PST Driver at Peace Corps Namibia

Posted by | April 12, 2023 | Driver Jobs

Vacancy for a temporary Pre-Service Training Driver (Closing Date: Monday, April 17, 2023 at 12:30pm)

OPEN TO: Namibian Citizens
POSITION: PST Driver (1)
FIRST RESUME REVIEW DATE: 17 April 2023

Peace Corps, Namibia is seeking individuals to support requirements of language and cross-culture planning, presentations, and community integration during Pre-Service Training (PST) for an estimated contract period 5 months beginning on June 04, 2023 and ending December 08, 2023.

Peace Corps, Namibia is a U.S. Government Agency assisting Namibia in meeting its need for a trained and qualified work force in the education, community enterprise development, and health fields.

BASIC FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION

  • Drives staff, trainees and Volunteers to and from training sites and other authorized destinations;
  • Ensures careful and proper transportation of all training supplies and equipment;
  • Performs daily checks of vehicles and maintains them in clean and serviceable conditions;
  • Coordinates regular servicing and repairs of vehicles with General Service Manager;
  • Maintains accurate daily mileage log books;
  • Responsible for the safekeeping of the vehicle and safety of passengers;
  • Assists with logistical duties as appropriate.
  • Assists in organizing and coordination of refreshments during Trainings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Completion of grade 12 or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a driver/chauffeur (carrying passengers)
  • Fluent in English and speaking a Namibian language will be an advantage
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication, organizational and administrative skills.
  • Ability to think creatively and work independently.
  • Valid driver’s license and excellent driving record
  • General knowledge of vehicle maintenance, safety and operations
  • Good knowledge of the local traffic laws and national routes
  • Auto mechanical skills are desirable
  • Prior experience with Peace Corps Namibia is preferred.

This is a short term contract and not a permanent position.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Individuals meeting the minimum qualifications should submit a cover letter, detailed CV, and certified copies of qualifications to: U.S. Peace Corps, 19 Nachtigal Street, Ausspannplatz, Windhoek or P.O. Box 6862, Ausspannplatz, Windhoek, Attn: Human Resources Specialist. Applications will only be accepted during office hours: M-TH 7:30-17:15 and Friday 7:30-12:30. Deadline for submission: 12:30pm Monday 17 April 2023.
Faxed applications will not be accepted.

The U.S. Government is An Equal Opportunity Employer

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2 Responses to “PST Driver at Peace Corps Namibia”

  1. Comment made by Lucas Ndjuluwa Kwataouta on Apr 16th 2023 at 11:25 pm:

    Am interested I have 5 years experience

  2. Comment made by Ezekiel Snyders on Nov 14th 2023 at 2:17 pm:

    Good Day, I’m inquiring if the post is still vacant or was it filled already?
    Thank you

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