Driver (LMO/DR 1)

Ministry of Local Government & Community Development

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Driver (LMO/DR 1)

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Job Purpose


Reporting to the Transport Manager, the incumbent is responsible for providing support to the Permanent Secretarys Office by transporting Office Attendants to deliver and collect correspondence and goods to and from the various Private and Public Sector organizations within the Corporate area, on a daily basis. The individual is also responsible for transporting Officers to meetings when required within the Corporate and Rural areas.



Key Responsibilities



     Transports the Office Attendants to deliver and collect correspondence and goods on behalf of the Permanent Secretary to and from Private and Public Sector Organizations;

     Transports Officers employed to the Ministry to meetings, when required, in Kingston and Rural areas;

         Participates in the setting up of equipment, where necessary or as required;

         Takes  Government  vehicles  on  behalf  of  the  Ministry,  to  the  Transport  Licensing

Authority (Examination Depot) for the Certification of Fitness to be granted;

         Updates the Daily Assignment Motor Vehicle Log Book as it relates to duties carried out;

     Reports  to  the  Transport  Manager,  any  mechanical/electrical  malfunctioning  of  the vehicles;

         Reports all minor and major accidents involving Ministry vehicles;

     Participates in disaster response programme by assisting the  Attendants  in  closing storm shutters, preparing emergency facilities and transporting Officers and equipment.



Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies



         Good Interpersonal skills

         Excellent Oral and Written Communication skills

         Good Customer Relations skills

         Good integrity/ethics exercised in the performance of duties



         Well mannered

         Conscientious and flexible

         Good work ethic

         Good deportment



Minimum Required Qualification and Experience


         Secondary/High school graduate;

         Three (3) years driving experience (accident free);

         Certification of competence from DEMS.



Special Conditions Associated with the Job


         Will have to drive to Rural areas, when required;

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



Applications  accompanied  by  résumés  should  be  submitted   no  later  than  Wednesday, 23rd January, 2019 to:


Senior Director

Human Resource Management and Development

Ministry of Local Government and Community Development

61 Hagley Park Road

Kingston 10



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