Driver 6/8 Wanted – Apply Now

Driver 6/8 Wanted – Apply Now. Faculty Health Sciences
Office of the Dean
Driver 6/8 (Post level 18) (Four (4) positions)
Job ID: 3776

NB! Hard copy applications may be submitted at the UFS Visitors Centre (Gate 5).

KINDLY TAKE NOTE: Applications may also be submitted online through the official UFS vacancy website: All applications must be accompanied by the following:

A detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter (please note that the first three (3) referees on your CV will be contacted with regard to reference checking);
Certified copies (not older than 6 months) of all academic records;
Certified copies (not older than 6 months) of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications);
A certified copy (not older than 6 months) of your identity document (ID);
Proof of registration with a Professional Body (if applicable);
A copy of your driver’s license (if applicable).

Duties and responsibilities:
Safe and reliable transport of students of the Faculty of Health Sciences from main campus to various sites associated with Faculty of Health Sciences.
Uphold a positive image of the UFS by applying good and safe driving habits.
Work occasional evenings and weekends.
Clean university vehicles as scheduled and/or required.
Handle administration regarding departmental vehicles including keeping track of bookings of vehicles.
Maintain discipline on vehicles when students are transported.
Perform any ad-hoc duties related to the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Inherent requirements:
Grade 10 on NQF level 2.
A code C1 or EC1 (14) drivers’ licence.
Professional Driving Permit (PDP) (attach a copy).
A minimum of two (2) years’ experience as driver.

Required competencies:
Result Orientated:
The ability to cope with a frequently changing environment and to adapt to evolving situations.
The ability to be reliable, responsible, dependable and to fulfil obligations.
Strategic Thinking:
The ability to deal with several activities at a time.
The ability to carefully analyse information and use logic to address issues and problems at work.
Business Acumen:
The ability to adhere to rules and strictly follow work regulations.
The ability to maintain high levels of personal motivation, energy and enthusiasm.
The ability to cooperate with others, display a good-natured attitude, and encourage people to work together.
Building Coalitions:
The ability to be self-assured and at ease with people in all types of social situations.
The ability to interact with others and establish personal connections with people.

Assumption of duties:
As soon as possible thereafter.

Closing date:

31 March 2021.


The annual remuneration package, including benefits is: R125 620.46 – R162 581.30 depending on the budget available for the position, experience and qualifications.


For enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 7705 /9848 /7267 /9003 or email [email protected]

Fringe benefits:

(Subject to specific conditions): pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits.


The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department/division.

The UFS is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity and redress in achieving its equity targets. Our Employment Equity Plan is available at For this post, we seek particularly to attract black (i.e. African, Coloured and Indian) and disabled South African candidates.

The UFS will only consider applications of candidates who meet all the inherent requirements of the position. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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