ARC is looking for a qualified, self-driven and committed individual – in the position of Driver.
Various locations/refugee camp health facilities.
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 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
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.