Driver – Facilities Assistant

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Website University of Wollongong in Duba

About UOWD

Established in 1951 and ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide*, Australia’s University of Wollongong is a global brand with international campuses in Dubai, Hong Kong and Malaysia.

University of Wollongong Dubai (UOWD) offers over 40 internationally recognised bachelor and master degrees spanning 10 in-demand industry sectors. All of our degree courses are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) and licensed by Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), as well as being recognised by leading professional organisations such as AACSB, ACCA, ACS, CIM, CIPD, CPA, Engineers Australia, PMI, and others.

The first internationally accredited Australian university in the UAE, we are the education gateway of choice for over 3,500 students, representing 100+ nationalities. Our global community of 152,000 alumni are pursuing career goals with respected blue-chip companies and industry giants such as 3M, ADCB, Adidas, Amazon, Deloitte, Emirates, FedEx, GE, IBM, Microsoft and Pepsico. Additionally, research reveals that 83%** of fresh graduates are employed within six months of graduation.

Life at UOWD is rooted in the continued pursuit of excellence through teaching, research and industry engagement, with the student experience at its heart. Our 200,000-square-foot campus at Dubai Knowledge Park features access to cutting-edge technologies and a mix of traditional and innovative learning spaces, all housed in a vibrant modern setting that promises to deliver an enriched learning experience for our students.

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**Data from the Graduate Destination Survey 2017 to 2020 About the Department

The Facilities Department is seeking applications from enthusiastic, dedicated and self-motivated individuals to fill the position of Driver cum Facilities Assistant. The role is responsible for providing transportation services and coordinating various facilities-related tasks within the University. They play a vital role in ensuring the safe and efficient transportation of personnel and materials, as well as supporting facility maintenance and operations.

Requirements & Responsibilities

Transportation services:

  • Safely operate company vehicles to transport personnel, clients, and guests to designated locations.
  • Adhere to traffic rules and regulations, ensuring the safety and comfort of passengers.
  • Maintain the cleanliness and proper maintenance of company vehicles.
  • Plan routes and schedules to optimize time efficiency.

Facilities coordination:

  • Assist Facilities supervisor for any facility-related activities assigned.
  • Inspect and maintain record of student transportation and make sure they comply with UOWD policy.

Office support:

  • Assist with general office tasks, such as photocopying, filing, and organizing documents as instructed by Facilities supervisor
  • Provide support for meetings and events, including setup, teardown, and arrangement of furniture or equipment.

Safety and security:

  • Follow established safety protocols and guidelines, reporting any incidents or hazards promptly.
  • Assist in implementing security measures to protect company assets and personnel.

Qualifications & Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent (additional relevant certifications or training is a plus).
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  • Proven experience as a driver, preferably in a corporate or professional environment.
  • Familiarity with local traffic rules and regulations.
  • Basic knowledge of vehicle maintenance and care.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Basic computer skills for record-keeping and communication purposes.
  • Physical fitness and the ability to perform manual tasks as required.
  • Flexibility to work outside regular business hours when necessary.