Driver 1 (LMO/DR 1) – Research and Development Division | Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries

Driver 1 (LMO/DR 1) – Research and Development DivisionTransportation & Logistics

Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries

Driver 1 (LMO/DR 1) – Research and Development Division, Bodles, Old Harbour – (Vacant), salary range $10,237 - $12,163 per week.

Job Purpose


Under  the  supervision  of  the  Operations  Manager  (SOG/ST  6),  the  Driver  (LMO  1)  is responsible for ensuring that the assigned vehicle is properly maintained and utilized in the delivery of mails, goods, plants and livestock on behalf of the Division, transporting staff to and from assignments and conducting routine daily/weekly maintenance of the vehicle.



Key Responsibilities


         Prepares and submits reports on all accidents;

         Transports and delivers mails to various institutions;

         Transports staff, goods, materials, plants and livestock for the Division island-wide

     Collects and signs for fuel and oil, where necessary accounting for all receipts for fuel received;

         Assists in loading and unloading trucks occasionally;

     Checks the vehicle each morning to ensure that the braking and signalling systems are functioning properly, the oils, water coolant, brake fluid or oil and air pressure for air brake are at operating levels;

     Checks that spare tyres, tools and jack are in place and ensures that any puncture tyre on the unit is changed before driving the unit;

         Ensures that the vehicle is regularly serviced and maintained as required;

     Reports  all  defects,  deficiencies,  shortage  or  damage  to  the  Operations  Manager promptly;

         Assists with mechanical and simple electrical repairs to vehicle assigned;

         Prepares reports and maintains records on the operations of the vehicles;

         Maintains Log Book for motor vehicle and signs off on all fuel received;

         Ensures that motor vehicle is serviced and in proper working condition;

         Ensures that motor vehicle is efficiently utilized on a daily basis.




         Reports any defects or damages done to the vehicle assigned;

         Prepares reports giving details on accidents the vehicle assigned is involved in;

         Performs any other related duties which may be assigned from time to time.



Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies



         Good interpersonal skills

         Good oral and written communication skills

         Good time management skills

         Good problem solving skills



         Excellent defensive driving skills

         Proficient in basic mechanics

         Knowledge of basic motor vehicle maintenance

         Knowledge of the operations of Government/Ministrys policies and procedures



Minimum Required Qualification and Experience


         Completion of Secondary level education;

         Should be able to pass drivers test from National Works Agency;

         Three (3) years’ experience in a similar position;

         Ability to read and write legibly.



Special Condition Associated with the Job


         Must be the holder of a General Driver’s Licence.

Applications  accompanied  by  résumés  should  be  submitted   no  later  than  Thursday, 21st November, 2019 to:


Senior Director

Human Resource Management and Development Division

Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Hope Gardens

Kingston 6




Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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Job Details

  • Location: Old Harbour, St. Catherine

  • Sector: Public Sector

  • Category: Transportation & Logistics

  • Posted On: Nov 9, 2019

  • Deadline: Nov 21, 2019

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