International School of Lusaka

Employment Opportunities – International School of Lusaka
Full Time
Lusaka, Zambia
Closes: April 7, 2023
International School of Lusaka

Employment Opportunity
The International School of Lusaka is one of the oldest and largest international schools in Africa. Our school is a vibrant, diverse community with teachers and students from nearly fifty different countries. We provide a modern, student-centred education with curriculum from the International Baccalaureate Organization and other sources. We seek application from enthusiastic, qualified and experienced individuals for the following positions to start immediately:

2. Driver/Mechanic
Reporting to: Facilities Manager
Purpose Of The Job – To ensure the safe movement of staff, students and cargo, safeguarding vehicles and ensuring that vehicles are well maintained.

Key Responsibilities
Safe Driving
Ensure passengers and goods are safely delivered to their destinations.
Comply with road speed limits and road signage at all times.
Vehicle Care
Carry out daily engine checks to ensure optimum levels of fuel and lubricants.
Ensure vehicles are regularly checked for roadworthiness.
Keep vehicles clean at all times.
Vehicle Maintenance
Ensure vehicles’ routine and preventive maintenance is done as scheduled to avoid motor vehicle breakdowns by reporting when repairs or service is due.
Report any vehicle malfunctioning immediately to ensure that the vehicle is repaired before the malfunction deteriorates.
Administration and Record-Keeping
Ensure that vehicles have valid licences for fitness, road tax and insurance at all times.
Maintain vehicle log books daily by noting the date, destination, departure and arrival times and submit reports to Facilities Manager.
Safely keep fuel receipts to assist with fuel reconciliation.

Required Education:
1. A minimum of a grade twelve full certificate or equivalent.
2. Must be a holder of a valid Class C Driving Licence.
3. Basic to advanced knowledge of vehicle mechanics.
4. Clerical work experience will be an added advantage.

Required Experience
1. At least 5 years driving experience.
2. Ability to drive long distances on both paved and gravel roads.
3. Experience driving children will be an added advantage.
4. Computer-literate. Proficiency in Email, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word are an advantage

Required Knowledge/Technical Skills/Competencies
Ability to provide off-hours transport support, including weekend pickup and drop-offs as needed.
A polite and professional disposition
Ability to remain calm in stressful driving situations (e.g. at rush hour)
Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude in logistical matters.
Punctual and reliable.
Team player.
Be courteous and calm at all times.
Dresses smartly.
Interested candidates should submit an application letter and curriculum vitae by email to the Human Resource Officer, International School of Lusaka ( The closing date for applications is 7th April 2023.

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