Mechanic Driver : APOPO APOPO



Job Summary


APOPO is a Belgium Humanitarian Demining Organization that operates in Zimbabwe and is looking for:

Mechanic Driver (Sango Border Campsite/Masvingo Office)

Duties and Responsibilities


Responsible to: Support Manager
• Operate APOPO vehicles in a safe and courteous manner and strictly obey traffic laws at all times.
• Transport staff, volunteers, and official visitors to authorized destinations, ensuring that all passengers wear seatbelts. (Note: some travel may be for one or more overnights).
• Drive APOPO vehicles to support operations in the field.
• Observe good safety and security practices with passengers; i.e., ensure that all passengers delivered at night are indoors before departing.
• Do safety checks and maintain vehicles are in safe and clean operating condition, including washing of vehicles.
• Fuel vehicles, check oil, transmission fluid and coolant levels, and check air pressure in tires.
• Do general maintenance service including but not limited to changing oil, changing transmission fluids, tune-ups, change tires and brakes.
• Ensuring safe keeping of vehicles and its tools
• Make sure motor vehicle are licensed and insured timely
• Maintain professionalism, maturity and operate with confidentiality of information of superiors or employer
• Act as assistance to the office/ Camp duties and readiness to travel mission as requested
• Perform any other duties assigned by superiors

Qualifications and Experience


Qualifications
• Clean class 2 driver’s license
• Defensive certificate
• Medical certificate
• 5 o’ levels
• At least 5 years driving experience
• Experience in driving 4x4 vehicles in difficult road conditions
• Retest is an added advantage

How to Apply


Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to the following email address: apopoapplications@gmail.com with the position they are applying for in the subject line by 27-07-2021 COB
Masvingo Province candidates will be given first preference.
PLEASE NOTE THAT SHORTLISTING WILL BE DONE ON A ROLLING BASIS AND THEREFORE APPLICATIONS MIGHT CLOSE BEFORE THE DUE DATE IF A SUITABLE CANDIDATE IS FOUND.


About APOPO


APOPO is a registered Belgian non-governmental organisation and US non-profit which trains southern giant pouched rats to detect landmines and tuberculosis. They call their trained rats 'HeroRATs'

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