Driver Vacancy

  • Contract
  • Kitale


Ref: KNCHR/ADM/DRIVER/ 13/2018 (1 POST)

Reports to: Assistant Director, Regional Services.
Location: Kitale with occasional travel.
Duration: Permanent and Pensionable.
Grade: KNCHR 9
Gross Salary: Kshs. 37,666.00

Job Purpose

This position is responsible for the facilitation of movement of the Commission staff to the respective destination is done in a safe manner by use of designated routes, locked vehicles at all times, observation of speed limits, passenger use of safety belt as per the Commission’s travel policy.


Facilitate the transfer of Commission staff to field activities and other official assignment on time and in a safe and reliable manner.
Ensure the cleanliness of the Commission vehicle at all times.
Carry out routine basic service check before use of the vehicle and report any defects, due date for service and insurance to the supervisor.
Ensure a work ticket is produced and approved before taking up any assignment and record all details including use of fuel card before submission to Officer in charge of transport.
Observe defensive driving skills at all times during transfers to ensure fuel efficiency and forecast potential hazards ahead and avoid the said hazard
Collect assignment schedules from Administration Officer and carry out official errands such as payments of utilities bills, collecting and delivering mails/documents on behalf of commission staff.
Assist in basic support functions of Office administration i.e. photocopies, binding and filing when in the office, pending a transfer assignment

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (D+).
BCE Driving Licence
Two (2) years of service in a comparable position from a reputable organization.
Proficient in Computer application
Basic mechanical skills
Knowledge of the parts of the country for the filed assignments
Computer literacy.
Knowledge of relevant legislation (Traffic Act)
Meet the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.
How to Apply

If you possess the above qualities, please submit your application manually through the post office or by hand delivery, clearly indicating the position (Driver – North Rift Regional Office ), and the Ref No. on both the cover letter and envelope, together with a detailed C.V, names and telephone contacts of three referees one of whom should be your immediate supervisor, to reach us by 26th November, 2018 to:

The Commission Secretary
Kenya National Commission on Human Rights
Lenana Road, CVS Plaza, 1st Floor
P. O. Box 74359 – 00200

Please note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the application. KNCHR is an equal opportunity employer and qualified female candidates and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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