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  • Posted: Jan 13, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Miro is a sustainable forestry and timber products business with plantations in Ghana and Sierra Leone, West Africa.

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    Truck Drivers

    Job Title:                                 Truck Driver

    Department:                           Silviculture

    Reports to:                             Supervisor

    Direct Subordinates:             N/A 


    Internal:          Manager, Supervisor, Mechanics and company employees

    External:         Officers from Ghana Police Service, Drivers and Vehicle Licensing

    Authority Officials.

    Main Purpose of Appointment:

    • Provide support to the Company by conveying workers to and from site
    • Travel extensively to company’s project areas and non-project areas
    • All radio communication must be in English

    Functions of Appointment:


    • Drive vehicle for official travel and business, or as requested by Representative
    • Ensure punctuality and safe transport;
    • Observing the road and traffic laws and regulations of the country.
    • Ensure that safe driving practices are adhered to including local driving codes and internally agreed standards.
    • Alcohol must not be consumed or present whilst on duty

    Car Security & Maintenance

    • Ensure vehicle is kept clean, tidy and in good working condition at all times
    • Ensure vehicle is kept secure at all times
    • Ensure vehicle is given regular/day-to-day maintenance checks: check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc. Complete the daily checklist for the vehicle
    • Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including records of vehicle operations, maintenance, mileage, at end of each month
    • Assist the Admin Officer to ensure vehicle insurance and registration is updated according to schedule

    Car Logbook maintenance

    • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, etc.


    Formal Education:

    Commercial Driving License, Basic School Certificate, Senior Secondary School Certificate, mechanical skills will be an advantage.

    Experience: At least three years’ experience in driving with good driving record, Experience with driving to remote locations on project field trips and driving off the road in difficult conditions

    Personal qualities and competencies:

    • Good communication skills in English
    • Excellent driving skills
    • Fitness and alertness
    • Good communication skills
    • Willing to work long and irregular hours, shift duty and on public holidays as required
    • Willing to take regular and extensive travel to company’s project area

    Company Location is Asanti Akyem Agogo – Ashanti Region.

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    Tractor Operators

    Job Title: Tractor Operator

    Reports to: Supervisor

    Direct Subordinates: Tractor Checker


    Internal:          General Manager, Foresters, Mechanics, Company employees

    External:         Driver and Vehicular Licensing Authority Officials.

    Main Purpose of Appointment:

    • To assist with machine operation
    • To assist with vehicle and machinery checks, repairs and maintenance
    • To cover colleagues job roles in their absence, as required Liaise closely with line manager to ensure the effective management and use of land
    • To abide by health and safety at work regulations
    • Maintenance to high forestry standards of existing Establishment.
    • Assist the supervisor to maintain a record of materials consumed (chemicals) and reporting (daily reports) on materials required such that they can be sourced for the time they are required.
    • Ensuring works are carried out according to Company policies and procedures and to high health and safety standards.

    Functions of Appointment

    • Drive and control farm equipment (Light and heavy) to till soil and to plant, cultivate, and Spray (Inter row And Boom), Bulldozer, Grader, Back hole.
    • Observe and listen to machinery operation to detect equipment malfunctions.
    • Attach implements such as ploughs, discs, sprayers, or harvesters to tractors, using bolts and hand tools.Adjust, repair, and service farm machinery and notify supervisors when machinery malfunctions.
    • Spray fertilizer or pesticide solutions to control insects, fungus and weed growth, and diseases, using
    • Mix specified materials or chemicals, and dump solutions, powders, or seeds into planter or sprayer machinery
    • Getting Information – Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
    • Performing General Physical Activities – Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
    • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
    • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings – Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.


    Formal Education:

    • Commercial driving license
    • A good standard of general education (Basic or Secondary)
    • A relevant agricultural driving certificate is desirable other land based qualifications would also be advantageous
    • Good mechanical skills will be an advantage


    • At least Three years experience in operating machinery with good driving records
    • Experience of agricultural and farm work
    • Tractor/machinery driving experience
    • Experience in routine grounds maintenance, including fencing, Strumming and grass cutting
    • Have the necessary skills to enable manual tasks to be carried out effectively & efficiently.

    Personal qualities and competencies:

    • Fitness and alertness
    • Willing to work long and irregular hours, weekends and on public holidays as required
    • Excellent operating skills
    • A good level of understanding of Health & Safety considerations
    • Be able to work from own initiative with minimum supervision
    • Have the ability to priorities and adapt a flexible approach to working

    Method of Application

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