Job at ARC : Driver (Deadline: 18 May 2018)

Job at ARC : Driver  (Deadline: 18 May 2018)

Job at ARC : Driver (Deadline: 18 May 2018)

ARC is looking for a qualified, self-driven and committed individual – in the position of Driver.

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Various locations/refugee camp health facilities. 

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Key responsibilities:

  • Drive office vehicles for the transportation of ARC staff and visitors and other authorized personnel
  • Transportation of  ARC goods to their destination in a safe, responsible and timely manner
  • Collection and delivery of mail, documents, and other courier items in a safe, responsible and timely manner
  • Ensure that all assignments and trips are authorized, embarked on and completed on time, with all travel and delivery requirements as per the office standards
  • Oversee the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles including checking the oil, water, battery, brakes, tires etc. and log them in the start-of-the-day checklist
  • Perform minor repairs and/or arrange for other repairs by logging and urgently reporting to the supervisor
  • Ensure that vehicles are driven safely, optimizing engines use, economizing fuel as well as minimizing wear and tear



  • Report all vehicle maintenance problems, incidents, accidents and damage using official forms immediately to the supervisor
  • Guard vehicle against theft and vandals and ensure that vehicles are locked and parked in the officially assigned locations
  • Ensure that the steps required by ARC rules and regulations are taken into consideration in case of involvement in an incident or accident or damage to the vehicle
  • Appropriately log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing etc. using the official ARC/UNHCR log books
  • Submit assigned vehicle performance and activities accounted for at the end of every week to the supervisor
  • Maintain vehicle safety standards as per the ARC driver’s guidelines at all times
  • Ensure full accountability for time, assignments and activities on a weekly basis to the supervisor
  • Ensure the cleanliness of the vehicle at all times
  • Respect the speed limits and obey all other Rwanda traffic laws when driving ARC vehicles

Minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum High school diploma
  • Minimum valid Rwanda driver’s license Level B& D
  • Demonstrated understanding of transportation law
  • Excellent driving skills with minimum 5 years’ experience as driving with good driving record
  • Experience in driving through the remote parts of the country
  • Good judgment in traffic and knowledge of traffic patterns
  • Good knowledge about car mechanics
  • Good knowledge of Kigali and the surrounding area
  • Good in communication in English; local language skills preferable
  • Holder of qualification in Vehicle Maintenance and Repairs desired

APPLICATION GUIDELINES:

Please submit 1 page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor – via email to: [email protected] with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is May 18, 2018, at 16:00hrs. Only applications received through the above-stated email address will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.  American Refugee Committee complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.











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