Vehicle Driver

Stellenbosch University - Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Duties/Pligte

  • Transporting participants, their families and staff to research sites for testing;
  • Helping to trace the participants from a specific community and maintaining accurate records of all tracing attempts;
  • Transporting equipment and consumables between the DTTC head office and the study sites;
  • Collecting and transporting clinical specimens and study products as required;
  • Performing other driving duties as requested by the study team;
  • Taking responsibility for the vehicle allocated to the incumbent, among other things, by maintaining the log-book and by ensuring that the vehicle is serviced regularly;
  • Performing all duties within the context of the mission, vision and values statement of Stellenbosch University.


Job Requirements/Pos Vereistes
  • A valid driver's licence and professional driving permit (PrDP);
  • Grade 12;
  • At least two years' driving experience and a clean record as driver;
  • Sound knowledge of Cape Town and environs;
  • The ability to work in a team;
  • A motivated approach to work;
  • The ability to pay attention to detail;
  • A highly organised work approach;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English;
  • Willingness to transport Covid-positive and Covid-exposed patients and samples;
  • Willingness to accompany the team during home-visits and assisting;
  • Willingness and availability to work flexible hours.


Recommendation/Aanbeveling
  • At least two years' experience in a research environment and of performing driving duties;
  • Proficiency in at least one of the following languages in addition to English: isiXhosa and / or Afrikaans;
  • GCP training (in good clinical practice).

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