Job Opportunity at NGO : 3 Part Time Drivers

  • Region: Centre
  • Ville: Yaounde
  • Nom entreprise ou personne: Peace Corps
  • Type de contrat: CDD


Job Opportunity at NGO : 3 Part Time Drivers

Peace corps Cameroon
Personal Service Contract
Job Description

Position: 3 Part Time Drivers
Supervisor: Assistant General Services Manager
Location: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Opening Date: 11 March 2019
Closing Date: 25 March 2019

Peace Corps Cameroon has an opening for three Part Time Drivers. The incumbents will work as back-up drivers during periods of intensive activity in a fast-paced office. Applicants must have a demonstrated record as organized self-starters able to complete numerous tasks simultaneously with minimum guidance. Applicants must be able to work as a team member and provide quality customer service at all times. As a temporary hire, this position offers no benefits (No severance, retirement, medical or leave benefits).

Basic functions of the position:
Under the supervision of the Assistant General Services Manager (AGSM), the Part Time Driver is responsible for driving and tracking all vehicle related paper work and maintenance. He/she shall take full responsibility over the vehicles at his/her possession.

Roles and Responsibilities
• Driving Peace Corps vehicles, staff and volunteers as requested by the DMO, AGSM, GSM, TM or Site Logistician,
• Occasionally drive on long trips as needed;
• Receiving assignments from the Site Logistician or as advised by the TM/AGSM/GSM
• Keeping assigned vehicle clean and in presentable condition at all times;
• Keeping track of vehicle operation records (vehicle log) for daily point-to-point trips;
• Report any suspicious person, incidences to the TM, AGSM, GSM, DMO or Site Logistician;
• Perform daily checks on vehicle and report abnormalities to the DMO, AGSM, GSM, TM or site Logistician;
• Seek guidance from the AGSM
• Work week during PST shall be Monday to Saturday and Non-PST Monday to Friday;

Safety and Security
SSI 110 Standard Security Requirements-Driver operates Peace Corps vehicles safely at all times. Immediately communicates Volunteer safety and security concerns and issues to the Safety and Security Manager (SSM) and CD. Knowledgeable and supportive of Peace Corps safety and security policies and procedures, including the timely reporting of suspicious incidents, persons or articles.

Texting While Driving
• To the extent Contractor is allowed to operate a US government owned, leased, or rented vehicle (GOV) to perform their job duties, the Contractor must operate that vehicle safely at all times and only operate it for official business purposes as defined in 31 USC 1334.
• Contractor is encouraged to refrain from texting or from engaging in any behavior that distracts attention from driving safely at any time. Except in an emergency situation, Contractor shall not text message (i) when driving a GOV; (ii) when driving a privately-owned vehicle (POV) while on official government business; or (iii) use electronic equipment supplied by the government while driving any vehicle (even during off-duty hours).

Peace corps Cameroon
Personal Service Contract
Job Description


EDUCATION: Completion of secondary school.

• Minimum of 2 years experience as a driver/chauffeur; valid driver license, and excellent driving record. • Desired Good working knowledge in an international organization or similar systems • Good knowledge of local traffic laws and national routes.
• Excellent knowledge of vehicle maintenance and safe driving procedures with many different types of road conditions.

Language Proficiency: Written and oral fluency in English or French and working knowledge, at the minimum, of either language. .

Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes:
• Organizational skills, attention to detail and presentation
• Skill and ability to multitask and prioritize
• Computer literacy of MS word and Excel
• Demonstrated experience of cross cultural communication skills is highly desired.
• Ability to work as a team and independently and proactively.
• Ability to work a Monday through Friday schedule with impromptu, after-hours or weekend assignments, and travel to the countryside when necessary.

Please submit a cover letter, a resume, salary history and at least three references capable of attesting to your work performance to Indicate “Part Time Driver” in the subject line of the email.

No telephone calls or personal visits. All documents, including your telephone number must be received by 25th March 2019. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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