Drivers at Medical Teams International Tanzania

Driver (6)
Job Description
Driver (6) Medical Teams International Tanzania
Medical Teams International Calling:
Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.

JOB SUMMARY
The Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to the Medical Teams International staff and other officials and mission members, meeting MTI highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of maturity and responsibility, and excellent knowledge of protocol, and safety security issues.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide reliable and safe driving services, ensuring the safety and well-being of passengers
  • Keep abreast of traffic rules and regulations as well as road security and safety awareness to enable safe, on-time arrival for any movement including meetings and appointments
  • Maintain daily vehicle logs, inspections, daily kilometers, fuel consumption, oil change, servicing, greasing, repairs
  • Prepare and maintain data of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports, awareness of vehicles servicing, required items for services.
  • Ensure that the official vehicle is kept clean and is always in good working order.
  • Evaluate ability of other drivers and provide training as needed
  • Supports the preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports
  • Tracks insurance and applicable tax formalities
  • Make minor repairs and recommendations for major repairs
  • Change oil, check tires, spare tires, jacks, lights, horn, clutch and brakes and wash car regularly
  • Ensure that vehicles comply with MTI safety and security standards and reports any conditions of concerns to a manager
  • Ensure that communications devices (e.g. cellular phone) is in proper working order before each trip
  • Ensure the vehicle has sufficient fuel at all times.
  • Follows safe vehicle loading and unloading procedures.
  • Keeps the vehicle clean and free of debris; follows other vehicle cleaning procedures.
  • Maintain and ensure availability of all required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and safety and security document, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle;
  • In case of accidents/emergencies, evacuates staff according to written and practiced procedures.
  • In the event of an accident, assures that medical emergency procedures are followed; completes a written accident report as required by delegate’s procedure and other authorities.
  • Assist office staff in filing, photocopying and maintaining required records.
  • Assist in the mailing and distribution of publications and payment of bills, as required.
  • Supports safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, and Child & Vulnerable Adult protection policies and sexual harassment policies.

EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Possession of valid Driver’s license, class C, for a minimum of 3 years
  • Attended Vocational Educational and Training Authority would be an added advantage
  • Certification of defensive driving from a recognized institution preferred
  • Certification in First Aid and CPR is required
  • Certification in vehicle mechanics and maintenance is preferred


EXPERIENCE

  • Preferred: Experience working for NGO Clean driving record is required
  • Minimum heavy vehicle driving in Tanzania is required


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
KNOWLEDGE

  • Demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, confidentiality, tact and ability to work with people of different nationality and cultural backgrounds
  • In-depth knowledge of road safety regulations and defensive driving techniques

SKILLS

  • Basic CPR and First Aid knowledge
  • Quality and timely driving services; safe and on-time
  • Excellent Defensive driving skills.
  • Quality care and maintenance of vehicle and necessary documents
  • Timely inputs to logs and records.

ABILITIES

  • Ability to speak, read, and write English and SwahiliAbility to follow procedures in response to accidents or emergency situations
  • Basic mechanical skillsGood knowledge of geography of assigned driving locationsAbility to support Medical Teams Calling and Code of Conduct

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS
This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions..

NOTE:
The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of staff in this position. Duties, responsibilities and skills are also subject to change based on the changing needs of the job, department or organization. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by Medical Teams International as the requirements of the job change.

Application Procedure: All interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their application letter, CV, Certified Academic Certificates, Valid Practicing License & Registration from Professional bodies, in either PDF or Word only, including three work related referee to: recruitmenttz@medicalteams.org

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