30 Mar 2017

Driver Job in Kenya - National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation

REF: DI/5/14/2017

The National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) is a body Corporate established by the Science, Technology and Innovation Act, No. 28 of 2013 (ST&I Act). The mandate of NACOSTI is to regulate and assure quality in the science, technology and innovation
sector and advise the Government in matters related thereto.

The position is responsible to the Administration Officer II for provision of driving duties.


  • Driving Commission’s vehicles as authorized;
  • Reporting need for repairs and service of the assigned vehicle when due;
  • Cleaning the assigned vehicle regularly;
  • Maintain updated work ticket;
  • Checking the assigned vehicle’s condition and fuelling it before travelling;
  • Ensuring security to the assigned passengers, commission’s vehicle and goods on transit;
  • Reporting any accidents to police and the office immediately they occur;
  • Carrying only authorized passengers and/or goods;
  • Ensuring safe custody of the assigned vehicle keys.


  • Minimum of KCSE D+
  • A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for the class(es) of vehicle(s) the officer is required to drive;
  • Passed Occupational Trade Test III for Drivers;
  • Defensive Driving Certificate from the Automobile Association(AA)of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • Attended a Refresher Course for drivers lasting ot less than one (1) week from Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any ot her recognized Institution;
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police;
  • Attended a First-Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1)week from St. Johns John Ambulance or Kenya Institute Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT)or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated professional competence in driving as reflected in work performance and results; and
  • A minimum period of three (3) years’ experience.

Core competences

  • Punctuality
  • Cleanliness
  • Team playing skills
  • Care for resources;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Multi-skilling skills.

How to Apply
Interested Candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their applications enclosing copies of updated Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates.

Additionally, they should provide names of three (3) referees one of whom must be an immediate or past supervisor. A copy of National Identity Card, details of Remuneration history and Current contact MUST be provided.

Applications MUST clearly indicate the Reference Number of the Vacancy and should be sent either by post to:

The Director General/CEO
National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
P.O Box 30623 – 00100
Nairobi, KENYA
Utalii House, 9th Floor, Room 902, on or before 5.00 p.m.,4th April 2017

The National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified Kenyans are encouraged to apply. Women, Persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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