Government of JamaicaGovernment of Jamaica
Job Description: 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant posts within the Corporate Services Division, National Land Agency.

DRIVER – 2 POSTS; One (1) post to be assigned to South Region (Mandeville Office)

The successful candidate will report to the Transport Supervisor

Job Purpose

To transport staff and equipment to and from assignments and ensure the timely delivery of mail and other correspondence to their destination in keeping with established guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:

Administrative/Technical Responsibilities

  • Collects assignments from supervisor and performs assigned duties
  • Collects and delivers mail from Central Registries or Operations Unit and delivers to destination
  • Completes Log Books on completion of assignment and submits to supervisor on a daily basis
  • Undertakes routine maintenance of vehicles by checking engine oil, brake fluid etc.
  • Reports mechanical and other defects of vehicle to supervisor
  • Takes vehicle to garage for repairs as instructed
  • Ensures that all documentation (insurance, fitness, certification of registration etc.) are current and are placed in the vehicle at the start of the work day
  • Returns vehicle daily to the designated site and ensures that it is securely locked

Other Responsibilities

  • Reports accidents to relevant authorities and prepares report within the established timeline
  • Utilises gas cards in accordance with established regulations and returns to supervisor on completion of use each day; and
  • Performs other related duties assigned from time to time by the supervisor

Required Competencies/Skills

The post-holder should be able to demonstrate:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good time management
  • Excellent  defensive driving skills
  • Knowledge of basic motor vehicle maintenance
  • Good knowledge of the road network in the island

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience

  • High School/Secondary School Leaving Certificate
  • Holder of a General Driver’s Licence to include Motor Cars, Trucks

(not less than 3000 kgs laden weight) and PPV. Licence should be without traffic violations or endorsements

  • Minimum of three (3) years related working experience

Assets

  • Training in or exposure to customer service would be an advantage
  • Defensive Driving Training

Remuneration Package: Salary Range: $757,534 - $ 809,853 p.a.

A letter of Application accompanied by a Resume’ should be submitted no later than September 29, 2020 to jobapplications@nla.gov.jm for the attention of:

The Director, Human Resource Management & Development

National Land Agency

8 Ardenne Road

Kingston 10

We appreciate all responses but only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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Contacts

For general information about our services, please contact us at:

  • asknla @ nla.gov.jm
  • +876.750.5263
  • +876.946.5263
  • 8 Ardenne Road Kingston 10