The incumbent provides driver/chauffer services driving passenger motor vehicles, trucks and buses for the motor pool or warehouse for the General Services Office in accordance with instructions received from the Motor Pool Supervisor and/or Dispatcher.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Operates Mission vehicles to transport authorized Mission employees that have signed up for ICASS Motor Pool services, and official visitors within the city and surrounding in country areas. When necessary provide travel services outside of Kenya. Operates light trucks or pickup trucks for delivering of materials and equipment within Nairobi and surrounding areas. Complies with all Department of State safety and security rules while remaining vigilant to potential threatening situations and be prepared to take evasive action to protect passengers by moving them swiftly out of harm’s way and to a safe location. Remains at all times providing necessary security for the vehicle.
Performs daily inspection of assigned vehicle to insure that the vehicle is clean in and outside, seatbelts are operational, and engine, radiator, brake, clutch and battery fluids are at recommended levels, and the vehicle is in good running condition. Ensures that Vehicle tools and spare tire are in operational condition in the vehicle. Performs minor preventive maintenance and safety checks on a daily basis and informs dispatcher or motor pool supervisor of discrepancies.
Completes the daily OF-108 motor vehicle usage records for each assigned vehicle for those trips made, and then transfers this same data into the Web-pass database promptly. Is available to work all shifts as well as upcountry travel, weekends, holidays on a rotating basis. Must also ensure that travel vouchers are turned in promptly after a field trip.
Remains current and knowledgeable on Mission Policy for motor pool usage and reports any misuse of a vehicle by embassy personnel or co-workers. Monitors the local travel/driving environment, and takes action to avoid demonstrations, road construction or areas which could pose a danger to the travel of passengers or vehicles. Knows the locations of hospitals, police stations, and foreign missions.
Wears the proper chauffer uniform while on duty.
DOES NOT UTILIZE THE CELL PHONE WHILE DRIVING. ENSURES THAT OFFICIAL RADIO IS IN OPERATIONAL CONDITION AND THE RADIO IS TURNED OFF AT THE END OF EVERY TRIP.