Driver Mechanic (SIRARO DFSA)

Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ – 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description

As an International Christian Humanitarian Development organization, World Vision Ethiopia (WVE) is trusted to deliver integrated programs with target communities through its 58 Area programs (APs) located in seven regional states of the country.  WVE envisions a thriving organization where our strong leadership at all levels results in improved delivery of results for children.

Purpose of the position:


The Deriver mechanic is recruited for the DFSA grant recently acquired from the USAID. The Deriver Mechanic perform duties in the safe operation of a minor vehicle and reliable transportation service, as minor skilled work in the mechanical maintenance and repair of auto motives, buses and trucks and related equipment. Work is performed under general supervision and performance is based upon completion of assignments and results obtained.


Major Responsibilities

·         Manage and drive WVE vehicles to which he is assigned to in accordance to local laws and Fleet Management policy relative to the use of the WVE vehicles and as specified by supervisor.

·         Inspect the vehicle before and after a journey to ensure that it is in a good condition in order to minimize wear and tear of the vehicle.

·         Timely prepare and submit vehicle performance reports after each journey

·         Ensure that all vehicle movements are recorded in the vehicle log- book,  and

·         Fuel consumption records on a regular basis, Take cautions measures on keeping original keys, tools, and reserve tyres.

·         Perform minor  repairs  & maintenance  and spring-cleaning of the vehicle which   is   assigned to him and return used tyre for assigned staff while new tyre is changed

·         Maintain drivability of vehicles, and supplies of all essential equipment of the vehicle

·         Identify vehicle faults, promptly report to the supervisor and advice on appropriate repairs and services as necessary

·         Consistently monitor vehicle performance, submit maintenance request or advice timely and follow-up accomplishments.

·         Verify records of all work done on each vehicle  and on the respective job cards

·         Interact with visitors in a manner that is representative of WVE

Job Requirements

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-Job training:


  • Must complete secondary school
  • Must have relevant  work experience of 5 years of driving
  • Past experience of at least 2 years of working in NGOs in challenging locations is important
  • Communication in English is important and fluency in more than one language of Ethiopia will be added advantage
  • Basic computer  skills- including application and lotus notes

·         3 rd grade and above driving license and having auto mechanic training and certificate ( Auto driving license)


Working Environment / Conditions:

·         Work environment:  Office-based with frequent travel to the field where disasters strike and sometimes to conflict areas and under stress conditions

·         Travel:  30% Domestic travel is required.

·         On call: 20%

How to Apply

Additional Requirements: Committed to WV’s vision, mission and core values. World Vision Ethiopia is a child focused Organization and is striving to keep children safe and is committed to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for this position.


Place of Work : Siraro DFSA office

Salary: World Vision has an attractive salary and benefits package.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are required to fill the employment application form (you can get this form from ) and email before the closing date of this announcement to


Note: We do not receive hard copies


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