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  • Posted: May 31, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 12, 2023
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    Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) is the government parastatal whose responsibility is to assure the quality of agricultural inputs and produce to prevent adverse impact on the economy, the environment and human health. Vision: Healthy plants, safe trade and sustainable aggro-environment for a prosperous Kenya. Mission: To provide a sc...
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    Senior Driver

    Job specification

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Transport authorized persons for official duties;
    • Drive the assigned vehicle ensuring the safety of passengers, vehicle and other road users for the transport of authorized persons;
    • Responsible for the day to day maintenance of the assigned vehicle —check oil level, water, coolant, battery and tyres;
    • Responsible for the cleanliness of the vehicle including arraigning it for repair using the prevailing procedure;
    • Log official trips as per government procedure and policies including mileage, consumption and route;
    • Ensure vehicle documents are current including display of insurance cover at all times observe traffic rules and regulations;
    • Maintain confidentiality of passenger conversations /discussions:
    • Report accidents or incidents immediately to the supervisor and ensure that steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident.

    Person specification
    For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:

    • KCSE certificate D or its KNEC accepted equivalent;
    • Clean driving license free from any endorsement;
    • Adequate knowledge of the Highway Code;
    • overnment Trade test III;
    • Have knowledge of driving rules and conversant with road security code;
    • Have a valid certificate of good conduct from Kenya Police renewable every two years;
    • Passed suitability Drivers Grade test II;
    • Basic knowledge in minor vehicle repairs and maintenance;
    • Defensive driver's license from the Automobile Association of Kenya or a recognized institution;
    • First aid certificate from a recognized institution.
    • Minimum four years’ driving experience (Class B, C and E);
    • Compliance with Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.


    • Proficiency in computer applications;
    • Communication skills;
    • Interpersonal skills;
    • Report writing skills;
    • Negotiation skills; and
    • Problem solving skills.


    • Ability to work under pressure;
    • Ability to work independently and in a team;
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work; and
    • Demonstrated ability to implement Quality Management Systems.

    Method of Application

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions in the Corporation. Eligible applicants are requested to submit their application letter together with detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic and professional certificates plus transcripts, relevant testimonials and National Identity card in a sealed envelope and addressed to:

    The Managing Director
    Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service
    Oloolua Ridge
    P.O. BOX 49592 -00100


    Hand delivered to the Office of the Managing Director by 12 June, 2023.

    Further, a summary of your biodata in the following format (Excel only) should be submitted to by 12 June, 2023

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