Driver I – 20 Positions at Machakos County Public Service Board

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems, tyre pressure etc.; 
  • detecting and reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems; 
  • maintenance of work tickets for vehicle(s) assigned; 
  • ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road; 
  • overseeing safety of the passengers and/or goods therein; and 
  • maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle.

Requirements for Appointment 

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • served in the grade of Driver II for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • a valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for the class(es) of vehicle(s) the officer is required to drive;
  • passed Occupational Trade Test II for Drivers;
  • Defensive Driving Certificate from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • attended a Refresher Course for drivers lasting not less than one (1) week within every three (3) years at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized. Institution;
  • a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police;
  • attended a First Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or 
  • its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
  • shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.