Motor Vehicle Driver

Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET)

Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET) is mandated to conduct research on tobacco and allied crops and provide extension services to tobacco farmers. The Trust is seeking experienced officers to join its workforce as follows:-


An energetic, personable team player, the successful candidate will be expected to drive the Trust’s vehicles to a competent and safe standard, while ensuring that pedestrians, motorists and passengers on the roadway are protected.

Tenable: Kandiya Research Station in Lilongwe

Key Function

Provide secure and timely driving services to officers to specified destinations, while ensuring vehicle operation is in a safe operating condition.


The incumbent will, among other duties, be required to:

• Drive officers to designated destinations safely and deliver products within deadlines.
• Maintain the vehicle clean and safe.
• Perform vehicle inspection before and after each trip.
• Maintain driving log.
• Timely reporting of accidents or injuries to supervisors and relevant authorities.

Qualifications and Experience

• Malawi Schools Certificate of Education (MSCE).
• Valid Class BE Driving Licence plus Professional Permit.
• Defensive Driving Certificate.
• At least 5 years relevant work experience of driving motor vehicles.
• Sound knowledge of Traffic Rules and Regulations.

Mode of Application

If you meet the above criteria and are looking for a role in a productive team where you can make a real difference, please submit your application together with copies of certificates and detailed Curriculum Vitae with your contact details, and contact details of three traceable referees not later than Friday, 18th April, 2019 to the following address:-

The Acting Chief Executive Officer, ARET, Private Bag 9, LILONGWE

ARET is an equal opportunity employer and it affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions. To achieve work diversity, the Trust encourages both qualified men and women to apply.