Drivers will be responsible for driving airline motor vehicles to transport equipment, passengers, staff and cargo. This role requires individuals with a safe driving record, and are able to comply with all National driving laws, rules, and regulations. Drivers will be expected to follow prearranged routes to destinations, or use maps and GPS to navigate routes while on company business. They will also be required to maintain vehicle upkeep and cleanliness at all times.
Duties and Responsibilities
Drive airline staff and authorized passengers to various destinations as and when instructed.
Deliver and collect documents and goods as assigned.
Ensure that the vehicle is well maintained kept in serviceable and sound condition.
Promptly report all faults detected on the vehicle to the supervisor.
Comply with national safety regulations and standards while driving.
Accurately follow routes, maps, and directions.
Assist in Loading and unloading baggage and cargo on vehicles.
Act as guides while transporting airline passengers and visitors.
Maintain cleanliness of the vehicle at all times.
Ensure safety of the vehicle and adhere to all traffic, safety and other relevant laws and regulations.
Keep track of timely car insurance renewals.
Update monthly mileage records and ensure the vehicle is serviced accordingly.
Completing documentation such as logs, mileage, or cargo and passenger reports.
Perform any other duties as and when directed by the supervisors.
Qualifications and Competencies
Valid Vehicle driver’s license and clean driving record.
A-Level Certificate or equivalent.
Continuous working experience of at-least 5 years as a driver in a busy and reputable organisation.
Certificate in defensive driving.
Relevant experience, knowledge and skills.
Demonstrated good time keeping.
Safe driving practices and able to follow verbal directions, read maps, follow GPS.
Focused on customer service, organized and able to follow a schedule.
Positive attitude and professional demeanor.
Must be able to pass criminal background check.
Physically fit, able to lift and carry object of 23kgs and above
Physically able to reach, stretch, bend, and sit for long periods of time during daily routine.
Able to work night, weekends, and holidays as needed.
A competitive salary is offered
Uganda Airlines, the National Carrier of the Republic of Uganda based at Entebbe International Airport is now accepting applications for a number of job opportunities.
As a member of the team, you will be responsible for presenting a positive image of the airline in keeping with its brand to connect the world to the Pearl of Africa. You will be enthusiastic about serving all Uganda Airlines customers and colleagues with courtesy and respect in line with the company’s values. You will also be championing safety and ensuring international aviation standards are maintained at the airline. This is a great opportunity to be part of the new National Airline, in this exciting industry.
How to apply
Application letters, complete with Curriculum Vitae giving two (2) referees, and copies of academic and professional certificates with one passport size photograph (one full size photograph for Cabin Crew applicants) should be submitted online at www.careers.ugandairlines.com or by post quoting the Job Reference number accordingly.
Applications should be addressed to:
The Manager Human Resources.
Uganda National Airlines Company Ltd.
P.O. Box 431, Entebbe, Uganda.