Heavy Duty Driver Vacancy At Dr Kenneth Kaunda Government Garage

The Department of Community Safety and Transport Management is now looking for a qualified individual who will be suitable to fill in the Heavy Duty Driver vacancy at Dr Kenneth Kaunda Government Garage. If interested, all you need is at least an ABET qualification along with an appropriate working experience.

Job Description

The Heavy Duty Driver vacancy at Dr Kenneth Kaunda Government Garage is actually a re-advertisement and previous applicants who are still interested should re-apply. This job offers a level 4 salary which amounts to R 136 800 per annum. The successful incumbent will be stationed at Dr Kenneth Kaunda Government Garage situated in Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality, North West. This position requires all candidates to be in possession of at least Abet or Grade 10 certificate accompanied by 5 to 10 year prior experience in heavy duty field. Add to that applicants must also have a valid unendorsed heavy duty driver’s license (EC or EC1). One with PDP for goods will be given a preference. In order to be qualified, one must have all the following skills and knowledge:

  • Knowledge of inter alia transport circular no 4 of 2000 and transport policies as well as working procedures related to the working environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work long hours and under pressure
  • People oriented
  • Knowledge of customer care

The qualified applicant will be involved in, but not limited to the following key performance areas:

  • Transporting state vehicles from and to all different merchants as well as collect those when and as they have been maintained or repaired
  • Collect invoices and quotations from various merchants and provide help with puncture repairs
  • Provide help with driving around and in town in case of distributing mail and other officials who brought vehicles for maintenance and repairs
  • Provide help with finishing check list for loaned vehicles upon return and when being issued out
  • Provide help during breakdown or accident recoveries
  • Provide help during auction preparations
  • Provide help with finishing logsheet returns as well as conveying vehicles to fitment centres to be maintained
  • Make sure state owned vehicles are clean at all times
  • Ensure checking license and roadworthiness discs should they haven’t been expired
  • Comply with customer care
  • Be posted in standby functions
  • Conduct driving services which includes chauffer service to department’s or provincial clients
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How to Apply

Your application should include the following documents:

  • Z83 application form quoting the reference number of this advert (09/2018/19)
  • CV that also includes the names of at least 3 referees with names and contact details
  • Certified copies of qualifications and ID document
  • SAQA evaluated results of foreign applications if you have any
  • Academic record or transcripts if you plan to submit your tertiary qualification

The application for the Heavy Duty Driver vacancy at Dr Kenneth Kaunda Government Garage should be forwarded to: The Head of Department, Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Private Bag X19, Mmabatho 2735, Office No. 136, 1st Floor, Tirelo building, Albert Luthuli Drive

Previous employment records will be verified. Applications should be submitted no later than August 10th 2018 and no late, faxed or emailed application will be accepted. Note that, applicants will be expected to be available for interview at a time, date and place determined by the hiring department.

Should you have any further enquiries, please contact: Mr. H. Strobl, Tel No: (018) 200 8143