Job Title: Driver Vacancy Notice: VN-30-19-MEX Position Number 10030589
Location: Saltillo Position Grade: G2 Closing Date: 2019-02-24
Organizational Context

The Driver position in the Office normally falls under direct supervision of the Administrative Officer/Assistant. The incumbent is responsible for up keep and maintenance of the assigned UNHCR vehicle(s) as per technical guidance and specifications established by the organisation. He/She is required to follow strict instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor. While basic function of a Driver is to drive the official vehicles of UNHCR, he/she may be called upon to perform minor maintenance and repair of UNHCR vehicles. 

The incumbent has regular contacts with staff within UNHCR office and with service providers outside UNHCR involving a limited exchange of information.

Accountability

-           AssignedUNHCR vehicles are properly maintained and equipped as per technical guidanceand specifications established by the Organisation.

-           Localtraffic rules and regulations are strictly observed. 

-           Instructionsand security guidance provided by the supervisor and security focal point arestrictly followed by the Driver and the passengers during the journey.

Responsibility

-           DriveUNHCR vehicles for the transport of authorized passengers and delivery andcollection of mail, documents, UNHCR pouch and other items.

-           Meetofficial personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration and customsformalities as required.

-           Performday-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles; check oil, water, battery,brakes, tires, etc. and ensure that the assigned UNHCR vehicles are road worthyand maintained up to the established security standards.

-           Performminor repairs and arrange for other repairs and ensure that the vehicle is keptclean.

-           Ensurethat the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case ofinvolvement in accident.

-           Logofficial trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.

-           Performother related duties as required.

 

 

 

Authority

-           Drivethe vehicle only when his/her safety or security is not at risk.

-           Askthe passenger about the destination of the journey and route.

-           Declineto drive passengers not authorized to be in a UNHCR vehicle.

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience

- Completion of Primary Education or equivalent technical or commercial school. 
- Minimum 2 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.
- Driving licence, knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
- Good knowledge of English and local language.

(In offices where the working language is not English, good knowledge of UN working language of duty station and local language.)

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies

Mechanical skills.

Competencies

Driving skills.

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