Driver/Mechanic

INTERNATIONAL RED LOCUST CONTROL ORGANIZATION

The International Red Locust Control Organization for Central and Southern Africa (IRI-CO-CSA) has the following vacancy and invites applications from suitability qualified and experienced citizens of its Member States which are, Malawi, Mozambque, Kenya, Tanzania. Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The Organization whose Headquarters is in Ndola, Zambia undertakes surveys and control of locusts, army worms and quelea birds and other migratory pests and conducts pertinent research in Member States.

The successful candidates will be based at the Headquarters.

DRIVER/MECHANIC – Salary Scale L3

JOB PURPOSE

To drive, maintain, check the requirements and secure safety of the motor vehicles for mobility of materials and staff so as to facilitate the overall achievement of the Organization’s objectives.

MAIN DUTIES

  • Drives, carefully, the vehicles allocated to him/her so as to ensure the safety and timely movement of staff and materials in order to facilitate operations of Organisation.
  • Undertakes the regular inspections of vehide•s road worthiness so as to avoid road traffic accidents and unnecessary breakdowns.
  • Undertakes periodic servicing of vehicles in order to keep them in good condition for durability.
  • Cornpletes log books and seeks authorization promptly in order to keep records on the movement of vehicles and to avoid unnecessary trips.
  • Rewts, timely, the cxcurrence of the road traffic accidents in order to ensure that remedial action is promptly taken.
  • Repairs, timely, vehicles in order to make them available use. ns, regularly. allocated vehicles in order to make them pleasant.



KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

A) Minimum Vocational/Professional Qualifications :

  • Diploma/Certificate in (Auto Mechanics) and PSV valid Driving Licence

B) Minimum Relevant Pre-Job Experience:

  • 5 years as Driver/Mechanic
  • Below 48 years old

Skills/Attributes:

  • Patience
  • Confidence
  • Sober Character
  • Endurance/Physically fit
  • Tact and Diplomacy
  • Obedience
  • Initiative

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

(A) Appointment is contract for a period of three years and may be renewable on satisfactory performance;
(B) Gratuity of 25% of the total earnings payable at the end of the contract
(C) Salary and gratuity are free of tax
(D) Education allowance for up to four children below the age of nineteen years but excluding College and university education, rent-free accommodation and medical attention are provided

APPLICATIONS

All applications by letter, or fax giving full particulars including narnes and addresses three Referees should be addressed to:

THE DIRECTOR
INTERNATIONAL RED LOCUST CONTROL ORGANIZATION
FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN AFRICA
PO BOX 240252
NDOLA
ZAMBIA

EMAIL: [email protected]

Tel: +260212651264/ +260212651251

THE CLOSING DATE OF APPLICATIONS is 11TH DECEMBER 2017

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to locust@zamnet.zm

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