Driver/Junior Interpreter, based in Chiang Mai

: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
: 1 Nov 2023
30 / November / 2023

Vacancy Notice


The ICRC Regional Delegation in Bangkok seeks to fill the following position:


Driver/Junior Interpreter, based in Chiang Mai


We are looking for a spirited team player with a can-do attitude to join our dynamic team.


As a team member of the ICRC in Chiang Mai office, the main task would be the driving and to provide logistics and interpretation services to support the ICRC humanitarian operations in the North of Thailand.



General driving

  • Drives in safe, responsible, and accident-free manner
  • Adapts the way of driving to the weather and road conditions
  • Reports to dispatcher about road conditions, eventual problems etc.
  • Reports vehicle accidents immediately using appropriate forms (including minor scratches)
  • Check that all vehicle documentations are correct and on board, as well as non-filled Waiver of Responsibility and Handover form.


Vehicle's checking & maintenance

  • Checks the mechanical condition of the vehicle before the trip and at the beginning of all working days: fluid levels, wheels, tyres, lights, inspects for eventual leaking of fuel and oil, checks body condition
  • Ensures that the vehicles are always refueled in time
  • Drives in manner that minimizes fuel consumption and maintains vehicle in good condition
  • Fills in refueling data in logbook and fuel control sheets
  • Hands over any fuel bills to dispatcher at the end of the trip
  • On each handover and once a week checks vehicle equipment and body condition assigned for checking through checking lists
  • Is able to change tyre or bulb on the road
  • Is responsible for equipment, tools, chains, spare tyres placed in the vehicles and reports any changes to Car Dispatcher
  • Informs Car Dispatcher about service, maintenance and other possible repairs needed in advance and fills in technical report
  • During the trips monitors all cabin instruments to be able to promptly react if needed



  • Interprets during field trips with health team for interviews and physiotherapy sessions with weapon wounded patients in Burmese/Karen language.
  • Interprets during field trips for the team during interactions with interlocutors.
  • Supports the team during trainings to interpret if needed.



  • Informs Car Dispatcher about time of departure and return to the office
  • Makes sure that vehicle is parked in safe area all the time
  • Is aware of, and reacts to the current security situation
  • Respects and integrate ICRC internal security rules all times
  • Respects the laws in general and traffic regulations in particular
  • Use the security belt and oblige passenger to use it
  • Drives only ICRC goods and personnel in ICRC vehicles unless instructed differently by superior
  • Fills Waiver of responsibility when transporting non-ICRC passenger
  • Fills in relevant field trip and other form
  • Avoids using mobile phones while driving and respects radio communication procedures



  • Performs any other activities upon request of immediate supervisor
  • Back-up for the dispatcher



  • Minimum High School or Vocational School Graduation
  • Valid driving license with no traffic violation records
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience as a driver with good performance and no major accident
  • Capacity to drive 4/4 vehicle
  • Good knowledge of the geographically assigned environment, especially in northern Thailand
  • Having passed the ICRC driving test


  • Good command of spoken and written Burmese, Karen, Thai and English
  • Flexible, punctual and have high sense of responsibility
  • Positive and helpful attitudes, willing to learn and adaptable
  • Good computer skills: internet, e-mail and MS Excel
  • Flexible and willing to work irregular schedules



  • Dynamic and challenging work in the humanitarian sector and international environment
  • Competitive salary with benefits, good working conditions and in-house training/development


Preferred starting date: 2 January 2024



Submission deadline for applications: 30 November 2023




The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment.  We welcome applications  from all qualified candidates, regardless of background, race, religion, gender, age, disability, or status.




Qualified applicants are requested to submit their comprehensive CV and letter of motivation in English, as well as salary expectations, following this format for the subject line: POSITION – First Name Surname by email only to: ban_recruitment_services@icrc.org



Kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be invited for the interview and the ICRC will not keep the files of applicants who were not shortlisted

Contact : ban_recruitment_services@icrc.org


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