Driver (3 Posts)

The Driver is responsible for meeting the transportation needs of the SOS Chil­dren’s Village . In doing so, he carries an important responsibility, being entrusted with the lives of staff, Children, properties and the reputation of SOS. In all his work he should present a good role model for the Village children

Major Responsibilities.
• Carries out the driving requirements of the Office as directed by the Admin­istrator, who is responsible for coordinating vehicle
• trips using the shortest possible
• Avoids unnecessary deviations and multiple trips to minimize mileage and time wastage.
• Use of SOS vehicles for personal trips is strictly prohibited.
• Records all trips in the vehicle log-book, the odometer readings and the number of litres at the time of refueling
• Drives safely at all times to protect the safety of the car, staff and their prop­erties.
• Displays good road manners and obeys all traffic regulations. Stops only where it is safe to do so.
• Accepts responsibility for damage caused by gross negligence, and may be required to pay for such damage.
• Follows the correct procedure in the event of an accident. Notifies the Ad­ministrator and appropriate authorities immediately, and renders assistance where necessary.
• Ensures vehicles are maintained in good working condition.
• Perform routine checks before during and after each route (i.e lights, indica­tors, brakes, tyre pressure, oil, battery and radiator etc.).
• Reports any defects or fault to the Administrator as
• Ensures all necessary servicing is performed by reputable or authorised/ approved agencies, at a reasonable cost.
• Maintains the cleanliness of vehicles. Regularly wash the interior and exte­rior.
• Ensures always vehicles have a sufficient amount of fuel.
• Ensures that the vehicles servicing schedule is properly maintained at the required kilometres as advised by the officially accepted garage.
• With the assistance of the responsible officer dispatch and collect all official documents to board members and any other office as may be required
• Collect letters from the post box

Academic Qualification and Experiences:
• Level Secondary Education
• Driving License Class B,C, C1, D,E
• 1 year experience
• Motor vehicle Troubleshooting,
• Traffic Safety rules and regulations
• Long and short distance Driving

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested candidates for any of the above positions should submit their applica­tion letter by email describing how your experience, qualifications and competen­cies make you the right candidate for this position. Enclose ONLY detailed and updated CV with telephone contacts, email address and details of at least 3 refer- ees.The candidate MUST clearly indicate the title of position applied for. Only con­tacted candidates for the interview will submit copies of academic, professional certificates and passport size photo. Closing date is 25th November, 2021. To apply please send to;
• The National Director SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania.
• Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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