Thursday, 15 September 2011

Principal Drivers Jobs in Kenya

Republicof Kenya

Ministry of Labour



Principal Drivers 

Job Group

Five (5) Posts

Applications are invited from suitably qualified serving officers to fill thefollowing posts in this
 Ministry. All posts are on Permanent andPensionable terms of Service.

Salary Scales:
 Ksh.21,304 - Kshs 25,895 (P.M)

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, officer must have:-

 Served in the grade of Chief Driver, (Job Group‘H’) for a minimum period of three (3) years,

 Passed Occupational Trade Test Grade I forDrivers;

 A valid Driving licence free from any currentendorsement(s) for class(es) of vehicle (s) the officer is required to drive;

 Defensive Driving Certificate from theAutomobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from arecognised Institution;

 Attended a Refresher Course for driverslasting,not less than one (1) week within every three (3) years at KenyaInstitute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognisedInstitution;

 A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from theKenya Police;

 Attended a First-Aid Certificate course lastingnot less than one (1) week from St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute ofHighway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognised Institution;and

 Demonstrated outstanding professional competenceand Integrity in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the highest grade In this cadre.

Duties and responsibilities will involve driving the assigned vehicle; carryingout routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical, tyre pressure andbrake systems, etc-detecting and reporting malfunctioning of the vehiclesystems, maintenance of work tickets(s) for vehicle(s) assigned; ensuringsecurity and safety of the vehicle on and off the road, overseeing safety ofthe passengers and/or goods therein, and maintaining cleanliness of thevehicle(s).

In addition, the officer may be required to supervise and guide staff workingunder him/her In a small transport unit.

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should apply bycompleting PSC2 forms In Triplicate.

The PSC 2 forms can be down loaded from The Public Service Commission websiteat

The dully completed PSC 2 (Revised 2007) forms In Triplicate together with thecopies of applicant’s certificate, letter of appointment/promotion to theirpresent grade must reach, The permanent Secretary, Ministry of Labour, NSSFBuilding Block ‘A’ 7th floor, Eastern wing, P.O. Box 40326-00100 Nairobi on orbefore 6th October, 2011.

Mrs. Beatrice N.Kituyi, CBS
Permanent Secretary.

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