Job Title: Driver Vacancy Notice: VN-32-19-MEX Position Number 10030603
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

-           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

- 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

- 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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