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School Bus Drivers Jobs in Mombasa – SOS Children’s Villages


SOS Children’s Villages in Kenya

Job Vacancies: School Bus Drivers

2 Positions

SOS Children’s Villages in Kenya is a member of the SOS Children’s Villages International (CVI) Federation.

SOS Children’s Villages in Kenya is a child-focused Non-Governmental Organization established in 1973 to provide care and support to children who have lost or are at risk of losing the care of their biological family.

The organization’s vision is “No child should grow up alone” and its programmes are driven by the mission of “building families for children in need, helping them shape their own futures and sharing in the development of their communities”.

In this regard, the organization works to reduce poverty; increase access to quality education and decent work; reduce inequalities and build strong institutions as laid out in SDGs 1, 4,8,10 and 16.

This is done through programmes that are geared towards addressing the political, economic, health and social root causes that lead to high levels of child vulnerability and put families at risk of breaking down.

SOS Children’s Villages in Kenya implements programmes in seven (7) of Kenya’s 47 Counties namely Nairobi, Mombasa, Uasin Gishu, Kisumu, Meru, Busia and Homa Bay.

SOS Children’s Villages programmes focus on Alternative Care, Family Strengthening, Youth Empowerment, Education, Health Care and Advocacy.

We seek to recruit two suitably qualified person for the position of a School Bus Drivers (2) for SOS CV KE HGPS in Mombasa.

Key Functions of the Job

Driver will undertake various duties, which include and are not limited to the following:-

  • Carries out the driving requirements of the school as directed by the School Principal
  • Pick and drop children to and from school in the most secure manner
  • Identify vehicle problems and malfunctions, including, performing routine and non-routine check-up and maintenance.
  • Maintain and ensure assigned vehicle(s) are always in a neat, clean and good mechanical condition.
  • Keep an accurate systematic log of journeys made, distances covered and odometer readings in respect of vehicle service and fuel refills
  • Monitor and report expiration and renewal dates of licenses, insurance covers, road
  • Rescue registration and other applicable services, to ensure timely renewal.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Required Qualifications / Abilities

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
  • Valid Driver’s License and Certificate of Good Conduct.
  • At least 3 years’ experience providing executive driving services.
  • Prior working experience within a school environment will be an added advantage
  • Thorough knowledge of traffic laws and traffic patterns is desired.
  • Prior training in defensive driving principles is desired

How to Apply

If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application & updated CV (with details of at least 3 traceable referees one of which must be immediate former employer should be sent electronically to): Email: recruitment@soskenya.org addressed to the Human Resources Manager to reach us on or before 21st January 2022.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

SOS Children’s Villages holds strict child safeguarding principles and a zero-tolerance policy for conducts of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places where the organization’s activities are rendered. Parallel to technical competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due emphasize to assessing candidates value congruence and thorough background checks, police clearance reference check processes.

SOS Children’s Villages is an equal opportunity employer and its Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality.

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