Chief Driver (MCPSB/05/2023/178) JG - H

Machakos, Kenya 

Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: - 

    i)              driving the assigned vehicle

   ii)               carrying out routine checks on the vehicle's cooling, oil, electrical, tyre pressure and brake systems, etc.

  iii)              detecting and reporting malfunctioning of the vehicle systems; maintenance of work ticket(s) for vehicle(s) assigned

  iv)              ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road

   v)               overseeing safety of the passengers and/or goods therein; and

  vi)              maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle(s) 

vii)               In addition, the officer may be required to supervise and guide staff in a small transport unit.

Requirements for Appointment 

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have;

    i)              Ten (10) years of driving experience

   ii)               Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade D plain or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;

  iii)              passed Occupational Trade Test I for Drivers;

  iv)              a valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class(es) of vehicle(s) the officer is required to drive;

   v)               Defensive Driving Certificate from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;

  vi)             A Refresher Course for drivers lasting not less than one (1) week within every three (3) years at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized Institution;

vii)               A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police;

viii)            A First-Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized Institution;


Interested and qualified persons are requested fill the Online application form accessible from Machakos County Public Service Board Portal through the following link: http://

Note that all applications must be submitted electronically.

Applicants should upload scanned copies of their Academic certificates, Professional Certificates and National Identification Cards. Interested and qualified candidates must apply on or before 13th June 2023 by 5 PM.

Note: The Shortlisted Candidates will be required to:

1. Provide copies of academic and professional certificates certified by the issuing institutions.

2. Produce originals of their National identity Cards, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.

It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.

County Government of Machakos is an equal opportunity employer: Women, Persons with disabilities and other disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.

Job Details

Level : Mid level
Industry : Government Administration
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 10 Years
Applications : 0
Locality : Rest Of Kenya, Kenya
Eligibility : Highschool
Company : Confidential
Posted By Confidential / 26 May 2023

Related Jobs