Driver - SASTARJOB.CO.ZA    


Posted : 2024/Mar/01
Closing Date 05 March 2024
Location : Mafikeng
Job Ref #: 2024022704
Positions Available: 1

The Aurum Institute is a proudly African organisation whose mission is to generate evidence for policy and translate policy into practice to positively impact the health of communities globally.

Job Description

Work Description
Provide safe secure and timely driving services for the day-to-day operations of the Company, including driving the mobile units to ensure access of HIV prevention and testing services to employees outside the workplace. This position is responsible for proper running and maintenance
of the vehicle.
Technical Work Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of Company Vehicle
  • Provide safe transport services for all business requirements
  • Manage the maintenance of the company vehicles and units
  • Assist with any other activities at the testing sites as per line management
  • Assist with HIV and TB testing
  • Drive vehicle for official travel and business, or as requested
  • Implement punctuality and safe transport sound navigation skills
  • Observe road and traffic laws and regulations
  • Adhere to safe driving practices including local driving codes and internally agreed
  • Ensure vehicle repairs are carried out properly by official manufacturers specifications
  • Perform minor repairs
  • Logbook maintenance

Job Requirements


  • High School diploma/Gr 12 (NQF Level 4)
  • Safe Driving Course or Similar
  • 3 years driving experience


  • Valid code A Driver’s license
  • Valid Professional Drivers Permit (PDP)
  • Understanding of specimen handling and transportation
  • Fluency in local languages (Zulu, Setswana, English, SeSotho, Xhosa, Afrikaans)
  • Practical experience with Road Legislation
  • SA Citizen or valid work permit to work in South Africa
  • Willing to work overtime
    Kindly provide current and relevant references for background checks
    All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking, and competency assessment. We embrace employment equity and are committed to the achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.
    Aurum welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities.
    Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development.
    Closing Date 05 March 2024

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