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Chief Driver – (5 Positions) at Machakos County Public Service Board

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Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –

  1. driving the assigned vehicle
  2. carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical, tyre pressure and brake systems, etc.
  3. detecting and reporting malfunctioning of the vehicle systems; maintenance of work ticket(s) for vehicle(s) assigned
  4. ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road
  5. overseeing safety of the passengers and/or goods therein; and
  6. maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle(s)
  7. In addition, the officer may be required to supervise and guide staff in a small transport unit.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have;

  1. Ten (10) years of driving experience
  2. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade D plain or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  3. passed Occupational Trade Test I for Drivers;
  4. a valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class(es) of vehicle(s) the officer is required to drive;
  5. Defensive Driving Certificate from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  6. A Refresher Course for drivers lasting not less than one (1) week within every three (3) years at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized Institution;
  7. a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police;
  8. attended a First-Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized Institution;
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