The incumbent provides efficient Chauffeur/Courier services, and safe
transportation support services to the Children’s Authority of Trinidad and Tobago.
He/She transports documents, equipment and people to various locations on behalf
of the Authority; engages in simple office processes and procedures; and routinely
operates the office machines.
The Chauffeur/Courier delivers and collects all correspondence and other
documents to and from other organisations, agencies and associations, and
performs simple clerical tasks.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
Collects, sorts and distributes incoming mail, memoranda, packages, records
and other materials in accordance with fixed schedules; as well as sorts and
stamps out-going mail and makes appropriate entries in the mail register.
Collects mail and packages from the Post Office, makes deliveries and enters
letters and parcels in dispatch book.
Provides safe and timely transportation services as required by the Authority.
Maintains vehicle mileage log, maintenance records, fuel purchase records, and
vehicle condition reports.
Checks the safety of the Authority’s vehicle(s) to ensure road worthiness on a
daily basis; and ensures the safekeeping of vehicle accessories – jack, first aid
Advises the Authority and makes arrangements for scheduled tune-up and
maintenance servicing of all vehicles to ensure that they are kept in excellent
Advises the Authority in advance of annul insurance payments.
Ensures that the interior and exterior of the vehicle(s) are kept clean at all times,
and the tank is always more than half full.
Assists in the heavy lifting and moving of furniture, equipment, etc., and
arranging rooms for conferences and meetings.
Packs books and articles, affixes labels on envelopes and answers office inter-
communication and telephone as required.
Assists with administrative duties such as photocopying, printing and binding
documents, and faxing, etc.
Distributes office and other supplies to the various Units and locations of the
Performs related duties as may be required.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Displays a courteous and helpful manner, with a high level of customer service
Demonstrates good communications skills, both verbal and written.
Ability to understand simple, oral and written communications.
Ability to perform simple clerical tasks.
Ability to drive defensively.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other
employees and the public.
Physical strength necessary for making Courier rounds, and lifting and moving
Ability to use a personal computer.
Minimum Training and Experience:
Primary School Leaving Certificate or its equivalent.
A Certificate from a recognised Secondary School advising of attendance for a
minimum of five (5) years would be considered an asset.
A valid driver’s permit for at least five (5) years, with a safe driving record.
A motorcycle license will be an asset.
A defensive/safe driving certificate would also be considered an asset.
1-2 years’ experience in a related position.
Any other equivalent combination of training and experience will be considered.
All shortlisted applicants must have a Certificate of Good Character.