Truck Driver

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia International Rescue Committee (IRC) Ethiopia

Requisition ID: req15707

Job Title: Truck Driver

Sector: Transportation

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Ethiopia


The truck driver will closely work with camp based Supply Chain  staff and/or Camp Manager with the responsibility for proper handling of the truck assigned to him/her and will provide transport of water to refuges and / or Internally Displaced People in accordance with IRC vehicle operation policy and procedures for the below summary statement of responsibilities:

Responsibility 1: Proper driving:
The driver is expected to drive 80kms/hour on asphalt road and 60kms/hour on non-asphalt roads
The driver is expected to drive in complete compliance  with traffic laws and regulations
The driver is expected to drive in normal mood and mind, not under influence of any type of drug or liquor
The driver is expected to have with him valid driving license always
The driver is expected to use safety belt while driving
The driver is expected not to use mobile phones while driving

Responsibility 2: Safety equipment and tools
The driver is expected to ensure presence of safety equipment and tools in the vehicle

Responsibility 3: Vehicle Maintenance
Makes timely request for the truck service based on its manual.
Makes timely request for minor maintenances, as necessary.
Makes follow up on maintenances at the garage/s.
Returns all old parts that are replaced during maintenances

Responsibility 4: keeping of vehicle tidiness.
Ensures internal and external tidiness of the vehicle assigned.
Ensures that seat covers are clean and properly fixed

Responsibility 5: Documentation and record keeping
The driver is expected to properly complete log sheets
The driver is expected to complete vehicle operation report formats
The driver is expected complete Spare parts request form
The driver is expected to immediately complete and submit incident report and police report in case  of accident

Responsibility 6: General Procedure maintenance
The driver is expected not to give ride to non-staff person without prior approval of authorized IRC staff.
The driver ensures no drug (chat) is chewed in IRC vehicle that is assigned to him.

Responsibility 7: Vehicle utilization

The driver ensures that the vehicle assigned to him is used for IRC activities only
The driver is responsible to ensure that there is a prior approval for using IRC vehicle assigned to him for non-IRC activities.



5 years relevant work experience for High school Graduate and certificate/TVET accompanied by Auto mechanics certificates.
2 years of experience for Diploma Holder in Auto mechanics
Grade 5(five) valid license is a must and other mechanical trainings are considered as an asset.
Able to write and speak in English, and local languages.
Good knowledge on safe driving ability and strictly adhering to IRC’s driving and vehicle management as well as government regulations.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
NGO experience is plus.
Excellent mechanicals know how and skills of trucks.
Physical capability to perform the job.
Ability to work under pressure in camps including during weekends and holydays.

Other Requirements:
Builds and maintains effective relationships, with colleagues, IRC Members and external partners
Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates the highest levels of integrity.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

Professional Standards: The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity Anti-Retaliation and Combating Trafficking in Persons
Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols, and other supportive benefits and allowances
Equal Opportunity Employer: IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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