Maryland Global Jobs : Drivers


University of Maryland
School of Medicine
Driver – Kisii, Migori & Nairobi
Reporting to the Administration Officer the driver will be responsible for facilitating timely, efficient and safe transportation of authorized persons and/or parcels to designated places; and ensures organization’s vehicles are maintained in a clean and mechanically sound condition, within the legal requirements of the Government of Kenya.
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive Project staff members, consultants and other visitors on Project business.
  • Maintain defensive driving and operate assigned vehicle in a safe and courteous manner;
  • Assist passengers including handicapped in and out of the vehicle;
  • Operate ramps, lifts and securement devices as required;
  • Read and interpret maps and driving directions to plan the most efficient route service;
  • Present safety briefing to passengers prior to each trip departure;
  • Keep the assigned vehicle(s) clean inside and outside;
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date records on trip sheets, vehicle maintenance, incident reports, accident reports, vehicle condition reports and other records;
  • Fuel assigned vehicle and perform minor maintenance tasks on assigned vehicle(s) as required;
  • Coordinate the schedule for vehicle maintenance with staff to minimize service interruptions;
  • Respond to accident or medical emergencies by notifying emergency, response providers, and carrying out First Aid pending arrival of emergency personnel;


  • Chauffer experience. Experience driving in Nairobi and familiarity with rural terrain and roads preferred.
  • Valid Kenya driver’s license. Ability to provide proof of good driving record.
  • 4 years’ driving experience
  • Ability to perform minor repairs of vehicle. Previous auto mechanic experience helpful.
  • Demonstrated punctuality, attention to detail, patience, good humor, flexibility, and overall positive attitude.
  • Project a neat and professional appearance.
  • ‘O’ level certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Extensive knowledge of the operations and features of assigned vehicle(s);
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Report writing skills and ability to read maps
  • Computer literacy

How to Apply

  If you meet the above qualifications, you are requested to send your application and CV to [email protected] by September 16, 2016. Candidates are required to quote the TITLE & LOCATION of the position being applied on the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted. Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.