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Principal Driver



Published On: 6th, June 2023

Closes on: 23rd, June 2023

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Job Description

Internal Advertisement for vacant posts in the Ministry of Lands, Public Works, Housing and Urban Development – State Department for public works. 


    Duties and responsibilities at this level will involve driving a vehicle as authorized;

    • carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brakes> tyre pressure; and brake systems, etc;
    • detecting and reporting malfunctioning of the vehicle systems; maintenance of work ticket (s). for
    • vehicle (s) assigned; ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road; ensuring securltY
    • ofpasse-nbers ind/or goods therein; and maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle (s).
    • In addition, the officer may be required to supervise and guide staff working under/her in a small transport unit


    • Served in the grade of Chief Driver CSGI I/JG ‘ J’ for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Passed Occupational Trade Test I for Drivers;
    • A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) R)r class(es) of vehicle(s) the officer is required to drive;
    • Defensive Driving Certificate from the Automobile Association(AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Attended Refresher Course for drivers lasting not less than one (1) week within every three (3) Years at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHGT) or any other recognized Institution;
    • A valid certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police;
    • Attended a First-Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week from st John Ambulance or KenYa Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution; and
    • Demonstrated outstanding professional competence in work performance and results.

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