Driver – Addis Ababa (Open to Ethiopian Nationals Only)

Vacancy Announcement Date: 13th March 2023

The Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA) is a Regional Organization established in 1962 by an International Convention signed by the Governments of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Our mandate is to control Migratory Pests and Vectors in the Region namely; Desert locusts, Quelea birds, Armyworms and Tsetse flies.

The Organization invites applications to fill the following positions. The applicants must be nationals of the contracting Member States.


Job Title: Driver/Mechanic (1 position)
Job classification: General Staff
Terms of Appointment: 3 years Contract (Renewable)
Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Report to: Chief Admin and Human Resource Officer


Job Summary

The Driver is responsible for safely operating a vehicle and providing superior service to assigned duties.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs pre- and post-trip inspection of vehicle,
  • Documenting and reporting any mechanical or safety issues.
  • Operates vehicle in a safe manner in compliance with traffic requirements and government laws,
  • Immediately notifies of any accidents, injuries, or property damage.
  • Maintains and updates transport work tickets/route sheets.
  • Perform simple/minor repair works.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned


Salary and Benefits

Salary and benefits package according to the Organization’ salary structure as per Service Regulations. Benefits include: housing allowance, cost of living allowance; annual leave of 30 working days, indemnity fund entitlements (10% of salary) and health insurance.


Qualifications Required 

  • Level of Education: 12th grade and above
  • Valid Commercial Driver’s License (Minimum 3rd Grade).
  • At least 5 years of clean driving experience
  • Basic knowledge and experience in minor vehicle maintenance.
  • Certificate in Auto Mechanics from a recognized College or Technical school
  • Fluent in English language
  • Ability to work in harmony with people of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds is essential.
  • Age 30-45 years


How to Apply:

To apply, visit our website www.dlco-ea.org/careers/  and download the Application Form.  Interested applicants should submit the filled application form together with a cover letter, detailed CV, copies of Certificates and Testimonials and submit electronically to the emails addresses provided below within 30 days after the publication of the Advert.

Email to:         careers@dlco-ea.org, 

Copy to:          director@dlco-ea.org, berhane@dlcoea.org

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