The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) is a State corporation established under the Universities Act, 2012 to coordinate the placement of Government-sponsored students to universities and colleges, among other functions.

The Placement Service invites applications for the following position:

Driver

Job Grade: KUCCPS 9

Ref Code: KUCCPS 058/21

The job holder is responsible for providing safe, courteous and coordinated movement of staff, visitors and other stakeholders to authorised destinations and also to ensure the security and safe
transfer of goods they transport and assigned vehicles.

Key Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

(i) Driving a motor vehicle as authorized;

(ii) Carrying out checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems, tyre pressure and other related routine checks;

(iii) Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems;

(iv) Maintaining work tickets for vehicles assigned;

(v) Ensuring security and safety for the vehicle on and off the road;

(vi) Ensuring safety of the passengers and/or goods therein; and

(vii) Maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle.

Minimum Requirements

For appointment to this grade, an officer must: –

(i) Have minimum of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D+ or its equivalent;

(ii) Have a valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class(es) of vehicle;

(iii) Have passed Occupational Trade Test I/II/III for Drivers;

(iv) Have a Defensive Driving Certificate from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.

(v) Have attended a First-Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized
Institution;

(vi) Have Attended a Refresher Course for drivers at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized Institution;

(vii) Have a valid Certificate of Good Conduct;

(viii) Be proficient in computer applications;

(ix) Fulfill the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution; and

(x) Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

How to Apply

Applications MUST be submitted online through the Placement Service careers portal careers.kuccps.net.

Interested applicants are required to create a profile and attach copies of their CV, academic certificates, clearance certificates and testimonials before applying.

The application deadline is August 12, 2021 at 5.00pm.

Important Notice!

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) wishes to advise the public that:

  • KUCCPS does not solicit money for its recruitment processes including short-listing, interviews, background and/or medical check-ups. Applicants are advised not to send money to any individual or agency purporting to act on behalf of KUCCPS in relation to this recruitment. KUCCPS will not be responsible for any loss of money or theft which may result from such fraudulent activities.
  • Applicants should beware of fraudulent online recruitment pages and social media sites.
  • Providing false, misleading or inaccurate information on the application, the resume or during an interview constitutes grounds for disqualification or termination if already hired.

If you would like to report any suspected fraudulent activity in relation to this recruitment, please send an email to integrity@kuccps.ac.ke.

The Placement Service is an equal opportunity employer.

Persons with disabilities, women and applicants from marginalised regions are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Providing false, misleading or inaccurate information on the application, resume or during an interview constitutes grounds for disqualification, or termination if already hired.