The popular matatu Sacco, Metro Trans East Africa Limited, has announced massive recruitment around Nairobi and surrounding areas for competent drivers and drivers.
According to a notice issued by the Sacco on Saturday, February 5, interested applicants will submit their forms at their offices located at 7th Floor, Tembo Cooperative House, Moi Avenue in Nairobi.
Talk to Kenyans.co.kea Sacco representative said the recruitment process will take a whole month and will continue until Monday, February 28.
Motorists driving on the road in Mombasa on October 14, 2019.
Basic requirements for drivers:
1) Valid Certificate of Good Conduct
2) Valid driver’s license with classes D1, D2 and D3 duly endorsed. The D1 category allows driving a van with a maximum of 14 passengers, the required age being between 22 and 65 years old.
– The D2 category allows driving a van with a bus of 14 to 32 passengers, the required age being between 25 and 65 years old and a minimum experience of three years in the D1 category.
– The D3 category allows driving a bus with 33 or more passengers, the required age being between 30 and 65 years old and a minimum experience of three years in the D2 category. Drivers are required to undergo training and retest for category D3.
3) Copy of ID
4) KRA pin certificate
5) National Social Security Fund (CNSS)
6) National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF)
7) Two passport photos
Ksh1,200/- PSV BADGE fee (paid to National Transport and Security Authority-NTSA)
9) Ksh2,800/- for 2 branded shirts and 1 branded sweater
10) Letter of recommendation from former employer
11) Letter of recommendation from the manager/deputy manager of the residential sector.
Basic requirements for drivers
1) Two passport photos
2) Copy of ID
5) Ksh 1,200/- PSV BADGE fee (paid to NTSA)
Ksh 2,800/- for 2 branded shirts and 1 branded sweater
6) Letter of recommendation from former employer
7) Letter of recommendation from the manager/deputy manager of the residential sector.
8) Valid Certificate of Good Conduct
The Sacco has been in service for over eleven years and currently operates a number of Public Service Vehicles (PSVs) including 51-seat, 33-seat and 14-seat matatus.
They take various routes including Nairobi – Utawala, Nairobi – Kabiria, Nairobi – Kawangware and Nairobi – Kasarani – Mwiki. They have also extended their operations to Bomet.
In November 2020, the Sacco received 45 new buses in the form of a lease worth Ksh 225 million in a bid to meet the growing demand from their customers.
Isuzu EA Managing Director Rita Kavashe hands over the key to Isuzu to Metrotrans CEO Oscar Rosana while Sacco Banking Co-op Bank Manager Edward Mutuaruhiu (far right) as the Chairman of Metrotrans, John Mathu Njoroge, chairman (far left).