KNATCOM Principal Driver - Jobs in Kenya

KNATCOM Principal Driver - Jobs in Kenya

a) Job Description

The Principal driver is responsible for the following functions:

  • drive and maintain vehicles;

  • detect common mechanical faults on the vehicles;

  • carry out minor repairs including oiling and greasing;

  • maintain daily work tickets for vehicles; and

  • ensure safety of vehicles on and off the road and the vehicles’ cleanliness.

    b) Duties and Responsibilities

  • driving the official Commission’s CEO as authorized;

  • carrying out minor mechanical adjustments;

  • recognizing and reporting mechanical defaults of the vehicles;

  • ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road;

  • monitoring and reporting expiry of insurance policies for motor vehicles;

  • overseeing transport management;

  • preparing and submitting reports on transport when need arises; and

  • ensuring safety of passengers and/or goods therein; and

  • any other duty as maybe assigned

    c) Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: -

  • served in the grade of senior driver for at least three (3) years;

  • at least served in the grade of driver for at least eight (8) years;

  • minimum KCSE C- (minus) or its equivalent;

  • occupational trade test iii certificate;

  • a valid driving license free from any current endorsements(s) for classes of the vehicles the driver is required to drive;

  • certificate in a supervisory course from a recognized institution;

  • certificate in customer care from a recognized institution;

  • a defensive driving certificate from the automobile association of Kenya (AA) or its equivalent qualification from
    any other recognized institution;

  • a certificate of good conduct (renewable after two (2) years);

  • a first aid certificate course from St. Johns ambulance or any other recognized institution not more than one (1) year old;

  • computer proficiency certificate; and

  • an accident free driving period of 8 years.

    d) Key Competencies and Skills

  • Time management

  • Communication skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Listening skills

  • Professionalism

  • Basic road safety regulations knowledge and laws

  • Interpersonal Skills

    How To Apply

  • Access and apply online via KNATCOM website at

    For details of the job description and skills, please visit the Commission’s website:

  • All applications should reach the Commission on or before 13th October 2022 at 5.00 pm.


  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

  • Kenya National Commission for UNESCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Successful candidates will be required to fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    For more information and job application details, see; KNATCOM Principal Driver - Jobs in Kenya

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