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Driver wanted at Okavango Research Institute




The Okavango Research Institute invites applications for the position of Driver.

Requirement: Junior Certificate, HGV and PSV (General) driving licenses. Two to three years driving experience

Duties: (i) Drives a wide range of university vehicle in accordance with instructions, throughout Botswana, and regionally to transport staff, students etc. (ii) carries out the duties of messenger; (iii) drives vehicles in the most safest, efficient and cost effective manner; (iv) collects and deliver mail, goods etc. as directed; (v) Cleans vehicle and ensures that it is maintained in a neat and tidy condition at all times; (vi) Checks vehicle to ensure serviceability and reports any defects; (vii) carries out driver service checks; (vi) Completes driver’s log book, and other service documentation in accordance with procedures, and to also uplift fuel and accounts for fuel receipts; (viii) may be required to clear items through customs.

Remuneration: The University of Botswana offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.

How to Apply: Letters of applications are to address the stated qualifications and provide any other information to assist the University to determine your suitability for the position. They should quote the vacancy number of the post applied for, provide current C.V (including telephone, telefax numbers and e-mail address), certified true copies of educational certificates, transcripts and names and addresses (including telephone and e-mail address) of three (3) referees and three reference letters to:

The Institute Administrator, University Of Botswana, Okavango Research Institute, Private Bag 285 Maun, Botswana, Tel. 6817223; Fax. 6861835: e-mail, recruitment@ori.ub.bw/ kitso.moetedi@ori.ub.bw. Applicants should inform their referees to: (i) Quote the Vacancy Number and Position applied for and (ii) submit their references directly to the above address, before the stipulated closing date.

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to Okavango Research Institute Office number N0. 2, Porta cabin E1 Okavango Research Institute.

Please note that applications with incomplete information shall not be acknowledged.

NB: Correspondence will be entered into with shortlisted candidates only.