced safe driver with valid driver’s license and no history of responsibility for accidents.

    • Ability to lift heavy packages and moves furniture.

    • Ability to maintain vehicles in good condition.

    • Basic knowledge of First Aid.

    • Able to handle multiple tasks efficiently.

    • Able to report to work and maintain time schedule and work extra hours as needed.

    • Willingness and interest in supporting program and goals.

    • Ability to perform all duties and responsibilities in a timely manner with minimal supervision. MINIMUM

    Requirements Standards:

    • Secondary school ‘O’ level graduate or relevant vocational training certification with over 5-7 years of relevant
    experience; plus,

    • a minimum of five years working with a public or private organization operating motor vehicles professionally.

    • Must have a good working knowledge of English with ability to understand spoken and written English well and Kiswahili.

    • Must have a current, valid driving license with an excellent driving record showing no history of responsibility for accidents.

    • Must be in possession of a current and valid certificate of good conduct within the year.

    • Maintains a good awareness of the existing traffic rules and regulations under NTSA.

    • Must have undertaken an eye test with certification.

    • Good knowledge of the counties and its surrounding areas.

    • Experience driving for a diplomatic mission or NGO is an added advantage

    • Prefer experience with medium-to-large sized international organization.

    • Experience must reflect knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.

    How to Apply

  • Gold Star Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Interested candidates are encouraged to apply via email by sending cover letter and CV (in one folder) to

  • gskenya-hr@goldstarkenya.org. Please quote the job title provided on the subject line while sending your application to be received by 18th September 2020.

  • Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted.


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