Assistant Mechanic

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Addis Ababa 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Job Description

The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) wants to recruit employees in the following vacant positions the details of which are mentioned bellow.

About the Ethiopian Red Cross Society

The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) was established in 1935 and is one of the oldest and largest humanitarian organizations in Ethiopia. ERCS provides services to communities affected by natural and manmade disasters through the provision of emergency responses, ambulance and first aid, family reunification, essential drugs, water and sanitation, and other humanitarian services. ERCS also runs disaster risk reduction programs with the aim of creating resilience households and communities. Currently the ERCS has a structure consisting of 12 Regional Offices, 34 Zonal Branches and 131  District/Woreda Branches, 599 Woreda Red Cross Committee  and 5871 Kebele Red Cross  committees.

ERCS also runs disaster risk reduction programs relating to food security, climate change adaptation, livelihood diversification, and institutional capacity building interventions, with the aim of creating resilience households and communities. ERCS works in partnership with the Ethiopian Government, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC), International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), partnering National Societies, members, volunteers and the communities we serve.

Brief Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the mechanic to diagnoses and corrects technical problems of motor vehicles, forklift and other automotive equipment as per job orders
  • works out spare part and lubricant requirements, requisitions issuance and estimates cost of maintenance; performs regular and scheduled preventive auto mechanic tasks; takes and promptly handles emergency job orders; conducts trial run to test breakdown maintenance accomplishments for effectiveness; checks roadworthiness of vehicles after maintenance; carries out field repair as per instructions given by immediate supervisor. 

work unit , Place of work & Term of employment 

  • Work Unit:   HR,GS and property administration
  • Report to: Transport & Vehicle Maintenance Coordinator                             
  • Addis Ababa
  • Permanent after probation period.


  • Some of the position listed position above salary may be negotationed further.
  • Qualified women are strongly recommended to apply !
  • Please note that we ONLY consider those who fulfilled requirement and apply following the application procedure

Job Requirements

Educational Requirement

  • College Diploma/TVET Level IV/III in Auto mechanics /General Mechanics/ Automotive Technology/ 


  • 2/4 years relevant experience

How to Apply

We invite candidates meeting the required qualifications to fill out the employment application form from the official website of the Ethiopian Red Cross in vacancy menu  and email to   [email protected] before the closing date of this announcement 

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