1000 - UNSCO Driver/Maintenance Worker - Gaza

Application Type : External Vacancy
Job ID/Title : 1000 - UNSCO Driver/Maintenance Worker
Category : Other
Brand : UNSCO
Post Level : SB2/1
Application Deadline : 24-Jan-19
Duty Station : Gaza
Type of Contract : Service Contract
Post Number :
(for 100 Series Contracts)
Languages Required :
Arabic, English,
Starting Date :
(date when the selected canditate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract : 1 year part time at 80% and can be extended based on fund availability and performance
Expected Duration of Assignment :
Under the guidance and overall supervision of the UNSCO Administrative Officer and direct supervision Administrative Assistant in Gaza, the Driver/Maintenance worker provides reliable and safe driving services as well as cleaning services to the UNSCO Gaza Office and other high-ranking UN officials and visitors ensuring highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. The Driver/Maintenance worker also demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
The Driver provides driving and cleaning services to the UNSCO Gaza Office, Consultants, Experts and UN staff on mission while ensuring full compliance with all UNSCO, UNDSS, and Host Government rules and regulations.
UNSCO is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Driver/ cleaner and Maintenance worker, under the guidance of the UNSCO Administrative Officer and direct supervision of the Administrative Assistant, to facilitate transport of UNSCO’s staff as well as other requested duties. This position is related to driving/maintenance and cleaning activities and management under a Service Contract modality where contract extensions will be conditioned to satisfactory performance evaluation as well as availability of funding.
Description of Responsibilities:

Summary of key functions:

? Provision of reliable and secure driving services
? Proper use of vehicle
? Day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle
? Provide cleaning services at the UNSCO Gaza compound

1. Ensure provision of reliable and secure driving services by a) driving office vehicle, including armored vehicle for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items; b) meeting official missions and visitors at Erez Crossing and escorting them from/to Erez and other areas in Gaza; c) drive vehicles in UN VIP convoys and assist in performing reconnaissance trips and provide full support during the VIP missions; d) following and applying UN security rules and regulations while in the field; 

2. 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 other reports as requested by the supervisor and on a timely manner.

3. Ensure 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, etc;

4. Provide cleaning services at the UNSCO compound in Gaza as well as wash and clean UNSCO registered Vehicles.

5. Perform fuel station management duties including refueling of the vehicles and generators.

6. Perform messenger services as and when required.

7.  Perform any other office functions as assigned by the Administrative Officer and/or Administrative Assistant.
IV. Impact of Results
The key results have an impact on the accurate, safe, cost-effective and timely execution of UNSCO services.
Competencies :
Corporate Competencies:
? Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity 
? Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
? Self-development, initiative-taking
? Acting as a team player and facilitating team work
? Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively
? Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others.

Functional Competencies:
Knowledge Management and Learning
? Shares knowledge and experience
? Provides helpful feedback and advice to others in the office
Development and Operational Effectiveness
? Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor    vehicle repair
? Demonstrates excellent knowledge of protocol
? Demonstrates excellent knowledge of security issues
Leadership and Self-Management
? Focuses on result for the client
? Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
? Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
? Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of views
Qualifications :
High school diploma or equivalent is required. Possession of a valid national driver’s license (categories B and C1) is required.
Minimum three years’ work experience in logistics support related work is required; work experience as a driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
Work experience in the United Nations is an advantage
Fluency in the Arabic language, good knowledge of the English language