National Forestry Authority Transport Assistants Jobs in Uganda

National Forestry Authority Transport Assistants Jobs in Uganda


  • Transport Assistant (3 POSITIONS)
    Reports to

  • Transport Officer/Relevant field Officer
    Duty station

  • Field based and ready to work in hard to reach areas

    Salary Scale

  • NFA 7

    Terms of employment

  • Three (3) year contract (Renewable)

    Job summary

  • Perform tasks related to driving NFA vehicles; maintain them in a safe and economical manner in accordance with NFA Transport Policy and the Traffic Laws and regulations of Uganda.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive NFA vehicles as assigned to him/her and as directed by the supervisor.

  • Ensure that the vehicle assigned to him/her is regularly serviced and maintain a proper and up-to-date
    service chart.

  • Record all journeys made in the log (record) book and ensure that they are authorized by the relevant

  • Ensure compliance with Uganda traffic regulations.

  • Ensures that the vehicle is in good running condition and safe by ensuring the vehicle has sufficient fuel, oil, tyre pressure and lights are working properly.

  • Ensure that the assigned vehicle is clean and maintain adequate cleaning supplies for the vehicle.

  • Ensure passenger safety when traveling at all times by emphasizing the use of safety belts.

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

    Qualifications, Work experience, Abilities and Personal Attributes

  • Ordinary level Certificate from a recognized institution.

  • Valid Driving Permit of Classes B, CM and CH.

  • A training certificate in defensive driving or motor vehicle mechanics is an added advantage

  • At
    least three (3) years’ experience in a similar or related position in a reputable organization.

  • Must have a clean driving record.

  • Computer knowledge and or fleet management will be an added advantage.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Team player and good command of English
    Criteria for application Interested candidates who meet the above requirements, should submit their applications, certified copies of academic certificates, transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants’ education, qualifications, experience (with evidence), present salary, three referees with their full postal address, email and telephone contacts as well as the candidate’s full address and e-mail to the address below not

  • later than close of business on 17th January 2020.

  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

  • NFA is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.

    Applications should be addressed to:

    The Executive Director
    National Forestry Authority
    Plot10/20 Spring Road, Bugolobi
    P.O. Box 70863, Kampala-Uganda
    Tel: 0312 - 264035/6; 0414 -360400

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