11 Government Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – IPOA

Job Grade, IPOA 8

Ref: IPOA/HR/12/2018;
Drivers
11 Positions
(Consolidated Salary 53,000 – 83,000)
The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) is a state Authority created under an Act of Parliament No. 35 of 2011, with the mandate of holding the police accountable to the public in the performance of their functions.
The Authority wishes to recruit result-oriented Kenyan citizens to fill the following positions: –
The position is responsible to the Officer in charge of transport for the efficient and effective management of office transport services.
Responsibilities
·          Driving the organization’s vehicle as authorized;
·          Carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems, tyre pressure, etc.;
·          Monitoring and reporting malfunctioning of the vehicle systems;
·          Maintaining of work ticket (s) for vehicle (s)assigned;
·          Ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road and of the passengers and/or goods there in;
·          Administering first aid in the event of an accident;
·          Ensuring proper handing over of the vehicle;
·          Maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle(s);
·          Liaising with the Transport Officer to ensure that vehicles are regularly serviced and maintained;
·          Supervising, guiding, coaching and mentoring other drivers.
Core Skills/Competences/Personal Qualities:
·          Interpersonal skills;
·          Communication skills;
·          Problem solving skills;
·          Honesty and integrity;
·          Ability to work well with senior staff/Commissioners;
·          Ability to work under pressure;
·          Respectful and courteous; and
·          Ability to take and execute instructions.
Qualifications
·          Served in the grade of Driver II for a minimum period of three (3) years or five (5) years in a comparable and relevant position in the Public or Private sector;
·          Valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class(es) of vehicle(s) an officer is required to drive;
·          First-Aid Certificate 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;
·          Passed Suitability Test for Driver Grade II from Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT);
·          A valid Certificate of Good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI); and
·          Demonstrated outstanding professional competence and integrity as reflected in work performance.
All applicants MUST attach clearance from the following bodies:
·          A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI);
·          Valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class(es) of vehicle(s) an officer is required to drive;
·          Passed Suitability Test for Driver Grade II from Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT), and;
·          Attended a First-Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week from St. John Ambulance or KIHBT.
How to Apply
Interested persons who meet the above criteria are invited to submit their applications by post or hand delivery attaching all the relevant documents.
Canvassing and incomplete applications may lead to automatic disqualification. Applications should be received on or before  Tuesday, 9th April, 2019 . Further details can be found at  www.ipoa.go.ke/careers/ . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Director/Chief Executive Officer,
Independent Policing Oversight Authority,
3rd Floor, ACK Garden Annex,
P O Box 23035-00100,
Nairobi.
IPOA is an equal opportunity employer and shall not in its recruitment discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, ethnic origin, political affiliation, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, disability, health or social status.
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