2 Feb 2016

Creative Associates Job Vacancy : Driver/Mechanic

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Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 15 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Job Description

USAID West Africa Reacting to Early Warning and Response (REWARD)

Communities in Transition

Job Description:   Grade 1-2

Reporting & Supervision:

  • Driver/Mechanic will report directly to the Finance and Administrative Manager, located in Accra, Ghana.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving services by driving Project vehicle for the transport of Chief of Party and other authorized personnel, delivery and collection of mail, documents and other related goods and supplies as directed by the Chief of Party/Finance & Admin Manager.
  • Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
  • Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
  • Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts.
  • Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
  • Any other job that may be assigned.

Required Skills or Experience

  • High School Diploma Required
  • No previous work experience required, at least one year of general work experience highly desired.
  • Applicants must be licensed with at least one vehicle class (standard sedan/SUV) to be eligible. Safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • All applicants must provide a certified copy of their driving record, and may have no more than two accidents in the preceding three years.
  • Certificate or prior work history in vehicle maintenance highly desired.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Knowledge of local languages of the area would be an asset.

How to Apply

  • Please send your CV to [email protected] and Copy [email protected]
  • Closing date for receiving CV is two weeks after the date of this publication.
  • Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.
  • Please no phone calls or follow up emails etc, consider yourself not being selected if you don’t hear from us after

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