Nairobi City County Drivers – 70 Positions

Full Time

Nairobi City County

Job Title: Nairobi City County Drivers – 70 Positions

No. of Positions: 70

Application Deadline: September 6, 2023

Job Group: D

Contract Type: Permanent & Pensionable

Location: Nairobi

Salary Range: KES 16,870 – 19,220

House Allowance: KES 4,125

Commuter Allowance: KES 3,000

Are you ready to drive your career forward? Nairobi City County is looking for 70 dedicated and skilled Drivers to join our team. As a Driver in Job Group D, you’ll play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth transportation operations within the county. If you have a passion for driving and meet the qualifications below, we encourage you to apply.

Job Requirements

To be considered for this position, candidates must meet the following criteria:

1. Education:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean Grade ‘D’ Plain or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.

2. Driving License:

  • Possess a valid driving license free from current endorsements for class(es) of vehicle(s) that one may be required to drive.

3. Defensive Driving:

  • Must have attended a defensive driving course.

4. Good Conduct:

  • Possess a valid certificate of Good Conduct Certificate from Kenya Police.

5. First-Aid Certification:

  • Attended a First-Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week from St. John Ambulance or the Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized Institution.

6. Merit and Ability:

  • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities at this level will include:

1. Driving Responsibilities:

  • Driving a motor vehicle as authorized.

2. Vehicle Maintenance:

  • Carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems, tire pressure, etc.

3. Malfunction Reporting:

  • Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems.

4. Work Tickets:

  • Maintenance of work tickets for vehicles assigned.

5. Safety and Security:

  • Ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road, safety of passengers and/or goods therein.

6. Vehicle Cleanliness:

  • Maintaining vehicle cleanliness.

Expert Tips To Be A Successful Applicant

  1. Highlight Your Driving Experience: In your application, emphasize your relevant driving experience, including the types of vehicles you’ve driven and any additional qualifications related to driving.
  2. Detail Your Maintenance Skills: Provide specific examples of how you’ve maintained vehicles in your previous roles. Mention any training or certifications related to vehicle maintenance.

  3. Safety Matters: Discuss your commitment to safety. Share instances where you’ve prioritized safety on the road and ensured the well-being of passengers or cargo.

  4. Professionalism Counts: Demonstrate your professionalism by including any commendations or recognition for your work performance in previous positions.

  5. First-Aid Skills: If you have first-aid skills, elaborate on them. Describe situations where your first-aid knowledge proved valuable.

  6. Good Conduct Certificate: Ensure you have a valid Good Conduct Certificate from Kenya Police and make it clear in your application.

  7. Merit and Ability: Provide specific examples of how your work performance and results have demonstrated your merit and ability.

Apply now to be part of our dynamic team and contribute to the efficient transportation network of Nairobi City County. Your skills and dedication can make a difference. Don’t miss this opportunity to drive your career forward with us!

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