Driver-Nazareth PDP – NGO Job Vacancy Ethiopia 2019

Posted on: Saturday Jun 29 , 3:35 PM , 2019
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Job Description – Catholic Relief Services – CRS

About CRS: “Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partner’s people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.”



In Ethiopia, CRS has a long and rich history of providing emergency relief and development assistance to the people of Ethiopia since 1958. At present, CRS/Ethiopia implements multiple projects through different partner organizations.  CRS/Ethiopia has a highly diverse portfolio ranging from very large food-supported emergency response to cutting edge development programs. The current CRS/Ethiopia budget stands at $100 million with funding from the U.S. Government, UN agencies, private foundations, individual donors, and CRS private funds.

CRS strictly adheres to its Policy on Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults among its staff, consultants, volunteers, and affiliates. CRS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer: women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



As part of CRS family, you will join the more than 5000 strong and vibrant individuals working globally to accomplish the mission of CRS. CRS/Ethiopia invites you, the qualified candidate, to apply for the following positions;

Position Title:                 Driver

Department:                  Operations

Duty Station:                  CRS Ethiopia/Nazareth



Required Number:        One

Employment Term:       Indefinite period contingent upon funding of JEOP/DFSA Programs

Reports To:                     PDP Manager

Application Deadline:   July 8, 2019

Job Summary:

  • To provide safe transportation services to CRS/ET’s employees, authorized passengers and goods;
  • To provide proper care and reporting on the maintenance of the vehicle assigned.

Job Responsibilities:

Provision of transport services

  • Drives CRS/Ethiopia’s vehicles safely as per schedule issued by the Transport Dispatcher;
  • Provides the necessary care for passengers and goods transported (checks and receives items to be transported, ensures that every passenger wears seatbelts while traveling in CRS/ET’s vehicle);
  • Renews own driving license in a timely manner;

Undertaking minor repair and maintenance

  • Performs routine checks on vehicles on a daily basis and reports as necessary on vehicle damage and time of service;
  • Checks/corrects proper functioning of all warning and safety instruments on the vehicle before operation;
  • Ensures that vehicles are clean at all times;
  • Ensures that spare tires, fuel, oil, water and other necessary tools and accessories (jack with handle, tire range, screw drives) and all First Aid Kits are in place and in good working order;
  • Changes and cleans air filters, replaces and adjusts A/C fan belt and check/adjust tyre pressure as necessary;

Compiling Reports and other functions

  • Fills out log sheet/book for every trip as per CRS/ET’s policy;
  • Reports any vehicle problems including damage and breakdowns to supervisor immediately upon return from a trip;
  • Reports any accident to the police/relevant Government authority, to the Insurance Company and the supervisor immediately.  Take care to complete all relevant forms as per CRS/Et policy;
  • Implements all necessary policies and procedures of CRS/Ethiopia and Road Transport Authority;
  • Takes proper care and utilize the CRS property i.e. fuel, lubricants, etc. in economical manner;
  • Providing erranding and liaising service as required.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Positions):

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

*Trusting Relationships *Professional Growth *Partnership *Accountability

Job Requirements

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • Completion of T/V (10+2) Certificate
  • 3rd grade driving license
  • 4 years of relevant experience is required.

Personal Skill

  • Good knowledge of traffic regulations and practices needed in the care and safety operation of assigned vehicle
  • Good knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety measures in the area of assignment
  • Good knowledge of the principles of operation of motor vehicles as well as to detect and correct minor malfunctions
  • Ability to make emergency repair and adjustments to vehicle assigned
  • Ability to understand and execute oral and written instruction
  • Skill in the use and care of tools and shop equipment used in the automotive trade

How to apply

Deadline: July 8, 2019 

Please enter via https://form.myjotform.com/91783942566572 to fill a form and attach your up-to-date CV and application letter only before the application deadline July 8, 2019.

Applications should be submitted by July 8, 2019 up to 5:00 PM, late submission will not be accepted.

These job opportunities are open to Ethiopian nationals only. You will be contacted only if selected for written exam/interview. Phone solicitations will not be accepted.