Job Title: Driver Vacancy Notice: VN-31-19-MEX Position Number 10030602
Location: Monterrey Position Grade: G2 Closing Date: 2019-02-24
Organizational Context

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

 

The incumbent has regular contacts with staff within UNHCRoffice and with service providers outside UNHCR involving a limited exchange ofinformation.

Accountability

- Assigned UNHCR vehicles are properly maintained and equipped as per technical guidance and specifications established by the Organisation. 
- Local traffic rules and regulations are strictly observed.  
- Instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor and security focal point are strictly followed by the Driver and the passengers during the journey.

Responsibility

- Drive UNHCR vehicles for the transport of authorized passengers and delivery and collection of mail, documents, UNHCR pouch and other items.
- Meet official personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required.
- Perform day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles; check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc. and ensure that the assigned UNHCR vehicles are road worthy and maintained up to the established security standards. 
- Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean.
- Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident.
- Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
- Perform other related duties as required.

 

 

 

Authority

- Drive the vehicle only when his/her safety or security is not at risk.
- Ask the passenger about the destination of the journey and route.
- Decline to drive passengers not authorized to be in a UNHCR vehicle.

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience

-           Completionof Primary Education or equivalent technical or commercial school.

-           Minimum2 years of previous job experience relevant to the function.

-           Drivinglicence, knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehiclerepair.

-           Goodknowledge of English and local language.

 

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

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies

Mechanical skills.

Competencies

Driving skills.

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