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Driver at Church World Service

Driver at Church World Service

Driver at Church World Service,

Driver at Church World Service

Church World Service (CWS) was founded in 1946 and is a cooperative ministry of 37 Christian denominations and communions, providing sustainable self-help, development, disaster relief, and refugee assistance around the world.



Primary Purpose: 

This position is primarily responsible for driving and maintaining CWS/RSC Africa vehicles to complete assigned errands on behalf of the organization

Essential Duties: 

  • Drives CWS/RSC Africa motor vehicles to complete assigned duties.
  • Cleans and cares for official CWS/RSC Africa vehicles. Conducts regular checks of vehicles to ensure that they are mechanically sound and in good working order and reports any problems noted to the Property Supervisor.
  • Provides safe transportation to meetings and other destinations for CWS/RSC Africa staff and visitors on official business.
  • Posts and collects mail, weighs and affixes the correct amount of stamps on letters and packages.
  • Assists in the safe banking of CWS/RSC Africa checks and cash as well as replenishment of petty cash.
  • Maintains accurate records of deliveries made to other offices in the CWS/RSC Africa delivery book.
  • Performs general clerical duties as may be assigned and which may include photocopying and packing supplies for field team travel.
  • Facilitates the processing of work permits and alien registration certificates for expatriate staff and the processing of visas for CWS/RSC Africa staff proceeding on circuit rides and any other official travel.
  • Repairs minor mechanical problems on the CWS/RSC Africa motor vehicles after confirming the same with the Property Supervisor.
  • Obtains quotations and makes simple purchases on behalf of the office and as per instructions by the Property Supervisor or the Property Manager.
  • Records each and every trip made in the mileage book.
  • Ensures that the fuel level in each vehicle does not go below half tank.
  • Performs other duties, which are developed and assigned in order to improve the operations of the CWS/RSC Africa office.
  • Facilitates statutory payments and other utilities payments.
  • Ensure relevant vehicle documents are up to date and well displayed which include inspection stickers, insurance certificates, speed governor stickers and any other.
  • Checks and confirms all required equipment in the vehicle are in good working condition; first aid kit, tools, jerk and handle, wheel spanner, spare wheel, torch etc
  • Operates CWS/RSC Africa motor vehicles with absolute observance of CWS/RSC traffic protocols and the government traffic rules.
  • Keeps tabs with security advisories at all times.



  • Four years driving experience


  • Strong computer skills, in particular Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook required
  • Working knowledge of basic motor vehicle mechanics.
  • Good working knowledge of Nairobi routes and the surrounding areas.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong verbal and written English language skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills

Education & Certifications:

  • High School certificate required.
  • B and C Category driving license
  • Training on Defensive driving


  • Manage large and diverse workload under pressure with competing priorities.
  • Maintain the integrity of official records;
  • Analyse and solve complex problems and make sound decisions;
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Maintain a high performance standard with attention to detail;
  • Work independently and contribute to overall operations of RSC Africa;
  • Actively participate in the implementation of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP).
  • Strong English communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment required.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and willingness to support CWS’ Platform on Racial Justice as a CWS employee required.



How to apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Church World Service on workforcenow.adp.com to apply

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