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Red Cross Society Ambulance Drivers Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs. Red Cross Society Uganda looking for “Ambulance Drivers“. Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before March 27, 2023.

Uganda Red Cross Society was founded in 1962 and previously it was part of the British Red Cross. It has its headquarters in Kampala. The Uganda Red Cross the biggest indigenous humanitarian organization in Uganda.

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The Red Cross Society has published a job vacancy announcement on March 14, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Ambulance Drivers to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

Recruiter Red Cross Society (RCS)
Position Ambulance Drivers
Location Kampala, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline March 27, 2023

Red Cross Society Job Vacancy 2023

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be on standby to respond to emergencies as and when need be;
  • Actively provide support and assistance to technical staff during response;
  • Maintain vehicles clean and in good mechanical conditions in line with URCS policies;
  • Follow the right chain of command;
  • Maintain close range and respond to all radio communication from emergency response command centers 24/7;
  • Ensure the ambulance is secured and parked at duty station or safe environment when not in use;
  • Ensure that safe driving practices are adhered to including local driving codes and internally agreed standards;
  • Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including records of vehicle operations, maintenance, expenses, mileage, at end of each month;
  • Guard against misuse of the vehicles like carrying passengers, carrying dead bodies, personal transport and other related abuse;
  • Ensure road traffic rules are adhered to including having valid driving licenses, speed management and use of ambulance sirens and others;
  • Coordinate with supply chain department to ensure timely fuel loading and servicing of the vehicle;
  • Oversee the safe travel of self and passengers aboard the vehicle;
  • Make correct entries into the Vehicle log book and ensure proper records;are kept of all the spare keys, repairs, equipment (e.g. radios, antennae, etc) and fuel intake and prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including records of vehicle operations, maintenance, expenses, mileage, at end of each month;
  • Report all vehicles and driving related incidents to URCS including minor and major accidents, vehicle performance and maintenance issues, etc;
  • Perform daily inspections for the assigned or any other vehicles and report to the supervisor accordingly;
  • Carry out any other duty assigned by your line manager.

Position in Organization:

  • Title: Ambulance Drivers (Buffer list recruitment pending funding)
  • Grade: UR 7
  • Reports: Technically to Fleet and Logistics Officer and administratively to Program Manager
  • Location: Field-based, various locations
  • Duration: One (1) Year renewable (subject to annual funding)
  • Date: March 2023


  • Minimum Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent from an approved, recognized and reputable academic institution;
  • Valid Driving License (Classes DL, CM and B are desirable).
  • At least 5 years’ experience in driving preferably with a reputable organization
  • Proven experience driving 4×4 vehicles

Core Competencies

  • Innovation and creatively
  • Commitment to continuous learning
  • Communication
  • Technology awareness

Knowledge and Skills

  • Defensive driving skills
  • Good command of the English language (oral and written) is a must with ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Planning strategically.
  • Proven integrity.
  • Good Interpersonal skills.
  • Good communication skills and respect for colleagues.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

How to Apply Red Cross Society Ambulance Drivers Jobs 2023

Please send your filled application form and attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms, academic transcripts and certificates should be e-mailed to; or hand delivered, and or by post to:

The Secretary General,
Uganda Red Cross Society,
Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road,
P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.

Closing date for receipt of the applications is 27th March 2023 by 5:00 p.m.

The full job description and application form can be viewed and downloaded from here

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