University of Johannesburg (UJ) is Looking for New Drivers

University of Johannesburg (UJ) is Looking for New Drivers

University of Johannesburg (UJ) is Looking for New Drivers 2024

University of Johannesburg (UJ) is Looking for New Drivers The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a vibrant and cosmopolitan university, anchored in Africa and driven by a powerful strategy focused on attaining global excellence and stature (GES). With an emphasis on independent thinking, sustainable development, and strategic partnerships, UJ is an international university of choice. The University is guided by the Vice-Chancellor’s vision of “Positioning UJ in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) for societal impact in the context of the changing social, political, and economic fortunes of Africa”.

  • Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway Campus

To provide a safe and reliable driving service to and from the Island. To alternate on entry into the island, including exit, game drives, and normal day-to-day transportation as and when required at the UJ Island. The incumbent will be required to help with external guests, general maintenance, island logistics, and support workThis is a live in position.

Responsibilities at the UJ Island:

  • Transport visitors. Welcomes guests and carries their luggage to and from their rooms.
  • Attending to problems arising in the night; if necessary, transferring guests into a different room
  • If there is a fire or emergency, make sure that guests are evacuated safely.
  • Collect grass, rubble, and tree trimmings, which must be disposed of at the disposal area on the UJ island.
  • Use safety equipment and protective clothing as prescribed.
  • Conduct regular inspections on vehicles as prescribed and immediately report defects.
  • Assist with transporting machines or any other equipment to and from the Island.
  • Assist with any other general duties and work required on the island.
  • Maintain basic health, safety, and environmental measures in the workplace.

Health and Safety Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with OHS rules as prescribed by the university.
  • Report damages and unsafe equipment or clothing and gear worn.
  • Ensure vehicles are maintained within vehicle standards.

UJ Policy:

  • Work within the confines of UJ policies and guidelines.

Minimum requirements

  • Grade 12 (NQF 4)
  • Three (3) years’ experience in the field of work
  • A valid Code 10 driver’s license with a PDP for people and goods.
  • A valid boat driver’s license. (Skipper license)
  • One year experience in the hospitality environment.

Competencies and Behavioural Attributes:

  • Ability to continually perform physical work.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Work with initiative and creativity.
  • Work cooperatively in a teamwork environment.
  • Be reliable, responsible, and punctual.
  • Good planning and organising
  • Ability to work independently and under supervision.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety within the field of work
  • Cleanliness
  • Ability to swim
  • Good vision
  •  Physical agility
  • Must be able to swim

Working Conditions:

  • The work requires some physical effort: physical work is walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces, bending, crouching, slouching, stretching, getting things, and lifting of moderately heavy items.
  • Traveling daily driving the boat to and from the UJ island.

How to Apply?

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