WaterAid – Driver – CD 08 de Setembro de 2016


WaterAid-TL Office

WaterAid-TL Office

Vacancy Announcement

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Driver
 

Place of Work:

 

Dili, with frequent travel to Likisà and Manufahi.

 

Capacity:

 

Hours:

 

Full time

 

40 hours/week

 

Reports to:

 

Finance and Admin Officer

Start date:                                  19th September 2016

 

 

Explanation of Role

WaterAid is an international NGO that enables the world’s poorest people to gain access to safe water and sanitation. Together with improved hygiene, these basic human rights underpin health, education and livelihoods, forming the first essential step in overcoming poverty. We work with local partners and provide them with the skills and support to help communities set up and manage practical and sustainable projects that meet their real needs. We also work locally and internationally to change policy and practice and ensure water, hygiene and sanitation’s vital role in reducing poverty is recognized. WaterAid has been working in Timor-Leste since 2005 and our vision is that all Timorese should have access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene by 2030. WaterAid is able to provide great training and educational opportunities, good working conditions, and the opportunity to join a highly motivated and award winning team. For more information go to www.wateraid.org .

 

This position involves supporting WaterAid’s WASH program work with local organisations and government, focused on enabling WaterAid staff and guests to access rural communities , local and national government and support operations for WaterAid’s Timor-Leste offices. This position will be based in Dili with frequent travel to Likisà and Manufahi municipalities, as well as other municipalities when required and will be required to operate a 4×4 car safely on challenging rural terrain and roads in poor condition.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Safely operate a large 4×4 car on challenging rural terrain and roads in poor condition.
  • Manage and record kilometers, service, maintenace and fueling in the car log book.
  • Responsible for routine checks of oil, fuel, air in tires and other items as necessary.
  • Responsible for keeping car tidy and clean both inside and out.
  • Responsible to ensure the car have; basic repair tool sets, basic first aid kid, a fire extinguisher, and a functional spare tire, all in working order.
  • Responsible for having clean and valid driver license and ensring car registration is in-date.
  • Responsible for reporting any detected need for repair to Operations or Country Director
  • Comply with National and WaterAid traffic rules and best practices.
  • Responsible for all passengers safety and ensuring everyone wears a seatbelt.
  • Ensure any passengers that are not WATL staff sign the declaration when using a WATL car

 

 

Person Specification

The following criteria will be used to assess candidates for the post. All applicants must address these criteria in their application:

 

  1. Education and Qualifications
  • Secondary School or Degree
  • Clean and valid Timor-Leste driving licence

 

  1. Knowledge and skills
  • Knowledge and skill to operate 4WD in challenging terrain safely.
  • Knowledge and skill in vehicle maintenance
  • Ability to set priorities and complete tasks if under time constraints or when faced with competing demands.
  • Ability to communicate clearly when speaking and writing Tetum
  • Ability to communicate basically when speaking and writing English

 

  1. Essential Experience
  • At least 2-years experience driving manual gear, 4×4 cars with recognised organisations.
  • At least 3-years experience driving within remote rural areas

 

  1. Desirable Experience
  • Experience of managing maintenance processes
  • Experience of driving international passengers
  • Experience of driving for international development agencies

 

WaterAid is committed to welcoming people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, culture and experience. We will make any practical adjustments to enable people with a disability to participate fully in an inclusive working environment. Please let us know if you have a disability and require any special assistance in making your application or attending an interview.

 

Note: WaterAid is a child safe organization. The successful applicant will be required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check.

 

Applications

Closing date 8th September 2016
First interviews Week commencing 12th September 2016
Start date Approx. 19th September 2016

Applications for this position must include a resume (maximum 4 pages) and a cover letter (max 1 page) addressing the above Person Specification criteria. Responses to the selection criteria can be incorporated into the covering letter itself or listed under separate headings. Resumes should include the details of at least two professional referees. References will only be taken up after interviews, and only with the candidate’s prior consent.

Please note that only applications meeting the above criteria will be considered.

The closing date for applications is 8th September 2016. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. WaterAid will not be able to provide feedback to unsuccessful candidates.

WaterAid is committed to welcoming people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, culture and experience. We will make any practical adjustments to enable people with a disability to participate fully in an inclusive working environment. Please let us know if you have a disability and require any special assistance in making your application or attending an interview.

Email applications to: joaninha.soares@wateraid.org.au by 8th September 2016, the subject line of your email should write “Application – Driver”. Or deliver applications in a sealed envelope to Joaninha Soares at the WaterAid office in Bairo dos Grilhos, Dili.

For any queries not answered in this document email: Flaviano.Sombai@wateraid.org.au

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