KEPHIS Driver Jobs in Kenya

KEPHIS Driver Jobs in Kenya

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; and

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;

Government 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 III;

Basic knowledge in minor vehicle repairs and maintenance;

Capable of defensive driving;

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);

Interpersonal and communication skills; and

Compliance with Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.


Proficiency in computer applications;

Communication skills; and

Analytical skills and keen to details


Ability to work under pressure;

Ability to work independently and in a team;

Ability to multi-task and prioritize work; and

Defensive driving skills.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified individuals are hereby invited to submit their application letter, Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of the relevant certificates & transcripts and National ID card to the Managing Director – KEPHIS by 15th November, 2022 at 5.00 p.m.

The applications can be submitted in any of the following ways;

Hard copy applications should be channeled to the address below, clearly indicating the vacancy number on the envelope.

The same can either be sent by post or hand delivery to KEPHIS Headquarters at Oloolua Ridge, Karen;

The Managing Director
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) P.0 Box 49592-00100
Nairobi, Kenya

Soft copy applications can be sent through the website linked below.

The vacancy number should be clearly indicated on the subject.

KEPHIS is an equal opportunity employer.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted,

Shortlisted candidates will be required to avail their original and certified copies of the relevant certificates & transcripts and original national identity card during the interview.

Successful candidates will be required to submit clearance certificates from KRA; HELB; EACC; Credit Reference Bureau and Kenya Police as per chapter six of the Constitution.

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